Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quart

quart means: a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon

Meaning of Quart

quart means: a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches

Meaning of Quart

quart means: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters

Meaning of Quartan

quartan means: a malarial fever that recurs every fourth day

Meaning of Quartan

quartan means: occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria)

Meaning of Quarter

quarter means: clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent

Meaning of Quarter

quarter means: piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp

Meaning of Quarter

quarter means: the rear part of a ship

Meaning of Quarter

quarter means: a district of a city having some distinguishing character

Meaning of Quarter

quarter means: an unspecified person

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Meaning of Actus reus

actus reus means: activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Meaning of Allium sativum

allium sativum means: bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves

Meaning of Anticoagulant

anticoagulant means: medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood

Meaning of Arthur koestler

arthur koestler means: British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983)

Meaning of Bereft

bereft means: sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Meaning of Bereft

bereft means: unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love

Meaning of Catherine parr

catherine parr means: Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)

Meaning of Cowardice

cowardice means: the trait of lacking courage

Meaning of Discordantly

discordantly means: in a discordant manner

Meaning of Edible-pod pea

edible-pod pea means: a variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea

Meaning of Electoral college

electoral college means: the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice president

Meaning of Evolutionary

evolutionary means: of or relating to or produced by evolution

Meaning of Gastric mill

gastric mill means: thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food

Meaning of Heliopause

heliopause means: the boundary marking the edge of the sun's influence; the boundary (roughly 100 AU from the sun) between the interplanetary medium and the interstellar medium; where the solar wind from the sun and the radiation from other stars meet

Meaning of Inhumaneness

inhumaneness means: the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others

Meaning of Insane

insane means: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

Meaning of Insane

insane means: very foolish

Meaning of Miltown

miltown means: a sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety

Meaning of Personnel pouch

personnel pouch means: a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed

Meaning of Seasoning

seasoning means: the act of adding a seasoning to food

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