Words starting with r

Words and definitions

Meaning of Raft

Raft means: imp. & p. p. of Reave.

Meaning of Raft

Raft means: A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.

Meaning of Raft

Raft means: A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. (such as is formed in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs navigation.

Meaning of Raft

Raft means: A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.

Meaning of Rafted

Rafted means: of Raft

Meaning of Rafting

Rafting means: of Raft

Meaning of Raft

Raft means: To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.

Meaning of Rafte

Rafte means: imp. of Reave.

Meaning of Rafter

Rafter means: A raftsman.

Meaning of Rafter

Rafter means: Originally, any rough and somewhat heavy piece of timber. Now, commonly, one of the timbers of a roof which are put on sloping, according to the inclination of the roof. See Illust. of Queen-post.

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Meaning of Zeolitic

Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.

Meaning of Zeolite

Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.

Meaning of Zenithal

Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.

Meaning of Zenik

Zenik means: See Zenick.

Meaning of Zenick

Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.

Meaning of Zendik

Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.

Meaning of Zend-Avesta

Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.

Meaning of Zend

Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.

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