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Definition of the noun adobe

What does adobe mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adobes

  1. the clay from which adobe bricks are made
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: clay = a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
    • substance of: adobe brick = sun-dried brick
  2. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of adobe: adobe brick
    • more generic word: brick = rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln

Alternative definition of the noun adobe


  1. An unburnt brick dried in the sun.
  2. A house made of adobe brick.


ADOBE a.k.a. Adobe Systems Incorporated is a multinational computer software company. Adobe Systems headquarter is based in San Jose, California, United States. The company has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Internet application software development. It is best known for the Portable Document Format and Adobe Creative Suite, later Adobe Creative Cloud.


"Adobe" is a musical album of Trend 86.


  1. ADOBE a.k.a. Adobe Theater is a Venue, Building in Albuquerque.
  2. ADOBE is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Lopez Adobe, Leonis Adobe, Centinela Adobe, Reyes Adobe Museum.


Adobe is a restaurant.

Phrases with Adobe

Phrases starting with the word Adobe:

  1. adobe lily
  2. Adobe-Lily
  3. adobe brick
  4. adobe house
  5. Adobe Yampah
  6. Adobe Sanicle
  7. Adobe Snakeroot
  8. Adobe Navarretia
  9. Adobe Desertparsley
  10. Adobe Popcornflower
  11. Adobe Desert-Parsley
  12. Adobe Hills Beardtongue

Phrases ending with the word Adobe:

  1. Agosia adobe
  2. species Agosia adobe
  3. Rhinichthys osculus adobe
  4. subspecies Rhinichthys osculus adobe

Other phrases containing the word Adobe:

  1. Striped Adobe Lily
  2. Greenhorn Adobe-Lily
  3. San Joaquin Adobe Sunburst

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adobe

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Google previewKaplan LSAT Premier 2015 with 6 Real Practice Tests: Book + ...

Adobe is an ideal material for building in desert 10. environments. It conducts heat...

Adobe is a suitable substitute for other building materials where the heat-conduction properties of the structure are especially important. (B) In the desert, ...

Google previewThe SAN DIEGAN - 41st Edition

Rancho Buena Vista Adobe is an historic ...

Google previewScribner's Magazine (1891)

by Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan

The adobe is the easiest made and the most habitable of dwellings.

The unadulterated adobe is a box, boarded of sods two feet long, eight inches wide, four inches thick ; cut, turned over, and left to dry out ; then laid upon one another in a ...

Google previewLand of Poco Tiempo (1893)

by Charles Fletcher Lummis

The adobe is the easiest made and the most habitable of dwellings.

The unadulterated adobe is a box, boarded of sods two feet long, eight inches wide, four inches thick, cut, turned over, and left to dry out ; then laid upon one another in a ...

Google previewScribner's Magazine ... (1891)

The adobe is the easiest made and the most habitable of dwellings.

The unadulterated adobe is a box, boarded of sods two feet long, eight inches wide, four inches thick ; cut, turned over, and left to dry out ; then laid upon one another in a ...

Google previewWhen Technology Fails (2008)

A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition by Matthew Stein

—Joe Tibbets, Adobe Builder Magazine Adobe is a traditional earth wall-building material that has been used for many centuries. The Pueblo Indians of the U.S. Southwest have built passive, solar-heated, apartment-like buildings out ...

Google previewBuilding Structures (2011)

by James Ambrose, Patrick Tripeny

ADOBE CONSTRUCTION Adobe is a term that refers to a masonry unit of sun -dried mud and to the forms of construction developed with the units—usually walls or large piers. It is a very old form of construction, probably the antecedent of ...

Google previewPremiere 6.5 Fundamentals (2003)

by Dennis Chominsky

Appropriately, it is called Adobe Title Designer. Besides a whole new look, the new features allow you to customize your work and create titles without limitations. Some of the new features include the following: 242 Premiere 6.5 Fundamentals ...

Google previewField operations of the Bureau of Soils (1904)

by Milton Whitney, United States. Dept. of Agriculture, United States. Bureau of Soils

The San Joaquin black adobe is the product of disintegration of shale in situ, the weathering of transported material from sedimentary or crystalline rocks, or a mixture of the two. The greater proportion embraced in the present survey is the ...

Google previewHow To Cheat In Photoshop CC (2013)

The art of creating realistic photomontages by Steve Caplin

Adobe refers to all these formats collectively as digital negatives, and each time a camera manufacturer ...

Google previewThe Focal Encyclopedia of Photography (2013)

by Michael R. Peres

Visatec Wolverine Zeiss Adobe Adobe Systems, Incorporated, was formed in 1982 and immediately changed how the world worked with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

Adobe. time period: 9000-8000 B.p. (Sulphur Springs component). location: Whitewater Draw, Sulphur Springs Valley,

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY Local Environment Double Adobe was located along Whitewater Draw, a tributary of the Rio ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

Other resources included Adobe ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Tw̌i) (1881)

With a Grammatical Introduction and Appendices on the Geography of the Gold Coast and Other Subjects by Johann Gottlieb Christaller

adobe [edow abe| a species of palm-tree, the leaves of which ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

ADOBE. (Mexican-Spanish: adobe, from aclobar, to plaster; originally from the Arabic. In Spanish America this word meant an ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

ADOBE HOUSES, dwellings built of unbnrnt brick, which are in common use in Mexico, Texas, and Central America. Adobe bricks are made from earth of a loamy character containing about two-thirds fine sand mixed thoroughly with one- third ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1892)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature : Supplement

ADOBE. The adobe, or sun-dried brick, is probably one of the oldest forms of materials used in the construction of buildings of all kinds. From the days of Nineveh to the present its use has been constant, and the limit of its area dependent only ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2O1B3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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