Words starting with sta

Words and definitions

Meaning of Staircase

Staircase means: A flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing, balusters, etc.

Meaning of Stairhead

Stairhead means: The head or top of a staircase.

Meaning of Stairway

Stairway means: A flight of stairs or steps; a staircase.

Meaning of Staith

Staith means: A landing place; an elevated staging upon a wharf for discharging coal, etc., as from railway cars, into vessels.

Meaning of Staithman

Staithman means: A man employed in weighing and shipping at a staith.

Meaning of Stake

Stake means: A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc.

Meaning of Stake

Stake means: A stick inserted upright in a lop, eye, or mortise, at the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to prevent goods from falling off.

Meaning of Stake

Stake means: The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned; hence, martyrdom by fire.

Meaning of Stake

Stake means: A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths, etc., for light work, punching upon, etc.

Meaning of Stake

Stake means: That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked or hazarded; a pledge.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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