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the tunny

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  • Tunny — Tun ny (t[u^]n n[y^]), n.; pl. {Tunnies}. [L. thunnus, thynnus, Gr. qy nnos, qy^nos: cf. It. tonno, F. & Pr. thon.] (Zo[ o]l.) The chiefly British equivalent of {tuna}; any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tunny — (n.) large sea fish of the mackerel order, 1520s, probably from M.Fr. thon (14c.), from O.Prov. ton, from L. thunnus a tuna, tunny, from Gk. thynnos a tuna, tunny, possibly in the literal sense of darter, from thynein dart along …   Etymology dictionary

  • tunny — Tuna Tu na, n. [Cf. {Tunny}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the mackerel family {Scombridae}, especially the {bluefin tuna} ({Thunnus thynnus}, formerly {Orcynus thynnus} or {Albacora thynnus}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tunny (cryptographie) — Machine de Lorenz La machine de Lorenz était utilisée pour chiffrer les communications militaires allemandes de haute importance pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les cryptanalystes de Bletchley Park ont pourtant été en mesure de casser son… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tunny — Ireland was one of the first countries to adopt hereditary surnames. It is known that these were in use before the 1070 1071 A.D. Norman Invasion, although early records are fragmentary. The usual surname form was patronymic, but very… …   Surnames reference

  • tunny — /ˈtʌni / (say tunee) noun (plural tunny or tunnies) 1. any of a number of widely distributed, important, marine food fishes, genus Thunnus, of the mackerel family, especially T. thynnus, occurring in the warmer parts of the Atlantic and Pacific… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tunny — (also tunny fish) noun (plural same or tunnies) a tuna, especially the bluefin. Origin C16: from Fr. thon, via L. from Gk thunnos …   English new terms dictionary

  • The Brig — Brigadegeneral John Hessell Tiltman (* 25. Mai 1894 in London; † 10. August 1982 auf Hawaii) war ein britischer Offizier, Geheimdienst Mitarbeiter und Kryptoanalytiker. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs trug er als Chef Kryptoanalytiker[1] in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tunny — 1) one of several species of the family Scombridae 2) an encryption system, one of the fish (fibonacci shrinking) German teleprinter cipher used in World War II. This system was successfully read by the code breakers at Bletchely Park. See also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tunny — tun·ny || tÊŒnɪ n. any of several kinds of large edible fish of the family Scombridae who are native to mild and tropical waters, tuna (especially British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tunny — noun (C, U) a British form of the word tuna …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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