Words containing r

Meaning of Abandoned person

abandoned person means: someone for whom hope has been abandoned

Meaning of Abarticulation

abarticulation means: dislocation of a joint

Meaning of Abasia trepidans

abasia trepidans means: abasia due to trembling of the legs

Meaning of Abator

abator means: a person who abates a nuisance

Meaning of Abattoir

abattoir means: a building where animals are butchered

Meaning of Abbe condenser

abbe condenser means: a condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes

Meaning of Abbott lawrence lowell

abbott lawrence lowell means: United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)

Meaning of Abbreviate

abbreviate means: shorten

Meaning of Abbreviate

abbreviate means: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Meaning of Abbreviated

abbreviated means: (of clothing) very short

Meaning of Beguine

beguine means: a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba

Meaning of Beguine

beguine means: music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance

Meaning of Beguine

beguine means: (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life

Meaning of Blankly

blankly means: in a blank and uncomprehending manner

Meaning of Chew the fat

chew the fat means: talk socially without exchanging too much information

Meaning of Extramarital sex

extramarital sex means: sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another

Meaning of Flack catcher

flack catcher means: a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

Meaning of Formalism

formalism means: the practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms

Meaning of Formalism

formalism means: the doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented

Meaning of Formalism

formalism means: (philosophy) the philosophical theory that formal (logical or mathematical) statements have no meaning but that its symbols (regarded as physical entities) exhibit a form that has useful applications

Meaning of Gas-cooled reactor

gas-cooled reactor means: a nuclear reactor using gas as a coolant

Meaning of Genus trilisa

genus trilisa means: genus of herbs of southern United States

Meaning of Hilliness

hilliness means: the quality of being hilly

Meaning of Inclementness

inclementness means: weather unsuitable for outdoor activities

Meaning of Little egret

little egret means: Old World egret

Meaning of Musket ball

musket ball means: a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

Meaning of Nuclear chemistry

nuclear chemistry means: the chemistry of radioactive substances

Meaning of Nucleosynthesis

nucleosynthesis means: (astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom

Meaning of Officer's mess

officer's mess means: a mess for the exclusive use of officers

Meaning of Panini

panini means: Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC)

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