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Definition of Imperial

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pertaining to an emperor or his empire; regal, royal; imperious; fit for an emperor
small pointed beard; gold coin formerly minted in Russia
Imperial Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; -- so called from the style of beard of Napoleon III.
  
(n.)
Anything of unusual size or excellence, as a large decanter, a kind of large photograph, a large sheet of drowing, printing, or writing paper, etc.
  
(n.)
An outside seat on a diligence.
  
(n.)
A luggage case on the top of a coach.
  
(n.)
A kind of fine cloth brought into England from Greece. or other Eastern countries, in the Middle Ages.
  
(n.)
A gold coin of Russia worth ten rubles, or about eight dollars.
  
(a.)
Of superior or unusual size or excellence; as, imperial paper; imperial tea, etc.
  
(a.)
Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
  
(a.)
Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme.
  
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imperial
\im*pe"ri*al\, n. a game at cards differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump; also, any one of several combinations of cards which score in this game.
imperial
\im*pe"ri*al\, n. [f. impériale: cf. sp. imperial.]
1. the tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; -- so called from the style of beard of napoleon iii.
2. an outside seat on a diligence. hughes.
3. a luggage case on the top of a coach.
4. anything of unusual size or excellence, as a large decanter, a kind of large photograph, a large sheet of drowing, printing, or writing paper, etc.
5. a gold coin of russia worth ten rubles, or about eight dollars.
6. a kind of fine cloth brought into england from greece. or other eastern countries, in the middle ages.
imperial
\im*pe"ri*al\ (?), a. [oe. emperial, of. emperial, f. impérial, fr. l. imperialis, fr. imperium command, sovereignty, empire. see empire.] 1. of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict. the last that wore the imperial diadem of rome.
2. belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme. "the imperial democracy of athens." who, as ulysses says, opinion crowns with an imperial voice. to tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free, these are imperial arts, and worthy thee. he sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line of battle. everett.
3. of superior or unusual size or excellence; as, imperial paper; imperial tea, etc.
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
(synonym) imperial beard
(hypernym) beard, face fungus, whiskers
2. a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
(hypernym) baggage, luggage

Adjective
1. relating to or associated with an empire; "imperial colony"; "the imperial gallon was standardized legally throughout the British Empire"
(pertainym) empire
2. befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress; "imperial palace"
(pertainym) Emperor
3. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
(synonym) majestic, purple, regal, royal
(similar) noble
Imperial Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
IMPERIAL CHEM INDS P L C
Exchange: NYSE
Develops, manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and general industrial chemicals such as ethylene, propylene, methanol, ammonia, chlorine and caustic soda; Manufactures materials such as acrylics, polyurethanes and films; Manufactures paints which include decorative and automotive refinish paints and coatings and
Imperial Credit Industries, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Holding company with subsidiaries which originate, purchase, sell and service mortgage loans and leases including residential mortgage warehouse loans; Offer small business loans as well as equipment finance leases and loans; Provide asset management, investment banking and brokerage services, as well as loan
IMPERIAL GINSENG PROD LTD
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
Imperial Oil Limited
Exchange: AMEX
Develops and sells hydrocarbon energy and related products; Produces and sells crude oil and natural gas; Refines and markets petroleum products; And produces petrochemicals.
Imperial Industries Inc
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
Imperial Parking Corporation
Exchange: AMEX
Owns and operates parking properties; And provides parking services.
IMPERIAL SUGAR CO
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
IMPERIAL PETROLEUM INC
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
IMPERIAL PETE RCVRY CORP
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PL
Exchange: NYSE
Not Available
Imperial Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
State: PENNSYLVANIA
City: IMPERIAL
State: NEBRASKA
City: IMPERIAL
State: TEXAS
City: IMPERIAL
State: CALIFORNIA
City: IMPERIAL
Imperial Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
The 1955-56 models are milestone cars .
Imperial Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Imperial is that which relates to an empire, emperor, or the concept of imperialism.

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Willowbrook Station is a major Los Angeles County Metro Rail station on the Blue Line and Green Line. The station, located at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Wilmington Avenue in Willowbrook, is a major transfer point for commuters.

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Imperial Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
Imperial 12, 14, 15, 16 YO, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky

By: Gordon & MacPhail (Elgin, Scotland)

Imperial Distillery
(Inactive since 1998)
Founded in 1897, the year of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Designed by Charles C. Doig and built by Thomas Mackenzie.
Location: Carron, Aberlour, Banffshire, Speyside, Highland (Scotland)
Water source: Ballintomb Burn
Owner: Allied Distillers Ltd.
Imperial Gold Medal Fine Old, Blended Scotch Whisky
By: Cockburn & Co. (Leith) Ltd. (Leith & Edinburgh, Scotland)
Imperial 5 YO Robert Watson of Aberdeen, Blended Scotch Whisky
The Balvenie 1965, Single Malt Scotch Whisky

By: Robert Watson (Aberdeen) Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)