11-letter words containing a, l

  • acorn valve — a small electronic valve, approximately acorn-shaped with small closely-spaced electrodes, used in ultrahigh-frequency applications
  • acraldehyde — acrolein.
  • acriflavine — a brownish or orange-red powder used in medicine as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Formula: C14H14N3Cl
  • acrocephaly — oxycephaly
  • acromegalia — (disease) An alternative name for the disease acromegaly.
  • acromegalic — (pathology) Pertaining to or characteristic of acromegaly. (from 19th c.).
  • acropetally — in an upward direction, towards the apex
  • acropolises — Plural form of acropolis.
  • acrylamides — Plural form of acrylamide.
  • actinically — In an actinic manner.
  • actinostele — (botany) A type of protostele, in which the core of vascular tissue in the stem extends outward in lobes.
  • action film — a film with a fast-moving plot, usually containing scenes of violence
  • action line — a telephone line maintained by a newspaper, television station, or other medium to provide the public a ready means of expressing complaints or obtaining information about matters of vital interest.
  • action plan — a statement of the steps that need to be taken to achieve a particular goal or objective
  • active list — a list of officers available for full duty
  • actual cost — the cost of a product based on incurred costs of material and labor required in its production.
  • actualising — Present participle of actualise.
  • actualistic — the doctrine that all reality is animate or in motion.
  • actualities — Plural form of actuality.
  • actualizing — Present participle of actualize.
  • actuarially — in an actuarial manner
  • acute angle — an angle that is less than 90°
  • acyclically — In an acyclic manner; without cycles.
  • acyl halide — any derivative of carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a halogen atom
  • ad litteram — to the letter; exactly
  • added value — In marketing, added value is something which makes a product more appealing to customers.
  • addictingly — In an addicting manner.
  • addictively — In an addictive manner.
  • addressable — possessing or capable of being reached by an address
  • adélie land — a part of Antarctica, between Wilkes Land and George V Land: the mainland section of the French Southern and Antarctic Territories (claim suspended under the Antarctic Treaty)
  • adenomegaly — (pathology) The enlargement of a gland, especially those of the neck.
  • adjectively — Grammar. any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns, primarily by describing a particular quality of the word they are modifying, as wise in a wise grandmother, or perfect in a perfect score, or handsome in He is extremely handsome. Other terms, as numbers (one cup; twelve months), certain demonstrative pronouns (this magazine; those questions), and terms that impose limits (each person; no mercy) can also function adjectivally, as can some nouns that are found chiefly in fixed phrases where they immediately precede the noun they modify, as bottle in bottle cap and bus in bus station. Synonyms: modifier, qualifier, identifier, describer, describing word.
  • adminicular — giving help; auxiliary, corroborative
  • admiralties — Plural form of admiralty.
  • adnominally — In an adnominal way, used like an adnoun, adjectivally.
  • adolescence — Adolescence is the period of your life in which you develop from being a child into being an adult.
  • adolescents — Plural form of adolescent.
  • adorability — the quality of being adorable or highly attractive
  • adrammelech — one of the gods worshiped by the Sepharvites. II Kings 17:31. Compare Anammelech.
  • adrenalised — Simple past tense and past participle of adrenalise.
  • adrenalitis — (pathology) Inflammation of one or both adrenal glands, leading to an insufficiency of cortisol and/or aldosterone.
  • adrenalized — tense or highly charged
  • adulterants — Plural form of adulterant.
  • adulterated — made inferior, impure, etc. by adulterating
  • adulterates — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of adulterate.
  • adulterator — One who or that which adulterates, or harms the purity of, something.
  • adultescent — an adult who is still actively interested in youth culture
  • adventitial — of or relating to the adventitia
  • adverbially — of, relating to, or used as an adverb.
  • adversarial — If you describe something as adversarial, you mean that it involves two or more people or organizations who are opposing each other.
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