Words starting with r

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Meaning of Rail

Rail means: A horizontal piece in a frame or paneling. See Illust. of Style.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: A bar of steel or iron, forming part of the track on which the wheels roll. It is usually shaped with reference to vertical strength, and is held in place by chairs, splices, etc.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: The stout, narrow plank that forms the top of the bulwarks.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: The light, fencelike structures of wood or metal at the break of the deck, and elsewhere where such protection is needed.

Meaning of Railed

Railed means: of Rail

Meaning of Railing

Railing means: of Rail

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: To inclose with rails or a railing.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: To range in a line.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds of the family Rallidae, especially those of the genus Rallus, and of closely allied genera. They are prized as game birds.

Meaning of Rail

Rail means: To use insolent and reproachful language; to utter reproaches; to scoff; -- followed by at or against, formerly by on.

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Meaning of Zamang

Zamang means: An immense leguminous tree (Pithecolobium Saman) of Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used commonly for feeding cattle. Also called rain tree.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: One of the Zalambdodonta. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: Of or pertaining to a tribe (Zalambdodonta) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.

Meaning of Zain

Zain means: A horse of a dark color, neither gray nor white, and having no spots.

Meaning of Zaimet

Zaimet means: A district from which a Zaim draws his revenue.

Meaning of Zaim

Zaim means: A Turkish chief who supports a mounted militia bearing the same name.

Meaning of Zaffer

Zaffer means: A pigment obtained, usually by roasting cobalt glance with sand or quartz, as a dark earthy powder. It consists of crude cobalt oxide, or of an impure cobalt arseniate. It is used in porcelain painting, and in enameling pottery, to produce a blue color, and is often confounded with smalt, from which, however, it is distinct, as it contains no potash. The name is often loosely applied to mixtures of zaffer proper with silica, or oxides of iron, manganese, etc.

Meaning of Zaerthe

Zaerthe means: Same as Z/rthe.

Meaning of Zachun

Zachun means: An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny tree (Balanites Aegyptiaca), and sold to piligrims for a healing ointment.

Meaning of Zacco

Zacco means: See Zocco.

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