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Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Lead-pipe rigidity

Definition noun A hypokinetic disorder characterized by the inflexibility or stiffness of the limb that is maintained... Read More

Graduated pipette

Definition noun, plural: graduated pipettes A slender, calibrated tube used in laboratory to measure the volume or transfer... 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

Siphon

siphon 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

Nipple

nipple 1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More

Tobacco

tobacco 1. (Science: botany) An American plant (Nicotiana Tabacum) of the nightshade family, much used for smoking and... Read More

Pivot

pivot 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

Running water freshwater communities are also known as lotic communities, lotic meaning running water. Lotic communities are... Read More

Gate

Gate 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

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Trap

trap (Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More

Pallet

pallet 1. Same as palette. 2. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc, for forming, beating, and rounding... Read More

Spout

spout 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

Monotropa

monotropa (Science: botany) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the indian pipe and pine sap. The name... Read More

Amber

Amber 1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More

Rostrum

Definition noun, plural: rostra (zoology) (1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More

Long bone

Long bone One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft (diaphysis) and two extremities... Read More

Jacket

Jacket 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. 2. An outer covering for... 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

Labium

Labium Origin: L. 1. A lip, or liplike organ. 2. The lip of an organ pipe. 3. (Science: anatomy) The folds of integument at... Read More

Suckers

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Tunnels

tunnel 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

Canaliculus

Definition noun, plural: canaliculi (anatomy) Any of many small canals or ducts in the body, such as in the bone, or in some... Read More

Bypass

Bypass 1. A shunt or auxiliary flow. 2. (Science: surgery) to create new flow from one structure to another through a... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... 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

Smoke

smoke 1. To apply smoke to; to hang in smoke; to disinfect, to cure, etc, by smoke; as, to smoke or fumigate infected... Read More

Length

Length 1. The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from breadth or width; extent of anything from end... Read More

Rose

Rose 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

Joint

Joint 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

Escape

Escape 1. To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of. Haste, for thy life escape, nor look... Read More

Nose

nose 1. (Science: anatomy) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and... Read More

Dowel

Dowel 1. (Science: mechanics) a pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two pieces,... Read More

Moisten

moisten 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

Hydraulic

Hydraulic Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,... Read More

Triple

triple 1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. By thy triple shape... Read More

Sucker

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Trumpet

trumpet 1. A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the... Read More

Tap

tap 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