AskDefine | Define Bosch

Dictionary Definition

Bosch n : Dutch painter (1450-1516) [syn: Hieronymus Bosch, Jerom Bos]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

The company Robert Bosch GmbH

Proper noun

Bosch plural
  1. In the context of "mostly|UK": (pejorative?) The German people, as a group, but especially their armed forces.
    • The Bosch we know was a hideous beast Beyond our era's ban, But soldiers still must honor the Hun As a mighty fighting man. George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885-1945)
    • Note: Also used as an adjective.

Synonyms

Piedmontese

Etymology

Vulgar Latin boscus from Germanic bosk

Noun

bosch
na tàula `d bòsch
  1. A table of timber.

Extensive Definition

Bosch is a popular surname in Catalan and Dutch; it means forest. It may refer to:
Companies
  • Robert Bosch GmbH, a large German industrial company producing, among many other things, household appliances, automotive parts and technology
  • Bosch Brewing Company, a small beer brewery that was located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
People:
Buildings:
  • Huis ten Bosch, an official palace of the Dutch Royal Family in The Hague, Netherlands
In fiction:
  • Harry Bosch, a literary character created by Michael Connelly
  • The Catchphrase of Seb, from the BBC2 Comedy Series, Roman's Empire
In chemistry:
  • Bosch reaction, a chemical reaction between carbon dioxide and hydrogen producing carbon, water and heat

See also

Bosch in Czech: Bosch
Bosch in German: Bosch
Bosch in French: Bosch
Bosch in Italian: Bosch
Bosch in Dutch: Bosch
Bosch in Japanese: ボッシュ
Bosch in Polish: Bosch
Bosch in Portuguese: Bosch
Bosch in Romanian: Bosch (dezambiguizare)
Bosch in Sicilian: Bosch
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