Words containing ill

Meaning of A million times

a million times means: by a factor of a million

Meaning of Abortion pill

abortion pill means: an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU 486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo

Meaning of Abronia villosa

abronia villosa means: soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico

Meaning of Achille ratti

achille ratti means: pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)

Meaning of Achillea

achillea means: any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads

Meaning of Achillea millefolium

achillea millefolium means: ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America

Meaning of Achillea ptarmica

achillea ptarmica means: Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered

Meaning of Achilles

achilles means: a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

Meaning of Achilles tendon

achilles tendon means: a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf

Meaning of Achilles' heel

achilles' heel means: a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

Meaning of Eggshell

eggshell means: the exterior covering of a bird's egg

Meaning of Eijkman

eijkman means: Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi is caused by a nutritional deficiency (1858-1930)

Meaning of Guerilla

guerilla means: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

Meaning of Hypothalamically

hypothalamically means: with respect to the hypothalamus

Meaning of Initial

initial means: the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)

Meaning of Initial

initial means: mark with one's initials

Meaning of Initial

initial means: occurring at the beginning

Meaning of Intensiveness

intensiveness means: high level or degree; the property of being intense

Meaning of Jack crevalle

jack crevalle means: fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

Meaning of John addington symonds

john addington symonds means: English writer (1840-1893)

Meaning of Jump seat

jump seat means: a folding seat in an automobile

Meaning of Lipo-hepin

lipo-hepin means: a polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery

Meaning of Pagurus

pagurus means: type genus of the family Paguridae

Meaning of Palisade

palisade means: fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground

Meaning of Palisade

palisade means: surround with a wall in order to fortify

Meaning of Pancreatin

pancreatin means: extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions

Meaning of Paper money

paper money means: currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie

Meaning of Run short

run short means: to be spent or finished

Meaning of Sir robert walpole

sir robert walpole means: Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)

Meaning of South african

south african means: a native or inhabitant of South Africa

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