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Dim

Dim 1. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure;... Read More

Pupil

pupil 1. A youth or scholar of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor. Too far in years to be a pupil now.... Read More

Obscure

obscure 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More

Fennel

Fennel (Science: botany) a perennial plant of the genus Faeniculum (f.vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is... Read More

Pallet

pallet 1. Same as palette. 2. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc, for forming, beating, and rounding... Read More

Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Helmet

Helmet 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver. 2. The... Read More

Modulate

modulate 1. To form, as sound, to a certain key, or to a certain portion. 2. To vary or inflect in a natural, customary, or... Read More

Droplet

Droplet a diminutive drop, such as a particle of moisture discharged from the mouth during coughing, sneezing, or speaking;... Read More

Pearl

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

Novel

novel Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange;... Read More

Bottles

Bottle 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for... Read More

Strigillose

strigillose (Science: botany) set with stiff, slender bristles. Origin: Dim. Fr.... Read More

Jacket

Jacket 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. 2. An outer covering for... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Summit

summit 1. The top; the highest point. Fixed on the summit of the highest mount. (Shak) 2. The highest degree; the utmost... Read More

Wink

wink 1. To nod; to sleep; to nap. Although I wake or wink. 2. To shut the eyes quickly; to close the eyelids with a quick... Read More

Globules

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Frills

Frill 1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. 2. (Science: photography) to wrinkle; said of the gelatin... Read More

Gonidium

Gonidium (Science: zoology) a special groove or furrow at one or both angles of the mouth of many anthozoa. Origin: NL, fr.... Read More

Reticul-

reticul- --> reticulo- reticulum; reticular. Origin: L. Reticulum, a small net, dim. Of rete, a... Read More

Wrinkles

wrinkle 1. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a... Read More

Fourchette

Fourchette 1. A table fork. 2. (Science: anatomy, ornithology) a small fold of membrane, connecting the labia in the... Read More

Bacillus stearothermophilus

Definition noun A rod-shaped, endospore-forming, Gram-positive bacterium that belongs to the division... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Tunnels

tunnel 1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests. 2. To catch... Read More

Pussy

Pussy 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. 3. The game of tipcat;... Read More

Globule

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Lappet

Lappet a small decorative fold or flap, especially, of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. (Science: zoology) lappet... Read More

Hatchet

Hatchet 1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand. 2. Specifically, a tomahawk. Buried was the bloody... Read More

Frill

Frill 1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. 2. (Science: photography) to wrinkle; said of the gelatin... Read More

Febricula

Febricula a simple continued fever; a mild fever of short duration, of indefinite origin, and without any distinctive... Read More

Pickles

pickle 1. A solution of salt and water, in which fish, meat, etc, may be preserved or corned; brine. Vinegar, plain or... Read More

Nipple

nipple 1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More

Sentinel

sentinel 1. One who watches or guards; specifically, a soldier set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise, to... Read More

Panel

panel 1. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc. 2. A prisoner... Read More

Violet

violet 1. (Science: botany) Any plant or flower of the genus viola, of many species. The violets are generally low,... Read More

Particle

particle (Science: chemistry) A tiny mass of material. Origin: L. Particula, dim. Of pars =... Read More

Male

Male see Mal-. Evil; wicked; bad. Origin: L. Malus. See malice. same as mail, a bag. 1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More

Female

Female 1. An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and... Read More