BISE

bise, bize

(noun) a dry cold north wind in southeastern France

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

bise (countable and uncountable, plural bises)

Alternative form of bice (blue pigment)

A cold, dry, northerly wind in France, Switzerland, etc.

Anagrams

• BIEs, EIBs, ISEB, Ibes, Seib, Sibe, ibes

Proper noun

Bise (plural Bises)

A surname.

Statistics

• According to the 2010 United States Census, Bise is the 18227th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1526 individuals. Bise is most common among White (91.28%) individuals.

Anagrams

• BIEs, EIBs, ISEB, Ibes, Seib, Sibe, ibes

Source: Wiktionary


Bice, Bise, n. Etym: [F. bis, akin to It. bigio light gray, tawny.] (Paint.)

Definition: A pale blue pigment, prepared from the native blue carbonate of copper, or from smalt; -- called also blue bice. Green bice is prepared from the blue, by adding yellow orpiment, or by grinding down the green carbonate of copper. Cooley. Brande & C.

Bise, n. Etym: [F.]

Definition: A cold north wind which prevails on the northern coasts of the Mediterranean and in Switzerland, etc.; -- nearly the same as the mistral.

Bise, n. (Paint.)

Definition: See Bice.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



RESET




Word of the Day

4 March 2021

AGNOSTIC

(noun) a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)


Do you know this game?

Wordscapes

Wordscapes is a popular word game consistently in the top charts of both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The Android version has more than 10 million installs. This guide will help you get more coins in less than two minutes of playing the game. Continue reading Wordscapes: Get More Coins