Broken and useless; no longer working or effective.
Taken from the German kaputt, in turn from French (être) capot meaning to (be) without tricks in a card game.
“The entire system is kaput, it needs rethinking right from the beginning.”
“Damn, the car is kaput and I can’t afford to replace it right now.”
The devising or choosing of names for things, especially in a science or other discipline. / The term or terms applied to someone or something.
Early 17th century: from French, from Latin nomenclatura, from nomen ‘name’ + clatura ‘calling, summoning’ (from calare ‘to call’).
The process of transferring designs from prepared paper on to glass or porcelain.
Mid 19th century: from French décalcomanie, from décalquer ‘transfer a tracing’ + -manie ‘-mania’ (with reference to the enthusiasm for the process in the 1860s).