Words starting with q

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: To act the part of a quack, or pretender.

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: The cry of the duck, or a sound in imitation of it; a hoarse, quacking noise.

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: A boastful pretender to medical skill; an empiric; an ignorant practitioner.

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: Hence, one who boastfully pretends to skill or knowledge of any kind not possessed; a charlatan.

Meaning of Quack

Quack means: Pertaining to or characterized by, boasting and pretension; used by quacks; pretending to cure diseases; as, a quack medicine; a quack doctor.

Meaning of Quackeries

Quackeries means: of Quackery

Meaning of Quackery

Quackery means: The acts, arts, or boastful pretensions of a quack; false pretensions to any art; empiricism.

Meaning of Quack grass

Quack grass means: See Quitch grass.

Meaning of Quackish

Quackish means: Like a quack; boasting; characterized by quackery.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

Copyrights © 2016 LingoMash. All Rights Reserved.