Words containing alin

Meaning of Adrenalin

adrenalin means: a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action

Meaning of Adrenaline

adrenaline means: a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action

Meaning of Agalinis

agalinis means: semiparasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers; grows in the United States and West Indies

Meaning of Aline

aline means: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

Meaning of Alinement

alinement means: an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty

Meaning of Alkaline

alkaline means: relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7

Meaning of Alkaline earth

alkaline earth means: any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)

Meaning of Alkaline metal

alkaline metal means: any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)

Meaning of Alkaline-earth metal

alkaline-earth metal means: any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)

Meaning of Alkaline-loving

alkaline-loving means: thriving in a relatively alkaline environment; (especially of plants requiring a pH above 7)

Meaning of Biomedical

biomedical means: relating to the activities and applications of science to clinical medicine

Meaning of Common room

common room means: a sitting room (usually at school or university)

Meaning of Custard pie

custard pie means: a prop consisting of an open pie filled with real or artificial custard; thrown in slapstick comedies

Meaning of Dardanelles campaign

dardanelles campaign means: the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks

Meaning of Depository

depository means: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

Meaning of Franz joseph haydn

franz joseph haydn means: prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)

Meaning of Gangly

gangly means: tall and thin

Meaning of Gangly

gangly means: tall and thin and having long slender limbs

Meaning of Hagiology

hagiology means: literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

Meaning of Hurricane lantern

hurricane lantern means: an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney

Meaning of Ineptly

ineptly means: with ineptitude; in an incompetent manner

Meaning of Ineptly

ineptly means: in an infelicitous manner

Meaning of Kinchinjunga

kinchinjunga means: a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)

Meaning of Lake duck

lake duck means: common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads

Meaning of Legally

legally means: in a legal manner

Meaning of Legally

legally means: by law; conforming to the law

Meaning of Mesquit

mesquit means: any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar

Meaning of Nosewheel

nosewheel means: a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

Meaning of Oligodendroglia

oligodendroglia means: tissue consisting of glial cells with sheetlike processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers

Meaning of Sharpshooter

sharpshooter means: a fast schooner once used by New England fisherman for illegal fishing in Canadian waters

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