Words starting with d

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Damask

damask means: having a woven pattern

Meaning of Damask rose

damask rose means: large hardy very fragrant pink rose; cultivated in Asia Minor as source of attar of roses; parent of many hybrids

Meaning of Damask steel

damask steel means: a hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades

Meaning of Damask violet

damask violet means: long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America

Meaning of Dame

dame means: informal terms for a (young) woman

Meaning of Dame

dame means: a woman of refinement

Meaning of Dame agatha mary clarissa christie

dame agatha mary clarissa christie means: prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)

Meaning of Dame alice ellen terry

dame alice ellen terry means: English actress (1847-1928)

Meaning of Dame alicia markova

dame alicia markova means: English ballet dancer (born in 1910)

Meaning of Dame barbara hepworth

dame barbara hepworth means: British sculptor (1902-1975)

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Meaning of Apogamic

apogamic means: of or relating to the development of an embryo in the absence of fertilization

Meaning of Baldly

baldly means: in a bald manner

Meaning of Barrage balloon

barrage balloon means: an elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low

Meaning of Cerebral death

cerebral death means: death when respiration and other reflexes are absent; consciousness is gone; organs can be removed for transplantation before the heartbeat stops

Meaning of Chemist's

chemist's means: a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

Meaning of Chicanery

chicanery means: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

Meaning of Deconstruct

deconstruct means: interpret (a text or an artwork) by the method of deconstructing

Meaning of Degressive

degressive means: (of taxes) gradually decreasing in rate on sums below a certain amount

Meaning of Degressive

degressive means: going down by steps

Meaning of Direct antonym

direct antonym means: antonyms that are commonly associated (e.g., `wet' and `dry')

Meaning of Dope up

dope up means: give a narcotic to

Meaning of Genus anemia

genus anemia means: genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America

Meaning of Gusset

gusset means: a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment

Meaning of Gusset

gusset means: a metal plate used to strengthen a joist

Meaning of Gusset

gusset means: a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate

Meaning of Inexpressively

inexpressively means: without expression; in an inexpressive manner

Meaning of Injudicious

injudicious means: lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise

Meaning of Katsura tree

katsura tree means: rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn

Meaning of Lat

lat means: a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

Meaning of Lessening

lessening means: a change downward

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