Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of L

l means: the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of L

l means: a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

Meaning of L

l means: a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

Meaning of L

l means: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

Meaning of L

l means: being ten more than forty

Meaning of L'aquila

l'aquila means: the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy

Meaning of L'enfant

l'enfant means: United States architect (born in France) who laid out the city plan for Washington (1754-1825)

Meaning of L-dopa

l-dopa means: the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

Meaning of L-p

l-p means: a long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm

Meaning of L-plate

l-plate means: a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Auricular point

auricular point means: the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus

Meaning of Bluetongue

bluetongue means: a viral disease of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges

Meaning of Butyrin

butyrin means: any of three glycerides of butyric acid

Meaning of Caustic soda

caustic soda means: a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds

Meaning of Communist party of kampuchea

communist party of kampuchea means: a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999

Meaning of Daunting

daunting means: discouraging through fear

Meaning of Dog star

dog star means: the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major

Meaning of Edmund charles edouard genet

edmund charles edouard genet means: French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)

Meaning of Edwin powell hubble

edwin powell hubble means: United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)

Meaning of Enthronisation

enthronisation means: the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Meaning of Family brassicaceae

family brassicaceae means: a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives

Meaning of Genus strelitzia

genus strelitzia means: small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae

Meaning of Genus teredo

genus teredo means: type genus of the family Teredinidae

Meaning of International organization

international organization means: an international alliance involving many different countries

Meaning of Montevideo

montevideo means: the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America

Meaning of Mozartean

mozartean means: of or relating to or in the manner of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Meaning of One-celled

one-celled means: having a single cell (and thus not divided into cells)

Meaning of Piece of land

piece of land means: an extended area of land

Meaning of Syrian arab republic

syrian arab republic means: an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization

Meaning of Vilify

vilify means: spread negative information about

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