Hindleys screw

Hind"ley"s screw`

(?). (Mech.) A screw cut on a solid whose sides are arcs of the periphery of a wheel into the teeth of which the screw is intended to work. It is named from the person who first used the form.

{

Hin"doo

,

Hin"du

} (?; 277), n.;
pl. Hindoos (#) or Hindus.
[Per. Hind, fr. Hind, Hindstn, India. Cf. Indian.] A native inhabitant of Hindostan. As an ethnical term it is confined to the Dravidian and Aryan races; as a religious name it is restricted to followers of the Veda.

{

Hin"doo calendar

or

Hindu calendar

}. A lunisolar calendar of India, according to which the year is divided into twelve months, with an extra month inserted after every month in which two new moons occur (once in three years). The intercalary month has the name of the one which precedes it. The year usually commences about April 11. The months are follows:

 Baisakh . . . . . . . . . .    April-May Jeth . . . . . . . . . . . . . May-June Asarh . . . . . . . . . . . .  June-July Sawan (Sarawan) . . . . . . .  July-Aug. Bhadon . . . . . . . . . . .   Aug.-Sept. Asin (Kuar). . . . . . . . . . Sept.-Oct. Katik (Kartik) . . . . . . . . Oct.-Nov. Aghan . . . . . . . . . . . .  Nov.-Dec. Pus . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dec.-Jan. Magh . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan.-Feb. Phagun (Phalgun) . . . . . . . Feb.-March Chait . . . . . . . . . . . .  March-April
 

[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{

Hin"doo*ism

,

Hin"du*ism

} (?), n. The religious doctrines and rites of the Hindus; Brahmanism.

{

Hin"doo*sta"nee

,

Hin"doo*sta"ni

,

Hin"du*sta"ni

} (?), a. [Hind. Hindstn an Indian, fr. Hind. and Per. Hindstn India.] Of or pertaining to the Hindoos or their language. -- n. The language of Hindustan; the name given by Europeans to the most generally spoken of the modern Aryan languages of India. It is Hindi with the addition of Persian and Arabic words.
[1913 Webster]

 

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