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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 14 july

14 july means: a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789

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 1st earl baldwin of bewdley

1st earl baldwin of bewdley means: English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)

Meaning of 1st viscount montgomery of alamein

1st viscount montgomery of alamein means: English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)

Meaning of 2-hydroxybenzoic acid

2-hydroxybenzoic acid means: a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes

Meaning of 2-methylpropenoic acid

2-methylpropenoic acid means: an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics

Meaning of 365 days

365 days means: a year that is not a leap year

Meaning of 366 days

366 days means: a calendar year with an extra day added in February

Meaning of 440 yards

440 yards means: a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

Meaning of Arizonian

arizonian means: a native or resident of Arizona

Meaning of Bacteriaemia

bacteriaemia means: transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood

Meaning of Beaugregory

beaugregory means: a blue and yellow damselfish of Bermuda and Florida and the West Indies

Meaning of Black art

black art means: the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

Meaning of Chocolate-colored

chocolate-colored means: having the color of dark chocolate

Meaning of Congridae

congridae means: marine eels

Meaning of Corgard

corgard means: a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina

Meaning of Dark chocolate

dark chocolate means: chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla; lecithin is usually added

Meaning of East-west direction

east-west direction means: in a direction parallel with lines of latitude

Meaning of Flashiness

flashiness means: tasteless showiness

Meaning of Genus anolis

genus anolis means: New World chameleons

Meaning of Gospel of luke

gospel of luke means: one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life

Meaning of Heterosexism

heterosexism means: discrimination in favor of heterosexual and against homosexual people

Meaning of Inset

inset means: a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment

Meaning of Inset

inset means: an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

Meaning of Inset

inset means: a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one

Meaning of Inset

inset means: set or place in

Meaning of Lexicographic

lexicographic means: of or relating to lexicography

Meaning of Mesomorphic

mesomorphic means: having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

Meaning of Pasteboard

pasteboard means: stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper

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