Слова на букву axio-buck (6389) New Collegiate Dictionary
На главную О проекте Обратная связь Поддержать проектДобавить в избранное

  
EN-DE-FR →  New Collegiate Dictionary →  acto-axio axio-buck buck-cobl cobl-deco deco-elec elec-flüg flüg-gulp gulp-innu inob-leni leni-micr micr-obtr obtr-phyl phyl-quin quin-sask sask-soma soma-tano tans-unco uncr-wool


Слова на букву axio-buck (6389)

<< < 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 > >>
Brontë
biographical name a family of English writers: Charlotte 1816-1855 & her sisters Emily 1818-1848 & Anne 1820-1849
brontosaur
noun see brontosaurus
brontosaurus
also brontosaur noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek brontē thunder + sauros lizard; akin to Greek bremein to roar Date: 1892 any of a genus (Apatosaurus syn. Brontosaurus) ...
Bronx
or the Bronx geographical name borough of New York City on the mainland NE of Manhattan Island population 1,332,650
Bronx cheer
noun Etymology: Bronx, borough of New York City Date: 1924 raspberry 2
bronze
I. transitive verb (bronzed; bronzing) Date: 1645 to give the appearance of bronze to ; also tan 2 • bronzer noun II. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, ...
Bronze Age
noun Date: 1860 the period of ancient human culture characterized by the use of bronze that began between 4000 and 3000 B.C. and ended with the advent of the Iron Age
Bronze Star
noun Date: 1944 a United States military decoration awarded for valor or for meritorious service not involving aerial flights — called also Bronze Star Medal
Bronze Star Medal
noun see Bronze Star
bronzer
noun see bronze I
bronzing
noun Date: 1848 a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)
bronzy
adjective see bronze II
brooch
noun Etymology: Middle English broche pointed tool, brooch — more at broach Date: 13th century an ornament that is held by a pin or clasp and is worn at or near the neck
brood
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brōd; akin to Middle High German bruot brood and perhaps to Old English beorma yeast — more at barm Date: before 12th ...
brooder
noun Date: 1599 1. one that broods 2. a heated structure used for raising young fowl
broodiness
noun see broody
broodingly
adverb see brood III
broodmare
noun Date: 1792 a mare kept for breeding
broody
adjective Date: 1523 1. being in a state of readiness to brood eggs that is characterized by cessation of laying and by marked changes in behavior and physiology 2. given ...
brook
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brōc; akin to Old High German bruoh marshy ground Date: before 12th century creek 2 II. transitive verb Etymology: ...
brook trout
noun Date: circa 1825 the common speckled cold-water char (Salvelinus fontinalis) of North America
Brooke
I. biographical name Sir Alan Francis 1883-1963 1st Viscount Alanbrooke British field marshal II. biographical name Edward William 1919- American politician III. ...
Brookfield
geographical name city SE Wisconsin W of Milwaukee population 38,649
brookie
noun Date: 1933 brook trout
brookite
noun Etymology: Henry J. Brooke died 1857 English mineralogist Date: 1825 titanium dioxide TiO2 occurring as a mineral in orthorhombic crystals commonly translucent brown or ...
brooklet
noun Date: 1807 a small brook
Brookline
geographical name town E Massachusetts W of Boston population 57,107
Brooklyn
geographical name borough of New York City at SW end of Long Island population 2,465,326 • Brooklynite noun
Brooklyn Center
geographical name city SE Minnesota NW of Minneapolis population 29,172
Brooklyn Park
geographical name city SE Minnesota NW of Minneapolis population 67,388
Brooklynese
noun Etymology: Brooklyn, borough of New York City Date: 1939 the vernacular speech of greater New York City and environs
Brooklynite
noun see Brooklyn
Brooks
I. biographical name Gwendolyn Elizabeth 1917-2000 American poet II. biographical name Phillips 1835-1893 American bishop III. biographical name Van Wyck 1886-1963 ...
