Chian means: Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the Aegean Sea.
Chiaroscurist means: A painter who cares for and studies light and shade rather than color.
Chiaroscuro means: Alt. of Chiaro-oscuro
Chiaro-oscuro means: The arrangement of light and dark parts in a work of art, such as a drawing or painting, whether in monochrome or in color.
Chiaro-oscuro means: The art or practice of so arranging the light and dark parts as to produce a harmonious effect. Cf. Clair-obscur.
Chiasm means: Alt. of Chiasma
Chiasma means: A commissure; especially, the optic commissure, or crucial union of the optic nerves.
Chiasmus means: An inversion of the order of words or phrases, when repeated or subsequently referred to in a sentence
Chiastolite means: A variety of andalusite; -- called also macle. The tessellated appearance of a cross section is due to the symmetrical arrangement of impurities in the crystal.
Chibbal means: See Cibol.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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