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Prop

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Props

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Fulcrum

Fulcrum Origin: L, bedpost, fr. Fulcire to prop. 1. A prop or support. 2. (Science: mechanics) That by which a lever is... Read More

Brace

Brace 1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. 2. To draw tight; to tighten; to... Read More

Basil

Basil The skin of a sheep tanned with bark. Origin: Corrupt. From E. Basan, f. Basane, LL. Basanium, bazana, fr. Ar.... Read More

Daffodil

Daffodil (Science: botany) a plant of the genus Asphodelus. a plant of the genus narcissus (N. Pseudo-narcissus). It has a... Read More

Peg-and-socket joint

peg-and-socket joint --> gomphosis (Science: anatomy) A form of union or immovable articulation where a hard part is... Read More

Hyperbola

Hyperbola (Science: geometry) a curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the... 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

Fortuitous

Fortuitous 1. Happening by chance; coming or occuring unexpectedly, or without any known cause; chance; as, the fortuitous... Read More

Ellipse

Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More

Morpheus

morpheus The god of dreams. Origin: L, fr. Gr. Prop, the fashioner or molder, because of the shapes he calls up before the... Read More

Button

Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More

Ecliptic

Ecliptic 1. (Science: astronomy) a great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23... Read More

Postulate

postulate 1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is... Read More

Agave

Agave (Science: botany) a genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant... Read More

Staple

staple 1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... 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

Spouse

spouse 1. A man or woman engaged or joined in wedlock; a married person, husband or wife. At last such grace I found, and... Read More

Numb

numb 1. Enfeebled in, or destitute of, the power of sensation and motion; rendered torpid; benumbed; insensible; as, the... Read More

Dan

Dan a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. Old dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell.... Read More

Eclipse

Eclipse 1. (Science: astronomy) An interception or obscuration of the light of the sun, moon, or other luminous body, by the... Read More

Kind

Kind 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More

Rung

rung 1. A floor timber in a ship. 2. One of the rounds of a ladder. 3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy... Read More

Lever

Lever 1. (Science: mechanics) a rigid piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which... Read More

Lost

Lost 1. Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep. 2. Parted with; no... Read More

Mill

mill 1. A machine for grinding or commuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or... Read More

Forest

Forest 1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More

Planet

planet 1. (Science: astronomy) A celestial body which revolves about the sun in an orbit of a moderate degree of... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More