Words ending with lock

Meaning of Against the clock

against the clock means: as fast as possible; before a deadline

Meaning of Air lock

air lock means: a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

Meaning of Airlock

airlock means: a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

Meaning of Alarm clock

alarm clock means: a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time

Meaning of Ammonia clock

ammonia clock means: an atomic clock based on vibrational frequency of the nitrogen atom in the ammonia molecule

Meaning of Analog clock

analog clock means: a clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial

Meaning of Around the clock

around the clock means: without stopping

Meaning of Around-the-clock

around-the-clock means: at all times

Meaning of Atomic clock

atomic clock means: a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

Meaning of Atrioventricular block

atrioventricular block means: recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat

Meaning of Alder fly

alder fly means: dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae

Meaning of Base on balls

base on balls means: (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

Meaning of Brighten

brighten means: make more cheerful through the use of color

Meaning of Brighten

brighten means: become clear

Meaning of Caesarean section

caesarean section means: the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

Meaning of Cub scout

cub scout means: a junior Boy Scout

Meaning of Darmstadtium

darmstadtium means: a radioactive transuranic element

Meaning of Erecting

erecting means: the act of building or putting up

Meaning of Erythrocin

erythrocin means: an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative

Meaning of Genus todea

genus todea means: a genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae

Meaning of Leatherwork

leatherwork means: work made of leather

Meaning of Luggage carrousel

luggage carrousel means: a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers

Meaning of Malva sylvestris

malva sylvestris means: erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States

Meaning of Parsley

parsley means: aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food

Meaning of Parsley

parsley means: annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves

Meaning of Pomfret

pomfret means: deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food

Meaning of Pond-apple tree

pond-apple tree means: small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock

Meaning of Preposterously

preposterously means: so as to arouse or deserve laughter

Meaning of Pseudacris

pseudacris means: chorus frogs

Meaning of Skulking

skulking means: evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated

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