1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post;... Read More
Cell's forming the outer and inner walls of the tunnel in the organ of Corti.
Synonym: corti's pillars, corti's... Read More
1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More
1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More
1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More
Origin: L. See Term.
1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit.
2. The roman divinity who presided over... Read More
Origin: oe. Bench, benk, as. Benc; akin to Sw. Bank, dan baenk, Icel. Bekkr, os, D, & g. Bank. Cf. Bank, beach.
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1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... 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. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More
Hermes Trismegistus (literally, thrice greatest) was a late name of hermes, especially as identified with the... Read More
noun, plural: trabeculae
A small supporting structure in the form of a beam, strut or... Read More