Associations to the word «Sumo»


SUMO, noun. (uncountable) A stylised Japanese form of wrestling in which a wrestler loses if he is forced from the ring, or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touches the ground.
SUMO, noun. (countable) A sumo wrestler
SUMO, proper noun. A Misumalpan language of Nicaragua.
SUMO PROTEIN, noun. (biochemistry) Any of a family of small proteins that attach themselves to other proteins within cells and modify their function
SUMO PROTEINS, noun. Plural of SUMO protein

Dictionary definition

SUMO, noun. A Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground.

Wise words

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