Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of S

s means: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

Meaning of S

s means: the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of S

s means: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm

Meaning of S

s means: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

Meaning of S

s means: an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)

Meaning of S

s means: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Meaning of S wrench

s wrench means: a wrench with an S-shaped handle

Meaning of S-shape

s-shape means: a double curve resembling the letter S

Meaning of S-shaped

s-shaped means: shaped in the form of the letter S

Meaning of S. s. van dine

s. s. van dine means: United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alveolar

alveolar means: a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

Meaning of Alveolar

alveolar means: pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs

Meaning of Alveolar

alveolar means: pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw

Meaning of Ca-ca

ca-ca means: have a bowel movement

Meaning of Centropus phasianinus

centropus phasianinus means: Australian bird with a tail like a pheasant

Meaning of Cosmology

cosmology means: the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe

Meaning of Cosmology

cosmology means: the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe

Meaning of Diary keeper

diary keeper means: someone who keeps a diary or journal

Meaning of Double standard of sexual behavior

double standard of sexual behavior means: a code that permits greater sexual freedom for men than for women (associated with the subordination of women)

Meaning of Germ cell

germ cell means: a spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation

Meaning of Gourmandizer

gourmandizer means: a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

Meaning of Groggy

groggy means: stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)

Meaning of Historicism

historicism means: a theory that social and cultural events are determined by history

Meaning of Kentish

kentish means: a dialect of Middle English

Meaning of Kentish

kentish means: one of the major dialects of Old English

Meaning of Major tranquilizer

major tranquilizer means: tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired

Meaning of Optical maser

optical maser means: an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light

Meaning of Peach state

peach state means: a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Meaning of Scoreboard

scoreboard means: a large board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)

Meaning of Silique

silique means: narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae

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