Words starting with z

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Zero

zero means: indicating an initial point or origin

Meaning of Zero

zero means: having no measurable or otherwise determinable value

Meaning of Zero

zero means: of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)

Meaning of Zero coupon bond

zero coupon bond means: a bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond; the commonest form of zero-coupon security

Meaning of Zero coupon security

zero coupon security means: a security that makes no interest payments but instead is sold at a deep discount from its face value

Meaning of Zero hour

zero hour means: the time set for the start of an action or operation

Meaning of Zero in

zero in means: adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)

Meaning of Zero in

zero in means: direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids

Meaning of Zero point

zero point means: the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured

Meaning of Zero tolerance

zero tolerance means: extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior (usually by an uncompromising application of the law)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Aboral

aboral means: opposite to or away from the mouth

Meaning of Assortment

assortment means: the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

Meaning of Assortment

assortment means: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Meaning of Aythya affinis

aythya affinis means: common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads

Meaning of Battlesight

battlesight means: an arrangement of sights that makes possible the rapid aiming of a firearm at short ranges

Meaning of Black kite

black kite means: dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrion

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the arch of hair above each eye

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the part of the face above the eyes

Meaning of Brow

brow means: the peak of a hill

Meaning of Collimator

collimator means: optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens; light rays leave the slit as a parallel beam

Meaning of Collimator

collimator means: a small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one

Meaning of Genista raetam

genista raetam means: desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

Meaning of Myelinated

myelinated means: (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin

Meaning of Navratilova

navratilova means: United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)

Meaning of Peptide

peptide means: amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein

Meaning of Pleasingly

pleasingly means: in a pleasing manner

Meaning of Port of spain

port of spain means: the capital and largest city of Trinidad and Tobago on the west coast of the island of Trinidad

Meaning of Purple beech

purple beech means: variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves

Meaning of Railroad train

railroad train means: public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive

Meaning of Saint dominic

saint dominic means: (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)

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