Words starting with b

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of B

b means: aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil

Meaning of B

b means: the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen

Meaning of B

b means: the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of B

b means: (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

Meaning of B

b means: a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels

Meaning of B

b means: a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder

Meaning of B

b means: originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins

Meaning of B battery

b battery means: battery for supplying a constant positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube

Meaning of B cell

b cell means: a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity; it recognizes free antigen molecules in solution and matures into plasma cells that secrete immunoglobulin (antibodies) that inactivate the antigens

Meaning of B complex

b complex means: originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins

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Meaning of Air passage

air passage means: a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)

Meaning of Be sick

be sick means: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Meaning of Calif.

calif. means: a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes

Meaning of Commercial treaty

commercial treaty means: a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations

Meaning of Concreteness

concreteness means: the quality of being concrete (not abstract)

Meaning of Dysphemism

dysphemism means: an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one

Meaning of Elasticized

elasticized means: made with strands or inserts of elastic

Meaning of Master of science

master of science means: a master's degree in science

Meaning of Microseism

microseism means: a small earthquake

Meaning of Pct

pct means: a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)

Meaning of Pharaoh's chicken

pharaoh's chicken means: small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia

Meaning of Portal hypertension

portal hypertension means: increase in blood pressure in the veins of the portal system caused by obstruction in the liver (often associated with alcoholic cirrhosis), causing enlargement of the spleen and collateral veins

Meaning of Racing skiff

racing skiff means: a shell for a single oarsman

Meaning of Repellently

repellently means: in a repellent manner

Meaning of Sewing room

sewing room means: a room set aside for sewing

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: shoot at and force to come down

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: move quickly and violently

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: thwart the passage of

Meaning of Station waggon

station waggon means: a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

Meaning of Subtonic

subtonic means: (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale

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