Words starting with sext

Words and definitions

Meaning of Sext

Sext means: The office for the sixth canonical hour, being a part of the Breviary.

Meaning of Sext

Sext means: The sixth book of the decretals, added by Pope Boniface VIII.

Meaning of Sextain

Sextain means: A stanza of six lines; a sestine.

Meaning of Sextans

Sextans means: A Roman coin, the sixth part of an as.

Meaning of Sextans

Sextans means: A constellation on the equator south of Leo; the Sextant.

Meaning of Sextant

Sextant means: The sixth part of a circle.

Meaning of Sextant

Sextant means: An instrument for measuring angular distances between objects, -- used esp. at sea, for ascertaining the latitude and longitude. It is constructed on the same optical principle as Hadley's quadrant, but usually of metal, with a nicer graduation, telescopic sight, and its arc the sixth, and sometimes the third, part of a circle. See Quadrant.

Meaning of Sextant

Sextant means: The constellation Sextans.

Meaning of Sextaries

Sextaries means: of Sextary

Meaning of Sextary

Sextary means: An ancient Roman liquid and dry measure, about equal to an English pint.

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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