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Keen William W., U.S. Surgeon, 1837-1932. See: keens operation, keens... Read More


sharp 1. Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen. He dies upon... Read More


Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More


wit (Science: psychology) The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt... Read More


Dull 1. Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. Dull at classical learning. She... Read More


razor 1. A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head. Take thee a barber's... Read More


Agony Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon. 1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More


Anger 1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . .... Read More


Exquisite Extremely intense, keen, sharp; said of pain or tenderness in a part. Origin: L. Exquiro, pp. Exquisitus, to... Read More

Gene transfer

Definition noun, plural: gene transfers The transfer of genes between organisms Supplement Gene transfer pertains to the... Read More


tart 1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple. 2. Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart... Read More


Definition noun, plural: transpositions (genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... Read More


wrinkle 1. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a... Read More