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 Bolometric

bolometric means: of or relating to a bolometer

Meaning of Deer mushroom

deer mushroom means: a small edible agaric with a slender stalk; usually found on rotting hardwoods

Meaning of Fess up

fess up means: admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

Meaning of Genus mastigoproctus

genus mastigoproctus means: giant whip scorpions

Meaning of Grandeur

grandeur means: the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

Meaning of Grandeur

grandeur means: the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Meaning of Have a go

have a go means: make an attempt at something

Meaning of House of detention

house of detention means: an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)

Meaning of Ingenuously

ingenuously means: in an ingenuous manner

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States poet (1874-1925)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States poet (1917-1977)

Meaning of Minnie bush

minnie bush means: low shrub of the eastern United States with downy twigs

Meaning of Monomer

monomer means: a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers

Meaning of Multiplied

multiplied means: greatly increased as by multiplication

Meaning of Nutcase

nutcase means: someone deranged and possibly dangerous

Meaning of Palatalised

palatalised means: produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')

Meaning of Peach sauce

peach sauce means: for Chinese dishes: peach preserves and chutney

Meaning of Snake eyes

snake eyes means: expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot

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