1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me.
2. To sit... Read More
1. The power which a horse exerts.
2. (Science: machinery) a unit of power, used in stating the power required to... Read More
noun, plural: mules
(zoology) A sterile hybrid offspring, especially of a male donkey and a female horse
(botany)... Read More
1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More
1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a... Read More
1. To come in collision; to be in opposition; to clash; as, interfering claims, or commands.
2. To enter into, or... Read More
noun, plural form: hybrids
(reproductive biology) The offspring resulting from the cross between parents of... Read More
1. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head;... Read More
1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines.
Synonym: crux of heart.
3. a... Read More
1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More
To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See spire.
1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting... Read More
1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More
1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More
1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More
1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More
1. A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a... Read More
1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More
1. To catch in a trap.
2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
Origin: Ginned; Ginning.
1. Contrivance;... Read More
1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups... Read More
Science (genetics, molecular biology, genomics) genes or gene products that are homologous (descended from a common... Read More
1. To shave or dress the beard of.
2. To clip; to mow.
3. To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More
1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox. Where king Latinus then his oxen... Read More
Curby hock -->
a hard, painful, inflammatory swelling on the back part of the hock of the horse; it occurs in the... Read More
1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More
Origin: AS. Turf; akin to D. Turf peat, G. Torf, OHG. Zurba turf, Sw. & Icel. Torf turf, peat, Dan. Torv, Skr.... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera.
2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More
Origin: L, the horsetail, fr. Equus horse - seta a thick, stiff hair, bristle.
(Science: botany) a genus of... Read More
1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
2. The length of a step in walking or marching,... Read More
1. To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.
2. Ti withdraw; to... Read More
1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More
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An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More
1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the... Read More
1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like, horizontal in one part for receiving the foot... Read More
noun, plural: tapeta lucida
A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More
A kind of evolution that involves evolutionary changes that are adaptive to a particular... Read More
Binomial Nomenclature Definition
Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More
Phenotypic Ratio Definition
How would one define phenotypic ratio? The correlation between the amount of offspring that... Read More