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 Apple-shaped

apple-shaped means: having the general shape of an apple

Meaning of Bog rein orchid

bog rein orchid means: orchid with spikes of many fragrant white flowers on erect leafy stems; of wet or boggy ground through most of the West and northern North America

Meaning of Brahminism

brahminism means: the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads

Meaning of Brahminism

brahminism means: the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism

Meaning of Christological

christological means: of or relating to Christology

Meaning of Dichotomise

dichotomise means: divide into two opposing groups or kinds

Meaning of English person

english person means: a native or inhabitant of England

Meaning of Feedstock

feedstock means: the raw material that is required for some industrial process

Meaning of Friedrich gottlieb klopstock

friedrich gottlieb klopstock means: German poet (1724-1803)

Meaning of Grouchily

grouchily means: in an ill-natured manner

Meaning of Mane

mane means: long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck

Meaning of Mane

mane means: growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being

Meaning of Nanomia

nanomia means: small creatures resembling pieces of fuzzy rope; each with a cluster of swimming bells serving as the head and long elastic tentacles for drawing in prey

Meaning of Scrubland

scrubland means: an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation

Meaning of Sonoran desert

sonoran desert means: a desert in southwestern Arizona

Meaning of Spendable

spendable means: (used of funds) remaining after taxes

Meaning of Standing room

standing room means: room for passengers or spectators to stand

Meaning of Tracheostomy

tracheostomy means: a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes

Meaning of Trompe l'oeil

trompe l'oeil means: a painting rendered in such great detail as to deceive the viewer concerning its reality

Meaning of United states liquid unit

united states liquid unit means: a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

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