trass

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tras or German Trass, probably from Italian terrazzo (terrace). See terrace.

Noun[edit]

trass (countable and uncountable, plural trasses)

  1. (geology) A white to grey volcanic tufa, formed of decomposed trachytic cinders, sometimes used as a cement.
  2. A coarse sort of plaster or mortar, durable in water, and used to line cisterns and other reservoirs of water.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trass in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German tratz, tras

Noun[edit]

trass m, n (definite singular trassen or trasset, uncountable)

  1. defiance, obstinacy

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trass

  1. in spite of

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from German trotz

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trass m (definite singular trassen, uncountable)
or
trass n (definite singular trasset, uncountable)

  1. spite, stubbornness, contrariness, defiance
    Han gjorde det på trass.
    He did it out of spite.

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trass

  1. despite

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trass m (definite singular trassn, definite plural trassa)

  1. packing
  2. rope