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 Aqaba

aqaba means: Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba

Meaning of Calibrated

calibrated means: marked with or divided into degrees

Meaning of Compatibility

compatibility means: capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

Meaning of Compatibility

compatibility means: a feeling of sympathetic understanding

Meaning of Concealing

concealing means: the activity of keeping something secret

Meaning of Concealing

concealing means: covering or hiding

Meaning of Crepe marocain

crepe marocain means: a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe

Meaning of Drepanididae

drepanididae means: Hawaiian honeycreepers

Meaning of Duncical

duncical means: (used informally) stupid

Meaning of Hard to please

hard to please means: (of persons) fussy and demanding

Meaning of Huntsman's horn

huntsman's horn means: pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids

Meaning of Leucanthemum

leucanthemum means: comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum

Meaning of Mephaquine

mephaquine means: an antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people

Meaning of Pid

pid means: inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge

Meaning of Psilotaceae

psilotaceae means: small family of lower ferns having nearly naked stems and minute scalelike leaves

Meaning of Pterocarpus indicus

pterocarpus indicus means: tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain

Meaning of Rabidly

rabidly means: in the manner of an animal with rabies

Meaning of Rabidly

rabidly means: in an extreme or fanatical manner

Meaning of Rauvolfia

rauvolfia means: any shrub or small tree of the genus Rauwolfia having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers; yield substances used medicinally especially as emetics or purgatives or antihypertensives

Meaning of Salt-cured

salt-cured means: (used especially of meats) preserved in salt

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