Beaver Definition

Define what is Beaver?

1. Beaver, beaver fur (noun)

the soft brown fur of the beaver.

    Synonyms: beaver fur
    Hypernyms

    fur, pelt noun
    the dressed hairy coat of a mammal.

    2. Beaver, beaver away (verb)

    work hard on something.

      Synonyms: beaver away
      Hypernyms

      work verb
      exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

      3. Oregonian, Beaver (noun)

      a native or resident of Oregon.

        Synonyms: Oregonian
        Hypernyms

        American noun
        a native or inhabitant of the United States.

        4. Beaver (noun)

        a full beard.

          Hypernyms

          beard, face fungus, whiskers noun
          the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face.

          5. dress hat, opera hat, silk hat, top hat, high hat, stovepipe, Beaver, topper (noun)

          a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur.

            Hypernyms

            chapeau, hat, lid noun
            headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim.

            man's clothing noun
            clothing that is designed for men to wear.

            6. Beaver (noun)

            a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face.

              Hypernyms

              armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour noun
              specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire.

              7. Castor, Beaver (noun)

              a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material).

                Synonyms: Castor
                Hypernyms

                fur hat noun
                a hat made of fur.

                8. Beaver (noun)

                large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges.

                  Hypernyms

                  gnawer, rodent noun
                  relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing.

                  Hyponyms

                  Castor fiber, Old World beaver noun
                  a European variety of beaver.

                  Castor canadensis, New World beaver noun
                  a variety of beaver found in almost all areas of North America except Florida.

                  Nearby Terms

                  beaver away (verb)
                  work hard on something

                  beaver board (noun)
                  a light wallboard made of compressed wood pulp

                  beaver fur (noun)
                  the soft brown fur of the beaver

                  beaver rat (noun)
                  amphibious rat of Australia and New Guinea

                  Beaver State (noun)
                  a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

                  Beaverbrook (noun)
                  British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)

                  bebop (noun)
                  an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)

                  becalm (verb)
                  make steady

                  becalmed (adjective satellite)
                  rendered motionless for lack of wind

                  bechamel (noun)
                  milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

                  bechamel sauce (noun)
                  milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

                  bechance (verb)
                  become of; happen to

                  becharm (verb)
                  control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

                  Bechtel crab (noun)
                  derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms

                  Bechuana (noun)
                  a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa