Words starting with e

Words and definitions

Meaning of Earth-tongue

Earth-tongue means: A fungus of the genus Geoglossum.

Meaning of Earthward

Earthward means: Alt. of Earthwards

Meaning of Earthwards

Earthwards means: Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or skyward.

Meaning of Earthwork

Earthwork means: Any construction, whether a temporary breastwork or permanent fortification, for attack or defense, the material of which is chiefly earth.

Meaning of Earthwork

Earthwork means: The operation connected with excavations and embankments of earth in preparing foundations of buildings, in constructing canals, railroads, etc.

Meaning of Earthwork

Earthwork means: An embankment or construction made of earth.

Meaning of Earthworm

Earthworm means: Any worm of the genus Lumbricus and allied genera, found in damp soil. One of the largest and most abundant species in Europe and America is L. terrestris; many others are known; -- called also angleworm and dewworm.

Meaning of Earthworm

Earthworm means: A mean, sordid person; a niggard.

Meaning of Earthy

Earthy means: Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter.

Meaning of Earthy

Earthy means: Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoned

Zoned means: Wearing a zone, or girdle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: To girdle; to encircle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: Circuit; circumference.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or stripe extending around a body.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: The portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A girdle; a cincture.

Meaning of Zonate

Zonate means: Divided by parallel planes; as, zonate tetraspores, found in certain red algae.

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