Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quadrivium

quadrivium means: (Middle Ages) a higher division of the curriculum in a medieval university involving arithmetic and music and geometry and astronomy

Meaning of Quadroon

quadroon means: an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black

Meaning of Quadrumvirate

quadrumvirate means: a group of four men

Meaning of Quadruped

quadruped means: an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

Meaning of Quadruped

quadruped means: having four feet

Meaning of Quadrupedal

quadrupedal means: having four feet

Meaning of Quadruple

quadruple means: a quantity that is four times as great as another

Meaning of Quadruple

quadruple means: a set of four similar things considered as a unit

Meaning of Quadruple

quadruple means: increase fourfold

Meaning of Quadruple

quadruple means: four times as great or many

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Actinia

actinia means: any sea anemone or related animal

Meaning of Actinia

actinia means: a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools

Meaning of Capital of japan

capital of japan means: the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan

Meaning of European raspberry

european raspberry means: the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange

Meaning of Garter stitch

garter stitch means: a knitting stitch that results in a pattern of horizontal ridges formed by knitting both sides (instead of purling one side)

Meaning of Handicapper

handicapper means: someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)

Meaning of Key

key means: metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

Meaning of Key

key means: a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

Meaning of Key

key means: the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

Meaning of Key

key means: mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

Meaning of Key

key means: pitch of the voice

Meaning of Key

key means: something crucial for explaining

Meaning of Key

key means: a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access

Meaning of Key

key means: a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

Meaning of Key

key means: a list of answers to a test

Meaning of Key

key means: any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

Meaning of Key

key means: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

Meaning of Key

key means: a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

Meaning of Key

key means: United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)

Meaning of Key

key means: a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

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