Definition of Chad

1. Noun. A small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape.

Specialized synonyms: Dimple, Dimpled Chad, Pregnant Chad, Hanging Chad, Swinging Chad, Tri-chad
Generic synonyms: Paper

2. Noun. A lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river.
Exact synonyms: Lake Chad
Group relationships: Africa
Generic synonyms: Lake

3. Noun. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960.
Exact synonyms: Republic Of Chad, Tchad
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Chad, Fort-lamy, N'djamena, Ndjamena
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Chadian
Derivative terms: Chadian

4. Noun. A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa.

Definition of Chad

1. n. See Shad.

Definition of Chad

1. Proper noun. A country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Chad. ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Old English). Also a modern nickname for Charles, Chadwick and similar-sounding names ¹

3. Proper noun. (British) The British version of the "Kilroy was here" graffiti. ¹

4. Noun. Small pieces of paper punched out from the edges of continuous stationery, punched cards, paper tape etc. ¹

5. Noun. One of these pieces of paper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chad

1. a scrap of paper [n -S] : CHADLESS [adj]

Medical Definition of Chad

1. A republic in central africa, west of sudan. Its capital is n'djamena, called fort-lamy before 1973. Explored in 1891 by the french, it became part of french equatorial africa in 1910 and, after many changes of status, became independent in 1960. The republic is named from lake chad, from the arabic tsad, a local word meaning large expanse of water (or lake). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chad

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chadar
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chadlock
chador
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