Words starting with s

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Meaning of Sabbatical year

sabbatical year means: a sabbatical leave lasting one year

Meaning of Sabbatum

sabbatum means: the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

Meaning of Sabellian

sabellian means: an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions

Meaning of Saber

saber means: a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

Meaning of Saber

saber means: a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

Meaning of Saber

saber means: kill with a saber

Meaning of Saber

saber means: cut or injure with a saber

Meaning of Saber rattling

saber rattling means: the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

Meaning of Saber saw

saber saw means: a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut

Meaning of Saber-toothed

saber-toothed means: having teeth that resemble sabers

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Meaning of Abhorrer

abhorrer means: a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred

Meaning of Acuity

acuity means: a quick and penetrating intelligence

Meaning of Acuity

acuity means: sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)

Meaning of Bimestrial

bimestrial means: two months long; lasting two months

Meaning of Bimestrial

bimestrial means: occurring every two months

Meaning of Contention

contention means: the act of competing as for profit or a prize

Meaning of Contention

contention means: a point asserted as part of an argument

Meaning of Contention

contention means: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Meaning of Exonuclease

exonuclease means: a nuclease that releases one nucleotide at a time (serially) beginning at one of a nucleic acid

Meaning of Grater

grater means: utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese)

Meaning of Great salt desert

great salt desert means: a salt desert in north central Iran

Meaning of Heartbreaking

heartbreaking means: causing or marked by grief or anguish

Meaning of Henry cavendish

henry cavendish means: British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)

Meaning of Impatience

impatience means: a dislike of anything that causes delay

Meaning of Impatience

impatience means: a restless desire for change and excitement

Meaning of Impatience

impatience means: a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay

Meaning of Lad's love

lad's love means: aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

Meaning of Legal brief

legal brief means: a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

Meaning of Liabilities

liabilities means: anything that is owed to someone else

Meaning of Local post office

local post office means: a local branch where postal services are available

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