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 Advocacy group

advocacy group means: an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying

Meaning of Argue

argue means: present reasons and arguments

Meaning of Argue

argue means: give evidence of

Meaning of Argue

argue means: have an argument about something

Meaning of Budget for

budget for means: calculate enough money for; provide for in the budget

Meaning of Chiron

chiron means: an asteroid discovered in 1977; it is unique in having an orbit lying mainly between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus

Meaning of Chiron

chiron means: (Greek mythology) the learned centaur who tutored Achilles, Asclepius, Hercules, Jason, and other heroes

Meaning of Confined

confined means: not free to move about

Meaning of Confined

confined means: being in captivity

Meaning of Confined

confined means: not invading healthy tissue

Meaning of Falcatifolium taxoides

falcatifolium taxoides means: a rain forest tree or shrub of New Caledonia having a conic crown and pale green sickle-shaped leaves; host species for the rare parasite yew

Meaning of Flood lamp

flood lamp means: light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

Meaning of Immunogenic

immunogenic means: possessing the ability to elicit an immune response

Meaning of James hargreaves

james hargreaves means: English inventor of the spinning jenny (1720-1778)

Meaning of Lansing

lansing means: capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand River

Meaning of Metabola

metabola means: insects that undergo complete metamorphosis

Meaning of Neurolysin

neurolysin means: any toxin that affects neural tissues

Meaning of Parotitis

parotitis means: inflammation of one or both parotid glands

Meaning of Pike-perch

pike-perch means: any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family

Meaning of Pink-slipped

pink-slipped means: having lost your job

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