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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Balata

balata means: a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber

Meaning of Balata

balata means: when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls

Meaning of Bandung

bandung means: a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: a member of an uncivilized people

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: without civilizing influences

Meaning of Casting lots

casting lots means: making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

Meaning of Corozo

corozo means: any of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts

Meaning of David oliver selznick

david oliver selznick means: United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)

Meaning of Dioptre

dioptre means: a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

Meaning of Enjoinment

enjoinment means: (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: the respect with which a person is held

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a statement indicating the likely cost of some job

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

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