Words starting with j

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Jack frost

jack frost means: a personification of frost or winter weather

Meaning of Jack kennedy

jack kennedy means: 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

Meaning of Jack kerouac

jack kerouac means: United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)

Meaning of Jack ladder

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

Meaning of Jack lemmon

jack lemmon means: United States film actor (1925-2001)

Meaning of Jack london

jack london means: United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916)

Meaning of Jack mackerel

jack mackerel means: a California food fish

Meaning of Jack nicklaus

jack nicklaus means: United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)

Meaning of Jack oak

jack oak means: small to medium deciduous oak of east central North America; leaves have sharply pointed lobes

Meaning of Jack oak

jack oak means: a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Cholinesterase

cholinesterase means: an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: the travel of a commuter

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law

Meaning of Commutation

commutation means: a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

Meaning of Cormorant

cormorant means: large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish

Meaning of Elizabeth cleghorn stevenson gaskell

elizabeth cleghorn stevenson gaskell means: English writer who is remembered for her biography of Charlotte Bronte (1810-1865)

Meaning of Ellington

ellington means: United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)

Meaning of Employee

employee means: a worker who is hired to perform a job

Meaning of Erodium cicutarium

erodium cicutarium means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

Meaning of Hemp family

hemp family means: two genera of erect or twining herbs that are pollinated by the wind, including the genera Cannabis and Humulus; term not used in all classifications; in some the genus Cannabis is placed in the family Moraceae and the genus Humulus in the family Urticaceae

Meaning of Hezbollah

hezbollah means: a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon

Meaning of Hothead

hothead means: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Meaning of Hothead

hothead means: a belligerent grouch

Meaning of Interactive multimedia

interactive multimedia means: a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together

Meaning of Limewater

limewater means: solution of calcium hydroxide in water used as an antacid

Meaning of Low-altitude

low-altitude means: occurring at a relatively low altitude

Meaning of Mascarene grass

mascarene grass means: Asiatic creeping perennial grass; introduced in southern United States as a drought-resistant lawn grass

Meaning of Nelumbo nucifera

nelumbo nucifera means: native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers

Meaning of Refractive index

refractive index means: the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to that in a medium

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