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Meaning of Lacrimal duct

lacrimal duct means: any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands

Meaning of Lacrimal gland

lacrimal gland means: any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears

Meaning of Lacrimal sac

lacrimal sac means: either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands

Meaning of Lacrimal secretion

lacrimal secretion means: saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball

Meaning of Lacrimal vein

lacrimal vein means: drains the lacrimal gland; empties into the superior ophthalmic vein

Meaning of Lacrimation

lacrimation means: shedding tears

Meaning of Lacrimator

lacrimator means: a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds

Meaning of Lacrimatory

lacrimatory means: relating to or prompting tears

Meaning of Lacrosse

lacrosse means: a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal

Meaning of Lacrosse ball

lacrosse ball means: ball used in playing lacrosse

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Meaning of Boardinghouse

boardinghouse means: a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests

Meaning of Brassia verrucosa

brassia verrucosa means: Central American orchid having spiderlike flowers with prominent green warts

Meaning of Citrus limonia

citrus limonia means: hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel

Meaning of Competence hearing

competence hearing means: a hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)

Meaning of Conjurer

conjurer means: a witch doctor who practices conjury

Meaning of Conjurer

conjurer means: someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

Meaning of Crystal clear

crystal clear means: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Meaning of Crystal clear

crystal clear means: transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Meaning of Dysentery

dysentery means: an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea

Meaning of Family aphididae

family aphididae means: small soft-bodied plant lice

Meaning of Genus allionia

genus allionia means: small genus of chiefly American herbs

Meaning of Greek capital

greek capital means: the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)

Meaning of Hit the books

hit the books means: learn by reading books

Meaning of Industrial-strength

industrial-strength means: extremely strong or concentrated or durable

Meaning of Landing strip

landing strip means: an airfield without normal airport facilities

Meaning of Lutra lutra

lutra lutra means: otter found in Europe and Asia

Meaning of Macaroni wheat

macaroni wheat means: wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America

Meaning of Marcel lajos breuer

marcel lajos breuer means: United States architect (born in Hungary) who was associated with the Bauhaus in the 1920's (1902-1981)

Meaning of Megohm

megohm means: a unit of resistance equal to one million ohms

Meaning of Mug

mug means: with handle and usually cylindrical

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