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 Balata

balata means: a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber

Meaning of Balata

balata means: when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls

Meaning of Bandung

bandung means: a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: a member of an uncivilized people

Meaning of Barbarian

barbarian means: without civilizing influences

Meaning of Casting lots

casting lots means: making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

Meaning of Corozo

corozo means: any of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts

Meaning of David oliver selznick

david oliver selznick means: United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)

Meaning of Dioptre

dioptre means: a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters

Meaning of Drachm

drachm means: a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

Meaning of Enjoinment

enjoinment means: (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: the respect with which a person is held

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: a statement indicating the likely cost of some job

Meaning of Estimate

estimate means: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

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