Words starting with f

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of F

f means: the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of F

f means: the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates

Meaning of F

f means: a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature

Meaning of F

f means: a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite

Meaning of F clef

f clef means: a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff

Meaning of F layer

f layer means: the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission

Meaning of F number

f number means: the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system

Meaning of F region

f region means: the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission

Meaning of F. d. roosevelt

f. d. roosevelt means: 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)

Meaning of F. g. banting

f. g. banting means: Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Asserted

asserted means: confidently declared to be so

Meaning of Butterfly flower

butterfly flower means: shrub or small tree of Dutch Guiana having clusters of pink flowers streaked with purple

Meaning of Butterfly flower

butterfly flower means: any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers

Meaning of Eluate

eluate means: a liquid solution that results from elution

Meaning of Funambulist

funambulist means: an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope

Meaning of Gothic architecture

gothic architecture means: a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches

Meaning of Hematopoiesis

hematopoiesis means: the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)

Meaning of Interpretative

interpretative means: that provides interpretation

Meaning of Japanese hop

japanese hop means: ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage

Meaning of Munchhausen

munchhausen means: German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)

Meaning of Orissa

orissa means: state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal

Meaning of Pilea involucrata

pilea involucrata means: low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers

Meaning of Post and lintel

post and lintel means: a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel)

Meaning of Private practice

private practice means: the practice of a profession independently and not as an employee

Meaning of Ravioli

ravioli means: small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings

Meaning of Relation back

relation back means: (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time

Meaning of Scyphozoan

scyphozoan means: any of various usually free-swimming marine coelenterates having a gelatinous medusoid stage as the dominant phase of its life cycle

Meaning of Sea holm

sea holm means: European evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast; roots formerly used as an aphrodisiac

Meaning of Shamanism

shamanism means: an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans

Meaning of Shamanism

shamanism means: any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)

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