(Science: dentistry) The angle of the long axis of a tooth from a particular line of reference, the tilt or tip... Read More
1. To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again. The... Read More
Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More
1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an... Read More
noun, plural: gradients
(1) A slope, which may be upward or downward.
(2) The degree of steepness or inclination,... Read More
A permanent eversion of the foot at the talocalcaneal or subtalar joint
Valgus is a medical term... Read More
1. The act of nodding. So from the midmost the nutation spreads, round and more round, o'er all the sea of heads.... Read More
1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More
1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More
(Science: chemical) The inclination or deviation from the vertical of any mineral vein, fault, or lode.
Origin: cf.... Read More
1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline... Read More
1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head.
2. The act or state of... Read More
1. Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quality of being affected by the affection of another,... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) Any bird of the subfamily Anatinae, family Anatidae.
The genera and species are numerous. They... Read More
1. Among the ancient greeks, a weight and a denomination of money equal to 60 minae or 6,000 drachmae. The attic... Read More
1. The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to... 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 turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a... Read More
1. Exactly corresponding; resembling in all respects; precisely like.
2. Nearly corresponding; resembling in many... Read More
1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected.
2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More