Words starting with y

Words and definitions

Meaning of Yelp

Yelp means: To utter a sharp, quick cry, as a hound; to bark shrilly with eagerness, pain, or fear; to yaup.

Meaning of Yelp

Yelp means: A sharp, quick cry; a bark.

Meaning of Yelper

Yelper means: An animal that yelps, or makes a yelping noise.

Meaning of Yelper

Yelper means: The avocet; -- so called from its sharp, shrill cry.

Meaning of Yelper

Yelper means: The tattler.

Meaning of Yeman

Yeman means: A yeoman.

Meaning of Yen

Yen means: The unit of value and account in Japan. Since Japan's adoption of the gold standard, in 1897, the value of the yen has been about 50 cents. The yen is equal to 100 sen.

Meaning of Yend

Yend means: To throw; to cast.

Meaning of Yenite

Yenite means: A silicate of iron and lime occurring in black prismatic crystals; -- also called ilvaite.

Meaning of Yeomen

Yeomen means: of Yeoman

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zirconia

Zirconia means: The oxide of zirconium, obtained as a white powder, and possessing both acid and basic properties. On account of its infusibility, and brilliant luminosity when incandescent, it is used as an ingredient of sticks for the Drummomd light.

Meaning of Zirconate

Zirconate means: A salt of zirconic acid.

Meaning of Zircona

Zircona means: Zirconia.

Meaning of Zircon

Zircon means: A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky-brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

Meaning of Zircofluoride

Zircofluoride means: A double fluoride of zirconium and hydrogen, or some other positive element or radical; as, zircofluoride of sodium.

Meaning of Zirco-

Zirco- means: A combining form (also used adjectively) designating zirconium as an element of certain double compounds; zircono-; as in zircofluoric acid, sodium zircofluoride.

Meaning of Ziphioid

Ziphioid means: See Xiphioid.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: Hence, the theocracy, or church of God.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors.

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