Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Sackcloth and ashes

sackcloth and ashes means: a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief

Meaning of Sacked

sacked means: having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence

Meaning of Sackful

sackful means: the quantity contained in a sack

Meaning of Sacking

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

Meaning of Sacking

sacking means: coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

Meaning of Saclant

saclant means: commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council

Meaning of Saclike

saclike means: shaped like a pouch

Meaning of Sacque

sacque means: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

Meaning of Sacral

sacral means: of or relating to sacred rites

Meaning of Sacral

sacral means: of or relating to or near the sacrum

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 83

83 means: being three more than eighty

Meaning of Agglutinating activity

agglutinating activity means: the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated

Meaning of Antiphrasis

antiphrasis means: the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense (especially in irony)

Meaning of Antiprotozoal

antiprotozoal means: a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

Meaning of Bone dry

bone dry means: without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone

Meaning of Bull fiddle

bull fiddle means: largest and lowest member of the violin family

Meaning of Calcination

calcination means: the conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature

Meaning of Combinable

combinable means: able to or tending to combine

Meaning of Cyrus the elder

cyrus the elder means: king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)

Meaning of Gioacchino pecci

gioacchino pecci means: Italian pope from 1878 to 1903 who was interested in the advancement of learning and who opened the Vatican secret archives to all scholars

Meaning of Maidservant

maidservant means: a female domestic

Meaning of Mouse-ear hawkweed

mouse-ear hawkweed means: European hawkweed having soft hairy leaves; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium

Meaning of Paddle steamer

paddle steamer means: a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels

Meaning of Paraboloid reflector

paraboloid reflector means: a concave reflector used to produce a parallel beam when the source is placed at its focus or to focus an incoming parallel beam

Meaning of Plough horse

plough horse means: a horse used to pull a plow

Meaning of Shanghaier

shanghaier means: a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship

Meaning of So to speak

so to speak means: as if it were really so

Meaning of So to speak

so to speak means: in a manner of speaking

Meaning of Spleenwort

spleenwort means: any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium

Meaning of St. elias range

st. elias range means: a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory

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