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Seat

seat 1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self. The guests were no sooner seated but they entered... Read More

Jumps

Jump 1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... 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

Stall

stall 1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox. Where king Latinus then his oxen... Read More

Places

place 1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a... Read More

Mount

mount 1. A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a... Read More

Breast

Breast to meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves. The court breasted... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

Saddle

saddle 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Apron

Apron 1. An article of dress, of cloth, leather, or other stuff, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes... Read More

Reins

reins 1. The kidneys; also, the region of the kidneys; the loins. 2. The inward impulses; the affections and passions; so... Read More

Skull

skull A school, company, or shoal. A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. These fishes enter in great flotes and... Read More

Tetrahedron

tetrahedron (Science: geometry) A solid figure inclosed or bounded by four triangles. In crystallography, the regular... Read More

-thymia

-thymia mind, soul, emotions. See: thymo-. Origin: g. Thymos, the mind or heart as the seat of strong feelings or... Read More

Basal surface

Definition noun (histology) The edge of the cell or tissue facing the underlying connective tissue (dentistry) The... Read More

Neuroscience

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the nervous system, particularly structure, development, function,... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

Sole

sole 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. (gen.... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Melancholy

melancholy 1. Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal. 2. Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection;... Read More

Swing

swing 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as,... Read More

Stern

stern Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed;... Read More

Advance

Advance 1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. 2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally,... Read More

Display

Display 1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread. The northern wind his wings did broad display.... Read More

Emphasis

Emphasis Origin: L, fr. Gr. Significance, force of expression, fr. To show in, indicate; in - to show. See in, and phase. 1.... Read More

Aristotle

Aristotle --> aristotle, Asclepliad of Stagira (Science: person) The son of a physician and old Asclepiad family was born... Read More

Regard

regard 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. (milton) 2.... Read More

Vital

vital 1. Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions. 2.... Read More

Peculiar

peculiar 1. One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or... Read More

SELFISH GENE – selfish to persist

What is a selfish gene? A selfish gene is not a gene that makes an individual selfish. In fact, it may even be involved in... Read More