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 Bernardo bertolucci

bernardo bertolucci means: Italian filmmaker (born in 1940)

Meaning of Buoyantly

buoyantly means: in a cheerfully buoyant manner

Meaning of Clitoria turnatea

clitoria turnatea means: vine of tropical Asia having pinnate leaves and bright blue flowers with yellow centers

Meaning of Coldcream

coldcream means: a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin

Meaning of Cupel

cupel means: a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead

Meaning of Devil's cigar

devil's cigar means: a common name for a variety of Sarcosomataceae

Meaning of Disorderly conduct

disorderly conduct means: any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled

Meaning of Erectile organ

erectile organ means: an organ containing erectile tissue

Meaning of Genus adenota

genus adenota means: African antelopes: puku

Meaning of John drew

john drew means: United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)

Meaning of Life-support system

life-support system means: medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive

Meaning of Life-support system

life-support system means: equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions

Meaning of Marie antoinette

marie antoinette means: queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793)

Meaning of Personal business

personal business means: matters of personal concern

Meaning of Prepubescent

prepubescent means: (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth

Meaning of Sick parade

sick parade means: the daily military formation at which individuals report to the medical officer as sick

Meaning of Subconscious

subconscious means: psychic activity just below the level of awareness

Meaning of Subconscious

subconscious means: just below the level of consciousness

Meaning of Tar heel state

tar heel state means: a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

Meaning of Tehran

tehran means: the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran

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