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Words starting with e

Word Definition
E 1. The fifth letter of the English alphabet.
2. E is the third tone of the model diatonic scale. E/ (E flat) is a tone which is intermediate between D and E.
3. (n. pl.) of Notopodium
4. (n.) the 5th letter of the Roman alphabet
5. (n.) the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately equal to 2.718282...
6. (n.) the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
7. (n.) a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
8. (n.) a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
E layer 1. (n.) a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
E region 1. (n.) a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
E- 1. A Latin prefix meaning out, out of, from; also, without. See Ex-.
E-bomb 1. (n.) a bomb that explodes in midair and releases a massive burst of electromagnetic energy sufficient to disable computers and telecommunications without killing people or damaging buildings
e-commerce 1. (n.) commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)
e-la 1. (n.) Originally, the highest note in the scale of Guido; hence, proverbially, any extravagant saying.
E-LASIK 1. (n.) a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
e-mail 1. (n.) (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
2. (v.) communicate electronically on the computer
E-Mycin 1. (n.) an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative
E. A. von Willebrand 1. (n.) Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
E. B. White 1. (n.) United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
E. coli 1. (n.) a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety
e. e. cummings 1. (n.) United States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)
E. G. Marshall 1. (n.) United States actor (1914-1998)
E. H. Harriman 1. (n.) United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
E. H. Weber 1. (n.) German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
E. L. Doctorow 1. (n.) United States novelist (born in 1931)
E. O. Lawrence 1. (n.) United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
E. O. Wilson 1. (n.) United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
E. T. A. Hoffmann 1. (n.) German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)
E. T. S. Walton 1. (n.) Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)
E. W. Morley 1. (n.) United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
e.g. 1. (adv.) as an example
E.P.A. 1. (n.) an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
E.S.P. 1. (n.) apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
e'en 1. (adv.) A contraction for even. See Even.
2. (adv.) even
e'er 1. (adv.) A contraction for ever. See Ever.
2. (adv.) at all times; all the time and on every occasion
Ea 1. (n.) the Babylonian god of wisdom; son of Apsu and father of Marduk; counterpart of the Sumerian Enki; as one of the supreme triad including Anu and Bel he was assigned control of the watery element
each 1. (adj.) Every one of the two or more individuals composing a number of objects, considered separately from the rest. It is used either with or without a following noun; as, each of you or each one of you.
2. (adj.) Every; -- sometimes used interchangeably with every.
3. (adj.) (used of count nouns) every one considered individually
4. (adv.) to or from every one of two or more (considered individually)