Words starting with c

Words and definitions

Meaning of Cader

Cader means: See Cadre.

Meaning of Cadet

Cadet means: The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son.

Meaning of Cadet

Cadet means: A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and obtaining a commission.

Meaning of Cadet

Cadet means: A young man in training for military or naval service; esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich.

Meaning of Cadetship

Cadetship means: The position, rank, or commission of a cadet; as, to get a cadetship.

Meaning of Cadew

Cadew means: Alt. of Cadeworm

Meaning of Cadeworm

Cadeworm means: A caddice. See Caddice.

Meaning of Cadged

Cadged means: of Cadge

Meaning of Cadging

Cadging means: of Cadge

Meaning of Cadge

Cadge means: To carry, as a burden.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoantharia

Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoanthacea

Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.

Meaning of Zizel

Zizel means: The suslik.

Meaning of Zizania

Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.

Meaning of Zittern

Zittern means: See Cittern.

Meaning of Zither

Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]

Meaning of Zirconoid

Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.

Meaning of Zircono

Zircono means: See Zirco-.

Meaning of Zirconium

Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.

Meaning of Zirconic

Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.

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