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 Auricular point

auricular point means: the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus

Meaning of Bluetongue

bluetongue means: a viral disease of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges

Meaning of Butyrin

butyrin means: any of three glycerides of butyric acid

Meaning of Caustic soda

caustic soda means: a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds

Meaning of Communist party of kampuchea

communist party of kampuchea means: a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999

Meaning of Daunting

daunting means: discouraging through fear

Meaning of Dog star

dog star means: the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major

Meaning of Edmund charles edouard genet

edmund charles edouard genet means: French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)

Meaning of Edwin powell hubble

edwin powell hubble means: United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)

Meaning of Enthronisation

enthronisation means: the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Meaning of Family brassicaceae

family brassicaceae means: a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives

Meaning of Genus strelitzia

genus strelitzia means: small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae

Meaning of Genus teredo

genus teredo means: type genus of the family Teredinidae

Meaning of International organization

international organization means: an international alliance involving many different countries

Meaning of Montevideo

montevideo means: the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America

Meaning of Mozartean

mozartean means: of or relating to or in the manner of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Meaning of One-celled

one-celled means: having a single cell (and thus not divided into cells)

Meaning of Piece of land

piece of land means: an extended area of land

Meaning of Syrian arab republic

syrian arab republic means: an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization

Meaning of Vilify

vilify means: spread negative information about

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