Words starting with st

Words and definitions

Meaning of Stadium

Stadium means: Hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races.

Meaning of Stadium

Stadium means: A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; -- also called stadia, and stadia rod.

Meaning of Stadtholder

Stadtholder means: Formerly, the chief magistrate of the United Provinces of Holland; also, the governor or lieutenant governor of a province.

Meaning of Stadtholderate

Stadtholderate means: Alt. of Stadtholdership

Meaning of Stadtholdership

Stadtholdership means: The office or position of a stadtholder.

Meaning of Stafette

Stafette means: An estafet.

Meaning of Staves

Staves means: of Staff

Meaning of Staffs

Staffs means: of Staff

Meaning of Staffs

Staffs means: of Staff

Meaning of Staff

Staff means: A long piece of wood; a stick; the long handle of an instrument or weapon; a pole or srick, used for many purposes; as, a surveyor's staff; the staff of a spear or pike.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoster

Zoster means: Shingles.

Meaning of Zoroastrism

Zoroastrism means: Same as Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism means: The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: A follower of Zoroaster; one who accepts Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: Of or pertaining to Zoroaster, or his religious system.

Meaning of Zorilla

Zorilla means: Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus Ictonyx allied to the weasels and skunks.

Meaning of Zoril

Zoril means: Same as Zorilla.

Meaning of Zopilote

Zopilote means: The urubu, or American black vulture.

Meaning of Zope

Zope means: A European fresh-water bream (Abramis ballerus).

Meaning of Zoozoo

Zoozoo means: The wood pigeon.

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