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. 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 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
Origin: L. Interstitium a pause, interval; inter between - sistere to set, fr. Stare to stand: cf. F. Interstice.... 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. 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
(taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... 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
1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More
(Science: zoology) The pouched, or marsupial, frog of south America.
Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Back - a... Read More
A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More
1. (Science: ethnology) One of any savage race that dwells in caves, instead of constructing dwellings; a cave... Read More
(zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata
The class... Read More
noun, plural: foramina, foramens
Any opening or perforation, orifice or fenestra, especially through a bone, and... 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
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal 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
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
Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More
1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More
Evil; wicked; bad.
Origin: L. Malus. See malice.
same as mail, a bag.
1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More
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
To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort.
Origin: Cf. F. Venter to blow, vent wind (see Ventilate); but prob... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) An air sac, sometimes double or variously lobed, in the visceral cavity of many fishes. It... Read More
1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.
2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More
A model for enzyme-substrate interaction suggesting that the enzyme and the substrate possess specific... 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
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. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More
pl galleries . F. Galerie, It. Galleria, fr. LL. Galeria gallery, perh. Orig, a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf.... Read More