Words containing ency

Meaning of Efficiency expert

efficiency expert means: an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel

Meaning of Emergency

emergency means: a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Meaning of Emergency

emergency means: a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

Meaning of Emergency

emergency means: a state in which martial law applies

Meaning of Emergency alert system

emergency alert system means: a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events

Meaning of Emergency brake

emergency brake means: a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Meaning of Emergency exit

emergency exit means: a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency

Meaning of Emergency landing

emergency landing means: an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control

Meaning of Emergency medicine

emergency medicine means: the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness

Meaning of Emergency procedure

emergency procedure means: (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)

Meaning of Acceleration unit

acceleration unit means: a unit for measuring acceleration

Meaning of Acousticophobia

acousticophobia means: a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice

Meaning of Airliner

airliner means: a commercial airplane that carries passengers

Meaning of Alexander the great

alexander the great means: king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)

Meaning of Arnhem

arnhem means: a city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River; site of a battle in 1944 during World War II

Meaning of Colonoscopy

colonoscopy means: visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation

Meaning of Cooly

cooly means: (ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

Meaning of Coumara nut

coumara nut means: fragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree; used in perfumes and medicines and as a substitute for vanilla

Meaning of Fire iron

fire iron means: metal fireside implements

Meaning of Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche

friedrich wilhelm nietzsche means: influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism (1844-1900)

Meaning of General lien

general lien means: a lien on all the property owned by a debtor and not just a specific property

Meaning of Jean-frederic joliot-curie

jean-frederic joliot-curie means: French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)

Meaning of Jockstrap

jockstrap means: a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

Meaning of Misalliance

misalliance means: an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)

Meaning of Paedophile

paedophile means: an adult who is sexually attracted to children

Meaning of Pain-free

pain-free means: not accompanied by pain sensations

Meaning of Recondition

recondition means: bring into an improved condition

Meaning of Right of search

right of search means: the right of a belligerent to stop neutral ships on the high seas in wartime and search them

Meaning of Thielavia basicola

thielavia basicola means: fungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families

Meaning of Violet wood sorrel

violet wood sorrel means: perennial herb of eastern North America with palmately compound leaves and usually rose-purple flowers

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