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anaconda a very large snake found in South America. Anacondas are not poisonous but kill other animals by squeezing them until they cannot breathe. Anacondas can grow to over twenty feet long.
anaemia another spelling of anemia.
analog representing information by physical measurements.
analog clock a clock that displays the time using a long hand to show the hour and a short hand to show the minutes.
analyse a spelling of "analyze" used in Canada and Britain. See "analyze" for more information.
analysis a careful study of the parts of something in order to understand more about the whole. [2 definitions]
analyst someone trained or skilled in a particular type of analysis.
analyze to separate into parts for close study; examine and explain.
anarchist a person who believes in, desires, or tries to realize a society or state without a government. [2 definitions]
anarchy a complete lack of government or law within a country or society. [2 definitions]
anatomical of or relating to the structure of a plant or animal.
anatomy the parts of a living thing and how they fit together. [2 definitions]
ancestor a person from whom one is descended and who lived several generations ago.
anchor a heavy object that is dropped from a boat or ship by a cable to keep the vessel from moving. [4 definitions]
anchovy a small fish that is related to the herring and is used for food. Anchovies are found mostly in warm ocean waters.
ancient very old; existing for many years. [2 definitions]
and with; also; along with; as well as. [3 definitions]
Andean of, located in, or resembling the Andes.
Andes a high mountain range that stretches along the entire west coast of South America.
Andes Mountains a mountain range that extends the length of the western coast of South America.
andiron one of a pair of metal structures that holds logs in a fireplace.