Words starting with bc

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bc

bc means: before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born

Meaning of Bce

bce means: of the period before the Common Era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Apoptosis

apoptosis means: a type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival

Meaning of Beady-eyed

beady-eyed means: having eyes that gleam with malice

Meaning of Bluegrass state

bluegrass state means: a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses

Meaning of Bract

bract means: a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence

Meaning of Cambial

cambial means: of or relating to or functioning as a cambium

Meaning of Erysimum cheiranthoides

erysimum cheiranthoides means: slender yellow-flowered European mustard often troublesome as a weed; formerly used as an anthelmintic

Meaning of Ethnography

ethnography means: the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies

Meaning of Fred hoyle

fred hoyle means: an English astrophysicist and advocate of the steady state theory of cosmology; described processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars (1915-2001)

Meaning of Garden spider

garden spider means: a spider common in European gardens

Meaning of Great falls

great falls means: a town in central Montana on the Missouri river; a center of extensive hydroelectric power

Meaning of Klebs-loeffler bacillus

klebs-loeffler bacillus means: a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria

Meaning of Luncheon meat

luncheon meat means: any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold

Meaning of Manatee

manatee means: sirenian mammal of tropical coastal waters of America; the flat tail is rounded

Meaning of Metabolous

metabolous means: undergoing metamorphosis

Meaning of Pfannkuchen

pfannkuchen means: puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce

Meaning of Plant process

plant process means: a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

Meaning of Precipitous

precipitous means: extremely steep

Meaning of Precipitous

precipitous means: done with very great haste and without due deliberation

Meaning of Rock rabbit

rock rabbit means: small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America

Meaning of Rock rabbit

rock rabbit means: hyrax that lives in rocky areas

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