Words containing s

Meaning of 's gravenhage

's gravenhage means: the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice

Meaning of 'tween decks

'tween decks means: in the space between decks, on a ship

Meaning of 1 chronicles

1 chronicles means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

Meaning of 1 esdras

1 esdras means: an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah

Meaning of 1 kings

1 kings means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

Meaning of 1 maccabees

1 maccabees means: an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

Meaning of 1 samuel

1 samuel means: the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

Meaning of 101st

101st means: the ordinal number of one hundred one in counting order

Meaning of 11-plus

11-plus means: (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

Meaning of 12-tone music

12-tone music means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of 1880s

1880s means: the decade from 1880 to 1889

Meaning of Anomia ephippium

anomia ephippium means: thin-shelled bivalve having the right valve deeply notched

Meaning of Bluish-lilac

bluish-lilac means: of lavender tinged with blue

Meaning of Chimney corner

chimney corner means: a corner by a fireplace

Meaning of Cyanophyta

cyanophyta means: prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)

Meaning of Draining

draining means: having a debilitating effect

Meaning of Folsom culture

folsom culture means: the Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by a thin finely made flint projectile point having the shape of a leaf

Meaning of Grammatical

grammatical means: conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers

Meaning of Grammatical

grammatical means: of or pertaining to grammar

Meaning of Grass pink

grass pink means: European pink cultivated for its very fragrant pink or rosy flowers

Meaning of Grass pink

grass pink means: an orchid

Meaning of Homological

homological means: similar in evolutionary origin but not in function

Meaning of Iota

iota means: the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

Meaning of Iota

iota means: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Meaning of Os ischii

os ischii means: one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

Meaning of Overhand stitch

overhand stitch means: a stitch passing over an edge vertically

Meaning of Sesbania exaltata

sesbania exaltata means: tall-growing annual of southwestern United States widely grown as green manure; yields a strong tough bast fiber formerly used by Indians for cordage

Meaning of Swimmeret

swimmeret means: one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

Meaning of Tsetse

tsetse means: bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.

Meaning of Ungraciously

ungraciously means: without grace; rigidly

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