Words starting with w

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of W

w means: the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of W

w means: a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm

Meaning of W

w means: the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees

Meaning of W

w means: a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite

Meaning of W-shaped

w-shaped means: shaped in the form of the letter W

Meaning of W. b. yeats

w. b. yeats means: Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)

Meaning of W. c. fields

w. c. fields means: United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946)

Meaning of W. c. handy

w. c. handy means: United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)

Meaning of W. e. b. du bois

w. e. b. du bois means: United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963)

Meaning of W. h. auden

w. h. auden means: United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Ascensional

ascensional means: tending to rise

Meaning of Asynchronous

asynchronous means: not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

Meaning of Asynchronous

asynchronous means: (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself

Meaning of Blue jay

blue jay means: common jay of eastern North America; bright blue with grey breast

Meaning of Borago officinalis

borago officinalis means: hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach

Meaning of Cross-file

cross-file means: have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties

Meaning of Decimal system of classification

decimal system of classification means: a system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories; the subject is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further specification is given by numerals following a decimal point; publications are shelved by number

Meaning of Despoilation

despoilation means: the act of stripping and taking by force

Meaning of Detergence

detergence means: detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power

Meaning of Goldstone

goldstone means: aventurine spangled densely with fine gold-colored particles

Meaning of Lilium columbianum

lilium columbianum means: lily of western North America with showy orange-red purple-spotted flowers

Meaning of Marcionism

marcionism means: the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human

Meaning of Mediterranean anemia

mediterranean anemia means: an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin

Meaning of Morrison remick waite

morrison remick waite means: United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)

Meaning of Mountain climbing

mountain climbing means: the activity of climbing a mountain

Meaning of Odorous

odorous means: having a natural fragrance

Meaning of Odorous

odorous means: emitting an odor

Meaning of Odorous

odorous means: having odor or a characteristic odor

Meaning of Plica

plica means: a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

Meaning of Ribbon

ribbon means: notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming

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