Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Dampening

Dampening means: of Dampen

Meaning of Dampen

Dampen means: To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.

Meaning of Dampen

Dampen means: To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.

Meaning of Dampen

Dampen means: To become damp; to deaden.

Meaning of Damper

Damper means: That which damps or checks; as: (a) A valve or movable plate in the flue or other part of a stove, furnace, etc., used to check or regulate the draught of air. (b) A contrivance, as in a pianoforte, to deaden vibrations; or, as in other pieces of mechanism, to check some action at a particular time.

Meaning of Dampish

Dampish means: Moderately damp or moist.

Meaning of Dampne

Dampne means: To damn.

Meaning of Dampness

Dampness means: Moderate humidity; moisture; fogginess; moistness.

Meaning of Damp off

Damp off means: To decay and perish through excessive moisture.

Meaning of Dampy

Dampy means: Somewhat damp.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zeuzerian

Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.

Meaning of Zeus

Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

Meaning of Zeugobranchiata

Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zeugmatic

Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.

Meaning of Zeugma

Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.

Meaning of Zeuglodonta

Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zeuglodont

Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.

Meaning of Zeuglodon

Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zetetics

Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.

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