Words starting with f

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Fact-finding

fact-finding means: designed to find information or ascertain facts

Meaning of Faction

faction means: a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

Meaning of Faction

faction means: a dissenting clique

Meaning of Factious

factious means: dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

Meaning of Factitious

factitious means: not produced by natural forces

Meaning of Factoid

factoid means: a brief (usually one sentence and usually trivial) news item

Meaning of Factoid

factoid means: something resembling a fact; unverified (often invented) information that is given credibility because it appeared in print

Meaning of Factor

factor means: (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity

Meaning of Factor

factor means: an independent variable in statistics

Meaning of Factor

factor means: an abstract part of something

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Buena vista

buena vista means: a pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847; United States forces under Zachary Taylor defeated the Mexican forces under Santa Anna at a locality in northern Mexico

Meaning of Dalea

dalea means: indigo bush

Meaning of Desperado

desperado means: a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

Meaning of Family istiophoridae

family istiophoridae means: sailfishes; spearfishes; marlins

Meaning of Foucault

foucault means: French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)

Meaning of Griselinia lucida

griselinia lucida means: South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers

Meaning of Inaptitude

inaptitude means: a lack of aptitude

Meaning of Inquisitiveness

inquisitiveness means: a state of active curiosity

Meaning of Lagerstroemia indica

lagerstroemia indica means: ornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States

Meaning of Lycoperdon

lycoperdon means: genus of fungi whose fruiting body tapers toward a base consisting of spongy mycelium

Meaning of Mail car

mail car means: a railway car in which mail is transported and sorted

Meaning of Misspend

misspend means: spend (money or other resources) unwisely

Meaning of Misspend

misspend means: spend time badly or unwisely

Meaning of Moan

moan means: an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

Meaning of Moan

moan means: indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

Meaning of Nagano

nagano means: a city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine

Meaning of Natrolite

natrolite means: a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum

Meaning of Nonadhesive

nonadhesive means: not tending to adhere

Meaning of Petasites vulgaris

petasites vulgaris means: small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas

Meaning of Rephrasing

rephrasing means: changing a particular word or phrase

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