14-letter words containing tr

  • come on strong — If someone comes on strong, they make their intentions or feelings clear in an excessive or aggressive way.
  • complexometric — as in complexometric indicator, an ionochromic dye that undergoes a definite colour change in presence of specific metal ions
  • concentratedly — with intense mental application
  • concentrations — Plural form of concentration.
  • concentrically — having a common center, as circles or spheres.
  • conductometric — relating to the measurement of conductivity
  • constraintlisp — (language)   An object-oriented constraint language based on CSP. An extension of Common Lisp and CLOS.
  • constructional — the act or art of constructing.
  • constructively — helping to improve; promoting further development or advancement (opposed to destructive): constructive criticism.
  • constructivism — a movement in abstract art evolved in Russia after World War I, primarily by Naum Gabo, which explored the use of movement and machine-age materials in sculpture and had considerable influence on modern art and architecture
  • constructivist — Fine Arts. a nonrepresentational style of art developed by a group of Russian artists principally in the early 20th century, characterized chiefly by a severely formal organization of mass, volume, and space, and by the employment of modern industrial materials. Compare suprematism.
  • contra account — A contra account is an account with a balance that is the opposite of the normal balance of a related account.
  • contrabandists — Plural form of contrabandist.
  • contrabassoons — Plural form of contrabassoon.
  • contraceptives — A device or drug serving to prevent pregnancy.
  • contract labor — labor coercible by the enforceable provisions of a contract.
  • contract price — a price for goods or services named in a contract
  • contractedness — the state of being shortened
  • contractionary — involving or constituting economic contraction
  • contractualism — any of various theories that justify moral principles and political choices because they depend on a social contract involving certain ideal conditions, as lack of ignorance or uncertainty.
  • contracyclical — (of a policy) stabilizing the economy through countering major fluctuations, such as recessions or booms
  • contradictable — Capable of being contradicted.
  • contradictions — the act of contradicting; gainsaying or opposition.
  • contradictious — inclined to contradict; contentious
  • contradistinct — Distinguished by opposite qualities.
  • contraindicate — to advise against or indicate the possible danger of (a drug, treatment, etc)
  • contraposition — the act of placing opposite or against, esp in contrast or antithesis
  • contrapositive — placed opposite or against
  • contrapuntally — of or relating to counterpoint.
  • contrapuntists — Plural form of contrapuntist.
  • contravariance — (computer science) The reversal of the order of data types acted upon by an operator.
  • contraventions — Plural form of contravention.
  • contributional — the act of contributing.
  • contributorily — In a contributory manner.
  • control center — an administrative or operational center for a group of related activities: the control center for the new military offensive.
  • control column — a lever or pillar, usually fitted with a handwheel, used to control the movements of an aircraft
  • control rocket — a small rocket engine used to make corrections in the flight path of spacecraft or missiles.
  • control survey — an accurate survey of a region forming a basis for more detailed surveys.
  • control system — a system that senses, switches, or regulates another system
  • controlledness — The degree to which something is controlled.
  • controllership — an employee, often an officer, of a business firm who checks expenditures, finances, etc.; comptroller.
  • controvertible — to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
  • controvertibly — In a controvertible manner.
  • cornelis tromp — Cornelis [kawr-ney-lis] /kɔrˈneɪ lɪs/ (Show IPA), 1629–91, and his father, Maarten Harpertszoon [mahr-tuh n hahr-puh rt-sohn] /ˈmɑr tən ˈhɑr pərtˌsoʊn/ (Show IPA) 1597–1653, Dutch admirals.
  • corticotrophic — stimulating the adrenal cortex; adrenocorticotrophic
  • corticotrophin — (hormone) adrenocorticotropic hormone.
  • cosmochemistry — the study of the chemical composition of the celestial bodies
  • cotransduction — the simultaneous transfer of multiple genes from one bacterium to another by a single bacteriophage
  • country cousin — If you refer to someone as a country cousin, you think that they are unsophisticated because they come from the country.
  • country people — people who live in the country
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