Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Vagus nerve

vagus nerve means: a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera

Meaning of Vain

vain means: unproductive of success

Meaning of Vain

vain means: characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

Meaning of Vainglorious

vainglorious means: feeling self-importance

Meaning of Vainglory

vainglory means: outspoken conceit

Meaning of Vainly

vainly means: to no avail

Meaning of Vaisakha

vaisakha means: the second month of the Hindu calendar

Meaning of Vaishnava

vaishnava means: worshipper of Vishnu

Meaning of Vaishnavism

vaishnavism means: worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon

Meaning of Vaishnavism

vaishnavism means: Hindu sect worshiping of Vishnu

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alluvial deposit

alluvial deposit means: clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

Meaning of Ambrogio damiano achille ratti

ambrogio damiano achille ratti means: pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)

Meaning of Baby-sit

baby-sit means: work or act as a baby-sitter

Meaning of Baby-sit

baby-sit means: take watchful responsibility for

Meaning of Bubalus mindorensis

bubalus mindorensis means: small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines

Meaning of Corpuscle

corpuscle means: either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets

Meaning of Corpuscle

corpuscle means: (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Meaning of Febrility

febrility means: a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

Meaning of Fixed intonation

fixed intonation means: the intonation of keyboard instruments where the pitch of each note is fixed and cannot be varied by the performer

Meaning of Isobutylene

isobutylene means: used also in making gasoline components

Meaning of Nonbearing

nonbearing means: (of a structural member) supporting no vertical weight other than its own

Meaning of Opprobrium

opprobrium means: a state of extreme dishonor

Meaning of Opprobrium

opprobrium means: state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

Meaning of Oryzopsis

oryzopsis means: rice grass

Meaning of Pilgrim father

pilgrim father means: one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620

Meaning of Pinus pungens

pinus pungens means: a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales

Meaning of Pollen tube

pollen tube means: (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule

Meaning of Qualitative analysis

qualitative analysis means: the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements

Meaning of Rouser

rouser means: someone who rouses others from sleep

Meaning of Sheriff

sheriff means: the principal law-enforcement officer in a county

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