Sinhala Dictionary definitions for gin

gin 🔊 /ʤɪˈn/

gin : ඇටවලින් වෙන් කරනවා

gin : උගුල

gin : ජම්බාරය

gin : නුව

gin : කපු කපනවා

gin definition


  1. Against; near by; towards; as, gin night.
  2. A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine.
  3. Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare.
  4. A machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc.
  5. A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim.
  6. A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin.

conj. If.

Intransitive verb. To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan.

Transitive verb.

  1. To catch in a trap.
  2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.