12-letter words starting with g

  • gable window — a window in or under a gable.
  • gaboon viper — a large, venomous snake, Bitis gabonica, of tropical African forests, having large retractable fangs and geometrically patterned scales of yellow, brown, and sometimes purple.
  • gaff topsail — Also called fore-and-aft topsail. a jib-headed fore-and-aft sail set above a gaff.
  • gaff-topsail — Also called fore-and-aft topsail. a jib-headed fore-and-aft sail set above a gaff.
  • gaillard cut — an artificial cutting in the Panama Canal Zone, NW of the city of Panama: excavated for the Panama Canal. 8 miles (13 km) long.
  • gain on sale — A gain on sale is the amount of money that is made by a company when selling a non-inventory asset for more than its value.
  • gainlessness — the quality of being gainless; unprofitability
  • gainsboroughThomas, 1727–88, English painter.
  • gaithersburg — a town in central Maryland.
  • gaius mariusGaius, c155–86 b.c, Roman general and consul: opponent of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.
  • galactagogue — A food or drug that promotes or increases the flow of a mother’s milk.
  • galactometer — a lactometer.
  • galactophore — a galactophorous duct.
  • galactorrhea — an abnormally abundant flow of milk in a lactating woman.
  • galactoscope — a lactoscope.
  • galactosemia — an inherited disorder characterized by the inability to metabolize galactose and requiring a galactose-free diet to avoid consequent mental retardation and eye, spleen, and liver abnormalities.
  • galactosides — Plural form of galactoside.
  • galahad, sirSir Arthurian Romance. the noblest and purest knight of the Round Table, son of Lancelot and Elaine: gained the Holy Grail.
  • galanty show — pantomime shadow play
  • gale warning — U.S. Meteorology. a National Weather Service warning of sustained winds at sea having speeds in the range 34–47 knots (39–54 mph, 17–24 m/sec). Compare warning (def 3).
  • galeniferous — Of a mineral or deposit that contains galena.
  • gall bladder — a pear-shaped, muscular sac attached to the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver, in which bile is stored and concentrated.
  • gallbladders — Plural form of gallbladder.
  • gallery tray — a tray usually of silver with a raised rim, used for serving drinks
  • gallery wire — perforated wire or metal stripping used to support or enhance a stone mounted in a ring.
  • galley proof — a proof, originally one set from type in a galley, taken before the material has been made up into pages and usually printed as a single column of type with wide margins for marking corrections.
  • galley slave — a person condemned to work at an oar on a galley.
  • galligaskins — loose hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • gallinaceous — pertaining to or resembling the domestic fowls.
  • gallinippers — Plural form of gallinipper.
  • gallivanters — Plural form of gallivanter.
  • gallivanting — to wander about, seeking pleasure or diversion; gad.
  • gallows bird — a person who deserves to be hanged.
  • gallows tree — a gallows.
  • gallsickness — a disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with rickettsiae of the genus Anaplasma, resulting in anaemia and jaundice
  • gallup polls — a representative sampling of public opinion or public awareness concerning a certain subject or issue.
  • gallygaskins — galligaskins.
  • galusha grow — Galusha Aaron [guh-loo-shuh] /gəˈlu ʃə/ (Show IPA), 1822–1907, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1861–63.
  • galvanically — pertaining to or produced by galvanism; producing or caused by an electric current.
  • galvanometer — an instrument for detecting the existence of small electric currents and determining their strength.
  • galvanometry — the method or process of determining the strength of electric currents.
  • galvanoscope — an instrument for detecting the existence of an electric current and determining its direction.
  • galvanotaxis — movement of an organism or any of its parts in a particular direction in response to an electric current; electrotaxis.
  • gamal nasser — Gamal Abdel [guh-mahl ab-doo l,, juh-] /gəˈmɑl ˈæb dʊl,, dʒə-/ (Show IPA), 1918–70, Egyptian military and political leader: prime minister of Egypt 1954–56; president of Egypt 1956–58; president of the United Arab Republic 1958–70.
  • gambling den — a building operating as a business where money can be staked on playing games of chance
  • gambling man — adult male who gambles
  • gamboge tree — any of several tropical Asian trees of the genus Garcinia, esp G. hanburyi, that yield this resin: family Clusiaceae
  • gambrel roof — a gable roof, each side of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one. Compare mansard (def 1).
  • game console — Also called game(s) console, gaming console, video-game console. a computer system specially made for playing video games by connecting it to a television or other display for video and sound.
  • game reserve — wildlife park, safari park

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