Brooks Range
geographical name mountain range N Alaska extending from Kotzebue Sound to Canadian border; highest peak over 9000 feet (2740 meters)
broom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brōm; akin to Old High German brāmo bramble Date: before 12th century 1. any of various leguminous shrubs (especially ...
broomball
noun Date: 1933 a variation of ice hockey played on ice without skates and with brooms and a soccer ball used instead of sticks and a puck • broomballer noun
broomballer
noun see broomball
broomcorn
noun Date: circa 1782 any of several tall cultivated sorghums having stiff-branched panicles used in brooms and brushes
Broomfield
geographical name city N central Colorado NNW of Denver population 38,272
broomrape
noun Date: 1578 any of a genus (Orobanche of the family Orobanchaceae, the broomrape family) of herbs that have leaves modified to scales and that grow as parasites on the ...
broomstick
noun Date: 1663 the long thin handle of a broom
bros
plural of bro
brose
noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of Scots bruis broth, from Middle English brewes, from Anglo-French broués, plural of bruet, broué broth, mash, of Germanic origin; akin to ...
Brossard
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec population 65,026
broth
noun (plural broths) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German brod broth, Old English brēowan to brew — more at brew Date: before 12th century 1. ...
brothel
noun Etymology: Middle English, worthless fellow, prostitute, from brothen, past participle of brethen to waste away, go to ruin, from Old English brēothan to waste away; akin ...
brother
noun (plural brothers; also brethren) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brōthor; akin to Old High German bruodor brother, Latin frater, Greek phratēr member of the ...
brother-in-law
noun (plural brothers-in-law) Date: 14th century 1. the brother of one's spouse 2. a. the husband of one's sister b. the husband of one's spouse's sister
brotherhood
noun Etymology: Middle English brotherhede, brotherhod, alteration of brotherrede, from Old English brōthorrǣden, from brōthor + rǣden condition — more at kindred Date: ...
brotherliness
noun see brotherly
brotherly
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. of or relating to brothers 2. natural or becoming to brothers ; affectionate • brotherliness noun • brotherly adverb
brougham
noun Etymology: Henry Peter Brougham, Baron Brougham and Vaux died 1868 Scottish jurist Date: 1851 a light closed horse-drawn carriage with the driver outside in front
brought
past and past participle of bring
brouhaha
noun Etymology: French Date: 1890 hubbub, uproar
brow
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brū; akin to Old Norse brūn eyebrow, Greek ophrys, Sanskrit bhrū Date: before 12th century 1. a. eyebrow b. ...
browallia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from J. Browallius died 1755 Swedish naturalist Date: 1782 any of a genus (Browallia) of tropical American herbs of the nightshade family cultivated ...
browbeat
transitive verb (browbeat; browbeaten or -beat; -beating) Date: 1581 to intimidate or disconcert by a stern manner or arrogant speech ; bully Synonyms: see intimidate
Browder
biographical name Earl 1891-1973 American Communist politician
browed
adjective Date: 15th century having brows of a specified nature — used in combination
Brown
I. biographical name Charles Brockden 1771-1810 American novelist II. biographical name Ford Madox 1821-1893 English painter III. biographical name George 1818-1880 ...
brown
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English broun, from Old English brūn; akin to Old High German brūn brown, Greek phrynē toad Date: before 12th century of the color brown; ...
brown adipose tissue
noun see brown fat
brown alga
noun Date: circa 1899 any of a division (Phaeophyta) of variable mostly marine algae with chlorophyll masked by brown pigment
brown bagger
noun see brown bagging
brown bagging
noun Date: 1959 1. the practice of carrying (as to work) one's lunch usually in a brown paper bag 2. the practice of carrying a bottle of liquor into a restaurant or club ...
brown bear
noun Date: 1774 any of several bears predominantly brown in color that are usually considered a single species (Ursus arctos) including the grizzly bear and that formerly ...
brown Betty
noun Date: 1864 a baked pudding of apples, bread crumbs, and spices
brown bread
noun Date: 14th century 1. bread made of whole wheat flour 2. a dark brown steamed bread made usually of cornmeal, white or whole wheat flours, molasses, soda, and milk or ...
