Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Van buren

van buren means: 8th President of the United States (1782-1862)

Meaning of Van de graaff

van de graaff means: United States physicist (1901-1967)

Meaning of Van de graaff generator

van de graaff generator means: electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity

Meaning of Van de velde

van de velde means: Belgian architect (1863-1957)

Meaning of Van der waal's forces

van der waal's forces means: relatively weak attraction between neutral atoms and molecules arising from polarization induced in each particle by the presence of other particles

Meaning of Van der waals

van der waals means: Dutch physicist (1837-1923)

Meaning of Van doren

van doren means: United States writer and literary critic (1885-1950)

Meaning of Van dyck

van dyck means: Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)

Meaning of Van eyck

van eyck means: Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)

Meaning of Van gogh

van gogh means: Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alternative energy

alternative energy means: energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment

Meaning of Arbitrage

arbitrage means: a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price

Meaning of Arbitrage

arbitrage means: practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

Meaning of Bulb-shaped

bulb-shaped means: shaped like a bulb

Meaning of Bullfighting

bullfighting means: the activity at a bullfight

Meaning of Caliphate

caliphate means: the office of a caliph

Meaning of Caliphate

caliphate means: the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

Meaning of Caliphate

caliphate means: the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community

Meaning of Cellulose ester

cellulose ester means: any ester of cellulose with an acid

Meaning of Contras

contras means: a Nicaraguan counterrevolutionary guerrilla force from 1979 to 1990; it opposed a left-wing government, with support from the United States

Meaning of Dinky

dinky means: a small locomotive

Meaning of Dinky

dinky means: (British informal) pretty and neat

Meaning of Dinky

dinky means: small and unimpressive

Meaning of Ganglion

ganglion means: an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

Meaning of Jan van der meer

jan van der meer means: Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)

Meaning of Know-all

know-all means: someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others

Meaning of Literary study

literary study means: the humanistic study of literature

Meaning of Mudslinger

mudslinger means: one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)

Meaning of Os trapezoideum

os trapezoideum means: the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones

Meaning of Quadroon

quadroon means: an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black

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