Words ending with a

Meaning of A

a means: the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen

Meaning of A

a means: the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of A

a means: the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Meaning of A

a means: a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation

Meaning of A

a means: (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA

Meaning of A

a means: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Meaning of A

a means: any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: without musical accompaniment

Meaning of A cappella

a cappella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of Absolute magnitude

absolute magnitude means: (astronomy) the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.62 light years) from the earth

Meaning of Battle of caporetto

battle of caporetto means: battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces

Meaning of Befittingly

befittingly means: in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances

Meaning of Camp down

camp down means: establish or set up a camp

Meaning of Chew the fat

chew the fat means: talk socially without exchanging too much information

Meaning of Chinese yam

chinese yam means: hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers

Meaning of Fractional monetary unit

fractional monetary unit means: a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit

Meaning of Gynecological

gynecological means: of or relating to or practicing gynecology

Meaning of Immoderateness

immoderateness means: the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

Meaning of Infiniteness

infiniteness means: the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit

Meaning of Judiciousness

judiciousness means: the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating

Meaning of Judiciousness

judiciousness means: good judgment

Meaning of Lead-acid accumulator

lead-acid accumulator means: a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts

Meaning of Recognisance

recognisance means: (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

Meaning of Sea duck

sea duck means: any of various large diving ducks found along the seacoast: eider; scoter; merganser

Meaning of Slinger ring

slinger ring means: dispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades

Meaning of Spinney

spinney means: a copse that shelters game

Meaning of Squaw root

squaw root means: tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally

Meaning of Stonehenge

stonehenge means: an ancient megalithic monument in southern England; probably used for ritual purposes

Meaning of Supporting tower

supporting tower means: a tower that serves to support something

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