Words starting with q

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quadrilateral

Quadrilateral means: An area defended by four fortresses supporting each other; as, the Venetian quadrilateral, comprising Mantua, Peschiera, Verona, and Legnano.

Meaning of Quadrilateralness

Quadrilateralness means: The property of being quadrilateral.

Meaning of Quadriliteral

Quadriliteral means: Consisting of four letters.

Meaning of Quadrille

Quadrille means: A dance having five figures, in common time, four couples of dancers being in each set.

Meaning of Quadrille

Quadrille means: The appropriate music for a quadrille.

Meaning of Quadrille

Quadrille means: A game played by four persons with forty cards, being the remainder of an ordinary pack after the tens, nines, and eights are discarded.

Meaning of Quadrillion

Quadrillion means: According to the French notation, which is followed also upon the Continent and in the United States, a unit with fifteen ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the fourth power, or the number represented by a unit with twenty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.

Meaning of Quadrilobate

Quadrilobate means: Alt. of Quadrilobed

Meaning of Quadrilobed

Quadrilobed means: Having four lobes; as, a quadrilobate leaf.

Meaning of Quadrilocular

Quadrilocular means: Having four cells, or cavities; as, a quadrilocular heart.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoonule

Zoonule means: Same as Zoonite.

Meaning of Zoonomy

Zoonomy means: The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.

Meaning of Zoonic

Zoonic means: Of or pertaining to animals; obtained from animal substances.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg; -- opposed to zooid.

Meaning of Zoa

Zoa means: of Zoon

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zoomorphism in ornament.

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