Words containing m

Meaning of 1 maccabees

1 maccabees means: an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

Meaning of 1 samuel

1 samuel means: the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

Meaning of 10-membered

10-membered means: of a chemical compound having a ring with ten members

Meaning of 11 november

11 november means: the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland

Meaning of 12-tone music

12-tone music means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of 12-tone system

12-tone system means: a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Meaning of 15 may organization

15 may organization means: a terrorist organization formed in 1979 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine but disbanded in the 1980s when key members left to join a faction of al-Fatah

Meaning of 15 minutes

15 minutes means: a quarter of an hour

Meaning of 17 november

17 november means: a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Greece that is violently opposed to imperialism and capitalism and NATO and the United States; an active terrorist group during the 1980s

Meaning of 1st baron verulam

1st baron verulam means: English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

Meaning of Air raid

air raid means: an attack by armed planes on a surface target

Meaning of Ball hawk

ball hawk means: a team athlete who is skilled at stealing or catching the ball

Meaning of Bengal tiger

bengal tiger means: southern short-haired tiger

Meaning of Bosnia and herzegovina

bosnia and herzegovina means: a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims

Meaning of Bovine spongiform encephalitis

bovine spongiform encephalitis means: a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation

Meaning of Campion

campion means: any plant of the genus Silene

Meaning of Castoroides

castoroides means: extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern United States

Meaning of Component

component means: an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

Meaning of Component

component means: an abstract part of something

Meaning of Component

component means: something determined in relation to something that includes it

Meaning of Day lily

day lily means: any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day

Meaning of Day lily

day lily means: any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover

Meaning of Firmiana

firmiana means: small genus of Asian trees or shrubs

Meaning of Genus centaurium

genus centaurium means: genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers

Meaning of Laotian monetary unit

laotian monetary unit means: monetary unit in Laos

Meaning of Non-zero

non-zero means: not involving zero

Meaning of Rydberg constant

rydberg constant means: a wave number characteristic of the wave spectrum of each element

Meaning of Scots pine

scots pine means: medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark

Meaning of Stonewort

stonewort means: any of various submerged aquatic algae of the genus Chara having nodes with whorled filamentlike branches; usually encrusted with calcium carbonate deposits

Meaning of Supply chamber

supply chamber means: a mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed

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