Words starting with w

Words and definitions

Meaning of Wair

Wair means: A piece of plank two yard/ long and a foot broad.

Meaning of Waist

Waist means: That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.

Meaning of Waist

Waist means: Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.

Meaning of Waist

Waist means: A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.

Meaning of Waist

Waist means: A girdle or belt for the waist.

Meaning of Waistband

Waistband means: The band which encompasses the waist; esp., one on the upper part of breeches, trousers, pantaloons, skirts, or the like.

Meaning of Waistband

Waistband means: A sash worn by women around the waist.

Meaning of Waistcloth

Waistcloth means: A cloth or wrapper worn about the waist; by extension, such a garment worn about the hips and passing between the thighs.

Meaning of Waistcloth

Waistcloth means: A covering of canvas or tarpaulin for the hammocks, stowed on the nettings, between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.

Meaning of Waistcoat

Waistcoat means: A short, sleeveless coat or garment for men, worn under the coat, extending no lower than the hips, and covering the waist; a vest.

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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