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

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Meaning of Bullfight

bullfight means: a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators

Meaning of Bureaucratic procedure

bureaucratic procedure means: needlessly time-consuming procedure

Meaning of Cabbalah

cabbalah means: an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries

Meaning of Cabbalah

cabbalah means: an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

Meaning of Calymmatobacterium granulomatis

calymmatobacterium granulomatis means: the species of bacteria that causes granuloma inguinale

Meaning of Cannon bone

cannon bone means: greatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals

Meaning of Cost-of-living benefit

cost-of-living benefit means: a benefit that goes to anyone whose money receipts increase automatically as prices rise

Meaning of Diluted

diluted means: reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

Meaning of Drop one's serve

drop one's serve means: lose a game in which one is serving

Meaning of Feathertop grass

feathertop grass means: northeastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles

Meaning of Gesell

gesell means: United States psychologist noted for his work in child development (1880-1961)

Meaning of Giulio natta

giulio natta means: Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)

Meaning of Housekeeper

housekeeper means: a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household

Meaning of Nonarboreal

nonarboreal means: not inhabiting or frequenting trees

Meaning of Ocean trip

ocean trip means: an act of traveling by water

Meaning of Phaseolus vulgaris

phaseolus vulgaris means: the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods

Meaning of Rogue state

rogue state means: a state that does not respect other states in its international actions

Meaning of Small voice

small voice means: an inner voice that judges your behavior

Meaning of Snobbishness

snobbishness means: the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

Meaning of Valenciennes lace

valenciennes lace means: a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns

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