Words containing ple

Meaning of A couple of

a couple of means: more than one but indefinitely small in number

Meaning of Abdominal nerve plexus

abdominal nerve plexus means: a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach

Meaning of Accounting principle

accounting principle means: a principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions

Meaning of Adam's apple

adam's apple means: the largest cartilage of the larynx

Meaning of Adam's apple

adam's apple means: tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand

Meaning of Adrianople

adrianople means: a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian

Meaning of Affirmative pleading

affirmative pleading means: any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff

Meaning of Aimee semple mcpherson

aimee semple mcpherson means: United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)

Meaning of Alternative pleading

alternative pleading means: a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on

Meaning of American crab apple

american crab apple means: medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit

Meaning of Chaeronea

chaeronea means: a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)

Meaning of Denebola

denebola means: a star in Leo approximately 43 light years from Earth

Meaning of Dermabrasion

dermabrasion means: removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer

Meaning of Doxycycline

doxycycline means: an antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections

Meaning of Echoencephalography

echoencephalography means: a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain

Meaning of Erica arborea

erica arborea means: evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

Meaning of Flower petal

flower petal means: part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored

Meaning of Genus arctotis

genus arctotis means: herbs and subshrubs: African daisy

Meaning of Martin van buren

martin van buren means: 8th President of the United States (1782-1862)

Meaning of Mohorovicic discontinuity

mohorovicic discontinuity means: the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle

Meaning of Pari-mutuel machine

pari-mutuel machine means: computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won

Meaning of Plautus

plautus means: a genus of Alcidae

Meaning of Plautus

plautus means: comic dramatist of ancient Rome (253?-184 BC)

Meaning of Point after touchdown

point after touchdown means: in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown

Meaning of Polychromic

polychromic means: having or exhibiting many colors

Meaning of Shabby

shabby means: mean and unworthy and despicable

Meaning of Shabby

shabby means: showing signs of wear and tear

Meaning of Sicilian

sicilian means: a resident of Sicily

Meaning of Sicilian

sicilian means: of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily

Meaning of Small calorie

small calorie means: unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

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