brown coal
noun Date: 1821 lignite
brown dwarf
noun Date: 1978 a celestial object that is much smaller than a normal star and has insufficient mass to sustain nuclear fusion but that is hot enough to radiate energy ...
brown earth
noun Date: 1932 any of a group of intrazonal soils developed in temperate humid regions under deciduous forests and characterized by a dark brown mull horizon that grades ...
brown fat
noun Date: 1951 a mammalian heat-producing tissue occurring especially in human fetuses and newborn infants and in hibernating animals — called also brown adipose tissue
brown lung
noun Date: 1969 byssinosis
brown pelican
noun Date: 1823 a pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) of American coasts that has a brownish body and a chiefly white or white with yellow head
brown rat
noun Date: 1781 a common domestic rat (Rattus norvegicus) that has been introduced worldwide — called also Norway rat
brown recluse spider
noun Date: 1964 a venomous spider (Loxosceles reclusa) especially of the southern and central United States that has a violin-shaped mark on the cephalothorax and produces a ...
brown rice
noun Date: 1916 hulled but unpolished rice that retains most of the bran layers, endosperm, and germ
brown rot
noun Date: 1863 a disease of stone fruits (as peaches) caused by a fungus (genus Monilinia and especially M. fructicola)
brown sauce
noun Date: 1723 a sauce consisting typically of stock thickened with flour browned in fat
brown study
noun Date: 1532 a state of serious absorption or abstraction
brown sugar
noun Date: 1697 soft sugar whose crystals are covered by a film of refined dark syrup
Brown Swiss
noun Date: 1902 any of a breed of large hardy brown dairy cattle originating in Switzerland
brown tree snake
noun Date: 1947 a large venomous arboreal colubrid snake (Boiga irregularis) of northern Australia, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands that has been accidentally introduced ...
brown trout
noun Date: 1862 a speckled European trout (Salmo trutta) widely introduced as a game fish
brown-bag
verb or adjective see brown bagging
brown-eyed Susan
noun Etymology: brown-eyed + Susan (as in black-eyed Susan) Date: 1896 a dark-centered coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba) of eastern North America often having tripartite lower ...
brown-headed cowbird
noun Date: 1972 cowbird
brown-tail moth
noun Date: 1782 a European tussock moth (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) introduced in the United States and having larvae which feed on foliage and have hairs irritating to the skin
Browne
I. biographical name Charles Farrar 1834-1867 pseudonym Artemus Ward American humorist II. biographical name Sir Thomas 1605-1682 English physician & author
brownfield
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1977 a tract of land that has been developed for industrial purposes, polluted, and then abandoned
Brownian motion
noun Etymology: Robert Brown died 1858 Scottish botanist Date: 1871 a random movement of microscopic particles suspended in liquids or gases resulting from the impact of ...
Brownian movement
noun see Brownian motion
brownie
noun Etymology: 1brown Date: circa 1500 1. a legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night 2. capitalized a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for ...
brownie point
noun Usage: often capitalized B Date: circa 1962 a credit regarded as earned especially by currying favor (as with a superior)
Browning
I. biographical name Elizabeth Barrett 1806-1861 wife of Robert English poet II. biographical name Robert 1812-1889 English poet
Browning automatic rifle
noun Etymology: John M. Browning died 1926 American designer of firearms Date: 1920 a .30 caliber gas-operated air-cooled magazine-fed automatic rifle often provided with a ...
