Associations to the word «Manhattan»


MANHATTAN, noun. A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters: alternative spelling of Manhattan
MANHATTAN, noun. (cricket) a bar chart representing the number of runs scored each over (supposed to resemble a skyline of skyscrapers).
MANHATTAN, proper noun. An indigenous people of North America who lived in present day New York State.
MANHATTAN, proper noun. A borough of New York City, mainly on Manhattan Island.
MANHATTAN, noun. A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.
MANHATTAN CLAM CHOWDER, noun. A variety of clam chowder that is red due to the addition of tomatoes.
MANHATTAN CLAM CHOWDERS, noun. Plural of Manhattan clam chowder
MANHATTAN DISTANCE, noun. The distance between two points in a grid based on a strictly horizontal and/or vertical path (that is, along the grid lines), as opposed to the diagonal or "as the crow flies" distance. The Manhattan distance is the simple sum of the horizontal and vertical components, whereas the diagonal distance might be computed by applying the Pythagorean theorem.

Dictionary definition

MANHATTAN, noun. One of the five boroughs of New York City.
MANHATTAN, noun. A cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters.

Wise words

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