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Meaning of Abducting

abducting means: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

Meaning of Abductor muscle

abductor muscle means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abeam

abeam means: at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a novice learning the rudiments of some subject

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

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Meaning of Anyway

anyway means: used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement

Meaning of Anyway

anyway means: in any way whatsoever

Meaning of Bendy tree

bendy tree means: pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds

Meaning of Fae

fae means: a device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen; the second charge detonates the cloud which creates an enormous blast wave and incinerates whatever is below

Meaning of Fishing eagle

fishing eagle means: of southeast Europe and central Asia

Meaning of Force-out

force-out means: a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base

Meaning of Francois truffaut

francois truffaut means: French filmmaker (1932-1984)

Meaning of Genus senna

genus senna means: genus of shrubs and trees and herbs many of which are often classified as members of the genus Cassia

Meaning of Griffon

griffon means: large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings

Meaning of Griffon

griffon means: breed of medium-sized long-headed dogs with downy undercoat and harsh wiry outer coat; originated in Holland but largely developed in France

Meaning of Griffon

griffon means: breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle

Meaning of Griffon

griffon means: winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

Meaning of Grillwork

grillwork means: a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

Meaning of Grillwork

grillwork means: mesh netting made of wires

Meaning of Konoye

konoye means: Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)

Meaning of Luvarus

luvarus means: type genus of the Luvaridae

Meaning of Mutable

mutable means: tending to undergo genetic mutuation

Meaning of Mutable

mutable means: capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature

Meaning of Mutable

mutable means: prone to frequent change; inconstant

Meaning of Nonunionised

nonunionised means: not affiliated in a trade union

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