1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More
A hypokinetic disorder characterized by the inflexibility or stiffness of the limb that is maintained... Read More
noun, plural: graduated pipettes
A slender, calibrated tube used in laboratory to measure the volume or transfer... 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. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More
1. (Science: botany) An American plant (Nicotiana Tabacum) of the nightshade family, much used for smoking and... Read More
1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns.
2. The end of a shaft or arbor which... Read More
Running water freshwater communities are also known as lotic communities, lotic meaning running water. Lotic communities are... Read More
1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More
1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice.
2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More
(Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More
1. Same as palette.
2. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc, for forming, beating, and rounding... Read More
1. To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant... Read More
(Science: botany) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the indian pipe and pine sap. The name... Read More
1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More
noun, plural: rostra
(1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More
One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft (diaphysis) and two extremities... Read More
1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.
2. An outer covering for... 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
1. A lip, or liplike organ.
2. The lip of an organ pipe.
3. (Science: anatomy) The folds of integument at... Read More
1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More
1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests.
2. To catch... Read More
noun, plural: canaliculi
(anatomy) Any of many small canals or ducts in the body, such as in the bone, or in some... Read More
1. A shunt or auxiliary flow.
2. (Science: surgery) to create new flow from one structure to another through a... Read More
A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More
1. To apply smoke to; to hang in smoke; to disinfect, to cure, etc, by smoke; as, to smoke or fumigate infected... Read More
1. The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from breadth or width; extent of anything from end... Read More
1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the northern... Read More
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
1. To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of. Haste, for thy life escape, nor look... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and... Read More
1. (Science: mechanics) a pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two pieces,... Read More
1. To make damp; to wet in a small degree. A pipe a little moistened on the inside. (bacon)
2. To soften by making... Read More
Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,... Read More
1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. By thy triple shape... Read More
1. A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the... Read More
1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More