Words starting with g

Words and definitions

Meaning of Gabeler

Gabeler means: A collector of gabels or taxes.

Meaning of Gabelle

Gabelle means: A tax, especially on salt.

Meaning of Gabelleman

Gabelleman means: A gabeler.

Meaning of Gaberdine

Gaberdine means: See Gabardine.

Meaning of Gaber-lunzie

Gaber-lunzie means: A beggar with a wallet; a licensed beggar.

Meaning of Gabert

Gabert means: A lighter, or vessel for inland navigation.

Meaning of Gabion

Gabion means: A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building fieldworks to shelter men from an enemy's fire.

Meaning of Gabion

Gabion means: An openwork frame, as of poles, filled with stones and sunk, to assist in forming a bar dyke, etc., as in harbor improvement.

Meaning of Gabionade

Gabionade means: A traverse made with gabions between guns or on their flanks, protecting them from enfilading fire.

Meaning of Gabionade

Gabionade means: A structure of gabions sunk in lines, as a core for a sand bar in harbor improvements.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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