Egg

Egg may refer to the following:

Biology

*Egg (biology), an ovum together with its shell or outer layer, internal membranes and nutrients for the embryo.
*Egg cell or ovum, a haploid female reproductive cell or gamete.
*Oocyte, an immature egg cell

Food

*Egg (food), usually chicken eggs, but also those of other birds and turtles, as well as those of fish
*Chocolate egg, a confectionery made primarily of chocolate often associated with Easter, the Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs

Geography

*Egg Island (Bahamas)
*Egg, Switzerland, a Swiss municipality
*Egg an der Günz, a municipality in Bavaria, Germany
*Egg, Austria
*The Egg (building), a part of the Empire State Plaza

Entertainment

*Egg (band), an English progressive rock band
**"Egg" (album), Egg's debut album
*Eggs (band), an American indie-pop band
*The Egg (funk band), a British electronic funk band
*Mr Egg, acid house musician

Other


*Egg (car), a defunct Swiss car make
*Augustus Egg, a Victorian artist
*Oval, any curve resembling an egg or an ellipse
*An egg, a word for a type of sewing tool, used for darning
*EG&G, a U.S. defense contractor
*Egg Banking plc, an online bank in the United Kingdom
*Eggs (film), a film by Norwegian director Bent Hamer
*Egg (magazine), a Japanese magazine
*"EGG, the Arts Show", a former program on PBS
*EGG may stand for electrogastrogram, which records the electrical activity of the stomach muscles during peristalsis
*"Elemental Gimmick Gear", a Sega Dreamcast game
*Eggs, the name of extension modules in the Chicken Scheme implementation
*Fabergé egg, any one of sixty-nine jeweled eggs made by Peter Carl Fabergé and his assistants between 1885 and 1917.

ee also

*The Egg (disambiguation)


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  • EGG — oder EGG kann sowohl als Name, als Landschaftsform sowie auch als Abkürzung verwendet werden: Ortsname in der Schweiz die Gemeinde Egg ZH im Kanton Zürich die Ortschaft Egg, Teil der Gemeinde Einsiedeln im Kanton Schwyz die Ortschaft Egg, Teil… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Egg — ist der Name folgender Personen: Augustus Leopold Egg (1816–1863), britischer Maler Erich Egg (1920–2008), österreichischer Kunsthistoriker Gottfried Egg (1921–2010), Schweizer Jass Experte Herbert Egg (* 1927), österreichischer Politiker (SPÖ)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Egg — ([e^]g), n. [OE., fr. Icel. egg; akin to AS. [ae]g (whence OE. ey), Sw. [ a]gg, Dan. [ae]g, G. & D. ei, and prob. to OSlav. aje, jaje, L. ovum, Gr. w,o n, Ir. ugh, Gael. ubh, and perh. to L. avis bird. Cf. {Oval}.] 1. (Popularly) The oval or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egg — egg1 [eg] n. [ME < ON, replacing native ey < OE æg, akin to Ger ei (pl. eier), prob. < IE base * owjom , * ojom , of a bird (> L ovum, Gr ōion) < * awei , bird (> L avis)] 1. the oval or round body laid by a female bird, fish,… …   English World dictionary

  • egg — Ⅰ. egg [1] ► NOUN 1) an oval or round object laid by a female bird, reptile, fish, or invertebrate and containing an ovum which if fertilized can develop into a new organism. 2) an infertile egg of the domestic hen, used for food. 3) Biology the… …   English terms dictionary

  • Egg — Egg, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Egged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Egging}.] [OE. eggen, Icel. eggja, fr. egg edge. ??. See {Edge}.] To urge on; to instigate; to incite? [1913 Webster] Adam and Eve he egged to ill. Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] [She] did egg him …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egg — egg; egg·ar; egg·ler; egg·less; …   English syllables

  • egg|y — «EHG ee», adjective. egg|i|er, egg|i|est. of or like an egg; tasting of cooked eggs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egg — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Egg (en español: huevo) es un videojuego perteneciente a la saga de Game Watch lanzado el 9 de octubre de 1981. Modo de juego En el juego, un zorro está fuera de un gallinero donde las gallinas están empollando… …   Wikipedia Español

  • egg — egg. = ovum (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.


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