Words starting with re

Words and definitions

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: Specifically, the part of an army or fleet which comes last, or is stationed behind the rest.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: Being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To place in the rear; to secure the rear of.

Meaning of Reared

Reared means: of Rear

Meaning of Rearing

Rearing means: of Rear

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To erect by building; to set up; to construct; as, to rear defenses or houses; to rear one government on the ruins of another.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To lift and take up.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To bring up to maturity, as young; to educate; to instruct; to foster; as, to rear offspring.

Meaning of Rear

Rear means: To breed and raise; as, to rear cattle.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoantharia

Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoanthacea

Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.

Meaning of Zizel

Zizel means: The suslik.

Meaning of Zizania

Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.

Meaning of Zittern

Zittern means: See Cittern.

Meaning of Zither

Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]

Meaning of Zirconoid

Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.

Meaning of Zircono

Zircono means: See Zirco-.

Meaning of Zirconium

Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.

Meaning of Zirconic

Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.

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