Words starting with h

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Meaning of Hadj

hadj means: the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba

Meaning of Hadji

hadji means: an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca

Meaning of Hadrian

hadrian means: Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)

Meaning of Hadrian's wall

hadrian's wall means: an ancient Roman wall built by Hadrian in the 2nd century; marked the northern boundary of the Roman Empire in Britain

Meaning of Hadron

hadron means: any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles

Meaning of Hadrosaur

hadrosaur means: any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic

Meaning of Hadrosauridae

hadrosauridae means: duck-billed dinosaurs; upper Cretaceous

Meaning of Hadrosaurus

hadrosaurus means: any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic

Meaning of Haecceity

haecceity means: the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other

Meaning of Haeckel

haeckel means: German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)

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Meaning of Alpha orionis

alpha orionis means: the second brightest star in Orion

Meaning of Annulet

annulet means: molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column

Meaning of Annulet

annulet means: (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a small ring

Meaning of Chintzy

chintzy means: embarrassingly stingy

Meaning of Chintzy

chintzy means: of very poor quality; flimsy

Meaning of Dyirbal

dyirbal means: a language of Australian aborigines

Meaning of Family tabanidae

family tabanidae means: horseflies

Meaning of Gearset

gearset means: a set of gears

Meaning of Hirschfeld

hirschfeld means: United States artist noted for his line-drawn caricatures (1904-2003)

Meaning of Humble

humble means: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Meaning of Humble

humble means: cause to be unpretentious

Meaning of Humble

humble means: of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

Meaning of Humble

humble means: marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful

Meaning of Humble

humble means: used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

Meaning of Humble

humble means: low or inferior in station or quality

Meaning of Kingdom of the netherlands

kingdom of the netherlands means: a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level

Meaning of Lactosuria

lactosuria means: presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation

Meaning of Music box

music box means: produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate

Meaning of Pivot joint

pivot joint means: a freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation

Meaning of Polestar

polestar means: the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it

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