Words starting with l

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of L

l means: the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of L

l means: a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

Meaning of L

l means: a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

Meaning of L

l means: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

Meaning of L

l means: being ten more than forty

Meaning of L'aquila

l'aquila means: the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy

Meaning of L'enfant

l'enfant means: United States architect (born in France) who laid out the city plan for Washington (1754-1825)

Meaning of L-dopa

l-dopa means: the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

Meaning of L-p

l-p means: a long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm

Meaning of L-plate

l-plate means: a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Air marshal

air marshal means: a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight

Meaning of Chromosome mapping

chromosome mapping means: (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome

Meaning of Cochin china

cochin china means: Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs

Meaning of Dead-end street

dead-end street means: a street with only one way in or out

Meaning of Direct tax

direct tax means: a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied

Meaning of Drop scone

drop scone means: a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle

Meaning of Idler

idler means: person who does no work

Meaning of Long-ago

long-ago means: belonging to time long gone

Meaning of Medical instrument

medical instrument means: instrument used in the practice of medicine

Meaning of Misgovern

misgovern means: govern badly

Meaning of Molecular genetics

molecular genetics means: the branch of genetics concerned with the structure and activity of genetic material at the molecular level

Meaning of Obechi

obechi means: large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood

Meaning of Overpowering

overpowering means: so strong as to be irresistible

Meaning of Paper plant

paper plant means: tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times

Meaning of Prorate

prorate means: divide or assess proportionally

Meaning of Prorate

prorate means: make a proportional settlement or distribution

Meaning of Razor-fish

razor-fish means: any of several small wrasses with compressed sharp-edged heads of the West Indies and Mediterranean

Meaning of Stabilizing

stabilizing means: causing to become stable

Meaning of Submitter

submitter means: someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others

Meaning of Submitter

submitter means: someone who yields to the will of another person or force

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