Words containing dw

Meaning of 1st earl baldwin of bewdley

1st earl baldwin of bewdley means: English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)

Meaning of Aardwolf

aardwolf means: striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

Meaning of Albert edward

albert edward means: King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)

Meaning of Alfred edward housman

alfred edward housman means: English poet (1859-1936)

Meaning of Alfred edward woodley mason

alfred edward woodley mason means: English writer (1865-1948)

Meaning of American dwarf birch

american dwarf birch means: small shrub of colder parts of North America and Greenland

Meaning of Andaman redwood

andaman redwood means: mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus

Meaning of Araucaria bidwillii

araucaria bidwillii means: Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law

Meaning of Argyroxiphium sandwicense

argyroxiphium sandwicense means: low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem

Meaning of Arthur edwin kennelly

arthur edwin kennelly means: United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939)

Meaning of Ananias

ananias means: a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)

Meaning of Boston tea party

boston tea party means: demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

Meaning of Botany bay fig

botany bay fig means: Australian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament; introduced into South Africa for brushwood

Meaning of Displease

displease means: give displeasure to

Meaning of Emblazon

emblazon means: decorate with heraldic arms

Meaning of Emblazon

emblazon means: decorate with colors

Meaning of Entomophthorales

entomophthorales means: coextensive with the family Entomophthoraceae

Meaning of Exocentric

exocentric means: not fulfilling the same grammatical role of any of its constituents

Meaning of Fossil fuel

fossil fuel means: fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content

Meaning of Genus arabis

genus arabis means: annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress

Meaning of Hindmost

hindmost means: located farthest to the rear

Meaning of Isometric line

isometric line means: a line connecting isometric points

Meaning of Manticore

manticore means: a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion

Meaning of Mashriq

mashriq means: Arabic name for the Middle East

Meaning of Osmotic

osmotic means: of or relating to osmosis

Meaning of Quicker

quicker means: more quickly

Meaning of Squelcher

squelcher means: an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise

Meaning of Squelcher

squelcher means: a crushing remark

Meaning of Typewrite

typewrite means: write by means of a keyboard with types

Meaning of Unfolding

unfolding means: a developmental process

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