Words containing zen

Meaning of Active citizen

active citizen means: a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)

Meaning of Albert szent-gyorgyi

albert szent-gyorgyi means: United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)

Meaning of Albert von szent-gyorgyi

albert von szent-gyorgyi means: United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)

Meaning of Alhazen

alhazen means: an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)

Meaning of Alkylbenzene

alkylbenzene means: organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring

Meaning of Alkylbenzenesulfonate

alkylbenzenesulfonate means: sulfonate of alkyl benzene

Meaning of Baker's dozen

baker's dozen means: the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one

Meaning of Battle of lutzen

battle of lutzen means: a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed

Meaning of Bedizen

bedizen means: dress up garishly and tastelessly

Meaning of Bedizen

bedizen means: decorate tastelessly

Meaning of Bear off

bear off means: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

Meaning of Binder board

binder board means: a cardboard used by bookbinders to make covers for books

Meaning of Citizens committee

citizens committee means: a self-constituted organization to promote something

Meaning of Cross-country skiing

cross-country skiing means: the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

Meaning of Ginep

ginep means: tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

Meaning of Hookah

hookah means: an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water

Meaning of Hydrazine

hydrazine means: a colorless fuming corrosive liquid; a powerful reducing agent; used chiefly in rocket fuels

Meaning of Macamba

macamba means: tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts

Meaning of Man of action

man of action means: someone inclined to act first and think later

Meaning of Monopolization

monopolization means: domination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others

Meaning of Opium addict

opium addict means: someone addicted to opium

Meaning of Run batted in

run batted in means: a run that is the result of the batter's performance

Meaning of Shmear

shmear means: (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together

Meaning of Short order

short order means: an order for food that can be prepared quickly

Meaning of Thysanopteron

thysanopteron means: an insect of the order Thysanoptera

Meaning of Unpatented

unpatented means: (of devices and processes) not protected by patent

Meaning of Unyieldingness

unyieldingness means: resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

Meaning of Urbanely

urbanely means: in an urbane manner

Meaning of West country

west country means: the southwestern part of England (including Cornwall and Devon and Somerset)

Meaning of White-chinned petrel

white-chinned petrel means: large black petrel of southern seas having a white mark on the chin

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