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JAVA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Java mean? 

JAVA (noun)
  The noun JAVA has 3 senses:

1. an island in Indonesia south of Borneo; one of the world's most densely populated regions
2. a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
3. a simple platform-independent object-oriented programming language used for writing applets that are downloaded from the World Wide Web by a client and run on the client's machine

  Familiarity information: JAVA used as a noun is uncommon.


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JAVA (noun)


Sense 1Java [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An island in Indonesia south of Borneo; one of the world's most densely populated regions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Java"):

capital of Indonesia; Djakarta; Jakarta (capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century)

Bandung (a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate)

Samarang; Semarang (a port city is southern Indonesia; located in northern Java)

Meronyms (members of "Java"):

Javan; Javanese (a native or inhabitant of Java)

Holonyms ("Java" is a part of...):

Dutch East Indies; Indonesia; Republic of Indonesia (a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions)


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Meaning:

A beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

coffee; java

Context example:

he ordered a cup of coffee

Hypernyms ("java" is a kind of...):

beverage; drink; drinkable; potable (any liquid suitable for drinking)

Meronyms (substance of "java"):

coffee; coffee bean; coffee berry (a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee)

caffein; caffeine (a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "java"):

coffee substitute (a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it)

cafe royale; coffee royal (black coffee with Cognac and lemon peel and sugar)

Turkish coffee (drink made from pulverized coffee beans; usually sweetened)

mocha (superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia)

ice coffee; iced coffee (strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream)

cappuccino; cappuccino coffee; coffee cappuccino (equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream)

espresso (strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans)

drip coffee (coffee made by passing boiling water through a perforated container packed with finely ground coffee)

decaf; decaffeinated coffee (coffee with the caffeine removed)

cafe noir; demitasse (small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream)

cafe au lait (equal parts of coffee and hot milk)

Irish coffee (sweetened coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream)


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Meaning:

A simple platform-independent object-oriented programming language used for writing applets that are downloaded from the World Wide Web by a client and run on the client's machine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Java" is a kind of...):

object-oriented programing language; object-oriented programming language ((computer science) a programming language that enables the programmer to associate a set of procedures with each type of data structure)


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