Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Narthex

Narthex means: A tall umbelliferous plant (Ferula communis). See Giant fennel, under Fennel.

Meaning of Narthex

Narthex means: The portico in front of ancient churches; sometimes, the atrium or outer court surrounded by ambulatories; -- used, generally, for any vestibule, lobby, or outer porch, leading to the nave of a church.

Meaning of Narwal

Narwal means: See Narwhal.

Meaning of Narwe

Narwe means: Narrow.

Meaning of Narwhal

Narwhal means: An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side.

Meaning of Nas

Nas means: Was not.

Meaning of Nas

Nas means: Has not.

Meaning of Nasal

Nasal means: Of or pertaining to the nose.

Meaning of Nasal

Nasal means: Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.

Meaning of Nasal

Nasal means: An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zincic

Zincic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.

Meaning of Zincane

Zincane means: Zinc chloride.

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: To coat with zinc; to galvanize.

Meaning of Zincing

Zincing means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincking

Zincking means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinced

Zinced means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincked

Zincked means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.

Meaning of Ziment-water

Ziment-water means: A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.

Meaning of Zimb

Zimb means: A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.

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