Browning machine gun
noun Date: 1918 a .30 or .50 caliber recoil-operated air- or water-cooled machine gun fed by a cartridge belt
brownish
adjective see brown II
brownnose
transitive verb Etymology: from the implication that servility is equivalent to having one's nose in the anus of the person from whom advancement is sought Date: circa 1939 ...
brownnoser
noun see brownnose
brownout
noun Etymology: brown + blackout Date: 1942 a period of reduced voltage of electricity caused especially by high demand and resulting in reduced illumination
brownshirt
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1932 Nazi; especially storm trooper
brownstone
noun Date: 1846 1. a reddish-brown sandstone used for building 2. a dwelling faced with brownstone
Brownsville
geographical name city & port S Texas population 139,722
browny
adjective see brown II
browridge
noun Date: 1887 a prominence of the frontal bone above the eye caused by the projection of the frontal air sinuses
browsable
adjective see browse I
browse
I. verb (browsed; browsing) Etymology: Middle English brouusen, probably from Anglo-French brouts Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to consume as browse b. ...
browser
noun Date: 1845 1. one that browses 2. a computer program used for accessing sites or information on a network (as the World Wide Web)
Broz
biographical name Josip — see Tito
Bruce
I. biographical name Sir David 1855-1931 British physician & bacteriologist II. biographical name Robert — see Robert I the Bruce III. biographical name Stanley ...
Bruce Peninsula National Park
geographical name reservation SE Canada in SE Ontario
brucella
noun (plural brucellae or -cellas) Etymology: New Latin, from Sir David Bruce Date: 1930 any of a genus (Brucella) of nonmotile pleomorphic bacteria that cause disease in ...
brucellosis
noun (plural brucelloses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1930 infection with or disease caused by brucellae
brucine
noun Etymology: probably from French, from New Latin Brucea, genus name of Brucea antidysenterica, a shrub Date: 1823 a poisonous alkaloid C23H26N2O4 found with strychnine ...
Bruckner
biographical name Anton 1824-1896 Austrian composer • Brucknerian adjective
Brucknerian
adjective see Bruckner
Brueghel
or Breughel biographical name family of Flemish painters including: Pieter circa 1525-1569 & his sons Pieter 1564-1638 & Jan 1568-1625
Bruges
geographical name see Brugge
Brugge
or French Bruges geographical name commune NW Belgium capital of West Flanders population 116,700
bruin
noun Etymology: Middle Dutch, name of the bear in Reynard the Fox Date: 15th century bear 1
bruise
I. verb (bruised; bruising) Etymology: Middle English brusen, brisen, from Anglo-French & Old English; Anglo-French bruiser, briser to break, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish ...
bruiser
noun Date: 1744 a big husky man
bruising
adjective Date: 1872 arduous, taxing
bruit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, noise Date: 15th century 1. archaic a. noise, din b. report, rumor 2. [French, literally, noise] any of several ...
brumal
adjective Etymology: Latin brumalis, from bruma winter Date: 1513 archaic indicative of or occurring in the winter
brumby
noun (plural brumbies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1880 Australian a wild or unbroken horse
brume
noun Etymology: French, mist, winter, from Old Occitan bruma, from Latin, winter solstice, winter; akin to Latin brevis short — more at brief Date: 1808 mist, fog • ...
brummagem
adjective Etymology: alteration of Birmingham, England, the source in the 17th century of counterfeit groats Date: 1637 spurious; also cheaply showy ; tawdry • brummagem ...
Brummell
biographical name George Bryan 1778-1840 Beau Brummell English dandy
brumous
adjective see brume
brunch
noun Etymology: breakfast + lunch Date: 1896 a meal usually taken late in the morning that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch
Brundisium
geographical name see Brindisi
Brunei
geographical name 1. independent sultanate & former British protectorate NW Borneo capital Bandar Seri Begawan area 2226 square miles (5788 square kilometers), population ...
Bruneian
adjective or noun see Brunei
Brunelleschi
or Brunellesco biographical name Filippo 1377-1446 Italian architect
Brunellesco
biographical name see Brunelleschi
brunet
I. noun or brunette Date: circa 1539 a person having brown or black hair and often a relatively dark complexion — spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and usually ...
