Words containing ess

Meaning of Abbess

abbess means: the superior of a group of nuns

Meaning of Abdominousness

abdominousness means: the bodily property of a protruding belly

Meaning of Abrasiveness

abrasiveness means: the quality of being sharply disagreeable

Meaning of Abrasiveness

abrasiveness means: the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions

Meaning of Abruptness

abruptness means: an abrupt discourteous manner

Meaning of Abruptness

abruptness means: the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

Meaning of Abruptness

abruptness means: the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

Meaning of Abscess

abscess means: symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

Meaning of Abscessed

abscessed means: infected and filled with pus

Meaning of Abscessed tooth

abscessed tooth means: an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth

Meaning of Bell

bell means: a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck

Meaning of Bell

bell means: the flared opening of a tubular device

Meaning of Bell

bell means: a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument

Meaning of Bell

bell means: a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

Meaning of Bell

bell means: the sound of a bell being struck

Meaning of Bell

bell means: United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922)

Meaning of Bell

bell means: English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)

Meaning of Bell

bell means: a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905)

Meaning of Bell

bell means: the shape of a bell

Meaning of Bell

bell means: (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.

Meaning of Bell

bell means: attach a bell to

Meaning of Camelia

camelia means: any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers

Meaning of Cliff dwelling

cliff dwelling means: a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff

Meaning of Deaerate

deaerate means: remove air or gas from

Meaning of Direct object

direct object means: the object that receives the direct action of the verb

Meaning of Echidna

echidna means: a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia

Meaning of Echidna

echidna means: a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea

Meaning of Geneva convention

geneva convention means: an agreement first drawn up in Geneva in 1864 and later revised concerning the treatment of captured and wounded military personnel and civilians in wartime

Meaning of Genus chamaeleo

genus chamaeleo means: type genus of the Chamaeleontidae

Meaning of Genus sus

genus sus means: type genus of the Suidae

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