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Peculiar

peculiar 1. One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or... Read More

Genius

Genius Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Idiomorphic

Idiomorphic --> idiomorphous 1. Having a form of its own. 2. (Science: chemistry) Apperaing in distinct crystals; said of... Read More

Proper

proper 1. Belonging to one; one's own; individual. His proper good E, his own possessions . My proper son. Now learn the... Read More

Air

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

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Hatches

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Hatch

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Balloon

Balloon 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

Boil

Boil 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

Wool fat

wool fat --> lanolin (Science: physiology) A peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in... Read More

Novel

novel Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange;... Read More

Lanolin

Lanolin (Science: physiology) a peculiar fatlike body, made up of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in feathers,... Read More

Duplex

Duplex duplex escapement, a peculiar kind of watch escapement, in which the scape-wheel has two sets of teeth. duplex lathe,... Read More

Leech

Leech 1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing. alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More

Lilies

Lily Origin: as. Lilie, L. Lilium, gr. Cf. Flower-de-luce. 1. (Science: botany) a plant and flower of the genus Lilium,... Read More

Accent

Accent 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase,... Read More

Phenol

phenol (Science: chemistry) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, C6H5OH, produced by the destructive distillation of... Read More

Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Brahma

Brahma 1. The One first Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindoo gods. The triad consists of brahma, the Creator, vishnu, the... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Gregarine movement

Gregarine movement (Science: biology, microbiology) peculiar gliding movement shown by gregarines (Protozoa), the mechanism... Read More

Lip

Lip 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

Strip

strip 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More

Abilities

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Bore

Bore 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

Barren

Barren 1. A tract of barren land. 2. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens;... Read More

Nature

nature 1. The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe. But looks... Read More

Formation

Formation 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

Ability

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Phrase

phrase 1. A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or... Read More

Regard

regard 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. (milton) 2.... Read More

Mountain

mountain 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains;... Read More

Fault

Fault 1. Defect; want; lack; default. One, it pleases me, for fault of a better, to call my friend. (Shak) 2. Anything that... Read More

Lily

Lily Origin: as. Lilie, L. Lilium, gr. Cf. Flower-de-luce. 1. (Science: botany) a plant and flower of the genus Lilium,... Read More

Reason

reason 1. A thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a just ground for a conclusion... Read More

Emphasis

Emphasis Origin: L, fr. Gr. Significance, force of expression, fr. To show in, indicate; in - to show. See in, and phase. 1.... Read More

Sexual

sexual Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female;... Read More