Words containing tdown

Meaning of Countdown

countdown means: counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

Meaning of Letdown

letdown means: a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized

Meaning of Meltdown

meltdown means: a disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown

Meaning of Meltdown

meltdown means: severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping

Meaning of Nuclear meltdown

nuclear meltdown means: severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping

Meaning of Piltdown hoax

piltdown hoax means: a supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax

Meaning of Piltdown man

piltdown man means: a supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax

Meaning of Putdownable

putdownable means: (of a book) poorly written and not entertaining

Meaning of Shutdown

shutdown means: termination of operations

Meaning of Carapace

carapace means: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

Meaning of Cheerio

cheerio means: a farewell remark

Meaning of Color blindness

color blindness means: genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue

Meaning of Decolonize

decolonize means: grant independence to (a former colony)

Meaning of Estrogen

estrogen means: a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

Meaning of Evenfall

evenfall means: the time of day immediately following sunset

Meaning of Filibuster

filibuster means: (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

Meaning of Filibuster

filibuster means: a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes

Meaning of Filibuster

filibuster means: obstruct deliberately by delaying

Meaning of Fohn

fohn means: a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps

Meaning of Fountain of youth

fountain of youth means: a fountain described in folk tales as able to make people young again

Meaning of Genus macrotis

genus macrotis means: a genus of Peramelidae

Meaning of Harper's ferry

harper's ferry means: a small town in northeastern West Virginia that was the site of a raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown and his followers who captured an arsenal that was located there

Meaning of Nichrome

nichrome means: an alloy of nickel and chromium with high electrical resistance and an ability to withstand high temperatures; used for resistance heating elements

Meaning of One hundred sixty

one hundred sixty means: being ten more than one hundred fifty

Meaning of Phoenix

phoenix means: the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation

Meaning of Phoenix

phoenix means: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor

Meaning of Phoenix

phoenix means: a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years

Meaning of Phoenix

phoenix means: a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa

Meaning of Riskless

riskless means: thought to be devoid of risk

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