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Meaning of Yard measure

yard measure means: a ruler or tape that is three feet long

Meaning of Yard sale

yard sale means: an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premises

Meaning of Yard-long bean

yard-long bean means: South American bean having very long succulent pods

Meaning of Yardage

yardage means: distance measured in the aggregate number of yards

Meaning of Yardarm

yardarm means: either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship

Meaning of Yardbird

yardbird means: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Meaning of Yardbird

yardbird means: a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks

Meaning of Yardbird parker

yardbird parker means: United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)

Meaning of Yarder

yarder means: a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road

Meaning of Yarder

yarder means: (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 32nd

32nd means: the ordinal number of thirty-two in counting order

Meaning of Adlumia

adlumia means: one species: climbing fumitory

Meaning of Agglutinative

agglutinative means: united as if by glue

Meaning of Agglutinative

agglutinative means: forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning

Meaning of Archimedes

archimedes means: Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)

Meaning of Cancer borealis

cancer borealis means: large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America

Meaning of Carriage dog

carriage dog means: a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

Meaning of Conditioned emotional response

conditioned emotional response means: an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning

Meaning of Emulation

emulation means: effort to equal or surpass another

Meaning of Emulation

emulation means: (computer science) technique of one machine obtaining the same results as another

Meaning of Emulation

emulation means: ambition to equal or excel

Meaning of Futures contract

futures contract means: an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date; the contract can be sold before the settlement date

Meaning of Genus hydrodamalis

genus hydrodamalis means: a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow

Meaning of Graves' disease

graves' disease means: exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs

Meaning of Hyacinthaceae

hyacinthaceae means: one of many families or subfamilies in which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted

Meaning of Kate chopin

kate chopin means: United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)

Meaning of Mercury-in-glass thermometer

mercury-in-glass thermometer means: thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube

Meaning of Murkily

murkily means: with a dim light

Meaning of Murkily

murkily means: unclearly; opaquely

Meaning of Slop pail

slop pail means: a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot

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