Words starting with w

Words and definitions

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To be excited or roused from sleep; to awake; to be awakened; to cease to sleep; -- often with up.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To be exited or roused up; to be stirred up from a dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To rouse from sleep; to awake.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To put in motion or action; to arouse; to excite.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To bring to life again, as if from the sleep of death; to reanimate; to revive.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: To watch, or sit up with, at night, as a dead body.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: The act of waking, or being awaked; also, the state of being awake.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: The state of forbearing sleep, especially for solemn or festive purposes; a vigil.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: An annual parish festival formerly held in commemoration of the dedication of a church. Originally, prayers were said on the evening preceding, and hymns were sung during the night, in the church; subsequently, these vigils were discontinued, and the day itself, often with succeeding days, was occupied in rural pastimes and exercises, attended by eating and drinking, often to excess.

Meaning of Wake

Wake means: The sitting up of persons with a dead body, often attended with a degree of festivity, chiefly among the Irish.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zirconia

Zirconia means: The oxide of zirconium, obtained as a white powder, and possessing both acid and basic properties. On account of its infusibility, and brilliant luminosity when incandescent, it is used as an ingredient of sticks for the Drummomd light.

Meaning of Zirconate

Zirconate means: A salt of zirconic acid.

Meaning of Zircona

Zircona means: Zirconia.

Meaning of Zircon

Zircon means: A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky-brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

Meaning of Zircofluoride

Zircofluoride means: A double fluoride of zirconium and hydrogen, or some other positive element or radical; as, zircofluoride of sodium.

Meaning of Zirco-

Zirco- means: A combining form (also used adjectively) designating zirconium as an element of certain double compounds; zircono-; as in zircofluoric acid, sodium zircofluoride.

Meaning of Ziphioid

Ziphioid means: See Xiphioid.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: Hence, the theocracy, or church of God.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors.

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