1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More
1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus.
There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More
1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.
2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... Read More
A genus belonging to the family of Ancylostomatidae which is a family of nematodes that includes the... Read More
noun, plural: hookworms
(1) A blood-sucking nematode, with hooked mouth parts used for fastening to the... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera.
2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More
1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More
1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser)
A truss of hay in... Read More
A disease caused by Ancylostoma hookworm infestation in humans and certain... Read More
Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing;... Read More
1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More
1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More
(Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More
1. The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the note under Watch.... Read More
Instead of the pl. Fowls the singular is often used collectively. OE. Foul, fowel, foghel, fuhel, fugel, as. Fugol;... Read More
1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More
1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect... Read More