Words starting with t

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of T

t means: hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells

Meaning of T

t means: thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer

Meaning of T

t means: the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of T

t means: a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

Meaning of T

t means: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Meaning of T

t means: a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine

Meaning of T cell

t cell means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T hinge

t hinge means: a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame

Meaning of T lymphocyte

t lymphocyte means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T'ai chi

t'ai chi means: a Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Calabar-bean vine

calabar-bean vine means: tropical African woody vine yielding calabar beans

Meaning of Callisaurus draconoides

callisaurus draconoides means: swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico

Meaning of Carrageenin

carrageenin means: a colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae

Meaning of Celosia

celosia means: annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa

Meaning of Chatelaine

chatelaine means: a chain formerly worn at the waist by women; for carrying a purse or bunch of keys etc.

Meaning of Chatelaine

chatelaine means: the mistress of a chateau or large country house

Meaning of Delay line

delay line means: a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal

Meaning of Family fasciolidae

family fasciolidae means: a family of Trematoda

Meaning of Hirer

hirer means: a person responsible for hiring workers

Meaning of Hot up

hot up means: make more powerful

Meaning of Hot up

hot up means: make more intense

Meaning of Hot up

hot up means: gain heat or get hot

Meaning of Hymenophyllaceae

hymenophyllaceae means: terrestrial (hygrophytic) or epiphytic ferns: filmy ferns

Meaning of Mosaic law

mosaic law means: the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)

Meaning of Palsy-walsy

palsy-walsy means: (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals

Meaning of Parsons table

parsons table means: a sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width

Meaning of Pocatello

pocatello means: a university town in southeastern Idaho

Meaning of Potentiometer

potentiometer means: a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets

Meaning of Potentiometer

potentiometer means: a measuring instrument for measuring direct current electromotive forces

Meaning of Schismatic

schismatic means: of or relating to or involved in or characteristic of schism

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