Words starting with b

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Meaning of Backstairs

Backstairs means: Alt. of Backstair

Meaning of Backstair

Backstair means: Private; indirect; secret; intriguing; -- as if finding access by the back stairs.

Meaning of Backstay

Backstay means: A rope or stay extending from the masthead to the side of a ship, slanting a little aft, to assist the shrouds in supporting the mast.

Meaning of Backstay

Backstay means: A rope or strap used to prevent excessive forward motion.

Meaning of Backster

Backster means: A backer.

Meaning of Backstitch

Backstitch means: A stitch made by setting the needle back of the end of the last stitch, and bringing it out in front of the end.

Meaning of Backstitch

Backstitch means: To sew with backstitches; as, to backstitch a seam.

Meaning of Backstress

Backstress means: A female baker.

Meaning of Backsword

Backsword means: A sword with one sharp edge.

Meaning of Backsword

Backsword means: In England, a stick with a basket handle, used in rustic amusements; also, the game in which the stick is used. Also called singlestick.

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Meaning of Zincode

Zincode means: The positive electrode of an electrolytic cell; anode.

Meaning of Zinco-

Zinco- means: A combining form from zinc; in chemistry, designating zinc as an element of certain double compounds. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zincky

Zincky means: Pertaining to zinc, or having its appearance.

Meaning of Zincing

Zincing means: The act or process of applying zinc; galvanization.

Meaning of Zincking

Zincking means: Alt. of Zincing

Meaning of Zincite

Zincite means: Native zinc oxide; a brittle, translucent mineral, of an orange-red color; -- called also red zinc ore, and red oxide of zinc.

Meaning of Zincify

Zincify means: To coat or impregnate with zinc.

Meaning of Zincification

Zincification means: The act or process of applying zinc; the condition of being zincified, or covered with zinc; galvanization.

Meaning of Zinciferous

Zinciferous means: Containing or affording zinc.

Meaning of Zincide

Zincide means: A binary compound of zinc.

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