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 Armenian monetary unit

armenian monetary unit means: monetary unit in Armenia

Meaning of Brain stem

brain stem means: the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

Meaning of Chela

chela means: a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

Meaning of Chela

chela means: a Hindu disciple of a swami

Meaning of Chin rest

chin rest means: a rest on which a violinist can place the chin

Meaning of Conscionable

conscionable means: acceptable to your conscience

Meaning of Contra

contra means: a member of the guerrilla force that opposed a left-wing government in Nicaragua

Meaning of Crossbill

crossbill means: finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed

Meaning of Factorise

factorise means: resolve (a polynomial) into factors

Meaning of Halley

halley means: English astronomer who used Newton's laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)

Meaning of Homopteran

homopteran means: insects having membranous forewings and hind wings

Meaning of Inaccurately

inaccurately means: in an inaccurate manner

Meaning of Leatherleaf fern

leatherleaf fern means: widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds

Meaning of Lemon tree

lemon tree means: a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit

Meaning of Mountain box

mountain box means: evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn

Meaning of Nod

nod means: the act of nodding the head

Meaning of Nod

nod means: a sign of assent or salutation or command

Meaning of Nod

nod means: be almost asleep

Meaning of Nod

nod means: let the head fall forward through drowsiness

Meaning of Nod

nod means: lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation

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