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Silk

silk 1. The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is... Read More

Spider

spider 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order araneina. Spiders have the... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More

Rich

rich 1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land,... Read More

Scleroprotein

Definition noun, plural: scleroproteins A type of protein characterized by being fibrous and its function which is to... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Gut

Definition noun, plural: guts (1) The portions of the alimentary canal, particularly the stomach and the intestines... Read More

Gauze

Gauze a bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges; petrolatum gauze is... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Fringe

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Stole

stole 1. A long, loose garment reaching to the feet. But when mild morn, in saffron stole, first issues from her eastern... Read More

Spin

spin 1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Plaster

plaster 1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More

Twist

twist 1. The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. Not the least turn or twist in the fibres... Read More

Net

net 1. To make into a net; to make n the style of network; as, to net silk. 2. To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Raw

raw 1. Not altered from its natural state; not prepared by the action of heat; as, raw sienna; specifically, not cooked; not... Read More

Thread

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More

Mode

mode 1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of dressing.... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Delicate

Delicate 1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. Dives, for his delicate life, to the devil went. (Piers... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More