Words starting with au

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Meaning of Au

au means: a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)

Meaning of Au

au means: a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia

Meaning of Au courant

au courant means: being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge

Meaning of Au fait

au fait means: being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge

Meaning of Au gratin

au gratin means: cooked while covered with browned breadcrumbs (and sometimes cheese)

Meaning of Au jus

au jus means: served in its natural juices or gravy

Meaning of Au naturel

au naturel means: completely unclothed

Meaning of Au pair

au pair means: a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework

Meaning of Au pair girl

au pair girl means: a foreign girl serving as an au pair

Meaning of Au revoir

au revoir means: a farewell remark

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Meaning of Dirty word

dirty word means: a word that is considered to be unmentionable

Meaning of Dirty word

dirty word means: an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Meaning of Egyptian paper reed

egyptian paper reed means: tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times

Meaning of Flannel bush

flannel bush means: any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers

Meaning of Genus alopex

genus alopex means: arctic foxes

Meaning of Governing board

governing board means: a board that manages the affairs of an institution

Meaning of Gym shoe

gym shoe means: a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole

Meaning of Nansen

nansen means: Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)

Meaning of Naucrates

naucrates means: a genus of Carangidae

Meaning of Night court

night court means: a criminal court (in large cities) that sits at night

Meaning of Noah and the flood

noah and the flood means: (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings

Meaning of Oort cloud

oort cloud means: (astronomy) a hypothetical huge collection of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto; perturbations (as by other stars) can upset a comet's orbit and may send it tumbling toward the sun

Meaning of Plastic wrap

plastic wrap means: wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic

Meaning of Ponderosa

ponderosa means: common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature

Meaning of Scullion

scullion means: a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)

Meaning of Soutane

soutane means: a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

Meaning of Sticktight

sticktight means: parasitic on especially the heads of chickens

Meaning of Sticktight

sticktight means: any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing

Meaning of Stomach sweetbread

stomach sweetbread means: edible pancreas of an animal

Meaning of Unmoved

unmoved means: being in the original position; not having been moved

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