Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A popular colloquial name for a sailor; -- called also Jack tar, and Jack afloat.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A mechanical contrivance, an auxiliary machine, or a subordinate part of a machine, rendering convenient service, and often supplying the place of a boy or attendant who was commonly called Jack

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A device to pull off boots.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A sawhorse or sawbuck.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A machine or contrivance for turning a spit; a smoke jack, or kitchen jack.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A wooden wedge for separating rocks rent by blasting.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A lever for depressing the sinkers which push the loops down on the needles.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A grating to separate and guide the threads; a heck box.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A machine for twisting the sliver as it leaves the carding machine.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A compact, portable machine for planing metal.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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