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Adobes is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2004 census, the municipality has a population of 68 inhabitants.

  • also known as Adobes, Spain
  • part of Spain

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Google previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

Hand-made conical adobes, or variants thereon, are quite common in the earlier periods. Some are true cones, with a flat base about 15 cm. in diameter, 40 cm. in length, 6 cm. at the pointed end. Some are more like truncated cones, or even ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

Adobes, of which the greater portion of the buildings were constructed, were usually double the thickness of kiln-dried bricks. The pillar made of bricks, as well as the pilaster constructed of the same material, seems to have come into use at a ...

Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)

by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division

Administrative remedies t sa Ombudsman Adobe houses x Adobes Houses, Adobe xx Architecture, Domestic Brick houses Building, Adobe Dwellings Adobes See Adobe houses Adolescent psychiatry (RJ503) xx Child psychiatry Psychiatry ...

Google previewMilitary Dictionary (1861)

by H. L. Scott

ADOBES — are unburnt brick made from earth of a loamy character containing about two-thirds fine sand mixed intimately with one-third or less of clayey dust or sand. Stiff clay will not answer, as the rays of the sun would crack it in pieces.

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts

ADOBES. paper being held above the form, the platen is deressed by a treadle and the impression obtained. an releasing the treadle the s ring raises the laten, and the pawl turns the cy inder one tooth, ringing the next name in series beneath ...

Google previewSupplement to Spons' Dictionary of Engineering (1881)

Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Ernest Spon

It is taken as it comes from the mines, and if it contains binding material it is made up into adobes ; if it does not contain any, some must be mixed with it. Tho adobes have no regular size or weight, and are treated in the furnace as large ore.

Google previewFarrow's Military Encyclopedia (1885)

A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

ADOBES, tion £ into use REQUISITIONs, a moderate kind of marauding, weighing more heavily upon countries than upon individuals. Requisitions are, however, an uncertain and unequal means of supply, and only enable an army to live ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

abbeys abcs abilities abnormalities aborigines absentees absorbencies absurdities academies accessaries accompanies accuracies achilles activities actualities actuaries acuities addressees adequacies adobes adoptabilities adulteries ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of California (1999)

by Nancy Capace, Somerset Publishers, Incorporated

Attracts tourists to mission, adobes, the "birthplace" of Ramona, and the site of the battle (January 8, 1874) between forces of Gen. Jose Flores and Kearny and Stockton that opened up the occupation of Los Angeles. Birthplace of Gen. George ...

Google previewDictionary of the First World War (2007)

by Stephen Pope, Elizabeth-Anne Wheal

Some authorities trace it to the dough-like buttons of US infantry in the Civil War, but it was more probably a slang derivation of the word 'dobies', itself short for ' adobes' - a derisory description of dust-caked infantry applied by US Cavalry ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2O1B3E1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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