Words starting with m

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Mackintosh

mackintosh means: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

Meaning of Mackintosh

mackintosh means: a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric

Meaning of Mackle

mackle means: a printed impression that is blurred or doubled

Meaning of Macleaya

macleaya means: a perennial herb of eastern Asia: plume poppy

Meaning of Macleaya cordata

macleaya cordata means: herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers

Meaning of Macleish

macleish means: United States poet (1892-1982)

Meaning of Macleod

macleod means: Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)

Meaning of Maclura

maclura means: yellowwood trees or shrubs

Meaning of Maclura pomifera

maclura pomifera means: small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge

Meaning of Macon

macon means: fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 12-tone music

12-tone music means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of Attila

attila means: king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery

Meaning of Capitalisation

capitalisation means: the sale of capital stock

Meaning of Capitalisation

capitalisation means: the act of capitalizing on an opportunity

Meaning of Capitalisation

capitalisation means: an estimation of the value of a business

Meaning of Capitalisation

capitalisation means: writing in capital letters

Meaning of Crookbacked

crookbacked means: characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

Meaning of Family engraulidae

family engraulidae means: anchovies

Meaning of Foster-daughter

foster-daughter means: someone who is raised as a daughter although not related by birth

Meaning of Get hold

get hold means: get something or somebody for a specific purpose

Meaning of Ketone group

ketone group means: a group having the characteristic properties of ketones

Meaning of Kyphosus

kyphosus means: type genus of the Kyphosidae

Meaning of Leaf-cutter

leaf-cutter means: bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest

Meaning of Mutawa

mutawa means: religious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct; offenders may be detained indefinitely; foreigners are not excluded

Meaning of Ptolemaic system

ptolemaic system means: (astronomy) Ptolemy's model of the universe with the Earth at the center

Meaning of Salt marsh mallow

salt marsh mallow means: subshrub of southeastern United States to New York

Meaning of Solenidae

solenidae means: razor clams

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