Words containing ency

Meaning of Encyclopaedic

encyclopaedic means: comprehensive in scope or content (as an encyclopedia)

Meaning of Encyclopaedism

encyclopaedism means: profound scholarly knowledge

Meaning of Encyclopaedist

encyclopaedist means: a person who compiles information for encyclopedias

Meaning of Encyclopedia

encyclopedia means: a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty

Meaning of Encyclopedic

encyclopedic means: comprehensive in scope or content (as an encyclopedia)

Meaning of Encyclopedism

encyclopedism means: profound scholarly knowledge

Meaning of Encyclopedist

encyclopedist means: a person who compiles information for encyclopedias

Meaning of Encysted

encysted means: enclosed in (or as if in) a cyst

Meaning of Environmental protection agency

environmental protection agency means: an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment

Meaning of Eurocurrency

eurocurrency means: currency of the major financial and industrial countries held in those countries for the purpose of lending and borrowing

Meaning of Acadian

acadian means: an early French settler in the Maritimes

Meaning of Alkali metal

alkali 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 Appraiser

appraiser means: one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things

Meaning of Appraiser

appraiser means: one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity

Meaning of Bashfulness

bashfulness means: feeling embarrassed due to modesty

Meaning of Bellybutton

bellybutton means: a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

Meaning of Coarsen

coarsen means: make less subtle or refined

Meaning of Coarsen

coarsen means: make or become coarse or coarser

Meaning of Disorganized type schizophrenia

disorganized type schizophrenia 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 Free house

free house means: a public house that is not controlled by a brewery and so is free to sell different brands of beer and ale

Meaning of Glaucous bristlegrass

glaucous bristlegrass means: common weedy and bristly grass found in nearly all temperate areas

Meaning of Light bulb

light bulb means: electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

Meaning of Litmus

litmus means: a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator

Meaning of Longbowman

longbowman means: a medieval English archer who used a longbow

Meaning of Northwesterly

northwesterly means: situated in or oriented toward the northwest

Meaning of Northwesterly

northwesterly means: coming from the northwest

Meaning of Nuttall's oak

nuttall's oak means: similar to the pin oak; grows in damp sites in Mississippi River basin

Meaning of One-trillionth

one-trillionth means: one part in a trillion equal parts

Meaning of Partisan

partisan means: a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries

Meaning of Partisan

partisan means: an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

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