1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More
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. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.
2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material,... Read More
1. An incorporated town. See 1st Borough.
2. A shelter; especially. A hole in the ground made by certain animals, as... Read More
1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow... Read More
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
1. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money;... Read More
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
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
1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More
1. A piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill. Every holt and heath. She sent her voice though all the holt Before... Read More
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
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
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More
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
(1) Anatomically, the region in the retina that is not sensitive to light and where the optic nerve and... Read More
(zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata
The class... Read More
1. A vessel of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids into... Read More
A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More
1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent... Read More
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
noun, plural: foramina, foramens
Any opening or perforation, orifice or fenestra, especially through a bone, and... Read More
1. (Science: ethnology) One of any savage race that dwells in caves, instead of constructing dwellings; a cave... Read More
(Science: zoology) The pouched, or marsupial, frog of south America.
Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Back - a... Read More
(taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More
1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More
Origin: L. Interstitium a pause, interval; inter between - sistere to set, fr. Stare to stand: cf. F. Interstice.... Read More
1. The act of boring or piercing through a part.
2. A hole made through a part or substance.
Origin: L.... Read More
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
1. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple.
2. A flat oblong cake of... Read More
A model for enzyme-substrate interaction suggesting that the enzyme and the substrate possess specific... Read More
A circle, or a circular line, or anything in the form of a circular line or hoop.
2. Specifically, a circular ornament... Read More
1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.
2. To mark the limits of by stakes; with... Read More
pl galleries . F. Galerie, It. Galleria, fr. LL. Galeria gallery, perh. Orig, a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf.... Read More
1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More
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
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