Words starting with n

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Nacreous

nacreous means: having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

Meaning of Nacreous

nacreous means: consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl

Meaning of Nacreous cloud

nacreous cloud means: a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon

Meaning of Nad

nad means: a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes

Meaning of Nada

nada means: a quantity of no importance

Meaning of Nada daiquiri

nada daiquiri means: a daiquiri made without alcohol

Meaning of Nadine gordimer

nadine gordimer means: South African novelist and short-story writer whose work describes the effects of apartheid (born in 1923)

Meaning of Nadir

nadir means: the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Meaning of Nadir

nadir means: an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything

Meaning of Nadolol

nadolol means: a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Ball cock

ball cock means: floating ball that controls level in a water tank

Meaning of Car sickness

car sickness means: motion sickness experienced while traveling in a car

Meaning of Cumberland

cumberland means: a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky

Meaning of Cumberland

cumberland means: English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)

Meaning of Dead language

dead language means: a language that is no longer learned as a native language

Meaning of Furze

furze means: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe

Meaning of Gentlewoman

gentlewoman means: a woman of refinement

Meaning of Holier-than-thou

holier-than-thou means: excessively or hypocritically pious

Meaning of Horsehead

horsehead means: any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies

Meaning of Interstellar medium

interstellar medium means: interstellar space including streams of protons moving from the stars

Meaning of Joe dimaggio

joe dimaggio means: United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)

Meaning of Latticelike

latticelike means: having a pattern of fretwork or latticework

Meaning of Megalithic structure

megalithic structure means: memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)

Meaning of Micro-organism

micro-organism means: any organism of microscopic size

Meaning of Montgolfier

montgolfier means: French inventor who (with his brother Jacques Etienne Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1740-1810)

Meaning of Montgolfier

montgolfier means: French inventor who (with his brother Josef Michel Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1745-1799)

Meaning of Pellet

pellet means: a solid missile discharged from a firearm

Meaning of Pellet

pellet means: a small sphere

Meaning of Richard leakey

richard leakey means: English paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents; he was appointed director of a wildlife preserve in Kenya but resigned under political pressure (born in 1944)

Meaning of Sloughy

sloughy means: (of soil) soft and watery

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