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Pillar

pillar 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post;... Read More

Pillar cells

pillar cells Cell's forming the outer and inner walls of the tunnel in the organ of Corti. Synonym: corti's pillars, corti's... Read More

Steam

steam 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

Pile

pile 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

Shaft

shaft 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

Terminus

terminus Origin: L. See Term. 1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit. 2. The roman divinity who presided over... Read More

Bench

Bench Origin: oe. Bench, benk, as. Benc; akin to Sw. Bank, dan baenk, Icel. Bekkr, os, D, & g. Bank. Cf. Bank, beach. 1.... Read More

Lead

Lead 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

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

Stack

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Hermes

Hermes Hermes Trismegistus (literally, thrice greatest) was a late name of hermes, especially as identified with the... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Trabecula

Definition noun, plural: trabeculae (general) A small supporting structure in the form of a beam, strut or... Read More