Brunetière
biographical name Vincent de Paul-Marie-Ferdinand 1849-1906 French critic
brunette
I. noun see brunet I II. adjective see brunet II
brung
chiefly dialect past and past participle of bring
Brunhild
noun Etymology: German Date: 1842 a queen in Germanic legend won by Siegfried for Gunther
Brüning
biographical name Heinrich 1885-1970 chancellor of Germany (1930-32)
Brünn
geographical name see Brno
Bruno
biographical name Giordano 1548-1600 Italian philosopher
Brunswick
geographical name 1. city NE Ohio SSW of Cleveland population 33,388 2. (or German Braunschweig) former state central Germany capital Brunswick 3. (or German Braunschweig) ...
Brunswick stew
noun Etymology: Brunswick county, Va. Date: 1856 a stew made of vegetables and usually two meats (as chicken and squirrel)
brunt
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. the principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack) 2. the greater part ; burden
Brusa
geographical name see Bursa
bruschetta
noun Etymology: Italian, from Italian dialect (Tuscany), from bruscare to toast, burn, probably from Vulgar Latin *brusicare, frequentative of *brusare, *brusiare to burn Date: ...
brush
I. noun Etymology: Middle English brusch, from an Anglo-French form akin to Old French broce brushwood, Medieval Latin brusca Date: 14th century 1. brushwood 2. a. scrub ...
brush back
transitive verb see brushback
brush border
noun Date: 1903 a stria of microvilli on the plasma membrane of an epithelial cell (as in a kidney tubule) that is specialized for absorption
brush cut
noun Date: 1945 crew cut
brush discharge
noun Date: 1849 a faintly luminous relatively slow electrical discharge having no spark
brush fire
noun Date: 1850 1. a fire involving low-growing plants (as scrub and brush) 2. a minor conflict or crisis
brush up
verb Date: circa 1600 transitive verb 1. to improve or polish as if by brushing 2. to renew one's skill in intransitive verb to refresh one's memory ; renew one's ...
brush-off
noun Date: 1941 a quietly curt or disdainful dismissal
brushability
noun Date: 1936 ease of application with a brush
brushback
noun Date: 1954 a pitch intentionally thrown near the batter's head or body in baseball • brush back transitive verb
brushed
adjective Date: 1926 1. finished with a nap 2. polished but not shiny
brusher
noun see brush III
brushfire
adjective Date: 1954 involving mobilization only on a small and local scale
brushland
noun Date: 1853 an area covered with brush growth
brushstroke
noun Date: 1879 the configuration given to paint by contact with the bristles of a brush; also the paint left on a surface by a single application of a brush or palette knife ...
brushup
noun see brush up
brushwood
noun Date: circa 1613 1. wood of small branches especially when cut or broken 2. a thicket of shrubs and small trees
brushwork
noun Date: 1868 work done with a brush (as in painting); especially the characteristic work of an artist using a brush
brushy
I. adjective (brushier; -est) Date: 1567 covered with or abounding in brush or brushwood II. adjective (brushier; -est) Date: 1665 shaggy, rough
brusk
adjective see brusque
brusque
also brusk adjective Etymology: French brusque, from Italian brusco, from Medieval Latin bruscus butcher's-broom (plant with bristly twigs) Date: 1651 1. markedly short and ...
brusquely
adverb see brusque
brusqueness
noun see brusque
brusquerie
noun Etymology: French, from brusque Date: 1752 abruptness of manner
Brussel
geographical name see Brussels
Brussels
or French Bruxelles or Flemish Brussel geographical name city capital of Belgium & of Brabant population 136,424 • Bruxellois adjective or noun
Brussels carpet
noun Etymology: Brussels, Belgium Date: 1799 a carpet made of colored worsted yarns first fixed in a foundation web of strong linen thread and then drawn up in loops to form ...
