Words starting with r

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Rack

rack means: draw off from the lees

Meaning of Rack

rack means: fly in high wind

Meaning of Rack

rack means: run before a gale

Meaning of Rack

rack means: go at a rack

Meaning of Rack

rack means: obtain by coercion or intimidation

Meaning of Rack

rack means: put on a rack and pinion

Meaning of Rack and pinion

rack and pinion means: a wheel gear (the pinion) meshes with a toothed rack; converts rotary to reciprocating motion (and vice versa)

Meaning of Rack of lamb

rack of lamb means: a roast of the rib section of lamb

Meaning of Rack railway

rack railway means: railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction

Meaning of Rack rent

rack rent means: an extortionate rent

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Abronia umbellata

abronia umbellata means: prostrate herb having heads of deep pink to white flowers; found in coastal dunes from British Columbia to Baja California

Meaning of Adult education

adult education means: a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study

Meaning of Bacchanalian

bacchanalian means: used of riotously drunken merrymaking

Meaning of Brown bent

brown bent means: common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves

Meaning of Cafe noir

cafe noir means: small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream

Meaning of Drawing lots

drawing lots means: making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

Meaning of Epigraph

epigraph means: an engraved inscription

Meaning of Epigraph

epigraph means: a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing

Meaning of Family acanthisittidae

family acanthisittidae means: alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens

Meaning of Floc

floc means: a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid

Meaning of Genus pyracantha

genus pyracantha means: Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries

Meaning of Merovingian

merovingian means: a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750

Meaning of Merovingian

merovingian means: a member of the Merovingian dynasty

Meaning of Merovingian

merovingian means: of or relating to the Merovingian dynasty or its members

Meaning of Monnet

monnet means: French economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)

Meaning of Parthenon

parthenon means: the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture

Meaning of Photogenic

photogenic means: looking attractive in photographs

Meaning of Pudding berry

pudding berry means: creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska

Meaning of Puppy

puppy means: a young dog

Meaning of Puppy

puppy means: an inexperienced young person

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