Words starting with r

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Meaning of Raceme

raceme means: usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first

Meaning of Racemic acid

racemic acid means: the optically inactive form of tartaric acid that is often found in grape juice

Meaning of Racemose

racemose means: having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow

Meaning of Racer

racer means: slender fast-moving North American snakes

Meaning of Racer

racer means: an animal that races

Meaning of Racer

racer means: a fast car that competes in races

Meaning of Racer

racer means: someone who drives racing cars at high speeds

Meaning of Racerunner

racerunner means: very swift lizard of eastern and central United States

Meaning of Racetrack

racetrack means: a course over which races are run

Meaning of Racetrack tout

racetrack tout means: someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bay-rum tree

bay-rum tree means: West Indian tree; source of bay rum

Meaning of Bedrich smetana

bedrich smetana means: Czech composer (1824-1884)

Meaning of Bowdlerize

bowdlerize means: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

Meaning of Chase away

chase away means: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

Meaning of Comradery

comradery means: the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

Meaning of Cyrillic alphabet

cyrillic alphabet means: an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and some other Slavic languages)

Meaning of Fifth lateran council

fifth lateran council means: the council in 1512-1517 that published disciplinary decrees and planned (but did not carry out) a crusade against Turkey

Meaning of Frontstall

frontstall means: medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head

Meaning of Harris tweed

harris tweed means: a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

Meaning of Knesset

knesset means: the Israeli unicameral parliament

Meaning of Marquis de laplace

marquis de laplace means: French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)

Meaning of Medulla spinalis

medulla spinalis means: a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region

Meaning of Moreau river

moreau river means: a river that rises in western South Dakota and flows eastward to the Missouri River

Meaning of Oblique bandage

oblique bandage means: a bandage in which successive turns proceed obliquely up or down a limb

Meaning of Opsonization

opsonization means: process whereby opsonins make an invading microorganism more susceptible to phagocytosis

Meaning of Patella

patella means: type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets

Meaning of Patella

patella means: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint

Meaning of Prefab

prefab means: a prefabricated structure

Meaning of Prefab

prefab means: manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere

Meaning of Spending spree

spending spree means: a brief period of extravagant spending

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