Slovak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Slovak the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia
    • n Slovak a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Slovak Of or pertaining to the Slovaks.
    • n Slovak A member of a Slavic race dwelling chiefly in northern Hungary and the adjoining part of Moravia.
    • n Slovak The language of this race: a dialect of Czechish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Slovak slō-vak′ pertaining to the Slovaks, a branch of the Slavs in the mountainous districts of N.W. Hungary, their language little more than a dialect of Czech
    • n Slovak one of this race, or his language
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Usage

In literature:

The Czecho-Slovak armies were fed largely on prunes.
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
These were evidently empty by the ease with which the Slovaks handled them, and by their resonance as they were roughly moved.
"Dracula" by Bram Stoker
As she retreated reluctantly across the car tracks her attention was drawn to a man at her side, a Slovak.
"The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete" by Winston Churchill
The Czecho-Slovak State which must also include the Slovaks of Hungary is our minimum programme.
"Independent Bohemia" by Vladimir Nosek
Among them were the regiments of Czecho-Slovaks.
"The World War and What was Behind It" by Louis P. Benezet
There are Poland, Bohemia (with her kindred Slovaks), the Magyars, and the Jugo-Serbs.
"What is Coming?" by H. G. Wells
We Czechs and Slovaks could not stand aside in this world war.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
A long time afterwards the Czecho-Slovak Legation at Buda-Pest was vainly trying to have him liberated.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
Why, he voices it as lustily as any Slovak student on St Lucia's day.
"The Day of Wrath" by Maurus Jókai
From a Slovak hymn Arr.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
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In news:

Food for the Slovak soul.
With Europe's car market tumbling, it would surprise few that Volkswagen's sprawling factory on the outskirts of the Slovak capital won't be raising production.
The revitalized National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) opens in Cedar Rapids, IA, in July 2012 with three world-class art exhibits that will draw and captivate visitors from around the world.
A failed airport security test ended up with a Slovak man unwittingly carrying hidden explosives in his luggage on a flight to Dublin, Slovak officials admitted Wedn.
The Slovak Republic (short form: Slovakia or.
Slovak teachers demand higher pay in biggest walkout in a decade.
Thousands of Slovak teachers walked out on Thursday in their biggest strike in almost a decade to demand a 10 percent wage hike, posing a challenge to government efforts to cut spending th i s year and.
To maintain a stable operating environment for investors, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development advised the Slovak government to refrain from intervening in important sectors of the economy.
But, perhaps, it is only a matter of time when full-body hair removal becomes the norm for Slovak men, as it is becoming for Americans.
Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova will resign as a result of Parliament's rejection of a beefed up bailout fund for banks and euro area governments.
Thousands of Slovak teachers went on strike on Monday, forcing most of the country's schools to close, as they demanded a 10 percent pay rise from the government which is battling to trim its budget deficit.
ThyssenKrupp not interested in US Steel's Slovak unit.
Steel gets approaches for Slovak unit.
Jeremy Westcott, Edale's head of sales and marketing, says, "Panflex has a strong reputation in both the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, and we are delighted to be working with them.".
The Slovak plant, which caters to the automotive industry and other higher-margin customers, has swung back into the black this year.
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In science:

Slov´ak, Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, Springer–Verlag, (New York, 1993).
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
Slov´ak J eds., Silesian University at Opava.
Covariants,joint invariants and the problem of equivalence in the invariant theory of Killing tensors defined in pseudo-Riemannian spaces of constant curvature
Partial supports from the CNRS-SAS agreement No 18194 and from a VEGA grant of the Slovak Grant Agency are also acknowledged.
Wigner-Kirkwood expansion for semi-infinite quantum fluids
Slov´ak: Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, (Springer–Verlag, N.Y., 1993).
Lagrangian reductive structures on gauge-natural bundles
Slovak, Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, Springer, Berlin, 1993.
Simplicial Differential Calculus, Divided Differences, and Construction of Weil Functors
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