Words starting with j

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of J

j means: the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of J

j means: a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

Meaning of J particle

j particle means: a neutral meson with a large mass

Meaning of J. b. rhine

j. b. rhine means: United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)

Meaning of J. b. s. haldane

j. b. s. haldane means: Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)

Meaning of J. c. maxwell

j. c. maxwell means: Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)

Meaning of J. craig ventner

j. craig ventner means: United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946)

Meaning of J. d. salinger

j. d. salinger means: United States writer (born 1919)

Meaning of J. e. johnston

j. e. johnston means: Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)

Meaning of J. edgar hoover

j. edgar hoover means: United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Agonistic

agonistic means: struggling for effect

Meaning of Agonistic

agonistic means: striving to overcome in argument

Meaning of Agonistic

agonistic means: of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece

Meaning of Ameba

ameba means: naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

Meaning of Amenorrhoea

amenorrhoea means: absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow

Meaning of Barrow-man

barrow-man means: a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow

Meaning of Bichromate

bichromate means: a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid

Meaning of Christella

christella means: any of several tropical ferns of the genus Christella having thin brittle fronds

Meaning of Eligible

eligible means: qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

Meaning of Erythropoietin

erythropoietin means: a glycoprotein secreted by the kidneys that stimulates the production of red blood cells

Meaning of G clef

g clef means: a clef that puts the G above middle C on the second line of a staff

Meaning of Hibiscus moschatus

hibiscus moschatus means: bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus

Meaning of Homer

homer means: a base hit on which the batter scores a run

Meaning of Homer

homer means: pigeon trained to return home

Meaning of Homer

homer means: ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

Meaning of Homer

homer means: United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)

Meaning of Homer

homer means: an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs

Meaning of Homer

homer means: hit a home run

Meaning of Passeriformes

passeriformes means: largest order of birds comprising about half the known species; rooks; finches; sparrows; tits; warblers; robins; wrens; swallows; etc.; the four suborders are Eurylaimi and Tyranni and Menurae and Oscines or Passeres

Meaning of Psittacosis

psittacosis means: an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds

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