Words starting with k

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Meaning of Kalmia

kalmia means: any plant of the genus Kalmia

Meaning of Kalmia angustifolia

kalmia angustifolia means: North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock

Meaning of Kalmia latifolia

kalmia latifolia means: a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers

Meaning of Kalmia polifolia

kalmia polifolia means: laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath

Meaning of Kalon tripa

kalon tripa means: the chairman of the Kashag and essentially head of the Tibetan government-in-exile

Meaning of Kalotermes

kalotermes means: type genus of Kalotermitidae; termites destructive of wood and living trees

Meaning of Kalotermitidae

kalotermitidae means: primitive termites of warm regions

Meaning of Kalpac

kalpac means: a high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus

Meaning of Kaluga

kaluga means: a city of central Russia to the south of Moscow

Meaning of Kalumpang

kalumpang means: large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Autofluorescence

autofluorescence means: self-induced fluorescence

Meaning of Banting

banting means: wild ox of the Malay Archipelago

Meaning of Banting

banting means: Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)

Meaning of Boltonia

boltonia means: genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters

Meaning of Elasticized

elasticized means: made with strands or inserts of elastic

Meaning of Equatorial

equatorial means: a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it

Meaning of Equatorial

equatorial means: of or existing at or near the geographic equator

Meaning of Equatorial

equatorial means: of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator

Meaning of Equatorial

equatorial means: of or relating to or at an equator

Meaning of Et aliae

et aliae means: and others ('et al.' is used as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) when referring to a number of people)

Meaning of Gas turbine

gas turbine means: turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine

Meaning of Iddm

iddm means: severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease

Meaning of Imperforate

imperforate means: not perforated; having no opening

Meaning of Intransitive verb

intransitive verb means: a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object

Meaning of Joyless

joyless means: not experiencing or inspiring joy

Meaning of Link-attached terminal

link-attached terminal means: a terminal connected to a computer by a data link

Meaning of Mormon tabernacle

mormon tabernacle means: the Mormon temple

Meaning of Net melon

net melon means: the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine; a melon with netlike markings and deep green flesh

Meaning of Net melon

net melon means: a muskmelon vine with fruit that has a thin reticulated rind and sweet green flesh

Meaning of Nitrous oxide

nitrous oxide means: inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery

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