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Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

Meaning of Abductor

Abductor means: One who abducts.

Meaning of Abductor

Abductor means: A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.

Meaning of Abeam

Abeam means: On the beam, that is, on a line which forms a right angle with the ship's keel; opposite to the center of the ship's side.

Meaning of Abear

Abear means: To bear; to behave.

Meaning of Abear

Abear means: To put up with; to endure.

Meaning of Abearance

Abearance means: Behavior.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoccolo

Zoccolo means: Same as Socle.

Meaning of Zocco

Zocco means: Alt. of Zoccolo

Meaning of Zocle

Zocle means: Same as Socle.

Meaning of Zobo

Zobo means: A kind of domestic cattle reared in Asia for its flesh and milk. It is supposed to be a hybrid between the zebu and the yak.

Meaning of Zoanthus

Zoanthus means: A genus of Actinaria, including numerous species, found mostly in tropical seas. The zooids or polyps resemble small, elongated actinias united together at their bases by fleshy stolons, and thus forming extensive groups. The tentacles are small and bright colored.

Meaning of Zoanthropy

Zoanthropy means: A kind of monomania in which the patient believes himself transformed into one of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoanthoid

Zoanthoid means: Of or pertaining to the Zoanthacea.

Meaning of Zoanthodeme

Zoanthodeme means: The zooids of a compound anthozoan, collectively.

Meaning of Zoantharian

Zoantharian means: One of the Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoantharian

Zoantharian means: Of or pertaining to the Zoantharia.

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