Words starting with u

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Ulcerous

ulcerous means: having an ulcer or canker

Meaning of Ulema

ulema means: the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community

Meaning of Ulemorrhagia

ulemorrhagia means: bleeding of the gums

Meaning of Ulex

ulex means: genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs: gorse

Meaning of Ulex europaeus

ulex europaeus means: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe

Meaning of Ulfila

ulfila means: a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)

Meaning of Ulfilas

ulfilas means: a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)

Meaning of Ulitis

ulitis means: inflammation of the gums

Meaning of Ull

ull means: (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis; son of Sif and stepson of Thor

Meaning of Ullage

ullage means: the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Copaiba balsam

copaiba balsam means: an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments

Meaning of Cordierite

cordierite means: a blue mineral of magnesium and iron and aluminum and silicon and oxygen; often used as a gemstone

Meaning of Excitant

excitant means: a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process

Meaning of Excitant

excitant means: (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate

Meaning of Fictitious place

fictitious place means: a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings

Meaning of Gas-cooled reactor

gas-cooled reactor means: a nuclear reactor using gas as a coolant

Meaning of Genus bombyx

genus bombyx means: type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth

Meaning of Gerontocracy

gerontocracy means: a political system governed by old men

Meaning of Gustatorial

gustatorial means: of or relating to gustation

Meaning of Handgrip

handgrip means: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

Meaning of High-ceilinged

high-ceilinged means: having a higher than normal ceiling

Meaning of Manipulation

manipulation means: the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

Meaning of Manipulation

manipulation means: exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage

Meaning of Negro peach

negro peach means: a stout spreading or semi-climbing tropical shrub with round brownish-red warty fruit; Africa

Meaning of Palsgrave

palsgrave means: (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands

Meaning of Paper tiger

paper tiger means: the nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual

Meaning of Poltroonery

poltroonery means: abject pusillanimity

Meaning of Pseudoryx nghetinhensis

pseudoryx nghetinhensis means: cow-like creature with the glossy coat of a horse and the agility of a goat and the long horns of an antelope; characterized as a cow that lives the life of a goat

Meaning of Sand dune

sand dune means: a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans

Meaning of Sheath pile

sheath pile means: a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage

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