Words starting with x

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Xanthomatosis

xanthomatosis means: widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism

Meaning of Xanthomonad

xanthomonad means: bacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments; some pathogenic for plants

Meaning of Xanthomonas

xanthomonas means: a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water

Meaning of Xanthophyceae

xanthophyceae means: yellow-green algae

Meaning of Xanthophyl

xanthophyl means: yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

Meaning of Xanthophyll

xanthophyll means: yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

Meaning of Xanthopsia

xanthopsia means: visual defect in which objects appear to have a yellowish hue; sometimes occurs in cases of jaundice

Meaning of Xanthorrhoeaceae

xanthorrhoeaceae means: one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted

Meaning of Xanthorroea

xanthorroea means: grass trees; sometimes placed in family Xanthorrhoeaceae

Meaning of Xanthosis

xanthosis means: an abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Chargeable

chargeable means: liable to be accused, or cause for such liability

Meaning of Conacaste

conacaste means: tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber

Meaning of Conservative jew

conservative jew means: Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances

Meaning of Day shift

day shift means: workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Meaning of Day shift

day shift means: the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Meaning of Desertion

desertion means: withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

Meaning of Desertion

desertion means: the act of giving something up

Meaning of Dexter

dexter means: on or starting from the wearer's right

Meaning of Donner pass

donner pass means: a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died

Meaning of Doo-wop

doo-wop means: a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup

Meaning of Graduality

graduality means: the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages

Meaning of House sitter

house sitter means: a custodian who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away (usually without an exchange of money)

Meaning of N

n means: the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of N

n means: (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter

Meaning of N

n means: a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

Meaning of N

n means: the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

Meaning of N

n means: a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues

Meaning of Parader

parader means: walks with regular or stately step

Meaning of Physical ability

physical ability means: the ability to perform some physical act; contrasting with mental ability

Meaning of Putting to death

putting to death means: the act of terminating a life

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