Words starting with y

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Yalta conference

yalta conference means: a conference held in Yalta in February 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of World War II and agreed to the territorial division of Europe

Meaning of Yaltopya

yaltopya means: Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

Meaning of Yalu

yalu means: river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)

Meaning of Yalu river

yalu river means: a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back

Meaning of Yalu river

yalu river means: river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)

Meaning of Yam

yam means: edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

Meaning of Yam

yam means: sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

Meaning of Yam

yam means: any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots

Meaning of Yam

yam means: edible tuber of any of several yams

Meaning of Yam bean

yam bean means: Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alabastrine

alabastrine means: of or resembling alabaster

Meaning of Augustinian order

augustinian order means: any of several monastic orders observing a rule derived from the writings of St. Augustine

Meaning of Buns

buns means: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Meaning of Cocainize

cocainize means: anesthetize with cocaine

Meaning of Croupier

croupier means: someone who collects and pays bets at a gaming table

Meaning of Lacrimatory

lacrimatory means: relating to or prompting tears

Meaning of Lavatera

lavatera means: widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers

Meaning of Oedipus complex

oedipus complex means: a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved

Meaning of Pelecypod

pelecypod means: marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

Meaning of Pelecypod

pelecypod means: bivalve

Meaning of Purifying

purifying means: acting like an antiseptic

Meaning of Purifying

purifying means: freeing from noxious matter

Meaning of Purifying

purifying means: serving to purge or rid of sin

Meaning of Readability

readability means: a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read

Meaning of Readability

readability means: the quality of written language that makes it easy to read and understand

Meaning of Right of offset

right of offset means: (banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default

Meaning of Rooibos

rooibos means: South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea

Meaning of Salix alba sericea

salix alba sericea means: North American willow with greyish silky pubescent leaves that usually blacken in drying

Meaning of Secretase

secretase means: a set of enzymes believed to snip pieces off a longer protein producing fragments of amyloid protein that bunch up and create amyloid protein plaques in brain tissue (the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's)

Meaning of Status epilepticus

status epilepticus means: a condition in which there are continuing attacks of epilepsy without intervals of consciousness; can lead to brain damage and death

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