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 Anton chekhov

anton chekhov means: Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)

Meaning of Beachcomber

beachcomber means: a vagrant living on a beach

Meaning of Bull nettle

bull nettle means: coarse prickly weed having pale yellow flowers and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout southern and eastern United States

Meaning of Crossopterygian

crossopterygian means: any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form

Meaning of File in

file in means: enter by marching in a file

Meaning of Flanders

flanders means: a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands

Meaning of Follow up on

follow up on means: carry further or advance

Meaning of Free phagocyte

free phagocyte means: a phagocyte that circulates in the blood

Meaning of Gaolbird

gaolbird means: a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly

Meaning of Gendarme

gendarme means: a French policeman

Meaning of Keep one's distance

keep one's distance means: stay clear of, avoid

Meaning of Melon ball

melon ball means: a bite of melon cut as a sphere

Meaning of One-handed

one-handed means: having or using a single hand

Meaning of Posturing

posturing means: adopting a vain conceited posture

Meaning of Pyrogen

pyrogen means: any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature

Meaning of Pyrogen

pyrogen means: any substance characterized by its great flammability

Meaning of Rickettsiaceae

rickettsiaceae means: microorganism resembling bacteria inhabiting arthropod tissues but capable of causing disease in vertebrates

Meaning of Seignior

seignior means: a man of rank in the ancient regime

Meaning of Self-righteous

self-righteous means: excessively or hypocritically pious

Meaning of Tea ceremony

tea ceremony means: an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea

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