Words starting with c

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Meaning of C. k. ogden

c. k. ogden means: English psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)

Meaning of C. northcote parkinson

c. northcote parkinson means: British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)

Meaning of C. p. snow

c. p. snow means: English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)

Meaning of C. psittaci

c. psittaci means: bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia

Meaning of C. s. forester

c. s. forester means: English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)

Meaning of C. s. lewis

c. s. lewis means: English critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963)

Meaning of C. trachomatis

c. trachomatis means: bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum

Meaning of C. vann woodward

c. vann woodward means: United States historian (1908-1999)

Meaning of C. w. post

c. w. post means: United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)

Meaning of C.e.

c.e. means: of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acetylsalicylic acid

acetylsalicylic acid means: the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets

Meaning of Chambray

chambray means: a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp

Meaning of Christianize

christianize means: convert to Christianity

Meaning of Christianize

christianize means: adapt in the name of Christianity

Meaning of Disassociation

disassociation means: a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

Meaning of Disassociation

disassociation means: the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination

Meaning of Disembodied spirit

disembodied spirit means: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Meaning of Dromaeosauridae

dromaeosauridae means: swift-running bipedal dinosaurs

Meaning of Frogmouth

frogmouth means: insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth

Meaning of Genus mandrillus

genus mandrillus means: baboons

Meaning of Hutzpah

hutzpah means: (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

Meaning of Immix

immix means: mix together different elements

Meaning of John burgoyne

john burgoyne means: British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)

Meaning of Kalemia

kalemia means: the presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood

Meaning of Kinetoscope

kinetoscope means: a device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture

Meaning of Lukewarmly

lukewarmly means: in an unenthusiastically lukewarm manner

Meaning of Monitory

monitory means: serving to warn

Meaning of Nonproprietary

nonproprietary means: not protected by trademark or patent or copyright

Meaning of Nougat bar

nougat bar means: a bar of nougat candy often dipped in chocolate

Meaning of Nymphaea odorata

nymphaea odorata means: a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions

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