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Hole

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

Holes

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

Bore

Bore 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

Sink

sink 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material,... Read More

Burrow

Burrow 1. An incorporated town. See 1st Borough. 2. A shelter; especially. A hole in the ground made by certain animals, as... Read More

Hollow

Hollow 1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow... Read More

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More

Pocket

pocket 1. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money;... Read More

Pin

pin To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together. Aa if she would pin her to her... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Holt

Holt 1. A piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill. Every holt and heath. She sent her voice though all the holt Before... 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

Interstices

Interstice Origin: L. Interstitium a pause, interval; inter between - sistere to set, fr. Stare to stand: cf. F. Interstice.... Read More

Fid

Fid 1. A square bar of wood or iron, used to support the topmast, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel, and... Read More

Thimble

thimble 1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the... Read More

Monotremata

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More

Twitch

twitch 1. The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden, quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve. 2. A short,... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Nototrema

nototrema (Science: zoology) The pouched, or marsupial, frog of south America. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Back - a... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Troglodytes

troglodyte 1. (Science: ethnology) One of any savage race that dwells in caves, instead of constructing dwellings; a cave... Read More

Monotreme

Definition noun (zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata Supplement The class... Read More

Foramen

Definition noun, plural: foramina, foramens Any opening or perforation, orifice or fenestra, especially through a bone, and... Read More

Burst

Burst 1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Spout

spout 1. To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant... Read More

Bush

Bush 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Stopper

stopper 1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or... Read More

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... 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

Wear

wear 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or... Read More

Vent

vent To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort. Origin: Cf. F. Venter to blow, vent wind (see Ventilate); but prob... Read More

Air bladder

Air bladder 1. (Science: anatomy) An air sac, sometimes double or variously lobed, in the visceral cavity of many fishes. It... Read More

Burn

Burn 1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat. 2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More

Lock-and-key model

Definition noun A model for enzyme-substrate interaction suggesting that the enzyme and the substrate possess specific... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Gate

Gate 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Gallery

Gallery pl galleries . F. Galerie, It. Galleria, fr. LL. Galeria gallery, perh. Orig, a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf.... Read More