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 Azerbaijani republic

azerbaijani republic means: a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet

Meaning of Ball valve

ball valve means: any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball

Meaning of Cere

cere means: the fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds

Meaning of Cere

cere means: wrap up in a cerecloth

Meaning of Degraded

degraded means: lowered in value

Meaning of Degraded

degraded means: unrestrained by convention or morality

Meaning of Durian

durian means: huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts

Meaning of Durian

durian means: tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind

Meaning of Eclectic

eclectic means: someone who selects according to the eclectic method

Meaning of Eclectic

eclectic means: selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

Meaning of Genus gymnura

genus gymnura means: butterfly rays

Meaning of Indira nehru gandhi

indira nehru gandhi means: daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)

Meaning of Insulating tape

insulating tape means: a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors

Meaning of Peremptorily

peremptorily means: in an imperative and commanding manner

Meaning of Philemon

philemon means: a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping

Meaning of Philemon

philemon means: (New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul

Meaning of Philemon

philemon means: (Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people's piety

Meaning of Roomily

roomily means: with ample room

Meaning of Schliemann

schliemann means: German archaeologist who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy; he also excavated Mycenae (1822-1890)

Meaning of Sir humphrey davy

sir humphrey davy means: English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)

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