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guessing n : an estimate based on little or no information [syn: guess, guesswork, shot, dead reckoning]

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  1. present participle of guess

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Güssing (in Hungarian Németújvár ) is a town in Burgenland, Austria. It is located at , with a population of 3,902 (2001), and is the administrative center of the Güssing district.
The Güssing Castle, built in 1157, is the oldest castle in Burgenland and a regional landmark.
The lords of Güssing (in Hungarian: Köszeg, in Slovak: Kysak) were a noble family in the frontier region of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary. Note that Köszeg is the name of a nearby Hungarian town (known as Güns in German) to which that family moved its residence from Güssing in 1274. In 1522, it became the residence of the Batthyány family, one of the most distinguished Magnate families in Hungary.

Notable people from Güssing

Renewable energy

Burgenland is, economically, the less-developed region of Austria. To change this situation, a technology center was created in Güssing with EU furtherance. Most of the research projects in the region are related to renewable energy. The more significant demonstration projects include a 2 MW electric power 4,5 MW thermic wood gas generator power plant in Güssing and, in nearby Strem, a 0,5 MW electric power 0,5 MW thermic biomass gasification power plant for maize. The high concentration of alternative energy plants attracts visitors and has spawned a tourism industry with related facilities.


guessing in German: Güssing
guessing in Esperanto: Güssing
guessing in Italian: Güssing
guessing in Hungarian: Németújvár
guessing in Dutch: Güssing (gemeente)
guessing in Russian: Гюссинг
guessing in Slovak: Güssing
guessing in Swedish: Güssing
guessing in Turkish: Güssing
guessing in Volapük: Güssing

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abashed, abroad, adrift, astray, at sea, bewildered, bothered, clueless, confused, discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, disoriented, distracted, distraught, disturbed, embarrassed, in a fix, in a maze, in a pickle, in a scrape, in a stew, lost, mazed, off the track, perturbed, put-out, turned around, upset, without a clue
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