Words starting with a

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

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 battery

a battery means: the battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube

Meaning of A bit

a bit means: to a small degree; somewhat

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Caesalpinia pulcherrima

caesalpinia pulcherrima means: tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana

Meaning of Cowcatcher

cowcatcher means: an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

Meaning of Eggplant bush

eggplant bush means: hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

Meaning of Hatred

hatred means: the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

Meaning of Indomitability

indomitability means: the property being difficult or impossible to defeat

Meaning of Maldives

maldives means: a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean

Meaning of Maldives

maldives means: a republic on the Maldive Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1965

Meaning of Otc security

otc security means: a security traded in the over-the-counter market

Meaning of Paid-up

paid-up means: paid in advance

Meaning of Parametric statistic

parametric statistic means: any statistic computed by procedures that assume the data were drawn from a particular distribution

Meaning of Rameses the great

rameses the great means: king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments

Meaning of Ring-tailed cat

ring-tailed cat means: raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings

Meaning of Solidago sempervirens

solidago sempervirens means: vigorous showy goldenrod common along eastern coast and Gulf Coast of North America

Meaning of Splashiness

splashiness means: lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

Meaning of Statuette

statuette means: a small carved or molded figure

Meaning of Strike back

strike back means: make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil

Meaning of Sunspot

sunspot means: a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field

Meaning of Thriftshop

thriftshop means: a shop that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices

Meaning of Venezuela

venezuela means: a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil

Meaning of Vexation

vexation means: the act of troubling or annoying someone

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