Words containing osa

Meaning of Allosaurus

allosaurus means: late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus

Meaning of Alnus glutinosa

alnus glutinosa means: medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins; leaves are hairy beneath

Meaning of Alnus rugosa

alnus rugosa means: common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down

Meaning of Alosa

alosa means: shad

Meaning of Alosa alosa

alosa alosa means: European shad

Meaning of Alosa chrysocloris

alosa chrysocloris means: shad that spawns in streams of the Mississippi drainage; very similar to Alosa sapidissima

Meaning of Alosa pseudoharengus

alosa pseudoharengus means: shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus

Meaning of Alosa sapidissima

alosa sapidissima means: shad of Atlantic coast of North America; naturalized to Pacific coast

Meaning of Alpinia speciosa

alpinia speciosa means: cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes

Meaning of Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma means: form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults

Meaning of Assurbanipal

assurbanipal means: king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)

Meaning of Bismarckian

bismarckian means: of or relating to Prince Otto von Bismarck or his accomplishments

Meaning of Capableness

capableness means: the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

Meaning of Capableness

capableness means: an aptitude that may be developed

Meaning of Carcharhinus plumbeus

carcharhinus plumbeus means: most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states; sluggish and occasionally caught by fishermen

Meaning of Dinner party

dinner party means: a party of people assembled to have dinner together

Meaning of Earache

earache means: an ache localized in the middle or inner ear

Meaning of Encroach upon

encroach upon means: to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

Meaning of Frontwards

frontwards means: at or to or toward the front

Meaning of Genus orcinus

genus orcinus means: killer whales

Meaning of Lepidoptery

lepidoptery means: the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera

Meaning of Lumberyard

lumberyard means: a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale

Meaning of Queensland nut

queensland nut means: bushy tree with pink to purple flowers

Meaning of Reverse osmosis

reverse osmosis means: (chemistry) a method of producing pure water; a solvent passes through a semipermeable membrane in a direction opposite to that for natural osmosis when it is subjected to a hydrostatic pressure greater than the osmotic pressure

Meaning of River otter

river otter means: sociable aquatic animal widely distributed along streams and lake borders in North America

Meaning of Scribing block

scribing block means: gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces

Meaning of Six-membered

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

Meaning of Smooth hammerhead

smooth hammerhead means: fished for the hides and vitamin-rich liver

Meaning of To a lesser extent

to a lesser extent means: used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs

Meaning of Turn a nice penny

turn a nice penny means: make a satisfactory profit

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