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 Abreaction

abreaction means: (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense

Meaning of Absurd

absurd means: so unreasonable as to invite derision

Meaning of Breadthwise

breadthwise means: in the direction of the breadth

Meaning of Brickwork

brickwork means: masonry done with bricks and mortar

Meaning of Caulophyllum

caulophyllum means: blue cohosh

Meaning of Condole with

condole with means: share the suffering of

Meaning of Cytoplasm

cytoplasm means: the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism

Meaning of False pretense

false pretense means: (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation

Meaning of Genus myrsine

genus myrsine means: evergreen trees and shrubs having aromatic foliage; Africa; Asia (New Zealand)

Meaning of Hyoscyamine

hyoscyamine means: a poisonous crystalline alkaloid (isometric with atropine but more potent); used to treat excess motility of the gastrointestinal tract

Meaning of Hyoscyamus

hyoscyamus means: genus of poisonous herbs: henbane

Meaning of Quaff

quaff means: a hearty draft

Meaning of Quaff

quaff means: to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

Meaning of Reenforcement

reenforcement means: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

Meaning of Reenforcement

reenforcement means: information that makes more forcible or convincing

Meaning of Repurchase

repurchase means: the act of purchasing back something previously sold

Meaning of Repurchase

repurchase means: buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away

Meaning of Ruble

ruble means: the basic unit of money in Russia

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