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Definition of the noun chad

What does chad mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • chad: chads
  • Chad: -

  1. a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: paper = a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
    • more specific terms:
      • pregnant chad / dimpled chad / dimple = a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
      • hanging chad = a chad that is incompletely removed and hanging by one corner
      • swinging chad = a chad that is incompletely removed and still attached at two corners
      • tri-chad = a chad that is incompletely removed and still attached at three corners
  2. a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa

Alternative definition of the noun chad

noun

  1. [uncountable] Small pieces of paper punched out from the edges of continuous stationery, punched cards, paper tape etc.
  2. [countable] One of these pieces of paper.

Place

Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west. It is the fifth largest country in Africa in terms of area.

Phrases with Chad

  1. Chad Firefinch
  2. Lake Chad Gerbil
  3. tri-chad
  4. dimpled chad
  5. hanging chad
  6. pregnant chad
  7. swinging chad
  8. capital of chad
  9. Swinging-Door Chad

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Chad

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Google previewForgotten Africa (2004)

An Introduction to its Archaeology by Graham Connah

Lake Chad is the largest African lake north of the equator but it is situated in some of West Africa's driest savanna and to its north lies the Sahara Desert. Indeed, it would not exist without the rivers that flow into its southern end bringing water ...

Google previewOutlines of Geography (1864)

Lake Chad is a large shallow expanse of water, studded with numerous islands, many of which are inhabited. Its shores afford shelter to crocodiles, turtle, and hippopotami, besides pelicans, cranes, ducks, and other water-fowl. Into this lake ...

Google previewHidden Dangers (2012)

Subtle Signs of Failing Schools by Betsy Gunzelmann

Chad is a young student suffering from the ill ...

Google previewChad Mining Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Basic Law (2008)

by IBP, Inc.

Chad is a member of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID, also known as the Washington Convention). Chad is currently considering ratification of the June 10, 1965, convention governing the recognition ...

Google previewEssentials of World Regional Geography (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, the size of which has varied over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank as much as ...

Google previewBaptist Missionary Magazine (1881)

The country about Lake Chad is a vast alluvial plain, one of the largest on the globe. It is of great fertility, and produces in abundance all the necessaries of life. If rapid and easy communication could be established with the central part of the ...

Google previewDiscovering Physical Geography (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, the size of which has varied over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank as much as ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide (2008)

by Irving Epstein

CHAD Audrey Cash NATIONAL PROFILE Chad is a large, land-locked country located in north-central Africa. It is bordered to the north by Libya, by Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south and southeast, Cameroon to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Mitchell, Chad, Trio Chad Mitchell (b. Portland, Oregon, USA), Mike Kobluk and Mike Pugh were students at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, USA, when they formed this influential folk group in 1958. They then crossed America, ...

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Small photo of DOBA, CHAD - CIRCA 2013: Installation of an underground oil pipelineSmall photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND. – On June 2, 2018 - A stamp printed in Republic of Chad shows an image of Phoenicopterus ruber bird.Small photo of The flag of Chad is depicted on a soccer ballSmall photo of LOS ANGELES - JUL 11: Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray at the "A Cinderella Story" Hollywood Premiere on July 11, 2004 in Hollywood, CA.Small photo of Flags written on hands chad, chad Flag, chad counter, Hand with thumbs, yes symbolSmall photo of The Ennedi Plateau, located in the northeast of Chad, in the regions of Ennedi-Ouest and Ennedi-Est, is a sandstone bulwark in the middle of the SaharaSmall photo of The Ennedi Plateau, located in the northeast of Chad, in the regions of Ennedi-Ouest and Ennedi-Est, is a sandstone bulwark in the middle of the Sahara More...

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Quotes about Chad

There are certainly moments," said Chad, "when you seem to me too good to be true. Yet if you are true," he added, "that seems to be all that need concern me. (Henry James)
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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