Words starting with c

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Cabombaceae

cabombaceae means: in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia

Meaning of Caboodle

caboodle means: any collection in its entirety

Meaning of Caboose

caboose means: a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train

Meaning of Caboose

caboose means: the area for food preparation on a ship

Meaning of Cabot

cabot means: Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)

Meaning of Cabot

cabot means: son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)

Meaning of Cabotage

cabotage means: navigation in coastal waters

Meaning of Cabotage

cabotage means: the exclusive right of a country to control the air traffic within its borders

Meaning of Cabriolet

cabriolet means: small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

Meaning of Cabstand

cabstand means: a place where taxis park while awaiting customers

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Airscrew

airscrew means: a propeller that rotates to push against air

Meaning of Armin

armin means: German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)

Meaning of Baby boom

baby boom means: the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II

Meaning of Belles-lettres

belles-lettres means: creative writing valued for esthetic content

Meaning of Break into

break into means: change pace

Meaning of Break into

break into means: express or utter spontaneously

Meaning of Bugle call

bugle call means: a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle

Meaning of Bulky

bulky means: of large size for its weight

Meaning of Canopus

canopus means: supergiant star 650 light years from Earth; second brightest star in the sky

Meaning of Cocktail dress

cocktail dress means: a dress suitable for formal occasions

Meaning of Eld

eld means: a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises

Meaning of Eld

eld means: a late time of life

Meaning of Fly poison

fly poison means: all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae

Meaning of Genus choloepus

genus choloepus means: a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth

Meaning of Genus monodon

genus monodon means: type genus of the Monodontidae

Meaning of Major-league club

major-league club means: a team that plays in a major league

Meaning of Motor-assisted

motor-assisted means: relying on an engine for propulsion in addition to muscle power

Meaning of Sewer main

sewer main means: a main in a sewage system

Meaning of Sir harold walter kroto

sir harold walter kroto means: British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)

Meaning of Sniveller

sniveller means: a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

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