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Meaning of Aah

aah means: express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'

Meaning of Aaland islands

aaland islands means: an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control

Meaning of Aalborg

aalborg means: a city and port in northern Jutland

Meaning of Aalii

aalii means: a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood

Meaning of Aalst

aalst means: a town in central Belgium

Meaning of Aalto

aalto means: Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)

Meaning of Aar

aar means: a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine

Meaning of Aardvark

aardvark means: nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Meaning of Aardwolf

aardwolf means: striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

Meaning of Aare

aare means: a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine

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Meaning of Anagoge

anagoge means: a mystical or allegorical interpretation (especially of Scripture)

Meaning of Antitrade

antitrade means: winds blowing from west to east and lying above the trade winds in the tropics

Meaning of Artfulness

artfulness means: the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage

Meaning of Blackbody radiation

blackbody radiation means: the electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body; the distribution of energy in the radiated spectrum of a black body depends only on temperature and is determined by Planck's radiation law

Meaning of Boilersuit

boilersuit means: a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

Meaning of Coalpit

coalpit means: a mine where coal is dug from the ground

Meaning of Council of trent

council of trent means: a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy

Meaning of Discolorize

discolorize means: remove color from

Meaning of Eurotiales

eurotiales means: order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium

Meaning of Filthy lucre

filthy lucre means: shameful profit

Meaning of Foot brake

foot brake means: hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: an appearance of reflected light

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: a flash of light (especially reflected light)

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: appear briefly

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: shine brightly, like a star or a light

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: be shiny, as if wet

Meaning of Long-chain

long-chain means: of molecules having relatively long chains of atoms in a molecule

Meaning of Mentha

mentha means: mint plants

Meaning of Mountain rice

mountain rice means: valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico

Meaning of Ostiarius

ostiarius means: the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church

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