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Found 7 matches

karihi Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to attach sinkers (to a net).

Ka tukua mai te karere ki taua tangata ki te karihi i tana kupenga (W 1971:101). / The message was sent to the man to attach sinkers to his net.


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2. (verb) (-tia) to crunch.

E tama mā ē, karihitia mai e koe ki te wai o te niho (M 2006:462). / O sons all, crunch all and with your teeth moistened (M2006:463).


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3. (modifier) nuclear.

I te tau 1984 ka motu te herenga ki ANZUS, i te kore whakaae o Aotearoa kia tau ngā kaipuke pūngao karihi (Te Ara 2015). / In 1984 the ties to ANZUS were severed because New Zealand refused to allow nuclear-armed ships to come.


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4. (noun) sinkers attached to the lower edge of a drag net.

I mōhio tonu ia ki te takahanga o te kaharunga o te kupenga ki raro ki ngā waewae, ka puritia ko te kahararo o te kupenga i mau ai ngā karihi, arā, ngā kōhatu pēhi mō te kupenga (JPS 1893:220). / He understood how to step upon the upper rope of the fishing net, and hold the lower rope to which the sinkers were fastened. that is the stones weighing down the net.


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5. (noun) kernel, stone (of a fruit).

He karihi anō tō te teiti. / Dates have a stone.


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6. (noun) nucleus (of a cell or atom).

Ko te karihi te wāhanga whakahaere i te mahi a te pūtau (RP 2009:243). / The nucleus is the part of the cell which controls its function (RP 2009:243).


pahū karihi Play

1. (noun) nuclear explosion, atomic bomb.

Ināianei, e whakamahia ana tēnei mātauranga ki te whakaputa pūngao karihi, ki te hanga hoki i te pahū karihi (RP 2009:243). / Today this knowledge is used to produce nuclear energy and to build nuclear bombs.


pūngao karihi Play

1. (noun) nuclear energy.


tauhohe karihi Play

1. (noun) nuclear reaction.

Ināianei, e whakamahia ana tēnei mātauranga ki te whakaputa pūngao karihi, ki te hanga hoki i te pahū karihi. Kāore e ārikarika te tukunga o te pūngao i te tauhohe karihi (RP 2009:243). / Today this knowledge is used to produce nuclear energy and to build nuclear bombs. Much energy is released in a nuclear reaction.


mātai ahupūngao karihi Play

1. (noun) nuclear physics.


karihi te niho Play

1. (verb) to inflict defeat.

He rangatira taua tangata nō Ngāti Haumia, hapū o Taranaki, he uri nō Tūwhakairikawa—, te tangata nōna te whakapepeha e mau nei i ōna whakatupuranga katoa, arā, 'Nāna i karihi te niho o Taranaki.' (TWMNT 5/1/1872:32). / That man was a chief from Ngāti Haumia, a subtribe of Taranaki, and a descendant of Tūwhakairikawa, the man who was spoken about in a saying which is still applied to all his generation, that is, 'It was he who inflicted defeat for Taranaki.'


tau karihi (o te ngota) Play

1. (noun) (atomic) mass number.

Ko tā te tau karihi he whakaatu i te maha o ngā iraoho me ngā iramoe (RP 2009:299). / Mass numbers show how many protons and neutrons there are.


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