Words ending with om

Meaning of Inky-cap mushroom

inky-cap mushroom means: having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured

Meaning of Intercom

intercom means: a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc

Meaning of Jacquard loom

jacquard loom means: a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics

Meaning of Jibboom

jibboom means: a spar that extends the bowsprit

Meaning of John chrysostom

john chrysostom means: (Roman Catholic Church) a Church Father who was a great preacher and bishop of Constantinople; a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-407)

Meaning of Kaffir boom

kaffir boom means: small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles

Meaning of Kaffir boom

kaffir boom means: small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds

Meaning of Keurboom

keurboom means: tree with odd-pinnate leaves and racemes of fragrant pink to purple flowers

Meaning of Keurboom

keurboom means: fast-growing roundheaded tree with fragrant white to deep rose flowers; planted as an ornamental

Meaning of King's ransom

king's ransom means: a very large treasure

Meaning of 190th

190th means: the ordinal number of one hundred eighty-five in counting order

Meaning of Alpha receptor

alpha receptor means: receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)

Meaning of Ambrose bierce

ambrose bierce means: United States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)

Meaning of Antitank

antitank means: designed for defense against armored vehicles

Meaning of Arroz con pollo

arroz con pollo means: rice and chicken cooked together Spanish style; highly seasoned especially with saffron

Meaning of Caption

caption means: brief description accompanying an illustration

Meaning of Caption

caption means: translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

Meaning of Caption

caption means: taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument

Meaning of Caption

caption means: provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing

Meaning of Condole

condole means: express one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death

Meaning of Cross-shaped

cross-shaped means: shaped in the form of a cross

Meaning of Cubeb cigarette

cubeb cigarette means: a cigarette containing cubeb

Meaning of Devisal

devisal means: the act of devising something

Meaning of Donkey boiler

donkey boiler means: (nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port)

Meaning of Greatest common factor

greatest common factor means: the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers

Meaning of Humectant

humectant means: any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist

Meaning of Input file

input file means: (computer science) a computer file that contains data that serve as input to a device or program

Meaning of Lisinopril

lisinopril means: an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks

Meaning of Long-spurred violet

long-spurred violet means: violet of eastern North America having lilac-purple flowers with a long slender spur

Meaning of Magic realism

magic realism means: a literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative or meticulously realistic painting are combined with surreal elements of fantasy or dreams

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