1) kul; 2) kulidan
Fr.: 1) fond commun; 2) mettre en commun
1) Any combination of resources put together to be shared in community, such as
memory pool, storage pool.
1) M.E., O.E. pol, akin to Du. poel, O.H.G. pfuol, Ger. Pfuhl
Kul "pond, pool, reservoir," variants kulâb, qulé, farqar, related to kulidan "to dig, excavate," Mid.Pers. kwl "pit, sink, cavity."
Fr.: mise en commun
The act or result of putting resources into a pool or common stock by agreement.
Verbal noun of → pool.
A powerful water current moving rapidly in a circular manner, as that produced by the meeting of opposing currents, sucking down anything that comes within. → Whirlpool galaxy.
From whirl "to turn around," from M.E. whirlen, from O.N. hvirfla "to whirl," cognate with O.E. hweorfan "to turn;" + → pool "a body of water."
Whirlpool galaxy (M51)
kahkešân-e Gerdâb (#)
Fr.: galaxie du Tourbillon
A large → spiral galaxy of type Sc seen → face-on in the constellation → Canes Venatici and lying about 31 million → light-years away. Also known as M51 and NGC 5194. It is interacting with a small irregular galaxy NGC 5195.