Words starting with x

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Meaning of Xiphium iris

xiphium iris means: bulbous iris of western Mediterranean region having usually violet-purple flowers

Meaning of Xiphoid process

xiphoid process means: smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib

Meaning of Xiphosura

xiphosura means: horseshoe crabs and extinct forms

Meaning of Xiphosurus polyphemus

xiphosurus polyphemus means: large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse

Meaning of Xishuangbanna dai

xishuangbanna dai means: a branch of the Tai languages

Meaning of Xiv

xiv means: the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one

Meaning of Xiv

xiv means: being one more than thirteen

Meaning of Xix

xix means: the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

Meaning of Xix

xix means: being one more than eighteen

Meaning of Xizang

xizang means: an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas

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Meaning of Anagoge

anagoge means: a mystical or allegorical interpretation (especially of Scripture)

Meaning of Antitrade

antitrade means: winds blowing from west to east and lying above the trade winds in the tropics

Meaning of Artfulness

artfulness means: the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage

Meaning of Blackbody radiation

blackbody radiation means: the electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body; the distribution of energy in the radiated spectrum of a black body depends only on temperature and is determined by Planck's radiation law

Meaning of Boilersuit

boilersuit means: a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

Meaning of Coalpit

coalpit means: a mine where coal is dug from the ground

Meaning of Council of trent

council of trent means: a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy

Meaning of Discolorize

discolorize means: remove color from

Meaning of Eurotiales

eurotiales means: order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium

Meaning of Filthy lucre

filthy lucre means: shameful profit

Meaning of Foot brake

foot brake means: hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: an appearance of reflected light

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: a flash of light (especially reflected light)

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: appear briefly

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: shine brightly, like a star or a light

Meaning of Gleam

gleam means: be shiny, as if wet

Meaning of Long-chain

long-chain means: of molecules having relatively long chains of atoms in a molecule

Meaning of Mentha

mentha means: mint plants

Meaning of Mountain rice

mountain rice means: valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico

Meaning of Ostiarius

ostiarius means: the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church

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