Brussels griffon
noun Date: 1904 any of a breed of short-faced compact rough- or smooth-coated toy dogs of Belgian origin — called also griffon
Brussels lace
noun Date: 1732 1. any of various fine needlepoint or bobbin laces with floral designs made originally in or near Brussels 2. a machine-made net of hexagonal mesh
brussels sprout
noun Usage: often capitalized B Date: 1796 1. plural a plant (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) of the mustard family that bears small edible green heads on its stem 2. any of ...
brut
adjective Etymology: French, literally, rough Date: 1891 of champagne very dry; specifically being the driest made by the producer • brut noun
brutal
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin brutalis, from Latin brutus — more at brute Date: 15th century ...
brutalise
British variant of brutalize
brutality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1549 1. the quality or state of being brutal 2. a brutal act or course of action
brutalization
noun see brutalize
brutalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1704 1. to make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman 2. to treat brutally • brutalization noun
brutally
adverb see brutal
brute
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French brut rough, from Latin brutus brutish, literally, heavy; akin to Latin gravis heavy — more at grieve Date: 15th ...
brutish
adjective Date: 1534 1. resembling, befitting, or typical of a brute or beast 2. a. strongly and grossly sensual b. showing little intelligence or sensibility ...
brutishly
adverb see brutish
brutishness
noun see brutish
Bruttium
geographical name — see Calabria 2
brutum fulmen
foreign term Etymology: Latin insensible thunderbolt ; a futile threat or display of force
Brutus
biographical name Marcus Junius 85-42 B.C. Roman politician & conspirator
Bruxelles
geographical name see Brussels
Bruxellois
adjective or noun see Brussels
bruxism
noun Etymology: irregular from Greek brychein to gnash the teeth + English -ism Date: 1932 the habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth especially in situations ...
Bryan
I. biographical name William Jennings 1860-1925 American lawyer & politician II. geographical name city E central Texas population 65,660
Bryansk
geographical name city Russia in Europe SW of Moscow population 461,000
Bryant
biographical name William Cullen 1794-1878 American poet & editor
Bryce Canyon National Park
geographical name reservation S Utah NE of Zion National Park
Brynhild
noun Etymology: Old Norse Brynhildr Date: 1590 a Valkyrie who is waked from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd and later has him killed when he forgets her
bryological
adjective see bryology
bryologist
noun see bryology
bryology
noun Etymology: Greek bryon moss (akin to Greek bryein to grow luxuriantly) + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: 1856 1. moss life or biology 2. a branch of ...
bryony
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin bryonia, from Greek bryōnia; akin to Greek bryein Date: 14th century any of a genus (Bryonia) of tendril-bearing ...
bryophyllum
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek bryon + phyllon leaf — more at blade Date: circa 1868 kalanchoe
bryophyte
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek bryon + phyton plant; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be Date: 1878 any of a division (Bryophyta) of nonflowering plants ...
bryophytic
adjective see bryophyte
bryozoan
noun Etymology: New Latin Bryozoa, from Greek bryon + New Latin -zoa Date: circa 1864 any of a phylum (Bryozoa) of aquatic mostly marine invertebrate animals that reproduce by ...
Brythonic
I. adjective Etymology: Welsh Brython Briton, Britons (from British Celtic *britton-) + 1-ic Date: 1884 of, relating to, or characteristic of the division of the Celtic ...
BS
abbreviation 1. bachelor of science 2. balance sheet 3. bill of sale 4. bishop suffragan 5. British standard 6. often not capitalized, sometimes vulgar bullshit
BSA
abbreviation Boy Scouts of America
BSAE
abbreviation 1. bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering 2. bachelor of science in agricultural engineering 3. bachelor of science in architectural engineering
BSArch
abbreviation bachelor of science in architecture
BSB
abbreviation bachelor of science in business
BSc
abbreviation bachelor of science
BSCE
abbreviation bachelor of science in chemical engineering
BSCh
abbreviation bachelor of science in chemistry
BSE
abbreviation bovine spongiform encephalopathy
BSEc
or BSEcon abbreviation bachelor of science in economics
BSEcon
abbreviation see BSEc
BSEd
or BSE abbreviation bachelor of science in education
BSEE
abbreviation 1. bachelor of science in electrical engineering 2. bachelor of science in elementary education
BSET
abbreviation bachelor of science in engineering technology
BSFor
abbreviation bachelor of science in forestry
BSI
abbreviation British Standards Institution
bskt
abbreviation basket
BSL
abbreviation bachelor of science in linguistics
BSME
abbreviation bachelor of science in mechanical engineering
bsmt
abbreviation basement
BSN
abbreviation bachelor of science in nursing
BSW
abbreviation bachelor of social work
Bt
I. noun Etymology: New Latin Bacillus thuringiensis, species name, literally, Thuringian bacillus Date: 1971 a preparation of a bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis) often ...
