Words starting with ji

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jib

Jib means: A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.

Meaning of Jib

Jib means: The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.

Meaning of Jib

Jib means: To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.

Meaning of Jibber

Jibber means: A horse that jibs.

Meaning of Jibed

Jibed means: of Jibe

Meaning of Jibing

Jibing means: of Jibe

Meaning of Jibe

Jibe means: To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.

Meaning of Jibe

Jibe means: To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.

Meaning of Jibe

Jibe means: To agree; to harmonize.

Meaning of Jiffy

Jiffy means: A moment; an instant; as, I will be ready in a jiffy.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

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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