Words starting with b

Words and definitions

Meaning of Backwash

Backwash means: To clean the oil from (wood) after combing.

Meaning of Backwater

Backwater means: Water turned back in its course by an obstruction, an opposing current , or the flow of the tide, as in a sewer or river channel, or across a river bar.

Meaning of Backwater

Backwater means: An accumulation of water overflowing the low lands, caused by an obstruction.

Meaning of Backwater

Backwater means: Water thrown back by the turning of a waterwheel, or by the paddle wheels of a steamer.

Meaning of Backwoods

Backwoods means: The forests or partly cleared grounds on the frontiers.

Meaning of Backwoodsmen

Backwoodsmen means: of Backwoodsman

Meaning of Backwoodsman

Backwoodsman means: A man living in the forest in or beyond the new settlements, especially on the western frontiers of the older portions of the United States.

Meaning of Backworm

Backworm means: A disease of hawks. See Filanders.

Meaning of Bacon

Bacon means: The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh.

Meaning of Baconian

Baconian means: Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon, or to his system of philosophy.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: Something that has short turns or angles.

Meaning of Zighyr

Zighyr means: Same as Sicker.

Meaning of Zigger

Zigger means: Alt. of Zighyr

Meaning of Zif

Zif means: The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.

Meaning of Zietrisikite

Zietrisikite means: A mineral wax, vert similar to ozocerite. It is found at Zietrisika, Moldavia, whence its name.

Meaning of Ziega

Ziega means: Curd produced from milk by adding acetic acid, after rennet has ceased to cause coagulation.

Meaning of Zibeth

Zibeth means: A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous.

Meaning of Zibet

Zibet means: Alt. of Zibeth

Meaning of Zeylanite

Zeylanite means: See Ceylanite.

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