Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Sacculus

sacculus means: a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)

Meaning of Sacerdotal

sacerdotal means: associated with the priesthood or priests

Meaning of Sacerdotal

sacerdotal means: of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism

Meaning of Sacerdotalism

sacerdotalism means: a belief that priests can act as mediators between human beings and God

Meaning of Saceur

saceur means: commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe

Meaning of Sachem

sachem means: a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)

Meaning of Sachem

sachem means: a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)

Meaning of Sachet

sachet means: a small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest

Meaning of Sachs disease

sachs disease means: a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood

Meaning of Sachsen

sachsen means: an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 49th

49th means: the ordinal number of forty-nine in counting order

Meaning of Bill of lading

bill of lading means: a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery

Meaning of Bodega

bodega means: a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries

Meaning of Bolus

bolus means: a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine

Meaning of Bolus

bolus means: a small round soft mass (as of chewed food)

Meaning of Coffee substitute

coffee substitute means: a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it

Meaning of Compton

compton means: United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)

Meaning of Conference

conference means: a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

Meaning of Conference

conference means: an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Meaning of Conference

conference means: a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)

Meaning of Doss

doss means: sleep in a convenient place

Meaning of Ferrimagnetism

ferrimagnetism means: a phenomenon in ferrites where there can be incomplete cancellation of antiferromagnetic arranged spins giving a net magnetic moment

Meaning of Gross national product

gross national product means: former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)

Meaning of Monarchy

monarchy means: an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

Meaning of Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum

necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum means: skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus

Meaning of Newgate

newgate means: a former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780; a new prison was built on the same spot but was torn down in 1902

Meaning of Scorpion shell

scorpion shell means: any of numerous tropical marine snails that as adults have the outer lip of the aperture produced into a series of long curved spines

Meaning of Shop class

shop class means: a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)

Meaning of Slaveholder

slaveholder means: someone who holds slaves

Meaning of Squirrel corn

squirrel corn means: American plant with cream-colored flowers and tuberous roots resembling kernels of corn

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