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Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Baron d'holbach

baron d'holbach means: French philosopher (born in Germany) famous as being one of the first self-described atheists in Europe

Meaning of Contravention

contravention means: coming into conflict with

Meaning of Flag officer

flag officer means: a senior naval officer above the rank of captain

Meaning of Garden egg

garden egg means: hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

Meaning of Genus scolopax

genus scolopax means: type of the Scolopacidae: Old World woodcocks

Meaning of Gram molecule

gram molecule means: the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Meaning of Homelike

homelike means: having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable

Meaning of Lapidary

lapidary means: a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones

Meaning of Lapidary

lapidary means: an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them

Meaning of Lapidary

lapidary means: of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them

Meaning of Medfly

medfly means: small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit

Meaning of Philipp melanchthon

philipp melanchthon means: German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)

Meaning of Pinus pungens

pinus pungens means: a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales

Meaning of Pleurotus ostreatus

pleurotus ostreatus means: edible agaric with a soft greyish cap growing in shelving masses on dead wood

Meaning of Propyl group

propyl group means: the monovalent organic group C3H7- obtained from propane

Meaning of Psychopsis krameriana

psychopsis krameriana means: orchid of South and Central America having flowers similar to but smaller than Psychopsis papilio; sometimes placed in genus Oncidium

Meaning of Shock treatment

shock treatment means: treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions

Meaning of Stapler

stapler means: a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together

Meaning of Stride

stride means: significant progress (especially in the phrase `make strides')

Meaning of Stride

stride means: a step in walking or running

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