Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Vancomycin

vancomycin means: an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections

Meaning of Vancouver

vancouver means: a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city

Meaning of Vancouver

vancouver means: a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon

Meaning of Vancouver

vancouver means: English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)

Meaning of Vancouver island

vancouver island means: an island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia); the largest island off the west coast of North America

Meaning of Vanda

vanda means: any of numerous showy orchids of the genus Vanda having many large flowers in loose racemes

Meaning of Vanda caerulea

vanda caerulea means: famous orchid of northern India having large pale to deep lilac-blue flowers

Meaning of Vandal

vandal means: someone who willfully destroys or defaces property

Meaning of Vandal

vandal means: a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455

Meaning of Vandalise

vandalise means: destroy wantonly, as through acts of vandalism

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Arcsine

arcsine means: the inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine equal to a given number

Meaning of Cotinus obovatus

cotinus obovatus means: shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke

Meaning of Crucian carp

crucian carp means: European carp closely resembling wild goldfish

Meaning of Edmond hoyle

edmond hoyle means: English writer on card games (1672-1769)

Meaning of Elaeagnus

elaeagnus means: oleaster

Meaning of Family sepiidae

family sepiidae means: true cuttlefishes

Meaning of Foreknow

foreknow means: realize beforehand

Meaning of Froebel

froebel means: German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)

Meaning of Glamorisation

glamorisation means: the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)

Meaning of Go-slow

go-slow means: a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers

Meaning of Great-leaved macrophylla

great-leaved macrophylla means: large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base

Meaning of Isomerize

isomerize means: change into an isomer

Meaning of Isomerize

isomerize means: cause to change into an isomer

Meaning of Kon tiki

kon tiki means: a light raft made of balsa

Meaning of Lygodium microphyllum

lygodium microphyllum means: tropical fern widespread in Old World; naturalized in Jamaica and Florida

Meaning of Notepaper

notepaper means: writing paper intended for writing short notes or letters

Meaning of Pepin the short

pepin the short means: king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)

Meaning of Putin

putin means: Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)

Meaning of Renewing

renewing means: tending to impart new life and vigor to

Meaning of Upper carboniferous

upper carboniferous means: from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land

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