\tˈalənt], \tˈalənt], \t_ˈa_l_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of TALENT
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
Sort: Oldest first
Among the Hebrews, a weight and denomination of money. For silver it was equivalent to 3,000 shekels, and in weight was equal to about 93/ lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver, it has been variously estimated at from Â£340 to Â£396 sterling, or about $1,645 to $1,916. For gold it was equal to 10,000 gold shekels.
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin, Greek] Among the ancient Greeks, a weight and denomination of money-the Attic talent, as a weight, was nearly equal to 57 lbs. troy weight; as a denomination of silver money, Â£243 15s. sterling; - among the Hebrews, as a weight it was equal to about 93 3/4 lbs. avoirdupois ; as a denomination of silver estimated at from Â£340 to Â£396 sterling;- faculty ; natural gift or endowment ;-intellectual ability, natural or acquired;-also, eminent ability ; superior capacity;-special gift or faculty ; particular skill in some profession.