Words starting with b

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of B horizon

b horizon means: immediately below the A-horizon; contains deposits of organic matter leached from surface soils

Meaning of B lymphocyte

b lymphocyte 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 vitamin

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

Meaning of B-52

b-52 means: United States military aircraft; B- stands for bomber

Meaning of B-complex vitamin

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

Meaning of B-flat clarinet

b-flat clarinet means: the ordinary clarinet with a middle range

Meaning of B-girl

b-girl means: a woman employed by a bar to act as a companion to men customers

Meaning of B-horizon

b-horizon means: immediately below the A-horizon; contains deposits of organic matter leached from surface soils

Meaning of B-meson

b-meson means: exceedingly short-lived meson

Meaning of B-scan ultrasonography

b-scan ultrasonography means: the use of ultrasonography to view structure in the back of the eye

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bastardise

bastardise means: declare a child to be illegitimate

Meaning of Bastardise

bastardise means: change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms

Meaning of Cadastral

cadastral means: of or relating to the records of a cadastre

Meaning of Carved

carved means: made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary)

Meaning of Certhia

certhia means: type genus of the Certhiidae

Meaning of Congenital abnormality

congenital abnormality means: a defect that is present at birth

Meaning of Craniometry

craniometry means: the branch of physical anthropology dealing with the study and measurement of dry skulls after removal of its soft parts

Meaning of Family hostaceae

family hostaceae means: one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Hosta

Meaning of Family picidae

family picidae means: woodpeckers

Meaning of Federal deficit

federal deficit means: an excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue

Meaning of Francophil

francophil means: an admirer of France and everything French

Meaning of Gametophyte

gametophyte means: the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

Meaning of Inoffensive

inoffensive means: giving no offense

Meaning of Inoffensive

inoffensive means: not causing anger or annoyance

Meaning of Lightly armoured

lightly armoured means: equipped with armor heavy enough to provide protection against fire from light arms

Meaning of Living-room set

living-room set means: a suite of furniture for the living room

Meaning of Matrikin

matrikin means: one related on the mother's side

Meaning of Nightrider

nightrider means: member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge

Meaning of Non-involvement

non-involvement means: withdrawing from the activities of a group

Meaning of Olea lanceolata

olea lanceolata means: small New Zealand tree having red pulpy one-seeded fruit

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