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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch tras or German Trass, probably from Italian terrazzo (terrace). See terrace.

NounEdit

trass (countable and uncountable, plural trasses)

  1. (geology) A white to grey volcanic tufa, formed of decomposed trachytic cinders, sometimes used as a cement.
  2. A coarse sort of plaster or mortar, durable in water, and used to line cisterns and other reservoirs of water.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trass in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German tratz, tras

NounEdit

trass m or n (definite singular trassen or trasset, uncountable)

  1. defiance, obstinacy

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

trass

  1. in spite of

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Presumably from German trotz

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trass m (definite singular trassen, uncountable)
or
trass n (definite singular trasset, uncountable)

  1. spite, stubbornness, contrariness, defiance
    Han gjorde det på trass.
    He did it out of spite.

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

trass

  1. despite

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WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trass m (definite singular trassn, definite plural trassa)

  1. packing
  2. rope