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 Bolometric

bolometric means: of or relating to a bolometer

Meaning of Deer mushroom

deer mushroom means: a small edible agaric with a slender stalk; usually found on rotting hardwoods

Meaning of Fess up

fess up means: admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

Meaning of Genus mastigoproctus

genus mastigoproctus means: giant whip scorpions

Meaning of Grandeur

grandeur means: the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

Meaning of Grandeur

grandeur means: the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Meaning of Have a go

have a go means: make an attempt at something

Meaning of House of detention

house of detention means: an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)

Meaning of Ingenuously

ingenuously means: in an ingenuous manner

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States poet (1874-1925)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)

Meaning of Lowell

lowell means: United States poet (1917-1977)

Meaning of Minnie bush

minnie bush means: low shrub of the eastern United States with downy twigs

Meaning of Monomer

monomer means: a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers

Meaning of Multiplied

multiplied means: greatly increased as by multiplication

Meaning of Nutcase

nutcase means: someone deranged and possibly dangerous

Meaning of Palatalised

palatalised means: produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')

Meaning of Peach sauce

peach sauce means: for Chinese dishes: peach preserves and chutney

Meaning of Snake eyes

snake eyes means: expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot

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