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 Bairava

bairava means: epithet of Siva

Meaning of Bartram juneberry

bartram juneberry means: open-growing shrub of eastern North America having pure white flowers and small waxy almost black fruits

Meaning of Bird feed

bird feed means: food given to birds; usually mixed seeds

Meaning of Blue goose

blue goose means: North American wild goose having dark plumage in summer but white in winter

Meaning of Characteristic root of a square matrix

characteristic root of a square matrix means: (mathematics) any number such that a given square matrix minus that number times the identity matrix has a zero determinant

Meaning of Egalitarianism

egalitarianism means: the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality

Meaning of Giant fern

giant fern means: highly variable species of very large primitive ferns of the Pacific tropical areas with high rainfall

Meaning of Grungily

grungily means: in a dingy manner

Meaning of Line-at-a-time printer

line-at-a-time printer means: printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time

Meaning of Loose end

loose end means: work that is left incomplete

Meaning of Natural selection

natural selection means: a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

Meaning of Orthostatic

orthostatic means: pertaining to an upright standing posture

Meaning of Pilau

pilau means: rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

Meaning of Plantago major

plantago major means: common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed

Meaning of Pulp cavity

pulp cavity means: the central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal)

Meaning of Rightness

rightness means: conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

Meaning of Rightness

rightness means: conformity to fact or truth

Meaning of Rightness

rightness means: according with conscience or morality

Meaning of Rightness

rightness means: appropriate conduct; doing the right thing

Meaning of Shoulder

shoulder means: a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

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