Words starting with j

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of J

j means: the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of J

j means: a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

Meaning of J particle

j particle means: a neutral meson with a large mass

Meaning of J. b. rhine

j. b. rhine means: United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)

Meaning of J. b. s. haldane

j. b. s. haldane means: Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)

Meaning of J. c. maxwell

j. c. maxwell means: Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)

Meaning of J. craig ventner

j. craig ventner means: United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946)

Meaning of J. d. salinger

j. d. salinger means: United States writer (born 1919)

Meaning of J. e. johnston

j. e. johnston means: Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)

Meaning of J. edgar hoover

j. edgar hoover means: United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of August 1

august 1 means: commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England

Meaning of Bank discount

bank discount means: interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

Meaning of Cinnamon roll

cinnamon roll means: rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking

Meaning of Clotho

clotho means: the Greek goddess of fate who spins the thread of life

Meaning of Cnicus benedictus

cnicus benedictus means: annual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers

Meaning of Common land

common land means: a pasture subject to common use

Meaning of Crippling

crippling means: that cripples or disables or incapacitates

Meaning of Desideratum

desideratum means: something desired as a necessity

Meaning of Francis bacon

francis bacon means: English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

Meaning of Half nelson

half nelson means: a wrestling hold in which the holder puts an arm under the opponent's arm and exerts pressure on the back of the neck

Meaning of Joie de vivre

joie de vivre means: a keen enjoyment of living

Meaning of Lxxvi

lxxvi means: being six more than seventy

Meaning of Morning-glory family

morning-glory family means: morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit

Meaning of Nozzle

nozzle means: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

Meaning of Nozzle

nozzle means: informal terms for the nose

Meaning of Post oak

post oak means: small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts

Meaning of Pyroxyline

pyroxyline means: highly flammable nitrocellulose used in making collodion and plastics and lacquers

Meaning of Renal calculus

renal calculus means: a calculus formed in the kidney

Meaning of Short-headed

short-headed means: having a brachycephalic head

Meaning of Stoplight

stoplight means: a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections

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