1. One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or... Read More
Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More
THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More
1. Having a form of its own.
2. (Science: chemistry) Apperaing in distinct crystals; said of... Read More
1. Belonging to one; one's own; individual. His proper good E, his own possessions . My proper son. Now learn the... Read More
1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More
1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More
(Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More
1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More
1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float... Read More
1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water.
2. To form, or separate, by boiling... Read More
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(Science: physiology) A peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in... Read More
Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange;... Read More
(Science: physiology) a peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in feathers,... Read More
duplex escapement, a peculiar kind of watch escapement, in which the scape-wheel has two sets of teeth.
duplex lathe,... Read More
1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More
Origin: as. Lilie, L. Lilium, gr. Cf. Flower-de-luce.
1. (Science: botany) a plant and flower of the genus Lilium,... Read More
1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase,... Read More
1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, C6H5OH, produced by the destructive distillation of... Read More
1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More
1. The One first Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindoo gods. The triad consists of brahma, the Creator, vishnu, the... Read More
What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More
(Science: biology, microbiology) peculiar gliding movement shown by gregarines (Protozoa), the mechanism... Read More
1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips... Read More
1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More
The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More
1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More
1. A tract of barren land.
2. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens;... Read More
1. The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe. But looks... Read More
1. The act of giving form or shape to anything; a forming; a shaping.
2. The manner in which a thing is formed;... Read More
1. A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or... Read More
1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. (milton)
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1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains;... Read More
1. Defect; want; lack; default. One, it pleases me, for fault of a better, to call my friend. (Shak)
2. Anything that... Read More
1. A thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a just ground for a conclusion... Read More
Origin: L, fr. Gr. Significance, force of expression, fr. To show in, indicate; in - to show. See in, and phase.
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Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female;... Read More