Words starting with sub

Words and definitions

Meaning of Sub-

Sub- means: A prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe, substruct, subserve, subject, subordinate, subacid, subastringent, subgranular, suborn. Sub- in Latin compounds often becomes sum- before m, sur before r, and regularly becomes suc-, suf-, sug-, and sup- before c, f, g, and p respectively. Before c, p, and t it sometimes takes form sus- (by the dropping of b from a collateral form, subs-).

Meaning of Sub-

Sub- means: A prefix denoting that the ingredient (of a compound) signified by the term to which it is prefixed,is present in only a small proportion, or less than the normal amount; as, subsulphide, suboxide, etc. Prefixed to the name of a salt it is equivalent to basic; as, subacetate or basic acetate.

Meaning of Sub

Sub means: A subordinate; a subaltern.

Meaning of Subacid

Subacid means: Moderately acid or sour; as, some plants have subacid juices.

Meaning of Subacid

Subacid means: A substance moderately acid.

Meaning of Subacrid

Subacrid means: Moderalely acrid or harsh.

Meaning of Subacromial

Subacromial means: Situated beneath the acromial process of the scapula.

Meaning of Subact

Subact means: To reduce; to subdue.

Meaning of Subaction

Subaction means: The act of reducing to any state, as of mixing two bodies combletely.

Meaning of Subacute

Subacute means: Moderalely acute.

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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