Words starting with a

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Meaning of Abaca

abaca means: a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines

Meaning of Abacinate

abacinate means: blind by holding a red-hot metal plate before someone's eyes

Meaning of Aback

aback means: by surprise

Meaning of Aback

aback means: having the wind against the forward side of the sails

Meaning of Abactinal

abactinal means: (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated

Meaning of Abacus

abacus means: a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

Meaning of Abacus

abacus means: a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave

Meaning of Abadan

abadan means: a port city in southwestern Iran

Meaning of Abaft

abaft means: at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

Meaning of Abalone

abalone means: any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Benelux

benelux means: a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg

Meaning of Best man

best man means: the principal groomsman at a wedding

Meaning of Cytopathogenic

cytopathogenic means: of or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells

Meaning of Fag

fag means: finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

Meaning of Fag

fag means: offensive term for a homosexual man

Meaning of Fag

fag means: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Meaning of Fag

fag means: work hard

Meaning of Fag

fag means: act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools

Meaning of Freshen

freshen means: make fresh again

Meaning of Freshen

freshen means: become or make oneself fresh again

Meaning of Freshen

freshen means: make (to feel) fresh

Meaning of Initial public offering

initial public offering means: a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public

Meaning of Irreparable

irreparable means: impossible to repair, rectify, or amend

Meaning of Lowercase

lowercase means: the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case

Meaning of Lowercase

lowercase means: relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case

Meaning of Mhz

mhz means: one million periods per second

Meaning of Neritic

neritic means: relating to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast

Meaning of Neritic

neritic means: of or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep

Meaning of Oxbow lake

oxbow lake means: a crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channel

Meaning of Petter

petter means: a lover who gently fondles and caresses the loved one

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