Words containing s

Meaning of 's gravenhage

's gravenhage means: the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice

Meaning of 'tween decks

'tween decks means: in the space between decks, on a ship

Meaning of 1 chronicles

1 chronicles means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

Meaning of 1 esdras

1 esdras means: an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah

Meaning of 1 kings

1 kings means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

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 101st

101st means: the ordinal number of one hundred one in counting order

Meaning of 11-plus

11-plus means: (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

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 Andre malraux

andre malraux means: French novelist (1901-1976)

Meaning of Blade bit

blade bit means: a drilling bit with cutting edges usually hardened against wear

Meaning of Calvin

calvin means: Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)

Meaning of Calvin

calvin means: United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)

Meaning of Cataloger

cataloger means: a librarian who classifies publications according to a categorial system

Meaning of Detrain

detrain means: leave a train

Meaning of Gemination

gemination means: the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something

Meaning of Gemination

gemination means: the doubling of a word or phrase (as for rhetorical effect)

Meaning of Genus coronilla

genus coronilla means: genus of Old World shrubs and herbs

Meaning of Invaluable

invaluable means: having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth

Meaning of John barth

john barth means: United States novelist (born in 1930)

Meaning of Maneuverer

maneuverer means: a person skilled in maneuvering

Meaning of Moses

moses means: (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai

Meaning of Moses

moses means: United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)

Meaning of Nehru

nehru means: Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)

Meaning of Night soil

night soil means: human excreta used as fertilizer

Meaning of Nonrepresentative

nonrepresentative means: not standing for something else

Meaning of On-street

on-street means: at the sides of streets

Meaning of Repulse

repulse means: an instance of driving away or warding off

Meaning of Repulse

repulse means: force or drive back

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