btry
abbreviation battery
Btu
noun Date: 1899 British thermal unit
BTW
abbreviation by the way
bu
abbreviation 1. bureau 2. bushel
Bu
abbreviation butyl
bub
noun Etymology: probably short for bubby little boy Date: 1839 fellow, buddy — used in informal address
Bubastis
geographical name ancient city N Egypt near modern Zagazig
Bubba
noun Etymology: from Bubba, a stereotypical nickname of Southern white males Date: 1979 often disparaging redneck
bubble
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English bobel Date: 14th century 1. a small globule typically hollow and light: as a. a small body of gas within a ...
bubble and squeak
noun Date: circa 1785 a British dish consisting of usually leftover potatoes, greens (as cabbage), and sometimes meat fried together
bubble chamber
noun Date: 1953 a chamber of superheated liquid in which the path of an ionizing particle is made visible by a string of vapor bubbles
bubble gum
noun Date: 1937 1. a chewing gum that can be blown into large bubbles 2. (usually bubblegum) rock music having simple repetitive phrasings and intended especially for young ...
bubble memory
noun Date: 1969 a computer memory that uses magnetic bubbles to store information
bubblegum
adjective Date: 1969 appealing to or characteristic of preteens or adolescents
bubblehead
noun Date: 1949 a foolish or stupid person • bubbleheaded adjective
bubbleheaded
adjective see bubblehead
bubbler
noun Date: 1914 1. a drinking fountain from which a stream of water bubbles upward 2. one that bubbles
bubbly
I. adjective (bubblier; -est) Date: 1599 1. full of bubbles ; effervescent 2. full of or showing good spirits ; lively, effusive 3. resembling a bubble II. noun Date: ...
bubby
noun (plural bubbies) Etymology: probably of imitative origin Date: 1675 sometimes vulgar breast 1
Buber
biographical name Martin 1878-1965 Israeli (Austrian-born) philosopher
bubkes
also bupkes or bupkus noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Yiddish (probably short for kozebubkes, literally, goat droppings), plural of bubke, bobke, diminutive ...
bubo
noun (plural buboes) Etymology: Medieval Latin bubon-, bubo, from Greek boubōn Date: 14th century an inflammatory swelling of a lymph gland especially in the groin • ...
bubonic
adjective see bubo
bubonic plague
noun Date: 1885 plague caused by a bacterium (Yersinia pestis) and characterized especially by the formation of buboes
Bucaramanga
geographical name city N Colombia NNE of Bogotá population 349,400
buccal
adjective Etymology: Latin bucca cheek Date: 1720 1. of, relating to, near, involving, or supplying a cheek 2. of, relating to, involving, or lying in the mouth • ...
buccally
adverb see buccal
buccaneer
noun Etymology: French boucanier woodsman, pirate (in the 17th century West Indies), from boucaner to smoke meat, from boucan wooden frame for smoking meat, from Tupi mokaʔe, ...
buccaneerish
adjective see buccaneer
buccinator
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin bucinator trumpeter, from bucinare to sound on the trumpet, from bucina trumpet, from bov-, bos cow + canere to sing, play — more at ...
Buchan
biographical name Sir John 1875-1940 1st Baron Tweedsmuir Scottish author; governor-general of Canada (1935-40)

<< < 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 > >>

© en-de-fr.com.ua - EN-DE-FR 2009-2017 Информация публикуется на сайте для ознакомительного процесса.
 
Выполнено за: 0.051 c;