16-letter words containing a, h

  • (at) second hand — not from the original source; indirectly
  • a home from home — You can say a home from home in British English or a home away from home in American English to refer to a place in which you are as comfortable as in your own home.
  • a la bonne heure — at the right moment.
  • a mensa et thoro — denoting or relating to a form of divorce in which the parties remain married but do not cohabit: abolished in England in 1857
  • abdurrahman khan — 1830?–1901, amir of Afghanistan 1880–1901.
  • absolute alcohol — a liquid containing at least 99 per cent of pure ethanol by weight
  • absolute monarch — a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a constitution.
  • abstract machine — 1.   (language)   A processor design which is not intended to be implemented as hardware, but which is the notional executor of a particular intermediate language (abstract machine language) used in a compiler or interpreter. An abstract machine has an instruction set, a register set and a model of memory. It may provide instructions which are closer to the language being compiled than any physical computer or it may be used to make the language implementation easier to port to other platforms. A virtual machine is an abstract machine for which an interpreter exists. Examples: ABC, Abstract Machine Notation, ALF, CAML, F-code, FP/M, Hermes, LOWL, Christmas, SDL, S-K reduction machine, SECD, Tbl, Tcode, TL0, WAM. 2.   (theory)   A procedure for executing a set of instructions in some formal language, possibly also taking in input data and producing output. Such abstract machines are not intended to be constructed as hardware but are used in thought experiments about computability. Examples: Finite State Machine, Turing Machine.
  • acanthocephalans — Plural form of acanthocephalan.
  • acanthopterygian — of, relating to, or belonging to the Acanthopterygii, a large group of teleost fishes having spiny fin rays. The group includes most saltwater bony fishes
  • accidental death — death that was caused unintentionally
  • acetic anhydride — a colourless pungent liquid used in the manufacture of cellulose and vinyl acetates for synthetic fabrics. Formula: (CH3CO)2O
  • achievement test — a test designed to measure the effects that learning and teaching have on individuals
  • achromatic prism — a system of two or more prisms of different substances that deflects but does not disperse a beam of light.
  • acid house party — a professionally organized party for young people, with Acid House music, sometimes held in a field or disused building
  • acidophilus milk — milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
  • acorn archimedes — Archimedes
  • acquaintanceship — a person known to one, but usually not a close friend.
  • acroparaesthesia — a persistent sensation of numbness and tingling in the hands and feet
  • across the board — If a policy or a situation applies across the board, it affects everything or everyone in a particular group.
  • across-the-board — applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: The across-the-board pay increase means a raise for all employees.
  • activity holiday — a type of holiday in which holiday-makers can take part in many different organized activities, esp sports
  • adam de la halle — c1240–87, French troubadour: composer.
  • add to the check — If you add an item or expense to the check at a restaurant or hotel, you put an extra charge onto a customer's bill to charge for an additional service they have used.
  • adenohypophyseal — Alternative form of adenohypophysial.
  • adenohypophysial — Relating to the adenohypophysis.
  • adhesive bandage — a bandage consisting of a small pad of gauze affixed to a strip of adhesive tape.
  • adhesive binding — a style of binding used mainly for paperback books, where the backs of the gathered sections are trimmed and inserted into a cover along with adhesive to hold the pages and cover together
  • adhesive plaster — adhesive tape, especially in wide sheets.
  • adiadochokinesia — the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension.
  • adiadochokinesis — the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension.
  • adirondack chair — a sturdy armchair for outdoor use, made of wide wooden slats, with a sloping back and a seat often slanting down toward it.
  • adjective phrase — An adjective phrase or adjectival phrase is a group of words based on an adjective, such as 'very nice' or 'interested in football.' An adjective phrase can also consist simply of an adjective.
  • adjustable-pitch — (of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed while the propeller is stationary, chiefly to suit various conditions of navigation or flight.
  • adverbial phrase — a group of two or more words that function together as an adverb, as the phrase in a minute in I'll be with you in a minute.
  • advisory teacher — a teacher who visits schools to advise teachers on curriculum developments within a particular subject area
  • aerometeorograph — an aircraft instrument that records temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure
  • aerotherapeutics — the treatment of disease by the use of air, esp. by exposing patients to changes in atmospheric pressure
  • aesthetic labour — workers employed by a company for their appearance or accent, with the aim of promoting the company's image
  • aestheticisation — Act or process of aestheticising.
  • aestheticization — Alternative form of aestheticisation.
  • african elephant — a type of elephant that is native to Africa
  • african honeybee — killer bee.
  • african mahogany — any of several African trees of the meliaceous genus Khaya, esp K. ivorensis, that have wood similar to that of true mahogany
  • against the head — from the opposing side's put-in to the scrum
  • air vice-marshal — a senior Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy
  • air-raid shelter — a structure, often located underground, that is designed to protect people during an air raid
  • akiba ben joseph — a.d. c50–c135, rabbi and scholar: systematizer of Jewish oral law on which the Mishnah is based.
  • alder flycatcher — a North American flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum, of alder thickets and other moist areas, that has greenish-brown upper parts and whitish underparts and is almost indistinguishable except by voice from E. traillii (willow flycatcher)
  • alfred the great — 849–99, king of Wessex (871–99) and overlord of England, who defeated the Danes and encouraged learning and writing in English

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