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 Aphididae

aphididae means: small soft-bodied plant lice

Meaning of Ballistocardiograph

ballistocardiograph means: a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles

Meaning of Buzzard

buzzard means: the common European short-winged hawk

Meaning of Buzzard

buzzard means: a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States

Meaning of By the piece

by the piece means: one piece at a time

Meaning of Carbide

carbide means: a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element

Meaning of Changeability

changeability means: the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change

Meaning of Declare oneself

declare oneself means: ask (someone) to marry you

Meaning of Deposition

deposition means: the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

Meaning of Deposition

deposition means: the act of putting something somewhere

Meaning of Deposition

deposition means: (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

Meaning of Deposition

deposition means: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

Meaning of Desuetude

desuetude means: a state of inactivity or disuse

Meaning of Dmitri dmitrievich shostakovich

dmitri dmitrievich shostakovich means: Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)

Meaning of Easterner

easterner means: an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.

Meaning of Electronic scanner

electronic scanner means: a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition

Meaning of Hydrangea paniculata

hydrangea paniculata means: deciduous shrub or small tree with pyramidal flower clusters

Meaning of Julius erving

julius erving means: United States basketball forward (born in 1950)

Meaning of Percentage sign

percentage sign means: a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100

Meaning of Pin grass

pin grass means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

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