Words starting with n

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Meaning of Naphthalene

naphthalene means: a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs

Meaning of Naphthalene poisoning

naphthalene poisoning means: toxic condition resulting from inhaling or ingesting naphthalene

Meaning of Naphthol

naphthol means: either of two phenols derived from naphthalene

Meaning of Naphthoquinone

naphthoquinone means: a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood

Meaning of Napier

napier means: Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)

Meaning of Napier's bones

napier's bones means: a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier

Meaning of Napier's rods

napier's rods means: a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier

Meaning of Napierian logarithm

napierian logarithm means: a logarithm to the base e

Meaning of Napkin

napkin means: garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement

Meaning of Napkin

napkin means: a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Aesir

aesir means: (Norse mythology) the chief of gods living at Asgard

Meaning of Altricial

altricial means: (of hatchlings) naked and blind and dependent on parents for food

Meaning of Anton pavlovich chekov

anton pavlovich chekov means: Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)

Meaning of Aphesis

aphesis means: the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'

Meaning of Calabash pipe

calabash pipe means: a pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd

Meaning of Cat's foot

cat's foot means: low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowers

Meaning of Chukka boot

chukka boot means: a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede

Meaning of Close to the wind

close to the wind means: nearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming

Meaning of Crew neckline

crew neckline means: a plain straight neckline opening from shoulder to shoulder of sweaters

Meaning of Cutting board

cutting board means: a wooden board where meats or vegetables can be cut

Meaning of Dependant

dependant means: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

Meaning of Dependant

dependant means: addicted to a drug

Meaning of Dependant

dependant means: contingent on something else

Meaning of Fidel castro ruz

fidel castro ruz means: Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)

Meaning of Genus protea

genus protea means: type genus of Proteaceae; tropical African shrubs

Meaning of Kiddie

kiddie means: informal term for a young child

Meaning of Layover

layover means: a brief stay in the course of a journey

Meaning of Man of the world

man of the world means: a worldly-wise person

Meaning of Monorail

monorail means: a railway having a single track

Meaning of Nose drops

nose drops means: street names for heroin

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