from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Indo-European
  • abbreviation industrial engineer
  • abbreviation industrial engineering

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A common English digraph, of various origin.
  • noun An abbreviation of id est.
  • The earlier form of the termination now usually written -y, of various origin (OF. -ie, -ee, -e, etc., L. -ia, -ās (-at-), -ēs (-ēd-), etc.: see -ie, -ie, -ie, -y, -y, -y, etc.), as inastronomie, familie, fancie, mercie, citie, companie, beautie, etc.
  • An abbreviation of Institute of Electrical Engineers (British).
  • noun See -y.
  • noun See -y
  • noun See -y

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Abbreviation of Latin id est, that is.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Ireland.
  • proper noun Internet Explorer; any of a series of internet browsers that ship with the Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • proper noun Indo-European
  • adjective Indo-European

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb that is to say; in other words
  • noun a commercial browser
  • adverb that is to say; in other words


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