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 Blaring

blaring means: a loud harsh or strident noise

Meaning of Blaring

blaring means: unpleasantly loud and penetrating

Meaning of Candy thermometer

candy thermometer means: a thermometer used to determine the temperature of candy syrups during cooking

Meaning of Common newt

common newt means: small semiaquatic salamander

Meaning of Deems taylor

deems taylor means: United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)

Meaning of Duck-billed platypus

duck-billed platypus means: small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae

Meaning of Element 109

element 109 means: a radioactive transuranic element

Meaning of G-jo

g-jo means: treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

Meaning of Generator

generator means: engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction

Meaning of Generator

generator means: an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas

Meaning of Generator

generator means: an electronic device for producing a signal voltage

Meaning of Generator

generator means: someone who originates or causes or initiates something

Meaning of Giving birth

giving birth means: the process of giving birth

Meaning of Mitigatory

mitigatory means: moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

Meaning of Olea cunninghamii

olea cunninghamii means: northern Zealand tree having dense hard light-brown wood

Meaning of Pistachio nut

pistachio nut means: nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel

Meaning of Preform

preform means: form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand

Meaning of Preform

preform means: form into a shape resembling the final, desired one

Meaning of Robert falcon scott

robert falcon scott means: English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

Meaning of Service ceiling

service ceiling means: altitude above which a plane cannot climb faster than a given rate

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