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Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Aspidium

Aspidium The rhizomes and stipes of Dryopteris filix-mus (European aspidium or male fern), or of Dryopteris marginalis... Read More

Screen

screen 1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvience, injury, or danger; to... Read More

Shelter

shelter 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing... Read More

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More

Nuclear envelope

Definition noun plural: nuclear envelopes nu·cle·ar en·ve·lope, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈɛn.və.ləʊp The two layered membrane... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Helmet

Helmet 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver. 2. The... Read More

Plastron

plastron 1. A piece of leather stuffed or padded, worn by fencers to protect the breast. 3. An iron breastplate, worn under... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Tick

Tick Definition A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More

Quartering

quartering 1. A station. 2. Assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters. 3. The division of a shield containing different... Read More

Idle

Idle 1. Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren. Deserts idle. Every idle word that... Read More

Quarter

quarter 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Fence

Fence 1. To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard. To fence my ear against thy sorceries.... Read More

Spectacle

spectacle 1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of... Read More

Obscure

obscure 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More

Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Hides

Hide 1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic... Read More

Nearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the... Read More