Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quasi-royal

quasi-royal means: having the power but not the rank or title of a king

Meaning of Quasi-stellar radio source

quasi-stellar radio source means: a starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; many have large red shifts

Meaning of Quasiparticle

quasiparticle means: a quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle

Meaning of Quassia

quassia means: handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark

Meaning of Quassia

quassia means: a bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma

Meaning of Quassia amara

quassia amara means: handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark

Meaning of Quassia family

quassia family means: chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit

Meaning of Quat

quat means: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

Meaning of Quatercentenary

quatercentenary means: the 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Meaning of Quatercentennial

quatercentennial means: the 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Annum

annum means: (Latin) year

Meaning of Beget

beget means: make (offspring) by reproduction

Meaning of Disassembly

disassembly means: the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)

Meaning of Dive-bomb

dive-bomb means: bomb from a diving airplane

Meaning of Downfield

downfield means: toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field

Meaning of Downfield

downfield means: toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field

Meaning of Goeteborg

goeteborg means: a port in southwestern Sweden; second largest city in Sweden

Meaning of Indiscretion

indiscretion means: a petty misdeed

Meaning of Indiscretion

indiscretion means: the trait of being injudicious

Meaning of Isaac merrit singer

isaac merrit singer means: United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)

Meaning of Lamenting

lamenting means: vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

Meaning of Leucothoe editorum

leucothoe editorum means: fast-growing evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having arching interlaced branches and racemes of white flowers

Meaning of Liao dynasty

liao dynasty means: the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125

Meaning of Precipitating

precipitating means: bringing on suddenly or abruptly

Meaning of Remarkable

remarkable means: unusual or striking

Meaning of Remarkable

remarkable means: worthy of attention because interesting, significant, or unusual

Meaning of Rhizoidal

rhizoidal means: of or relating to a rhizoid

Meaning of Second coming

second coming means: (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment

Meaning of Smudgy

smudgy means: smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination

Meaning of Snowy orchid

snowy orchid means: slender fringed orchid of eastern North America having white flowers

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