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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 Active birth

active birth means: childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant

Meaning of Arbovirus

arbovirus means: a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they are linked by the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feed on blood; they can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis

Meaning of Armlet

armlet means: a band worn around the arm for decoration

Meaning of Black vernacular english

black vernacular english means: a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

Meaning of Blunderbuss

blunderbuss means: a short musket of wide bore with a flared muzzle

Meaning of Calcined lime

calcined lime means: a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: causing or capable of causing death

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: of an instrument of certain death

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: exceedingly harmful

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: (used as intensives) extremely

Meaning of Deadly

deadly means: as if dead

Meaning of Facia

facia means: a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

Meaning of Felis serval

felis serval means: slender long-legged African wildcat having large untufted ears and tawny black-spotted coat

Meaning of Frighten

frighten means: cause fear in

Meaning of Mikolaj kopernik

mikolaj kopernik means: Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)

Meaning of Mousetrap

mousetrap means: (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated

Meaning of Mousetrap

mousetrap means: a trap for catching mice

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