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 Ambitiousness

ambitiousness means: a strong drive for success

Meaning of Dark field illumination

dark field illumination means: a form of microscopic examination of living material by scattered light; specimens appear luminous against a dark background

Meaning of Deoxyephedrine

deoxyephedrine means: an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

Meaning of Disorienting

disorienting means: causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings

Meaning of Double-reed instrument

double-reed instrument means: a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together

Meaning of Evaporable

evaporable means: (used of substances) capable of being volatilized

Meaning of Feather-foil

feather-foil means: a plant of the genus Hottonia

Meaning of Genus berberis

genus berberis means: large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds

Meaning of Genus besseya

genus besseya means: genus of North American spring wildflowers

Meaning of Great toe

great toe means: the first largest innermost toe

Meaning of Honore daumier

honore daumier means: French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)

Meaning of Intermediation

intermediation means: the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement

Meaning of Kitchen stove

kitchen stove means: a kitchen appliance used for cooking food

Meaning of Lysiloma bahamensis

lysiloma bahamensis means: a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods

Meaning of Megadermatidae

megadermatidae means: Old World false vampire bats

Meaning of One hundred twenty-five

one hundred twenty-five means: being five more than one hundred twenty

Meaning of Rap music

rap music means: genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

Meaning of Rood-tree

rood-tree means: representation of the cross on which Jesus died

Meaning of Samara

samara means: a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

Meaning of Stovepiped

stovepiped means: of or relating to data stored in separate databases

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