HyperDic: homer

English > 6 senses of the word homer / Homer:
NOUNacthomer, home runa base hit on which the batter scores a run
person Homerancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
quantityhomer, koran ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths / baths or 10 ephahs
person Homer, Winslow HomerUnited States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
animalhomer, homing pigeonpigeon trained to return home
VERBcompetitionhomerhit a home run
homer / Homer > pronunciation
Soundshhow'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > homer: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA base hit on which the batter scores a run.
Synonymhome run
Narrowersolo homer, solo blastA home run with no runners on base
Broaderbase hit, safety(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
Spanishcuadrangular, home run, jonrón
Catalanhome run
Verbshomerhit a home run
English > Homer: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC).
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishHomer, Homero
CatalanHomer
AdjectivesHomericrelating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him
English > homer: 6 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningAn ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths / baths or 10 ephahs.
Synonymkor
PartsbathAn ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
ephah, ephaAn ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
Broadervolume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
Spanishkor
Catalankor
English > Homer: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910).
SynonymWinslow Homer
Instance ofpainterAn artist who paints / paints
SpanishHomer, Homero, Winslow Homer
CatalanHomer, Winslow Homer
English > homer: 6 senses > noun 5, animal
Meaningpigeon trained to return home.
Synonymhoming pigeon
Narrowercarrier pigeonA homing pigeon used to carry messages
Broaderdomestic pigeondomesticated pigeon raised for sport or food
Spanishpaloma mensajera
Catalancolom missatger
English > homer: 6 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninghit a home run.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
Spanishjonrón
Nounshomera base hit on which the batter scores a run

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