surd

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1surd

adjective \ˈsərd\

Definition of SURD

1
:  lacking sense :  irrational <surd conceits of scripture's sense — Thomas Jackson>
2
:  voiceless —used of speech sounds

Origin of SURD

Latin surdus deaf, silent, stupid
First Known Use: 1610

Rhymes with SURD

2surd

noun

Definition of SURD

1
a :  an irrational root (as √3)
b :  irrational number
2
:  a surd speech sound

First Known Use of SURD

1557

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