Words starting with a

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of A

a means: the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen

Meaning of A

a means: the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of A

a means: the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Meaning of A

a means: a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation

Meaning of A

a means: (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA

Meaning of A

a means: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Meaning of A

a means: any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes

Meaning of A battery

a battery means: the battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube

Meaning of A bit

a bit means: to a small degree; somewhat

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Aengus

aengus means: Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women

Meaning of Cavendish

cavendish means: British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)

Meaning of Diabetic retinopathy

diabetic retinopathy means: retinopathy involving damage to the small blood vessels in the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people with poorly controlled diabetes

Meaning of Dimorphous

dimorphous means: occurring or existing in two different forms

Meaning of Family batrachoididae

family batrachoididae means: toadfishes; related to anglers and batfishes

Meaning of Fire iron

fire iron means: metal fireside implements

Meaning of Ileocolic vein

ileocolic vein means: a vein that drains the end of the ileum and the appendix and the cecum and the lower part of the ascending colon

Meaning of Inconclusively

inconclusively means: not conclusively

Meaning of Kumis

kumis means: an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia

Meaning of Lycopodium alopecuroides

lycopodium alopecuroides means: ground pine thickly covered with bristly leaves; widely distributed in barren sandy or peaty moist coastal regions of eastern and southeastern United States

Meaning of Nonspeaking

nonspeaking means: not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines

Meaning of Operon

operon means: a segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene

Meaning of Paregmenon

paregmenon means: juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility')

Meaning of Porifera

porifera means: coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges

Meaning of Rodolia cardinalis

rodolia cardinalis means: native to Australia; introduced elsewhere to control scale insects

Meaning of Skepful

skepful means: the quantity a skep can hold

Meaning of Stake race

stake race means: a horse race in which part of the prize is put up by the owners of the horses in the race

Meaning of Tallow

tallow means: obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants

Meaning of Technicality

technicality means: a specific detail in a set of rules or terms belonging to a particular field

Meaning of Technicality

technicality means: the state of being technical as in the use of technical terms or methods

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