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 Administrative hearing

administrative hearing means: a hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings

Meaning of Alfred charles william harmsworth

alfred charles william harmsworth means: British newspaper publisher (1865-1922)

Meaning of Bivalved

bivalved means: used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)

Meaning of Command processing overhead time

command processing overhead time means: (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command

Meaning of Fancify

fancify means: make more beautiful

Meaning of Keelson

keelson means: a longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it

Meaning of Maginot line

maginot line means: a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border; initially considered to be impregnable, it was easily overrun by the German army in 1940

Meaning of Matchbook

matchbook means: a small folder of paper safety matches

Meaning of Mescaline

mescaline means: the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons

Meaning of Michigan lily

michigan lily means: lily of central North America having recurved orange-red flowers with deep crimson spots

Meaning of Newspaper article

newspaper article means: an article reporting news

Meaning of Nonentity

nonentity means: a person of no influence

Meaning of Nonentity

nonentity means: the state of not existing

Meaning of Open-end credit

open-end credit means: a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time

Meaning of Opisthocomus hoazin

opisthocomus hoazin means: crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings

Meaning of Quandong

quandong means: red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam

Meaning of Quandong

quandong means: Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit

Meaning of Quandong

quandong means: the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree

Meaning of Quandong

quandong means: Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed

Meaning of Rank-order correlation coefficient

rank-order correlation coefficient means: the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables

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