Definition: essence; main point; substance
Definition: essence; main point; substance
Sentences Containing 'gist'
The "Nihon shoki" gives the same episode in the same general gist, albeit more vaguely regarding this deity.
The German Institute of Science and Technology (abbreviated GIST) is an institute for research and education situated in Singapore, formed by a collaboration between the Technical University of Munich, the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and the Singapore Institute of Technology.
It is also known as GIST-TUM Asia, being the full subsidiary of the Technische Universität München (abbreviated TUM).
As the first German academic venture abroad, GIST-TUM Asia opened its doors in Singapore in 2002.
Though situated in an Asian country, the academic model employed by GIST-TUM Asia is nevertheless German in its roots, with an emphasis on industry readiness and innovation.
Over the last 10 years, GIST-TUM Asia has seen more than 300 graduates come through its Master programmes, including graduates from various countries in Asia and Europe such as China, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, France, Germany, Poland etc. GIST-TUM Asia currently offers 5 Master of Science programmes, MSc in Industrial Chemistry; MSc in Integrated Circuit Design; MSc in Microelectronics; MSc in Aerospace Engineering; and MSc in Transport and Logistics.
Recognizing the demand for engineering excellence, GIST-TUM Asia partnered Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) to offer Bachelor of Science programmes in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Chemical Engineering in 2010.
TUM CREATE, a research initiative by GIST-TUM Asia, was incepted in June 2010 to propagate research programmes where scientists and researchers from both Germany and Singapore can work together for the advancement of science and technology.
With the research agreement in TUM CREATE Centre for Electromobility in Megacities sealed between GIST-TUM Asia and National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF), the research programme will focus on developing innovative systems that incorporate safety and reliability with functionality and energy efficiency in electric vehicles.
That known as Gist Wen runs north-northeast to the subsidiary top of Bryn (561m above sea level).
Lloyd Beall, Josias Carvel Hall, Mordecai Gist, John Gunby, Thomas Lancaster Lansdale, James Lingan, Daniel Morgan, Nathaniel Ramsey, William Smallwood, Tench Tilghman Massachusetts.
They then added to the group Pearl Brice, Della's childhood friend, and Rachel Gist, a Harlem club soloist. Their friend Chris Townes became their instructor, arranger, pianist, and songwriter.
Also in 1952, Jubilee released the Enchanters second record. Not long after this Rachel Gist and Pearl Brice decided to leave the group.
Della Griffin and Frances Kelley were determined to continue their careers and replaced Rachel Gist and Pearl Brice with Gloria Alleyne and Sherry Gary from the group the Dorsey Sisters.
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More Vocab Wordsfeature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
lewd - lustful
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts