17-letter words containing a, h, e

  • (in the) meantime — In the meantime or meantime means in the period of time between two events.
  • (the) chances are — the likelihood is
  • a change of heart — If someone has a change of heart, their attitude towards something changes.
  • a change of scene — If you have a change of scene, you go somewhere different after being in a particular place for a long time.
  • a charter for sth — If you describe a decision or policy as a charter for someone or something you disapprove of, you mean that it is likely to help or encourage them.
  • a fighting chance — If you have a fighting chance of doing or achieving something, it is possible that you will do or achieve it, but only if you make a great effort or are very lucky.
  • a fly on the wall — If you say that you would like to be a fly on the wall in a situation that does not involve you, you mean that you would like to see or hear what happens in that situation.
  • a hard row to hoe — If you say that someone has a hard row to hoe or a tough row to hoe, you mean that they are in a difficult situation and have many problems to deal with.
  • a hundred and one — You can use expressions such as a hundred and one, a thousand and one, and a million and one to emphasize that you are talking about a large number of things or people.
  • a roll in the hay — sexual intercourse
  • a shot in the arm — something that bolsters up, reinvigorates, encourages, etc., esp. in a difficult situation
  • a sporting chance — If you have a sporting chance of doing something, it is quite likely that you will do that thing.
  • absolute humidity — the humidity of the atmosphere, usually expressed as the number of grams of water contained in 1 cubic metre of air
  • absolute monarchy — a monarchy without constitutional limits
  • absolute pathname — (file system)   A pathname relative to the root directory.
  • abstinence theory — the theory that interest is payment for conserving current income.
  • acanthopterygians — Plural form of acanthopterygian.
  • acceptance speech — a speech that someone makes when they are accepting a prize, honour, or award
  • acenaphthoquinone — (organic compound) A polycyclic aromatic quinone derived from acenaphthene, used as an intermediate for the manufacturing of dyes, pharmaceuticals and pesticides.
  • acme screw thread — a type of screw thread having inclined flat flanks and a flat top and bottom: used in machine tools
  • active euthanasia — the deliberate act of killing someone painlessly, esp to relieve suffering from an incurable illness
  • adventure holiday — a holiday that involves some physically challenging activity such as canoeing, rock climbing, etc
  • aerial photograph — a photograph taken from the air
  • aerothermodynamic — Of or pertaining to aerothermodynamics.
  • affaire d'honneur — a duel
  • aftershave lotion — a lotion, usually styptic and perfumed, for application to the face after shaving
  • against the clock — If you are doing something against the clock, you are doing it in a great hurry, because there is very little time.
  • against the grain — contrary to one's feelings, nature, wishes, etc.; irritating or displeasing
  • ahead of the game — in the position of winning, esp. in gambling
  • ahnfelt's seaweed — a red alga, Ahnfeltia plicata, common along the coasts of North America and Europe, having brownish, bushlike branches.
  • air chief marshal — a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to admiral in the Royal Navy
  • alcala de henares — city in central Spain, near Madrid: pop. 159,000
  • algorithmic model — (programming)   A method of estimating software cost using mathematical algorithms based on the parameters which are considered to be the major cost drivers. These estimate of effort or cost are based primarily on the size of the software or Delivered Source Instructions (DSI)s, and other productivity factors known as Cost Driver Attributes. See also Parametric Model.
  • all over the occy — in every direction
  • all over the shop — If something is happening all over the shop, it is happening in many different places or throughout a wide area.
  • all the better to — more suitable to
  • all the trimmings — If you say that something comes with all the trimmings, you mean that it has many extra things added to it to make it more special.
  • all-weather court — a tennis court suitable to be used in all kinds of weather
  • allergic rhinitis — a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal mucous membranes, caused by an allergic reaction.
  • almanach de gotha — a publication giving statistical information on European royalty.
  • almost everywhere — everywhere in a given set except on a subset with measure zero. Abbreviation: a.e.
  • alpha-fetoprotein — a protein that forms in the liver of the human fetus. Excessive quantities in the amniotic fluid and maternal blood may indicate spina bifida in the fetus; low levels may point to Down's syndrome
  • alternating light — a beacon showing different colors in succession.
  • aluminum chloride — a yellow-white, crystalline, water-soluble solid that in its white hydrated form, AlCl 3 ⋅6H 2 O, is used chiefly as a wood preservative and in its yellow-white anhydrous form, AlCl 3 , chiefly as a catalyst.
  • american chestnut — any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus Castanea, of the beech family, having toothed, oblong leaves and bearing edible nuts enclosed in a prickly bur, and including C. dentata (American chestnut) which has been virtually destroyed by the chestnut blight, C. sativa (European chestnut) C. mollissima (Chinese chestnut) and C. crenata (Japanese chestnut)
  • american flagfish — flagfish (def 1).
  • american foxhound — one of an American breed of medium-sized dogs having a smooth, glossy coat usually black, tan, and white in color, a square-cut muzzle, hanging ears, and a moderately high-set tail, used for hunting both in packs or individually, tailing the game by scent.
  • american highland — a region in Antarctica, W of Enderby Land and E of Wilkes Land: discovered 1939.
  • american hornbeam — any North American shrub or tree belonging to the genus Carpinus, of the birch family, yielding a hard, heavy wood, as C. caroliniana (American hornbeam)
  • american wirehair — a breed of medium-large cat with a coarse wiry coat

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