Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacobus arminius

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

Meaning of Jaconet

jaconet means: a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages

Meaning of Jacopo robusti

jacopo robusti means: Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)

Meaning of Jacquard

jacquard means: a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics

Meaning of Jacquard

jacquard means: a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom

Meaning of Jacquard

jacquard means: French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

Meaning of Jacquard loom

jacquard loom means: a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics

Meaning of Jacqueline cochran

jacqueline cochran means: United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)

Meaning of Jacquemier's sign

jacquemier's sign means: a purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy

Meaning of Jacques alexandre cesar charles

jacques alexandre cesar charles means: French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Airmail letter

airmail letter means: a letter sent by air mail

Meaning of Anastomus

anastomus means: openbills

Meaning of Biosphere

biosphere means: the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist

Meaning of Cairngorm

cairngorm means: a smoky yellow or brown quartz

Meaning of Decimal numeration system

decimal numeration system means: a positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten

Meaning of Genus bauhinia

genus bauhinia means: mountain ebony, orchid tree

Meaning of Keratoplasty

keratoplasty means: a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor

Meaning of Methanol

methanol means: a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol

Meaning of Mol

mol means: the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Meaning of Oceanid

oceanid means: (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys

Meaning of Orumiyeh

orumiyeh means: a city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran

Meaning of Purser

purser means: an officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare

Meaning of Satinleaf

satinleaf means: tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit

Meaning of Seasonal

seasonal means: a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons

Meaning of Seasonal

seasonal means: occurring at or dependent on a particular season

Meaning of Slam dancing

slam dancing means: a form of dancing in which dancers slam into one another; normally performed to punk rock

Meaning of Small business administration

small business administration means: an independent agency of the United States government that protects the interests of small businesses and ensures that they receive a fair share of government contracts

Meaning of Soledad

soledad means: a city in northern Colombia; a suburb of Barranquilla

Meaning of Tar heel state

tar heel state means: a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

Meaning of Tribes of israel

tribes of israel means: twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob

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