Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)

Meaning of Jacob epstein

jacob epstein means: British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)

Meaning of Jacob harmensen

jacob harmensen means: Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers

Meaning of Jacob's rod

jacob's rod means: asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight

Meaning of Jacob's staff

jacob's staff means: desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: of or relating to James I or his reign or times

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Meaning of Ahmed zoki yamani

ahmed zoki yamani means: Saudi Arabian minister of petroleum who was a central figure in the creation of OPEC (born in 1930)

Meaning of Appraising

appraising means: exercising or involving careful evaluations

Meaning of Basting stitch

basting stitch means: a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

Meaning of Circaea alpina

circaea alpina means: an Alpine variety of enchanter's nightshade

Meaning of Croton

croton means: tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil

Meaning of Croton

croton means: grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant

Meaning of Etch

etch means: selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons

Meaning of Etch

etch means: carve or cut a design or letters into

Meaning of Etch

etch means: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block

Meaning of Etch

etch means: make an etching of

Meaning of Etch

etch means: cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible

Meaning of Glacier lily

glacier lily means: dogtooth violet of western North America having bright yellow flowers

Meaning of Go home

go home means: return home

Meaning of Great horned owl

great horned owl means: brown North American horned owl

Meaning of Introjection

introjection means: (psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects

Meaning of Introjection

introjection means: (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego

Meaning of John copley

john copley means: American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)

Meaning of Lactobacteriaceae

lactobacteriaceae means: lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid

Meaning of Mixed nuisance

mixed nuisance means: a nuisance that is both a public nuisance and a private nuisance at the same time

Meaning of Oestrus ovis

oestrus ovis means: larvae are parasitic on sheep

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