[jey-nuh s-feyst] /ˈdʒeɪ nəsˌfeɪst/
having two faces, one looking forward, one looking backward, as the Roman deity Janus.
having two contrasting aspects, as the alternation of mood in a capricious person.
aware of or concerned with polarities; seeing different and contrasting aspects:
a Janus-faced view of history.
having or containing contrasting characteristics:
a Janus-faced policy.
two-faced; hypocritical; deceitful
- Janus green b
Janus green B Ja·nus green B (jā’nəs) n. A basic dye used as a histological stain.
noun 1. a word that has opposite or nearly opposite meanings, as cleave, meaning ‘to adhere closely’ and ‘to part or split’. noun See contranym
[jap] /dʒæp/ adjective, noun, Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a Japanese person. [jap] /dʒæp/ noun, Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a term used to refer to a pampered young Jewish-American woman, especially one who takes material advantages for granted. 1. . 2. . /dʒæp/ noun, adjective […]
[juh-pan] /dʒəˈpæn/ noun 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans, a variety of decorative motifs or patterns derived from Oriental sources, used on English porcelain of the 18th and 19th centuries. adjective 4. […]