30 results found

Search Results for: thrust

Thrust

thrust 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Pressure

pressure 1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of... Read More

Tilt

tilt 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a... Read More

Aquatic locomotion

Definition noun The form of movement of living things on freshwater and marine water Supplement Locomotion in an aquatic... Read More

Mediotrusion

mediotrusion A thrusting of the mandibular condyle toward the midline during movement of the mandible. Origin: medio-- L.... Read More

Intrude

Intrude 1. To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to... Read More

Prongs

prong 1. A sharp-pointed instrument. Prick it on a prong of iron. (Sandys) 2. The tine of a fork, or of a similar... Read More

Protrude

protrude To shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project. The parts protrude beyond the... 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

Strut

strut 1. The act of strutting; a pompous step or walk. 2. In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure... Read More

Drag

Drag 1. To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; applied to drawing... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Sting

sting 1. (Science: zoology) Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and... Read More

Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition)

 Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition) (Brock Biology of Microorganisms)   ... Read More

The Beginning of the Age of Mammals

The Beginning of the Age of Mammals      ... Read More

Reverse

reverse 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. And that old dame said many an idle... Read More

Stick

stick 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... 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

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

Discharge

Discharge 1. To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to empty of a load or cargo; to unburden; to unload; as, to discharge... Read More

New techniques create butanol

A team of researchers headed by an environmental engineer at Washington University in St. Louis is plying new techniques to... Read More

What makes man human: thirty-ninth James Arthur lecture on the evolution of the human brain, 1970

Focus What makes man human: thirty-ninth James Arthur lecture on the evolution of the human brain, 1970 Karl H... Read More

Ancient Chinese Folk Remedy May Hold Key To Non-Toxic Cancer Treatment

Two bioengineering researchers at the University of Washington have discovered a promising potential treatment for cancer... Read More

The clinicians’ dilemma

The clinicians' dilemma1 G D Fraser Steele MD FRCPsych Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Runwell Hospital Wickford, Essex... Read More

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors     ... Read More

The Earth Through Time

The Earth Through Time      ... Read More