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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: so unreasonable as to invite derision

Meaning of Common coral tree

common coral tree means: small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered

Meaning of Corn dance

corn dance means: a rain dance of Amerindians

Meaning of Exercise set

exercise set means: several exercises intended to be done in series

Meaning of Gilled

gilled means: provided with gills

Meaning of Granuliferous

granuliferous means: producing or full of granules

Meaning of Gynecology

gynecology means: the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women

Meaning of Haftarah

haftarah means: a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah

Meaning of Hymn

hymn means: a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

Meaning of Hymn

hymn means: praise by singing a hymn

Meaning of Hymn

hymn means: sing a hymn

Meaning of Metallurgist

metallurgist means: an engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals

Meaning of Mm hg

mm hg means: a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli

Meaning of Oswego tea

oswego tea means: perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads

Meaning of Pernickety

pernickety means: characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details

Meaning of Ringtail

ringtail means: an immature golden eagle

Meaning of Ringtail

ringtail means: monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl

Meaning of Ringtail

ringtail means: North American raccoon

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