Zefir

Zefir

 

(1) A cotton underwear fabric made of bleached lisle yarn using a linen weave. It is used chiefly for making men’s undershirts. Zefir is characterized by narrow stripes running vertically along the warp; these stripes consist partly of thickened white threads and partly fine colored threads, alternating with each other and with the white threads.

(2) A type of pastille; spherical1 or oblong candies of a fluffier consistency than a pastille.

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Dargomizhsky's "Nochnoy zefir," for instance, combines some of Pushkin's most atmospheric poetry with an overtly Spanish musical realization.
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The opening was held on April 30, a program of short films was presented: Peregon (Running Line) by Ruslan Akun; Staraya Deva (Old Maid) by Alijan Nasirov; Zefir (Zephyr) by Nargiza Mamatkulova; Narod, perevalivshy cherez veka (The People Who Crossed the Century) by Marsbek Buzurmankulov.
6 December 2012 - Gazprom-Media Holding, a unit of Russian state-controlled gas giant Gazprom OAO (MCX:GAZP), will buy into local radio advertising sales agent Zefir Media, newspaper Kommersant said today.
GAZPROM-MEDIA TO TAKE STAKE IN RADIO ADVERTISING FIRM ZEFIR MEDIA
pounds 417 Take a trip to Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and stay at the Zefir for a week.
The Oriental daemon of the Arabian Nights teaches Gillian that a woman's wisdom is more valuable than her beauty by praising the intelligent and powerful non-Western women--the Turkish prodigy Zefir, the Queen of Sheba, and the Ottoman Sultana Roxelana --that he has met in his previous lifetimes.
Sept 27, from Glasgow, 11 nights B&B at 2* Zefir Beach, pounds 329pp.
An innovator who speaks many languages and who has been tutored in mathematics by the djinn, Zefir wants to be able to flourish as a human being, to unfold and develop all of her artistic and intellectual gifts; yet she is ignored and despised.
GET ME THERE: A weekOs B&B at the two-star Zefir Beach Hotel (left) starts from pounds 295pp.
A la cabeza en el desarrollo de esta nueva tecnologia llamada Biometria, estan varias pequenas y medianas empresas francesas, como Zefir, fundada apenas el ano pasado por estudiantes de la Universidad de La Rochelle y que ya maneja un volumen de negocios millonario.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 6, 2012-Gazprom-Media to take stake in radio advertising firm Zefir Media(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.