Words starting with z

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Zettabyte

zettabyte means: a unit of information equal to 1000 exabytes or 10^21 bytes

Meaning of Zeugma

zeugma means: use of a verb with two or more complements, playing on the verb's polysemy, for humorous effect

Meaning of Zeus

zeus means: type genus of the family Zeidae

Meaning of Zeus

zeus means: (Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology; son of Rhea and Cronus whom he dethroned; husband and brother of Hera; brother of Poseidon and Hades; father of many gods; counterpart of Roman Jupiter

Meaning of Zeus faber

zeus faber means: European dory

Meaning of Zhou

zhou means: the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

Meaning of Zhou dynasty

zhou dynasty means: the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

Meaning of Zhou en-lai

zhou en-lai means: Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)

Meaning of Zhu jiang

zhu jiang means: a river in southeast China that flows into the South China Sea

Meaning of Zhuang

zhuang means: a branch of the Tai languages

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Adiposity

adiposity means: having the property of containing fat

Meaning of Cyprinid fish

cyprinid fish means: soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales

Meaning of Docile

docile means: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed

Meaning of Docile

docile means: easily handled or managed

Meaning of Docile

docile means: ready and willing to be taught

Meaning of Family jassidae

family jassidae means: family of small leafhoppers coextensive with the Cicadellidae and not distinguished from it in some classifications

Meaning of Family papaveraceae

family papaveraceae means: herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits

Meaning of Genus payena

genus payena means: genus of medium to large Malaysian trees yielding gutta-percha

Meaning of George balanchine

george balanchine means: United States dancer and choreographer (born in Russia) noted for his abstract and formal works (1904-1983)

Meaning of Hempen

hempen means: having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute

Meaning of Hydatidosis

hydatidosis means: infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)

Meaning of In the bargain

in the bargain means: in addition; over and above what is expected

Meaning of Joker

joker means: a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester

Meaning of Joker

joker means: an inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent

Meaning of Joker

joker means: a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes

Meaning of Joker

joker means: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

Meaning of Nervii olfactorii

nervii olfactorii means: a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa

Meaning of Nicaea

nicaea means: the first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism

Meaning of Nicaea

nicaea means: the seventh ecumenical council in 787 which refuted iconoclasm and regulated the veneration of holy images

Meaning of Nicaea

nicaea means: an ancient city in Bithynia; founded in the 4th century BC and flourished under the Romans; the Nicene Creed was adopted there in 325

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