Words starting with z

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Zeno

zeno means: ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)

Meaning of Zeno of citium

zeno of citium means: ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)

Meaning of Zeno of elea

zeno of elea means: ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)

Meaning of Zeolite

zeolite means: any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks

Meaning of Zeomorphi

zeomorphi means: dories

Meaning of Zep

zep means: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

Meaning of Zephaniah

zephaniah means: an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah

Meaning of Zephaniah

zephaniah means: a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC

Meaning of Zephyr

zephyr means: (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind

Meaning of Zephyr

zephyr means: a slight wind (usually refreshing)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Airlift

airlift means: transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

Meaning of Airlift

airlift means: fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

Meaning of Austrian capital

austrian capital means: the capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss

Meaning of Benedick

benedick means: a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)

Meaning of De-iodinating

de-iodinating means: removing iodine from

Meaning of Gerardus mercator

gerardus mercator means: Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)

Meaning of Hallowed

hallowed means: worthy of religious veneration

Meaning of June beetle

june beetle means: any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.

Meaning of Late-night hour

late-night hour means: the latter part of night

Meaning of Mayan

mayan means: a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayas

Meaning of Mayan

mayan means: a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy

Meaning of Menotti

menotti means: United States composer (born in Italy) of operas (born in 1911)

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: an extremely steep face

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: a cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity; used to determine the vertical from a given point

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: a straight line at right angles to another line

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: so steep as to be nearly veritcal

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

Meaning of Perpendicular

perpendicular means: intersecting at or forming right angles

Meaning of Play tricks

play tricks means: deceive somebody

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