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Meaning of Ibizan podenco

ibizan podenco means: breed of slender agile medium-sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt

Meaning of Ibn al-haytham

ibn al-haytham means: an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)

Meaning of Ibn talal hussein

ibn talal hussein means: king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)

Meaning of Ibn-roshd

ibn-roshd means: Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)

Meaning of Ibn-sina

ibn-sina means: Persian physician and influential philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)

Meaning of Ibolium privet

ibolium privet means: fast-growing and tightly branched hybrid of Ligustrum ovalifolium and Ligustrum obtusifolium

Meaning of Ibota privet

ibota privet means: fast-growing and tightly branched hybrid of Ligustrum ovalifolium and Ligustrum obtusifolium

Meaning of Ibrahim

ibrahim means: the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son

Meaning of Ibrd

ibrd means: a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments

Meaning of Ibsen

ibsen means: realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)

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Meaning of Aboral

aboral means: opposite to or away from the mouth

Meaning of Assortment

assortment means: the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

Meaning of Assortment

assortment means: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Meaning of Aythya affinis

aythya affinis means: common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads

Meaning of Battlesight

battlesight means: an arrangement of sights that makes possible the rapid aiming of a firearm at short ranges

Meaning of Black kite

black kite means: dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrion

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the arch of hair above each eye

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the part of the face above the eyes

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the peak of a hill

Meaning of Collimator

collimator means: optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens; light rays leave the slit as a parallel beam

Meaning of Collimator

collimator means: a small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one

Meaning of Genista raetam

genista raetam means: desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

Meaning of Myelinated

myelinated means: (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin

Meaning of Navratilova

navratilova means: United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)

Meaning of Peptide

peptide means: amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein

Meaning of Pleasingly

pleasingly means: in a pleasing manner

Meaning of Port of spain

port of spain means: the capital and largest city of Trinidad and Tobago on the west coast of the island of Trinidad

Meaning of Purple beech

purple beech means: variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves

Meaning of Railroad train

railroad train means: public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive

Meaning of Saint dominic

saint dominic means: (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)

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