Hunter


Hunter
Hunter Hunt"er, n. 1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman. [1913 Webster]

2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting. [1913 Webster]

4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter. [1913 Webster]

No keener hunter after glory breathes. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) A kind of spider. See {Hunting spider}, under {Hunting}. [1913 Webster]

6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover. [1913 Webster]

{Hunter's room}, the lunation after the harvest moon.

{Hunter's screw} (Mech.), a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under {Differential}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hunter — (englisch: „Jäger“) bezeichnet: die Hunter Antilope, eine Antilope Ostafrikas Hunter (Fernsehserie), eine amerikanische Kriminalserie von 1984 bis 1991 Crocodile Hunter, eine australische Dokumentarfilmserie mit Steve Irwin Hunter: The Reckoning …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hunter — Hunter, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 152 Housing Units (2000): 77 Land area (2000): 0.625739 sq. miles (1.620657 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.625739 sq. miles (1.620657 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hunter — puede referirse a: Personas Alexander Hunter, botánico. Holly Hunter, actriz estadounidense. Mollie Hunter, escritora escocesa. John Hunter, cirujano y anatomista británico. Robert Hunter, el ciclista sudafricano del equipo Barloworld. Robert… …   Wikipedia Español

  • hunter — HÚNTER, hunteri, s.m. Cal de vânătoare, bun săritor la obstacole. [pr.: hánter] – Din engl., fr. hunter. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  húnter s. m., pl. húnteri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • HUNTER (A.) — HUNTER ALBERTA (1897 1984) Aux États Unis, la frontière entre deux genres, bien distincts en Europe: le jazz et la chanson populaire, n’a jamais été bien nette. Aussi, jusqu’à une époque récente, était il inconcevable qu’un orchestre pût se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hunter — ⇒HUNTER, subst. masc. Cheval de chasse particulièrement apte à franchir les obstacles. Il y avait quelques chevaux de demi sang de bonne origine ayant toutes les qualités d un bon hunter, c est à dire de la vitesse, du liant, de la vigueur pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hunter, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 152 Housing Units (2000): 77 Land area (2000): 0.625739 sq. miles (1.620657 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.625739 sq. miles (1.620657 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hunter, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 77 Housing Units (2000): 57 Land area (2000): 0.211765 sq. miles (0.548468 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.211765 sq. miles (0.548468 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hunter, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 326 Housing Units (2000): 160 Land area (2000): 1.535111 sq. miles (3.975920 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012750 sq. miles (0.033022 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.547861 sq. miles (4.008942 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hunter, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 490 Housing Units (2000): 639 Land area (2000): 1.617150 sq. miles (4.188400 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.034850 sq. miles (0.090260 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.652000 sq. miles (4.278660 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places