Words containing articulatiosynovi

Meaning of Arthur compton

arthur compton means: United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)

Meaning of Back-formation

back-formation means: a word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it

Meaning of Backless

backless means: lacking a back

Meaning of Clinker

clinker means: a hard brick used as a paving stone

Meaning of Clinker

clinker means: a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire

Meaning of Clinker

clinker means: turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning

Meaning of Clinker

clinker means: clear out the cinders and clinker from

Meaning of Custody

custody means: (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child

Meaning of Custody

custody means: holding by the police

Meaning of Custody

custody means: a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

Meaning of Denmark vesey

denmark vesey means: United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)

Meaning of Diphylla ecaudata

diphylla ecaudata means: similar in size and habits to Desmodus rotundus; of tropical America including southern California and Texas

Meaning of Goose liver

goose liver means: liver of a goose used as meat

Meaning of Green onion

green onion means: a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads

Meaning of Greening

greening means: the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored

Meaning of Laurel and hardy

laurel and hardy means: United States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together

Meaning of Monaural

monaural means: relating to or having or hearing with only one ear

Meaning of Name calling

name calling means: verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument

Meaning of Raphanus raphanistrum

raphanus raphanistrum means: Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits

Meaning of Renal insufficiency

renal insufficiency means: insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys

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