Words starting with t

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of T

t means: hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells

Meaning of T

t means: thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer

Meaning of T

t means: the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of T

t means: a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

Meaning of T

t means: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Meaning of T

t means: a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine

Meaning of T cell

t cell means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T hinge

t hinge means: a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame

Meaning of T lymphocyte

t lymphocyte means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T'ai chi

t'ai chi means: a Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Caviidae

caviidae means: a family of Hystricomorpha

Meaning of Champerty

champerty means: an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded

Meaning of Detached house

detached house means: a house that stands alone

Meaning of Eddie rickenbacker

eddie rickenbacker means: the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)

Meaning of Eriocaulaceae

eriocaulaceae means: chiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs: pipeworts

Meaning of Exploit

exploit means: a notable achievement

Meaning of Exploit

exploit means: use or manipulate to one's advantage

Meaning of Exploit

exploit means: draw from; make good use of

Meaning of Exploit

exploit means: work excessively hard

Meaning of Family annonaceae

family annonaceae means: chiefly tropical trees or shrubs

Meaning of Gas up

gas up means: fill with gasoline

Meaning of Legal duty

legal duty means: acts which the law requires be done or forborne

Meaning of Loment

loment means: seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments

Meaning of Nephropsidae

nephropsidae means: in some classifications coextensive with the Homaridae

Meaning of Paper nautilus

paper nautilus means: cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells

Meaning of Richard haldane

richard haldane means: Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)

Meaning of Salvia

salvia means: any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

Meaning of Superabundant

superabundant means: most excessively abundant

Meaning of Taper off

taper off means: become smaller or less active

Meaning of Taper off

taper off means: end weakly

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