Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Daltonism

Daltonism means: Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity.

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water.

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.

Meaning of Dammed

Dammed means: of Dam

Meaning of Damming

Damming means: of Dam

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: To obstruct or restrain the flow of, by a dam; to confine by constructing a dam, as a stream of water; -- generally used with in or up.

Meaning of Dam

Dam means: To shut up; to stop up; to close; to restrain.

Meaning of Damage

Damage means: Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoccolo

Zoccolo means: Same as Socle.

Meaning of Zocco

Zocco means: Alt. of Zoccolo

Meaning of Zocle

Zocle means: Same as Socle.

Meaning of Zobo

Zobo means: A kind of domestic cattle reared in Asia for its flesh and milk. It is supposed to be a hybrid between the zebu and the yak.

Meaning of Zoanthus

Zoanthus means: A genus of Actinaria, including numerous species, found mostly in tropical seas. The zooids or polyps resemble small, elongated actinias united together at their bases by fleshy stolons, and thus forming extensive groups. The tentacles are small and bright colored.

Meaning of Zoanthropy

Zoanthropy means: A kind of monomania in which the patient believes himself transformed into one of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoanthoid

Zoanthoid means: Of or pertaining to the Zoanthacea.

Meaning of Zoanthodeme

Zoanthodeme means: The zooids of a compound anthozoan, collectively.

Meaning of Zoantharian

Zoantharian means: One of the Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoantharian

Zoantharian means: Of or pertaining to the Zoantharia.

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