Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Sack

sack means: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Meaning of Sack

sack means: the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter

Meaning of Sack

sack means: a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

Meaning of Sack

sack means: a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

Meaning of Sack

sack means: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

Meaning of Sack

sack means: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

Meaning of Sack

sack means: any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

Meaning of Sack

sack means: the quantity contained in a sack

Meaning of Sack

sack means: an enclosed space

Meaning of Sack

sack means: put in a sack

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Ammunition chest

ammunition chest means: a chest to hold ammunition

Meaning of Bacterium

bacterium means: (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

Meaning of Digger

digger means: a machine for excavating

Meaning of Digger

digger means: a laborer who digs

Meaning of Discount rate

discount rate means: interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

Meaning of Discount rate

discount rate means: the rate of interest set by the Federal Reserve that member banks are charged when they borrow money through the Federal Reserve System

Meaning of Fine-tooth comb

fine-tooth comb means: a method of examining in minute detail

Meaning of Fine-tooth comb

fine-tooth comb means: a comb with teeth set close together

Meaning of First reading

first reading means: the first presentation of a bill in a legislature

Meaning of Francois charles mauriac

francois charles mauriac means: French novelist who wrote about the conflict between desire and religious belief (1885-1970)

Meaning of Fraud in the inducement

fraud in the inducement means: fraud which intentionally causes a person to execute an instrument or make an agreement or render a judgment; e.g., misleading someone about the true facts

Meaning of Hypovolaemic

hypovolaemic means: of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood

Meaning of Mesquite gum

mesquite gum means: a gum obtained from mesquite pods; resembles gum arabic

Meaning of Mound-bird

mound-bird means: large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

Meaning of Neon

neon means: a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts

Meaning of Patriot

patriot means: one who loves and defends his or her country

Meaning of Phalguna

phalguna means: the twelfth month of the Hindu calendar

Meaning of Pyrocellulose

pyrocellulose means: nitrocellulose containing less nitrogen than guncotton; used in making smokeless powder

Meaning of Rhymer

rhymer means: a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)

Meaning of Sea island cotton

sea island cotton means: small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States; yields cotton with unusually long silky fibers

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