Words containing k

Meaning of 'tween decks

'tween decks means: in the space between decks, on a ship

Meaning of 1 kings

1 kings means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

Meaning of 18-karat gold

18-karat gold means: an alloy that contains 75 per cent gold

Meaning of 1st baron beaverbrook

1st baron beaverbrook means: British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)

Meaning of 2 kings

2 kings means: the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

Meaning of 22-karat gold

22-karat gold means: an alloy that contains 87 per cent gold

Meaning of 24-karat gold

24-karat gold means: 100 per cent gold

Meaning of 401-k

401-k means: a retirement savings plan that is funded by employee contributions and (often) matching contributions from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments yourself

Meaning of 401-k plan

401-k plan means: a retirement savings plan that is funded by employee contributions and (often) matching contributions from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments yourself

Meaning of A kempis

a kempis means: German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)

Meaning of Alder fly

alder fly means: dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae

Meaning of Base on balls

base on balls means: (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

Meaning of Brighten

brighten means: make more cheerful through the use of color

Meaning of Brighten

brighten means: become clear

Meaning of Caesarean section

caesarean section means: the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

Meaning of Cub scout

cub scout means: a junior Boy Scout

Meaning of Darmstadtium

darmstadtium means: a radioactive transuranic element

Meaning of Erecting

erecting means: the act of building or putting up

Meaning of Erythrocin

erythrocin means: an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative

Meaning of Genus todea

genus todea means: a genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae

Meaning of Leatherwork

leatherwork means: work made of leather

Meaning of Luggage carrousel

luggage carrousel means: a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers

Meaning of Malva sylvestris

malva sylvestris means: erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States

Meaning of Parsley

parsley means: aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food

Meaning of Parsley

parsley means: annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves

Meaning of Pomfret

pomfret means: deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food

Meaning of Pond-apple tree

pond-apple tree means: small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock

Meaning of Preposterously

preposterously means: so as to arouse or deserve laughter

Meaning of Pseudacris

pseudacris means: chorus frogs

Meaning of Skulking

skulking means: evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated

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