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 Wordsanticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work