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 Alectoris

alectoris means: a genus of Perdicidae

Meaning of Bel and the dragon

bel and the dragon means: an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel

Meaning of Calamintha sylvatica

calamintha sylvatica means: mint-scented perennial of central and southern Europe

Meaning of Degree celsius

degree celsius means: a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature

Meaning of Delphinapterus leucas

delphinapterus leucas means: small northern whale that is white when adult

Meaning of Drumhead

drumhead means: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

Meaning of Drumhead

drumhead means: performed speedily and without formality

Meaning of Extra point

extra point means: in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown

Meaning of Genus swainsona

genus swainsona means: a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas

Meaning of House cat

house cat means: any domesticated member of the genus Felis

Meaning of Informer's privilege

informer's privilege means: the right of the government to refuse to reveal the identity of an informer

Meaning of Landscape architecture

landscape architecture means: the art, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land and the design of large man-made constructs

Meaning of Manipulative

manipulative means: skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage

Meaning of Native american

native american means: any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived

Meaning of Native american

native american means: of or pertaining to Native Americans or their culture or languages

Meaning of Odonate

odonate means: large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings

Meaning of Smooth-bodied

smooth-bodied means: having a smooth body

Meaning of Special-interest group

special-interest group means: an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying

Meaning of Untechnical

untechnical means: not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences

Meaning of Up to your neck

up to your neck means: deeply involved

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