[klawr-uh-plast, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əˌplæst, ˈkloʊr-/ noun, Botany. 1. a plastid containing . /ˈklɔːrəʊˌplæst/ noun 1. a plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments, occurring in plants and algae that carry out photosynthesis n. 1887, from German chloroplast (1884, E. Strasburger), shortened from chloroplastid (1883, F.W. Schimper); see chloro- + -plast. chloroplast (klôr’ə-plāst’) A plastid in the […]
[ep-uh-fuh-nahy-uh] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnaɪ ə/ noun 1. ancient name of the city Hama.
- Point the finger at
Attach blame to, accuse, as in When they asked her who broke the window, she pointed the finger at Tom . Also see put the finger on
/ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. low ragged slightly bulbous cloud, often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain Also called fractocumulus cloud
noun 1. ground beef, sometimes mixed with other foods, shaped like a hamburger patty and broiled or fried, often garnished or served with a sauce.
- Intercession of the spirit
(Rom. 8:26, 27; John 14:26). “Christ is a royal Priest (Zech. 6:13). From the same throne, as King, he dispenses his Spirit to all the objects of his care, while as Priest he intercedes for them. The Spirit acts for him, taking only of his things. They both act with one consent, Christ as principal, […]
the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. Historical Examples Its body must be sufficiently large to come in contact with the anther. My Studio Neighbors William Hamilton Gibson They consist usually of two parts, the Filament and anther, not yet described. Proserpina, Volume 1 John Ruskin Inane, empty, said of an anther which produces no pollen, […]
[meyn-jee] /ˈmeɪn dʒi/ adjective, mangier, mangiest. 1. having, caused by, or like the . 2. contemptible; mean: a mangy trick. 3. squalid; shabby: a mangy little suburb. /ˈmeɪndʒɪ/ adjective -gier, -giest 1. having or caused by mange: a mangy dog 2. scruffy or shabby: a mangy carpet 3. (Irish, informal) stingy or miserly: a mangy […]
[jahy-poo r] /ˈdʒaɪ pʊər/ noun 1. a former state in NW India, now part of Rajasthan. 2. a city in and the capital of Rajasthan, in NW India: known as the “pink city” because of its buildings of that color. [rah-juh-stahn] /ˈrɑ dʒəˌstɑn/ noun 1. a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group […]
- Nodular fasciitis
nodular fasciitis n. A tumorlike proliferation of fibroblasts with mild inflammatory exudation occurring in a fascia. Also called proliferative fasciitis.
noun 1. an account of property established with a trust company by a grantor, for distribution during or after the grantor’s lifetime. 2. Also called trustee account. Banking. a savings account over which the depositor, while living, has sole control as trustee, and which upon the death of the depositor becomes payable to the beneficiary. […]
[hahr-ber] /ˈhɑr bər/ noun 1. a part of a body of water along the shore deep enough for anchoring a ship and so situated with respect to coastal features, whether natural or artificial, as to provide protection from winds, waves, and currents. 2. such a body of water having docks or port facilities. 3. any […]
- Best shot
best shot Contemporary Examples Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014 Obama’s Olympic Disaster Richard Wolffe October 1, 2009 The Funniest WHCD Speech Bill Clinton Never Delivered Mark Katz April 25, 2013 Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York Allen […]