Words ending with il

Meaning of 1st-class mail

1st-class mail means: mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection

Meaning of Abseil

abseil means: (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body

Meaning of Abseil

abseil means: descend by means of a rappel

Meaning of Absinthe oil

absinthe oil means: a dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves; flavors absinthe liqueurs

Meaning of Acidophil

acidophil means: an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

Meaning of Advil

advil means: a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic

Meaning of Aerofoil

aerofoil means: a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

Meaning of Agnail

agnail means: a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected

Meaning of Ail

ail means: aromatic bulb used as seasoning

Meaning of Ail

ail means: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

Meaning of Ceratitis capitata

ceratitis capitata means: small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit

Meaning of Comandra pallida

comandra pallida means: woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowers

Meaning of Darkling beetle

darkling beetle means: sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain

Meaning of Dickie-seat

dickie-seat means: a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater

Meaning of Eastern poison oak

eastern poison oak means: poisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing a rash on contact

Meaning of Fattiness

fattiness means: having the property of containing fat

Meaning of Horsewhipping

horsewhipping means: the act of whipping with a horsewhip

Meaning of Lena

lena means: a Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea

Meaning of Mercerized

mercerized means: of cotton thread that has been treated with sodium hydroxide to shrink it and increase its luster and affinity for dye

Meaning of Methapyrilene

methapyrilene means: antihistamine used to treat allergic responses (as rhinitis or dermatitis or pruritus)

Meaning of Pepper-and-salt

pepper-and-salt means: a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark

Meaning of Plantar

plantar means: relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot

Meaning of Plasm

plasm means: the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended

Meaning of Plasm

plasm means: the protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes

Meaning of Prayer wheel

prayer wheel means: a cylinder with prayers written on it; each revolution counts as uttering the prayers; used especially by Buddhists in Tibet

Meaning of Raving mad

raving mad means: talking or behaving irrationally

Meaning of Silique

silique means: narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae

Meaning of Thyrse

thyrse means: a dense flower cluster (as of the lilac or horse chestnut) in which the main axis is racemose and the branches are cymose

Meaning of Top hat

top hat means: a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur

Meaning of Wed

wed means: the fourth day of the week; the third working day

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