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Results for: narrow connecting strip of land, narrow strip of land bordered by water on both sides, passage between body partsTranslations: 1 - 30 of 3491
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narrow connecting strip of land, narrow strip of land bordered by water on both sides, passage between body partsisthmus
(1) Parts of stockreturns not explained by the explanatory variable (the market-index return). They measure the impact of firm-specific events during a particular period. (2) Remainder cash flows generated by pool collateral and those needed to fund bo...Residuals
(about a man) physically attractive, having a well-formed body (Slang), OK, good, satisfactory; equal, balanced (Slang), with good physiquehunky
(about a mixture) separated into component ingredients; broken up into sections or partsfractionated
(about a molecule) having a head end that attracts water and a tail end that repels it, hydrophilic at one end and hydrophobic at the other (Chemistry)amphipathic
(about an area of land or a source of information) able to be mined (excavated, searched)minable
(about hemp or flax fibers) soften by soaking in water, prepare by dampening with water, soak plant fibersret
(about water) contains fluoridefluoridated
(also mollusc) invertebrate animal with a soft body and a hard shell (i.e. oysters, mussels, snails, cuttlefish, etc.), clam, slug, or octopusmollusk
(Anatomy) any of several hollow cavities or passages in the body; one of the hollow cavities in the skull that connects to the nasal passages, cavity in bone of skull, channel for blood, channel leading from body cavity, notch between leavessinus
(Anatomy) outer layer or region (of the brain, etc.); outer layer of tissue (Botany), outer layer of body part, tissue layercortex
(Anthropology) pertaining to anthropometry (measurement of the human body and its proportions)anthropometric
(Architecture) sunken panel; ceiling or arch decorated with sunken panels, ceiling with sunken panels, of bodily cavities, of or pertaining to a lacuna; incomplete, having gaps or missing parts; pitted, having cavities (Anatomy), sunken panel in a ceilinglacunar
(Astronomy) celestial body which radiates electromagnetic pulses at regular intervals (believed to be a rapidly spinning neutron star), pulsating starpulsar
(Automative) type of of vehicle construction in which the body is united with the frame and machinery; type of construction in which the outer layer absorbs all or most of the stress, integrated car design, metal outer shellmonocoque
(Biochemistry) any of a number of fats or fat-like compounds that are insoluble in water (also lipide)lipide
(Biochemistry) cause the formation of a corpus luteum; become a corpus luteum (yellow ovarian body)luteinize
(Biochemistry) formation of a corpus luteum (yellow ovarian body)luteinization
(Biology) body of an organism (excluding reproductive cells), all body cells except germ cells, body as distinct from mind, intoxicating drink in Hindu scripture, plant soma is made fromsoma
(Biology) cell containing a double set of chromosomes arranged in homologous pairs within its nucleus (most cells in the body are diploids except gametes), with two matched chromosome setsdiploid
(Biology) growth of an organ in relation to growth of the whole body; scientific study of relative growth, measuring relative growth rateallometry
(Biology) in a catabolic manner (pertaining to the breaking down of plant and animal material in the body to release energy)catabolically
(Botany) dependant on water for pollination; hydrophytic, growing in water or moist groundhydrophilous
(British Slang) disparaging nickname for a sailor or a seaman (used by those who live or work on land)jacky
(British spelling for meter) basic unit of length in the metric system, one hundred centimeters, 39.37 inches; definite measurement; poetic measure; rhythm (in music); instrument that automatically measures quantities of substances (gas, water, or elec...metre
(British) baseboard, narrow board along the base of an interior wallmopboard
(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin somethingscupper
(British) package, bundle; group, gang; field, plot of land, yard, batch of commercial goods, bunch, make parcel of something, bundle; divide, partition; wrap, cover, portion, protect rope, something wrapped upparcel
(British) pants, garment that covers the body from the waist down to the legs having separate parts of the garment to cover each legtrousers
(Chemistry) able to be hydrolyzed, able to be broken down by means of water (of a chemical compound)hydrolyzable
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. For more information about the authors see Credits.

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Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped. Look at the list: Available language pairs. EUdict is online since May 9, 2005 and English<>Croatian dictionary on tkuzmic.com since June 16, 2003.

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