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Diamond

Diamond 1. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colours, and remarkable for... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Inorganic molecule

Definition noun, plural: inorganic molecules (1) A molecule not consisting of carbon atoms. (2) Any molecule that is not... Read More

Rose

Rose 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the northern... Read More

Finch

Finch Origin: as. Finc; akin to D. Vink, OHG. Fincho, g. Fink; cf. W. Pinc a finch; also E. Spink. (Science: zoology) a... Read More

Solitaire

solitaire 1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit. 2. A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Reticulated

reticulated 1. Resembling network; having the form or appearance of a net; netted; as, a reticulated structure. 2. Having... Read More

Perineum

Definition noun, plural: perinea (anatomy) The region between the anus and the vulva; the region between the scrotum and the... Read More

Facet

Facet 1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond. alternative forms: facette. 2. (Science:... Read More

Hyaline

Hyaline (Science: cell biology) Clear, transparent, granule free, as for example hyaline cartilage and the hyaline zone at... Read More

Stylus

stylus An instrument for writing. See style. 2. That needle-shaped part at the tip of the playing arm of phonograph which... Read More

Facets

Facet 1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond. alternative forms: facette. 2. (Science:... Read More

Organic compound

Definition noun plural: organic compounds A compound that, in general, contains carbon covalently bound to other atoms,... Read More

Allotropy

Allotropy (Science: chemistry) The property of existing in two or more conditions which are distinct in their physical or... Read More

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries     ... Read More

Hardness scale

Hardness scale a qualitative scale in which minerals are classified in order of their increasing hardness, based on the fact... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Wedding

wedding Nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials. Simple and brief was the wedding, as that of ruth and of... Read More

Knot

Knot 1. To form knots or joints, as in a cord, a plant, etc.; to become entangled. Cut hay when it begins to knot.... Read More

Turbot

turbot (Science: zoology) A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Surface

surface 1. The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, especially. The... Read More

Exchange

Exchange 1. To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent; usually... Read More

First

First 1. Preceding all others of a series or kind; the ordinal of one; earliest; as, the first day of a month; the first... Read More

Compound

Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Pearl

pearl 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with... Read More

Inorganic compound

Definition noun plural: inorganic compounds A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More