Words containing ock

Meaning of Acid rock

acid rock means: a musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience

Meaning of Aftershock

aftershock means: a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake

Meaning of Against the clock

against the clock means: as fast as possible; before a deadline

Meaning of Air lock

air lock means: a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

Meaning of Air pocket

air pocket means: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Meaning of Air sock

air sock means: a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

Meaning of Airdock

airdock means: a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained

Meaning of Airlock

airlock means: a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

Meaning of Alarm clock

alarm clock means: a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time

Meaning of Alfred hitchcock

alfred hitchcock means: English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense (1899-1980)

Meaning of Active matrix screen

active matrix screen means: a type of LCD screen used for some portable computers; there is a separate circuit for each pixel

Meaning of Automat

automat means: a cafeteria where food is served from machines

Meaning of Automat

automat means: a vending machine from which you can get food

Meaning of Batting glove

batting glove means: a glove worn by batters in baseball to give a firmer grip on the bat

Meaning of Break with

break with means: end a relationship

Meaning of Costal cartilage

costal cartilage means: the cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to move in respiration

Meaning of Diastrophism

diastrophism means: the process of deformation that produces continents and ocean basins in the earth's crust

Meaning of Dioscorea elephantipes

dioscorea elephantipes means: South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark

Meaning of Double-crosser

double-crosser means: a person who says one thing and does another

Meaning of Family sarcoscyphaceae

family sarcoscyphaceae means: family of fungi belonging to the order Pezizales

Meaning of Flannel bush

flannel bush means: any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers

Meaning of Ill fame

ill fame means: the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality

Meaning of Opsin

opsin means: retinal protein formed by the action of light on rhodopsin

Meaning of Penal colony

penal colony means: a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)

Meaning of Radioactive dust

radioactive dust means: the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion

Meaning of Semantic memory

semantic memory means: your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts

Meaning of Speciate

speciate means: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

Meaning of Tavern keeper

tavern keeper means: the keeper of a public house

Meaning of Tectaria cicutaria

tectaria cicutaria means: Jamaican fern having round buttonlike bulbils

Meaning of Teddy bear

teddy bear means: plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)

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