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coin

the metallic CURRENCY that forms part of a country's MONEY SUPPLY.Various metals have been used for coinage purposes. Formerly, gold and silver were commonly used but these have now been replaced in most countries by copper, brass and nickel. Coins in the main constitute the ‘low value’ part of the money supply See MINT, LEGAL TENDER.
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They are coiners on a large scale, and have used the machine to form the amalgam which has taken the place of silver.
Only the other day I read in the /Moscow News/ that a whole gang of false coiners had been caught in Moscow.
alcoholic all -epic, copier, coir, coiner, coin, coil, clip, Vermouth Calvados, Advocaat, V.
There, he encountered scattered pieces of trimmed stone blocks while on a routine tour of Camp Coiner in the northern corner of the garrison, and suspected their origins were significant.
to noon Sunday at the Cottage Grove Coiner Park tennis courts.
These works demonstrate that a strictly language-internal approach to word-formation cannot provide an objective account of the productivity of word-formation rules and that additional factors play their important role in the way a coiner forms a new complex word.
Earlier in the year, the coiner of the term 'BRICS,' Jim O'Neill, told Xinhua that the BRICS countries are already playing a major role in terms of governance despite the geopolitical partnership being still in its infancy, and wield the same influence as other similar global groupings.
Two decades after the fact, the coiner himself recalled that the word seemed "suggestively antithetic to the 'gnostic' of church history" and so he chose it on that basis.
And so, on March 22 1699, the Warwickshire coiner met his fate on the Tyburn Tree.
Based on extensive interviews with right-wing leaders and activists, Blumenthal's book succeeds at being more than a lurid accounting of sexual escapades and immoral behavior, clearly showing how "the personal is political" in a way that the coiner of that phrase probably never intended.
Pero agrega que si se la pueden coiner los vecinos que vivan a dos o mas puertas de distancia.
Across the courtroom sat defendant Alan Freed, coiner of "rock 'n' roll" and a fast-rising radio star with a knack for picking hits.