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means: a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame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

air passage means: a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)

Meaning of Be sick

be sick means: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Meaning of Calif.

calif. means: a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes

Meaning of Commercial treaty

commercial treaty means: a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations

Meaning of Concreteness

concreteness means: the quality of being concrete (not abstract)

Meaning of Dysphemism

dysphemism means: an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one

Meaning of Elasticized

elasticized means: made with strands or inserts of elastic

Meaning of Master of science

master of science means: a master's degree in science

Meaning of Microseism

microseism means: a small earthquake

Meaning of Pct

pct means: a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)

Meaning of Pharaoh's chicken

pharaoh's chicken means: small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia

Meaning of Portal hypertension

portal hypertension means: increase in blood pressure in the veins of the portal system caused by obstruction in the liver (often associated with alcoholic cirrhosis), causing enlargement of the spleen and collateral veins

Meaning of Racing skiff

racing skiff means: a shell for a single oarsman

Meaning of Repellently

repellently means: in a repellent manner

Meaning of Sewing room

sewing room means: a room set aside for sewing

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: shoot at and force to come down

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: move quickly and violently

Meaning of Shoot down

shoot down means: thwart the passage of

Meaning of Station waggon

station waggon means: a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

Meaning of Subtonic

subtonic means: (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale

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