an island in the Arctic Ocean, in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, in the W Nunavut Territory, Canada. 5062 sq. mi. (13,111 sq. km).
[king-woo d] /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/ noun 1. a Brazilian streaked with violet tints, used especially in cabinetwork. 2. the tree of the genus Dalbergia that yields this . /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/ noun 1. the hard fine-grained violet-tinted wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree, Dalbergia cearensis, used in cabinetwork 2. the tree yielding this wood
noun in Zen practice, walking meditation practiced between zazen sessions Examples We did kinhin in the woods.
[kahy-nin, kin-in] /ˈkaɪ nɪn, ˈkɪn ɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. . 2. any of a group of hormones, formed in body tissues, that cause dilation of blood vessels and influence capillary permeability. 1. a combining form used in the names of hormones, especially peptide hormones: bradykinin; cytokinin. /ˈkaɪnɪn/ noun 1. any of a group of polypeptides […]
kininogen ki·nin·o·gen (kī-nĭn’ə-jən, -jěn’) n. The inactive globulin precursor of a plasma kinin.