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 Basic training

basic training means: the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline

Meaning of Battlemented

battlemented means: having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

Meaning of Battlemented

battlemented means: protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through

Meaning of Copesettic

copesettic means: completely satisfactory

Meaning of Desmodium tortuosum

desmodium tortuosum means: West Indian forage plant cultivated in southern United States as forage and to improve soil

Meaning of European hop

european hop means: European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America

Meaning of Family malacanthidae

family malacanthidae means: short-headed marine fishes; often brightly colored

Meaning of Field pussytoes

field pussytoes means: a variety of pussytoes

Meaning of Galileo galilei

galileo galilei means: Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)

Meaning of Generalisation

generalisation means: (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

Meaning of Generalisation

generalisation means: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Meaning of Generalisation

generalisation means: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

Meaning of Generalisation

generalisation means: an idea or conclusion having general application

Meaning of Genus hippocrepis

genus hippocrepis means: species of Old World herbs or subshrubs: horseshoe vetch

Meaning of Insinuate

insinuate means: give to understand

Meaning of Insinuate

insinuate means: introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner

Meaning of Lepidothamnus

lepidothamnus means: small usually shrubby conifers

Meaning of Maianthemum bifolium

maianthemum bifolium means: small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan

Meaning of Novelisation

novelisation means: converting something into the form of a novel

Meaning of Quarterstaff

quarterstaff means: a long stout staff used as a weapon

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