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 Acoustic gramophone

acoustic gramophone means: an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically

Meaning of Anthemis nobilis

anthemis nobilis means: Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis

Meaning of Arillate

arillate means: (of some seeds) having a fleshy and usually brightly colored cover

Meaning of Bellerophon

bellerophon means: (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)

Meaning of Clockwork

clockwork means: any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock

Meaning of Cyanide process

cyanide process means: an industrial process for extracting gold and silver by treating ore with a sodium cyanide solution

Meaning of Dawson's encephalitis

dawson's encephalitis means: a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years

Meaning of Department of the interior

department of the interior means: the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849

Meaning of Discomycetes

discomycetes means: a large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped

Meaning of Hedge fund

hedge fund means: a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging

Meaning of John bull

john bull means: a man of English descent

Meaning of Market economy

market economy means: an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices

Meaning of Navel point

navel point means: the center point or middle of something

Meaning of Nutrient artery

nutrient artery means: an artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bone

Meaning of Orange-juice concentrate

orange-juice concentrate means: orange juice that has been concentrated and frozen

Meaning of Profoundly

profoundly means: to a great depth psychologically or emotionally

Meaning of Sporogenous

sporogenous means: producing spores or reproducing by means of spores

Meaning of Stotinka

stotinka means: 100 stotinka equal 1 lev in Bulgaria

Meaning of Vervain sage

vervain sage means: Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States

Meaning of Zingiber

zingiber means: tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger

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