Words containing counte

Meaning of Counterplot

counterplot means: make a plot in response to another plot

Meaning of Counterpoint

counterpoint means: a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies

Meaning of Counterpoint

counterpoint means: write in counterpoint

Meaning of Counterpoint

counterpoint means: to show differences when compared; be different

Meaning of Counterpoise

counterpoise means: a weight that balances another weight

Meaning of Counterpoise

counterpoise means: constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

Meaning of Counterpoised

counterpoised means: brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another

Meaning of Counterpoison

counterpoison means: a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

Meaning of Counterpose

counterpose means: constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

Meaning of Counterpreparation fire

counterpreparation fire means: intensive prearranged fire delivered when the immanence of enemy attack is discovered

Meaning of Anestric

anestric means: of or relating to anestrus

Meaning of Chess set

chess set means: checkerboard and a set of 32 pieces used to play chess

Meaning of Cynipid wasp

cynipid wasp means: small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants

Meaning of Demagog

demagog means: a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

Meaning of Denis diderot

denis diderot means: French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)

Meaning of Descending colon

descending colon means: the part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon

Meaning of Epistle of james

epistle of james means: a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle

Meaning of European elder

european elder means: a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies

Meaning of Fewness

fewness means: the quality of being small in number

Meaning of Fisherman's knot

fisherman's knot means: a knot for tying the ends of two lines together

Meaning of Hydrocortone

hydrocortone means: an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism

Meaning of Hypothalamic releasing factor

hypothalamic releasing factor means: any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each of these hormones causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone

Meaning of Ill-starred

ill-starred means: marked by or promising bad fortune

Meaning of Lighting industry

lighting industry means: an industry devoted to manufacturing and selling and installing lighting

Meaning of Netted melon

netted melon means: the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine; a melon with netlike markings and deep green flesh

Meaning of Netted melon

netted melon means: a muskmelon vine with fruit that has a thin reticulated rind and sweet green flesh

Meaning of Robert scott

robert scott means: English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

Meaning of Sociolinguistics

sociolinguistics means: the study of language in relation to its sociocultural context

Meaning of Stilt plover

stilt plover means: long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

Meaning of Tango

tango means: a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin

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