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 Arteria labialis inferior

arteria labialis inferior means: an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lower lip

Meaning of Back away

back away means: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

Meaning of Break even

break even means: attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport

Meaning of Break even

break even means: make neither profit nor loss

Meaning of Chronoscope

chronoscope means: an instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time

Meaning of Detrimental

detrimental means: (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury

Meaning of Devil's turnip

devil's turnip means: white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran

Meaning of Fistulous

fistulous means: hollow and tube-shaped like a reed

Meaning of Fistulous

fistulous means: of or pertaining to or resembling a fistula

Meaning of Hard roll

hard roll means: yeast-raised roll with a hard crust

Meaning of J.r.r. tolkien

j.r.r. tolkien means: British philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)

Meaning of Newsvendor

newsvendor means: someone who sells newspapers

Meaning of Odd-job

odd-job means: not regular or skilled

Meaning of Pot marigold

pot marigold means: the common European annual marigold

Meaning of Prime mover

prime mover means: an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause

Meaning of Ras

ras means: the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function

Meaning of Revivify

revivify means: give new life or energy to

Meaning of Temporary injunction

temporary injunction means: injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over

Meaning of Turnip greens

turnip greens means: tender leaves of young white turnips

Meaning of Walter ralegh

walter ralegh means: English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)

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