Words containing clock

Meaning of Against the clock

against the clock means: as fast as possible; before a deadline

Meaning of Alarm clock

alarm clock means: a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time

Meaning of Ammonia clock

ammonia clock means: an atomic clock based on vibrational frequency of the nitrogen atom in the ammonia molecule

Meaning of Analog clock

analog clock means: a clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial

Meaning of Anticlockwise

anticlockwise means: in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock

Meaning of Anticlockwise

anticlockwise means: in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move

Meaning of Around the clock

around the clock means: without stopping

Meaning of Around-the-clock

around-the-clock means: at all times

Meaning of Atomic clock

atomic clock means: a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

Meaning of Biological clock

biological clock means: an innate mechanism in living organisms that controls the periodicity of many physiological functions

Meaning of Athletic type

athletic type means: muscular and big-boned

Meaning of Bearberry willow

bearberry willow means: dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of Arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base

Meaning of Blossom forth

blossom forth means: develop or come to a promising stage

Meaning of Calif.

calif. means: a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes

Meaning of Christmas cactus

christmas cactus means: epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter

Meaning of Common buttercup

common buttercup means: perennial Old World buttercup with golden to sulphur yellow flowers in late spring to early summer; naturalized in North America

Meaning of Connecting flight

connecting flight means: a flight with an intermediate stop and a change of aircraft (possibly a change of airlines)

Meaning of Costia

costia means: a flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis

Meaning of Countersink bit

countersink bit means: a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole

Meaning of Fixed costs

fixed costs means: a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)

Meaning of Fourteenth

fourteenth means: position 14 in a countable series of things

Meaning of Fourteenth

fourteenth means: coming next after the thirteenth in position

Meaning of Hebephrenia

hebephrenia means: a form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions

Meaning of Impartation

impartation means: the transmission of information

Meaning of Insecurity

insecurity means: the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure

Meaning of Insecurity

insecurity means: the state of being subject to danger or injury

Meaning of Nonvolatilizable

nonvolatilizable means: not volatilizing readily

Meaning of Poisonously

poisonously means: in a very malevolent manner

Meaning of River

river means: a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

Meaning of Shucks

shucks means: something of little value

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