Words starting with d

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Meaning of Dalo

dalo means: herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

Meaning of Dalton

dalton means: English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)

Meaning of Dalton trumbo

dalton trumbo means: United States screenwriter who was blacklisted and imprisoned for refusing to cooperate with congressional investigations of communism in America (1905-1976)

Meaning of Dalton's law

dalton's law means: (chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume alone at the same temperature

Meaning of Dalton's law

dalton's law means: (chemistry) law stating that when two elements can combine to form more than one compound the amounts of one of them that combines with a fixed amount of the other will exhibit a simple multiple relation

Meaning of Dalton's law of partial pressures

dalton's law of partial pressures means: (chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume alone at the same temperature

Meaning of Daltonism

daltonism means: dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red

Meaning of Dam

dam means: female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

Meaning of Dam

dam means: a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

Meaning of Dam

dam means: a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

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Meaning of Asa gray

asa gray means: United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)

Meaning of Bush jacket

bush jacket means: a loose fitting jacket; resembles a shirt with four patch pockets and a belt

Meaning of By fits and starts

by fits and starts means: intermittently

Meaning of Colorimeter

colorimeter means: a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents

Meaning of Compound sentence

compound sentence means: a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses

Meaning of Condylura

condylura means: star-nosed moles

Meaning of Dalton trumbo

dalton trumbo means: United States screenwriter who was blacklisted and imprisoned for refusing to cooperate with congressional investigations of communism in America (1905-1976)

Meaning of Datemark

datemark means: mark with a date and place

Meaning of Descriptive geometry

descriptive geometry means: the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection

Meaning of Dominican monetary unit

dominican monetary unit means: monetary unit in the Dominican Republic

Meaning of Epidermic

epidermic means: of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula

Meaning of In on

in on means: participating in or knowledgeable out

Meaning of Lapplander

lapplander means: a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

Meaning of Larium

larium means: an antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people

Meaning of Lavalava

lavalava means: a skirt consisting of a rectangle of calico or printed cotton; worn by Polynesians (especially Samoans)

Meaning of Richard adolph zsigmondy

richard adolph zsigmondy means: German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)

Meaning of Shah pahlavi

shah pahlavi means: Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)

Meaning of Trionychidae

trionychidae means: soft-shelled turtles

Meaning of William cuthbert faulkner

william cuthbert faulkner means: United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962)

Meaning of Work over

work over means: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

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