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 Auditory ossicle

auditory ossicle means: ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear

Meaning of Back-geared

back-geared means: (of a lathe) equipped with gearing for reducing the speed of the spindle from that of the driving pulley

Meaning of Coriaceous

coriaceous means: resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable

Meaning of Egyptian cotton

egyptian cotton means: fine somewhat brownish long-staple cotton grown in Egypt; believed to be derived from sea island cotton or by hybridization with Peruvian cotton

Meaning of Harvey wallbanger

harvey wallbanger means: a cocktail made of vodka or gin and orange juice and Galliano

Meaning of Haute cuisine

haute cuisine means: (French) an elaborate and skillful manner of preparing food

Meaning of Migratory grasshopper

migratory grasshopper means: serious pest of grain-growing and range areas of central and western United States

Meaning of Milk

milk means: produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

Meaning of Milk

milk means: a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

Meaning of Milk

milk means: any of several nutritive milklike liquids

Meaning of Milk

milk means: a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River

Meaning of Milk

milk means: take milk from female mammals

Meaning of Milk

milk means: add milk to

Meaning of Milk

milk means: exploit as much as possible

Meaning of Morphophoneme

morphophoneme means: (linguistics) the phonemes (or strings of phonemes) that constitute the various allomorphs of a morpheme

Meaning of Mustard plaster

mustard plaster means: a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient

Meaning of Neonatal period

neonatal period means: the first 28 days of life

Meaning of Order tuberales

order tuberales means: small order of fungi belonging to the subdivision Ascomycota having closed underground ascocarps

Meaning of Puppet ruler

puppet ruler means: a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government

Meaning of Quarterlight

quarterlight means: car window consisting of a small pivoted glass vent in the door of a car

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