Words starting with z

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Zed

zed means: the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of Zee

zee means: the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of Zeeman

zeeman means: Dutch physicist honored for his research on the influence of magnetism on radiation which showed that light is radiated by the motion of charged particles in an atom (1865-1943)

Meaning of Zeidae

zeidae means: a family of fish in the order Zeomorphi

Meaning of Zeitgeist

zeitgeist means: the spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation

Meaning of Zellig harris

zellig harris means: United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)

Meaning of Zellig sabbatai harris

zellig sabbatai harris means: United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)

Meaning of Zen

zen means: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

Meaning of Zen

zen means: a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight

Meaning of Zen

zen means: school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan

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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