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 Auricular point

auricular point means: the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus

Meaning of Bluetongue

bluetongue means: a viral disease of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges

Meaning of Butyrin

butyrin means: any of three glycerides of butyric acid

Meaning of Caustic soda

caustic soda means: a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds

Meaning of Communist party of kampuchea

communist party of kampuchea means: a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999

Meaning of Daunting

daunting means: discouraging through fear

Meaning of Dog star

dog star means: the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major

Meaning of Edmund charles edouard genet

edmund charles edouard genet means: French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)

Meaning of Edwin powell hubble

edwin powell hubble means: United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)

Meaning of Enthronisation

enthronisation means: the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Meaning of Family brassicaceae

family brassicaceae means: a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives

Meaning of Genus strelitzia

genus strelitzia means: small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae

Meaning of Genus teredo

genus teredo means: type genus of the family Teredinidae

Meaning of International organization

international organization means: an international alliance involving many different countries

Meaning of Montevideo

montevideo means: the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America

Meaning of Mozartean

mozartean means: of or relating to or in the manner of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Meaning of One-celled

one-celled means: having a single cell (and thus not divided into cells)

Meaning of Piece of land

piece of land means: an extended area of land

Meaning of Syrian arab republic

syrian arab republic means: an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization

Meaning of Vilify

vilify means: spread negative information about

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