Words starting with l

Words and definitions

Meaning of Laconism

Laconism means: A vigorous, brief manner of expression; laconic style.

Meaning of Laconism

Laconism means: An instance of laconic style or expression.

Meaning of Laconized

Laconized means: of Laconize

Meaning of Laconizing

Laconizing means: of Laconize

Meaning of Laconize

Laconize means: To imitate the manner of the Laconians, especially in brief, pithy speech, or in frugality and austerity.

Meaning of Lacquer

Lacquer means: A varnish, consisting of a solution of shell-lac in alcohol, often colored with gamboge, saffron, or the like; -- used for varnishing metals, papier-mache, and wood. The name is also given to varnishes made of other ingredients, esp. the tough, solid varnish of the Japanese, with which ornamental objects are made.

Meaning of Lacquered

Lacquered means: of Lacquer

Meaning of Lacquering

Lacquering means: of Lacquer

Meaning of Lacquer

Lacquer means: To cover with lacquer.

Meaning of Lacquerer

Lacquerer means: One who lacquers, especially one who makes a business of lacquering.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zincic

Zincic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.

Meaning of Zincane

Zincane means: Zinc chloride.

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: To coat with zinc; to galvanize.

Meaning of Zincing

Zincing means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincking

Zincking means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinced

Zinced means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincked

Zincked means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.

Meaning of Ziment-water

Ziment-water means: A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.

Meaning of Zimb

Zimb means: A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.

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