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mortar 1. A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle. 2.... Read More


trituration 1. The act of reducing a drug to a fine powder and incorporating it thoroughly with sugar of milk by rubbing the... Read More

Organic Chemistry (5th Edition)

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Definition noun, plural: kidneys (anatomy) Either of a pair of two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal... Read More


pestle An instrument in the shape of a rod with one rounded and weighted extremity, used for bruising, breaking, grinding,... Read More


tinker 1. A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware. Tailors and tinkers. 2. One skilled in a variety of small... Read More


slime 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. As it Nilus ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime... Read More


Hydraulic Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,... Read More


Lime 1. To smear with a viscous substance, as birdlime. These twigs, in time, will come to be limed. (L'Estrange) 2. To... Read More


plaster 1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More


temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More


shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More


stone 1. To pelt, beat, or kill with stones. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon god, and saying, lord Jesus, receive my... Read More


Hood 1. State; condition. How could thou ween, through that disguised hood to hide thy state from being understood?... Read More


Manual Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labour; the kings sign manual. Manual and ocular... Read More


Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More


spatula A flat blade, like a knife blade but without a sharp edge, used in pharmacy for spreading plasters and ointments... Read More