Chile

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chile very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    • n Chile a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The driest place on earth is Calama, in the Atacama Desert in Chile
    • n Chile See chilli.
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Usage

In literature:

From Valparaiso to Coquimbo, and thence to Copiapo, in Northern Chile, the country is singularly broken and barren.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Listten, my chile, to yo' teacher!
"Bonaventure" by George Washington Cable
W'en dat chile rize up, ef rize up he do, he'll des nat'ally be a shadder.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Santiago de Chile, 135, 136.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Cane-sugar is a very large export crop, Great Britain, the United States, and Chile being the principal customers.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
She's a bully old cook; worth her weight in Chile dollars.
"The Ebbing Of The Tide" by Louis Becke
I's skeered dat chile run away; she 'low she gwine to some day.
"Mr. Opp" by Alice Hegan Rice
Ole massa wouldn't'gree ter sell de chile till four year ago.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
That's my daughter's daughter's chile.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
He'm my own chile, sar!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863" by Various
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In poetry:

I bear dis cross 'long many a road
Wha' de pink ain't bloom' an' de grass done mowed.
O de cross-bearin' chile--
De cross-bearin' chile!
"The Chant Of The Cross-Bearing Child" by James Whitcomb Riley
Chile and Argentina heard;
The great hopes in their spirits stirred;
The red swords from their clenched fists fell,
And heaven shone out where once was hell!
"The Christ Of The Andes" by Edwin Markham
Hits on my conscience all dese days
Fo' ter bear de cross ut de good Lord lays
On my po' soul, an' ter lif my praise.
O de cross-bearin' chile--
De cross-bearin' chile!
"The Chant Of The Cross-Bearing Child" by James Whitcomb Riley
Chile, what yer thinks dhey calls de lane
Dat trails er long betwix de stores?
Nawp, 'taint "Big road," yer gess is vain
Yer'll crack dat woolly pate uv yours
'Fore yer ken gess what is er lane.
"Nicknames" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
All round the world, lads, to ports without number,
Chile for nitrates, the Fraser for lumber,
Where charters might offer or cargoes might call —
But the homeward-bound chantey's the best of them all.
"The Ship's Good-Bye" by Cicely Fox Smith
I 's nigh-'bout weak ez I mos' kin be,
Yit de Marstah call an' He say,--"You 's free
Fo' ter 'cept dis cross, an' ter cringe yo' knee
To no n'er man in de worl' but me!"
O de cross-bearin' chile--
De cross-bearin' chile!
"The Chant Of The Cross-Bearing Child" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

University of Chile, Bachelor of Arts / Science University of Chicago, Master of Business Administration Big-asset timber giant Empresas CMPC saw pulp prices recover in early 2006, driving up revenue.
1-2 chipotle chiles, chopped with seeds removed.
Venison Burgers With Pasilla Chile Mayonnaise .
2 dried pasilla chiles 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled 1 teaspoon sherry wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1½ cups mayonnaise .
During the last decades of this century several prehistoric human mummies with well-preserved tattoos have been found in Siberia, Peru, and Chile.
In the Valley, Curry Up Café, Bistro Orient and El Chile Grande stand out by melding cultures and flavors.
A major producer of the alternative fuel methanol , announced Wednesday that it is moving an idle plant in Chile to Louisiana, creating 130 new jobs for the state.
A major producer of the alternative fuel methanol , announced Wednesday that it is moving an idle plant in Chile to.
Irrigation Aid, Cross Pollinating Chile Peppers and Garlic Sprays for Mildew .
How Milton Friedman Saved Chile.
) After sucking out the broth, Tibetans dab sepen, a brick-red chile paste, on a plate, and dip the momos in, holding them with fingertips.
A recent endeavor is the Montes Twins, a 50/50 blend of malbec and cabernet from the Colchagua Valley in Chile.
Mount St Helens' 'spiders' off to Chile.
Local scientists are hoping technology used on Mount St Helens will help Chile avoid another disaster.
Only served part of the year, Marquee Grill and Bar's Hatch Chile Cheeseburger ($16), is a fabulous, thick, cooked-perfectly-to-order patty so generous that it almost overruns its squishy bun.
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In science:

We are grateful to CONICYT for permission to operate the CBI in the Cha jnantor Scientific Preserve in Chile.
The Cosmic Background Imager
The new ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) observatory on Paranal in Chile consists of four 8m diameter mirror telescopes and a slew of modern instrumentation.
Observational Evidence for Galaxy Evolution in the Local Group
At a good site (Chile, South Pole, Mauna Kea), the atmosphere will not be a limiting factor for more than 50% of the time.
Experimental CMB Status and Prospects: A Report from Snowmass 2001
Nearinfrared observations in J, H, K and L bands were performed with the ESO-3.6 m telescope in La Silla, Chile on May 24th by Motch, Ilovaisky and Chevalier (1981).
Near-infrared synchrotron emission from the compact jet of GX339-4
Based on observations collected at the European Southern Observatory, Chile, as part of ESO large program 175.C0685.
The Monitor project: Rotation of low-mass stars in the open cluster NGC 2547
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