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Meaning of Ultramarine

Ultramarine means: A blue pigment formerly obtained by powdering lapis lazuli, but now produced in large quantities by fusing together silica, alumina, soda, and sulphur, thus forming a glass, colored blue by the sodium polysulphides made in the fusion. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Ultramontane

Ultramontane means: Being beyond the mountains; specifically, being beyond the Alps, in respect to the one who speaks.

Meaning of Ultramontane

Ultramontane means: One who resides beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps; a foreigner.

Meaning of Ultramontane

Ultramontane means: One who maintains extreme views favoring the pope's supremacy. See Ultramontanism.

Meaning of Ultramontanism

Ultramontanism means: The principles of those within the Roman Catholic Church who maintain extreme views favoring the pope's supremacy; -- so used by those living north of the Alps in reference to the Italians; -- rarely used in an opposite sense, as referring to the views of those living north of the Alps and opposed to the papal claims. Cf. Gallicanism.

Meaning of Ultramontanist

Ultramontanist means: One who upholds ultramontanism.

Meaning of Ultramundane

Ultramundane means: Being beyond the world, or beyond the limits of our system.

Meaning of Ultrared

Ultrared means: Situated beyond or below the red rays; as, the ultrated rays of the spectrum, which are less refrangible than the red.

Meaning of Ultratropical

Ultratropical means: Situated beyond, or outside of, the tropics; extratropical; also, having an excessively tropical temperature; warmer than the tropics.

Meaning of Ultraviolet

Ultraviolet means: Lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; -- said of rays more refrangible than the extreme violet rays of the spectrum.

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Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The transformation of men into beasts.

Meaning of Zoomorphic

Zoomorphic means: Of or pertaining to zoomorphism.

Meaning of Zoomelanin

Zoomelanin means: A pigment giving the black color to the feathers of many birds.

Meaning of Zoology

Zoology means: A treatise on this science.

Meaning of Zoology

Zoology means: That part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.

Meaning of Zoologies

Zoologies means: of Zoology

Meaning of Zoologist

Zoologist means: One who is well versed in zoology.

Meaning of Zoologically

Zoologically means: In a zoological manner; according to the principles of zoology.

Meaning of Zoological

Zoological means: Of or pertaining to zoology, or the science of animals.

Meaning of Zoologer

Zoologer means: A zoologist.

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