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 Breathlessly

breathlessly means: in a breathless manner

Meaning of Capacitive

capacitive means: of or relating to capacitance

Meaning of Countryfolk

countryfolk means: people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics

Meaning of Countryfolk

countryfolk means: people living in the same country; compatriots

Meaning of Cretinism

cretinism means: severe hypothyroidism resulting in physical and mental stunting

Meaning of Disencumber

disencumber means: release from entanglement of difficulty

Meaning of Eremitical

eremitical means: characterized by ascetic solitude

Meaning of Eremitical

eremitical means: of or relating to or befitting eremites or their practices of hermitic living

Meaning of First-rater

first-rater means: one who is first-rate

Meaning of Fresnel lens

fresnel lens means: lens composed of a number of small lenses arranged to make a lightweight lens of large diameter and short focal length

Meaning of Genus notechis

genus notechis means: tiger snakes

Meaning of Icaco

icaco means: plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American

Meaning of Icaco

icaco means: small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit

Meaning of Indian buffalo

indian buffalo means: upland buffalo of eastern Asia where true water buffaloes do not thrive; used for draft and milk

Meaning of Kapok

kapok means: massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber

Meaning of Kapok

kapok means: a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation

Meaning of Maikoa

maikoa means: a South American plant that is cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers

Meaning of Miller's-thumb

miller's-thumb means: small freshwater sculpin of Europe and North America

Meaning of Natural shape

natural shape means: a shape created by natural forces; not man-made

Meaning of Near gale

near gale means: wind moving 32-38 knots; 7 on the Beaufort scale

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