Words starting with u

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of U

u means: the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of U

u means: a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons

Meaning of U

u means: a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine

Meaning of U

u means: (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use

Meaning of U-boat

u-boat means: a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

Meaning of U-drive

u-drive means: a rented car

Meaning of U-shaped

u-shaped means: shaped in the form of the letter U

Meaning of U-turn

u-turn means: complete reversal of direction of travel

Meaning of U. s. air force

u. s. air force means: the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space

Meaning of U. s. army

u. s. army means: the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Ace inhibitor

ace inhibitor means: an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure

Meaning of Anterior pituitary gland

anterior pituitary gland means: the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

Meaning of Battle of thermopylae

battle of thermopylae means: a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece

Meaning of Cypress vine

cypress vine means: tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere

Meaning of Diptera

diptera means: a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies

Meaning of Elderberry bush

elderberry bush means: any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit

Meaning of Family fouquieriaceae

family fouquieriaceae means: small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States

Meaning of George westinghouse

george westinghouse means: United States inventor and manufacturer (1846-1914)

Meaning of Gray market

gray market means: an unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency

Meaning of Mixing faucet

mixing faucet means: single faucet for separate hot and cold water pipes

Meaning of Nudity

nudity means: the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

Meaning of Photosynthesis

photosynthesis means: synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)

Meaning of Rancour

rancour means: a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Meaning of Stress test

stress test means: a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress

Meaning of Striped muishond

striped muishond means: ferret-sized muishond often tamed

Meaning of Therewithal

therewithal means: together with all that; besides

Meaning of Tunnage

tunnage means: a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship

Meaning of Volcan de colima

volcan de colima means: an active volcano in southwestern Mexico

Meaning of Waist-high

waist-high means: up to the waist

Meaning of Yarmulka

yarmulka means: a skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer)

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