William W., U.S. Surgeon, 1837-1932.
See: keens operation, keens... Read More
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
1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More
(Science: psychology) The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt... Read More
1. Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. Dull at classical learning. She... Read More
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
Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon.
1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More
1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . .... Read More
Extremely intense, keen, sharp; said of pain or tenderness in a part.
Origin: L. Exquiro, pp. Exquisitus, to... Read More
noun, plural: gene transfers
The transfer of genes between organisms
Gene transfer pertains to the... Read More
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
noun, plural: transpositions
(genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... Read More
1. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a... Read More