Words containing rk

Meaning of Aardvark

aardvark means: nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Meaning of Acadia national park

acadia national park means: a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast

Meaning of Accent mark

accent mark means: a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

Meaning of Adjutant stork

adjutant stork means: large Indian stork with a military gait

Meaning of Alben barkley

alben barkley means: United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)

Meaning of Alben william barkley

alben william barkley means: United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)

Meaning of Alexander selkirk

alexander selkirk means: Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)

Meaning of American turkey oak

american turkey oak means: small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes

Meaning of Amusement park

amusement park means: a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement

Meaning of Andre markoff

andre markoff means: Russian mathematician (1856-1922)

Meaning of Absolute magnitude

absolute magnitude means: (astronomy) the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.62 light years) from the earth

Meaning of Battle of caporetto

battle of caporetto means: battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces

Meaning of Befittingly

befittingly means: in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances

Meaning of Camp down

camp down means: establish or set up a camp

Meaning of Chew the fat

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

Meaning of Chinese yam

chinese yam means: hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers

Meaning of Fractional monetary unit

fractional monetary unit means: a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit

Meaning of Gynecological

gynecological means: of or relating to or practicing gynecology

Meaning of Immoderateness

immoderateness means: the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

Meaning of Infiniteness

infiniteness means: the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit

Meaning of Judiciousness

judiciousness means: the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating

Meaning of Judiciousness

judiciousness means: good judgment

Meaning of Lead-acid accumulator

lead-acid accumulator means: a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts

Meaning of Recognisance

recognisance means: (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

Meaning of Sea duck

sea duck means: any of various large diving ducks found along the seacoast: eider; scoter; merganser

Meaning of Slinger ring

slinger ring means: dispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades

Meaning of Spinney

spinney means: a copse that shelters game

Meaning of Squaw root

squaw root means: tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally

Meaning of Stonehenge

stonehenge means: an ancient megalithic monument in southern England; probably used for ritual purposes

Meaning of Supporting tower

supporting tower means: a tower that serves to support something

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