Words starting with m

Words and definitions

Meaning of Machinate

Machinate means: To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot.

Meaning of Machinate

Machinate means: To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.

Meaning of Machination

Machination means: The act of machinating.

Meaning of Machination

Machination means: That which is devised; a device; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or plot.

Meaning of Machinator

Machinator means: One who machinates, or forms a scheme with evil designs; a plotter or artful schemer.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of which force and motion may be transmitted and modified, as a screw and its nut, or a lever arranged to turn about a fulcrum or a pulley about its pivot, etc.; especially, a construction, more or less complex, consisting of a combination of moving parts, or simple mechanical elements, as wheels, levers, cams, etc., with their supports and connecting framework, calculated to constitute a prime mover, or to receive force and motion from a prime mover or from another machine, and transmit, modify, and apply them to the production of some desired mechanical effect or work, as weaving by a loom, or the excitation of electricity by an electrical machine.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: Any mechanical contrivance, as the wooden horse with which the Greeks entered Troy; a coach; a bicycle.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: A person who acts mechanically or at will of another.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: A combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use; as, the social machine.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: A political organization arranged and controlled by one or more leaders for selfish, private or partisan ends.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoosperm

Zoosperm means: One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.

Meaning of Zoopsychology

Zoopsychology means: Animal psychology.

Meaning of Zoopraxiscope

Zoopraxiscope means: An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.

Meaning of Zoophytology

Zoophytology means: The natural history zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytological

Zoophytological means: Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.

Meaning of Zoophytoid

Zoophytoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophytical

Zoophytical means: Of or pertaining to zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytic

Zoophytic means: Alt. of Zoophytical

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of the Zoophyta.

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.

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