18-letter words that end in a

  • acorn online media — (company)   A company formed in August 1994 by Acorn Computer Group plc to exploit the ARM RISC in television set-top box decoders. They planned to woo British Telecommunications plc to use the box in some of its video on demand trials. The "STB1" box was based on an ARM8 core with additional circuits to enable MPEG to be decoded in software - possibly dedicated instructions for interpolation, inverse DCT or Huffman table extraction. A prototype featured audio MPEG chips, Acorn's RISC OS operating system and supported Oracle Media Objects and Microword. Online planned to reduce component count by transferring functions from boards into the single RISC chip. The company was origianlly wholly owned by Acorn but was expected to bring in external investment. In 1996 they releasd the imaginatively titled "Set Top Box 2" (STB20M) with a 32 MHz ARM 7500 and 2 to 32 MB RAM. There was also a "Set Top Box 22".
  • agammaglobulinemia — a condition of the blood, either congenital or acquired, in which there is near or complete absence of gamma globulin and a failure of the body to form antibodies, resulting in a frequent occurrence of infectious disease.
  • arachibutyrophobia — Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one's mouth.
  • bellingshausen sea — an area of the S Pacific Ocean off the coast of Antarctica
  • bosnia-herzegovina — a country in SE Europe; a constituent republic of Yugoslavia until 1991; in a state of civil war (1992–95); Serbian and Croatian forces were also involved: mostly barren and mountainous, with forests in the east. Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian (formerly all regarded together as Serbo-Croat). Religion: Muslim, Serbian Orthodox, and Roman Catholic. Currency: marka (pegged to the euro). Capital: Sarajevo. Pop: 3 875 723 (2013 est). Area: 51 129 sq km (19 737 sq miles)
  • burkitt's lymphoma — a cancer characterized by tumors containing lymphoid cells, occurring esp. in children, in the jaw, eyes, and internal organs: it is associated with the Epstein-Barr virus
  • california fuchsia — a North American onagraceous plant, Zauschneria californica, with tubular scarlet flowers
  • california-fuchsia — a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers.
  • catherine of siena — Saint. 1347–80, Italian mystic and ascetic; patron saint of the Dominican order. Feast day: April 29
  • cholangiocarcinoma — (pathology) Cancer of the bile duct.
  • climbing hydrangea — a woody vine, Hydrangea anomala, of eastern Asia, having shiny, egg-shaped leaves and flat-topped white flower clusters, and climbing by aerial rootlets.
  • comme ci, comme ca — so-so
  • comodoro rivadavia — a city in E Argentina.
  • congress of vienna — the European conference held at Vienna from 1814–15 to settle the territorial problems left by the Napoleonic Wars
  • corporate anorexia — a malaise of a business organization resulting from making too many creative people redundant in efforts to cut costs
  • delmarva peninsula — a peninsula of the northeast US, between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic
  • didaskaleinophobia — The fear of going to school.
  • elizabeth petrovna — 1709-62; empress of Russia (1741-62): daughter of Peter I
  • fixed-focus camera — a camera with an unadjustable focal length and with a relatively large depth of field.
  • french west africa — a former French federation in W Africa, including Dahomey (now Benin), French Guinea, French Sudan (now Mali), Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Upper Volta (now Burkina Fasso).
  • general anesthesia — induced unconsciousness
  • german east africa — a former German territory in E Africa, the area now comprised of continental Tanzania and the independent republics of Rwanda and Burundi.
  • gulf of california — an arm of the Pacific Ocean, between Sonora and Lower California
  • hidalgo y costillaMiguel [mee-gel] /miˈgɛl/ (Show IPA), 1753–1811, Mexican priest, patriot, and revolutionist.
  • hyperbilirubinemia — an abnormally high level of bilirubin in the blood, manifested by jaundice, anorexia, and malaise, occurring in association with liver disease and certain hemolytic anemias.
  • hypercholesteremia — Alternative spelling of hypercholesteraemia.
  • hypochromic anemia — an anemia characterized by an abnormally low concentration of hemoglobin in the red blood cells, often due to iron deficiency.
  • ignatius of loyola — Loyola, Saint Ignatius.
  • imamu amiri baraka — Imamu Amiri [ih-mah-moo uh-meer-ee] /ɪˈmɑ mu əˈmɪər i/ (Show IPA), (Everett LeRoi Jones) 1934–2014, U.S. dramatist, poet, and political activist.
  • in propria persona — represented by oneself and not by an attorney. Abbreviation: in pro. per.
  • inferior vena cava — See under vena cava.
  • japanese andromeda — an Asian evergreen shrub, Pieris japonica, of the heath family, having broad, glossy leaves and drooping clusters of whitish blossoms.
  • jimenez de quesada — Gonzalo [gawn-thah-law,, -sah-] /gɔnˈθɑ lɔ,, -ˈsɑ-/ (Show IPA), 1497?–1579, Spanish explorer and conqueror in South America.
  • kakorrhaphiophobia — (rare) the fear of failure or defeat.
  • kitchen-sink drama — a type of drama of the 1950s depicting the sordid aspects of domestic reality
  • lawrence of arabia — D(avid) H(erbert) 1885–1930, English novelist.
  • malignant melanoma — skin cancer
  • marsilius of padua — c1280–1343? Italian scholar and political theorist.
  • melville peninsula — a peninsula in N Canada, SE of the Gulf of Boothia. 250 miles (405 km) long.
  • netherlands guiana — a former name of Suriname.
  • neuroleptanalgesia — a semiconscious nonreactive state induced by certain drug combinations, as fentanyl with droperidol.
  • oak-leaf hydrangea — a shrub, Hydrangea quercifolia, of the southeastern U.S., having lobed leaves and pyramidal clusters of white flowers.
  • old man of the sea — (in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) an old man who clung to the shoulders of Sindbad the Sailor for many days and nights.
  • order of australia — an order awarded to Australians for outstanding achievement or for service to Australia or to humanity at large; established in 1975
  • osteogenic sarcoma — osteosarcoma
  • passive euthanasia — a form of euthanasia in which medical treatment that will keep a dying patient alive for a time is withdrawn
  • per ardua ad astra — through difficulties to the stars: the motto of the RAF
  • pernicious anaemia — Pernicious anaemia is a very severe blood disease.
  • presenile dementia — a form of dementia, of unknown cause, starting before a person is old
  • prisoner's dilemma — (in game theory) a scenario in which the outcome of one person's decision is determined by the simultaneous decisions of the other participants, resulting in a bad outcome for all of them if all act in their own self-interest.

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