Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Valise

valise means: a small overnight bag for short trips

Meaning of Valium

valium means: a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning

Meaning of Valkyrie

valkyrie means: (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla

Meaning of Valle d'aosta

valle d'aosta means: a region in northwestern Italy

Meaning of Vallecula

vallecula means: (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

Meaning of Valletta

valletta means: the capital of Malta; located on the northeastern coast of the island

Meaning of Valley

valley means: a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

Meaning of Valley fever

valley fever means: an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules

Meaning of Valley girl

valley girl means: a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley

Meaning of Valley oak

valley oak means: tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Amaranth family

amaranth family means: cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs

Meaning of Anglican

anglican means: a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism

Meaning of Anglican

anglican means: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church

Meaning of Army high performance computing research center

army high performance computing research center means: a United States defense laboratory to conduct research in high-performance computing for defense technology applications; a partnership of government and university and industry

Meaning of Arteria femoralis

arteria femoralis means: the chief artery of the thigh; a continuation of the external iliac artery

Meaning of Bacterium

bacterium means: (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

Meaning of Beef stroganoff

beef stroganoff means: sauteed strips of beef and mushrooms in sour cream sauce served with noodles

Meaning of Chaetognatha

chaetognatha means: arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms

Meaning of Colugo

colugo means: arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps

Meaning of Cupola

cupola means: a roof in the form of a dome

Meaning of Cupola

cupola means: a vertical cylindrical furnace for melting iron for casting

Meaning of Diastema

diastema means: a gap or vacant space between two teeth

Meaning of Fatah tanzim

fatah tanzim means: a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership

Meaning of Glochidium

glochidium means: a barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)

Meaning of Goalkeeper

goalkeeper means: the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

Meaning of Goalkeeper

goalkeeper means: the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

Meaning of Islamic

islamic means: of or relating to or supporting Islamism

Meaning of Mysticeti

mysticeti means: baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks

Meaning of Pantry

pantry means: a small storeroom for storing foods or wines

Meaning of Perirhinal

perirhinal means: near the nose

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