Words containing m

Meaning of 1 maccabees

1 maccabees means: an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

Meaning of 1 samuel

1 samuel means: the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

Meaning of 10-membered

10-membered means: of a chemical compound having a ring with ten members

Meaning of 11 november

11 november means: the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland

Meaning of 12-tone music

12-tone music means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of 12-tone system

12-tone system means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of 15 may organization

15 may organization means: a terrorist organization formed in 1979 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine but disbanded in the 1980s when key members left to join a faction of al-Fatah

Meaning of 15 minutes

15 minutes means: a quarter of an hour

Meaning of 17 november

17 november means: a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Greece that is violently opposed to imperialism and capitalism and NATO and the United States; an active terrorist group during the 1980s

Meaning of 1st baron verulam

1st baron verulam means: English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

Meaning of Adulterating

adulterating means: making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

Meaning of Alga

alga means: primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves

Meaning of American smooth dogfish

american smooth dogfish means: found along the Atlantic coast of the Americas

Meaning of Balance of power

balance of power means: an equilibrium of power between nations

Meaning of Blue-blindness

blue-blindness means: rare form of dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to blue light resulting in an inability to distinguish blue and yellow

Meaning of Borated

borated means: mixed or impregnated with borax

Meaning of Brain surgery

brain surgery means: any surgical procedure involving the brain

Meaning of Frankenstein's monster

frankenstein's monster means: the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)

Meaning of Gas-discharge tube

gas-discharge tube means: a tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas

Meaning of Hereditament

hereditament means: any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited

Meaning of Incredible

incredible means: beyond belief or understanding

Meaning of Levy

levy means: the act of drafting into military service

Meaning of Levy

levy means: a charge imposed and collected

Meaning of Levy

levy means: cause to assemble or enlist in the military

Meaning of Levy

levy means: impose and collect

Meaning of Pinus serotina

pinus serotina means: large three-needled pine of sandy swamps of southeastern United States; needles longer than those of the northern pitch pine

Meaning of Pomacentrus leucostictus

pomacentrus leucostictus means: a blue and yellow damselfish of Bermuda and Florida and the West Indies

Meaning of Post-obit bond

post-obit bond means: a bond made by a reversioner to secure a loan; payable out of his reversion

Meaning of Solar dish

solar dish means: a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures

Meaning of Steatornis

steatornis means: type and sole genus of the family Steatornithidae

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