marver

marver

[mahr-ver]
noun
1.
a hard, flat surface of stone, wood, or metal, on which a mass of molten glass is rolled and shaped in glassmaking.
verb (used with object)
2.
to roll (glass) on a marver.

Origin:
1825–35; < French marbre marble

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marv

[mahrv]
adjective Slang.
marvelous; wonderful.

Origin:
by shortening

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MARV (mɑːv)
 
n acronym for
manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences

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MARV
maneuverable reentry vehicle
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