Words starting with z

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zigzaggery

Zigzaggery means: The quality or state of being zigzag; crookedness.

Meaning of Zigzaggy

Zigzaggy means: Having sharp turns.

Meaning of Zilla

Zilla means: A low, thorny, suffrutescent, crucifeous plant (Zilla myagroides) found in the deserts of Egypt. Its leaves are boiled in water, and eaten, by the Arabs.

Meaning of Zillah

Zillah means: A district or local division, as of a province.

Meaning of Zimb

Zimb means: A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.

Meaning of Ziment-water

Ziment-water means: A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.

Meaning of Zincked

Zincked means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinced

Zinced means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincking

Zincking means: of Zinc

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoographer

Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoogloea

Zoogloea means: A colony or mass of bacteria imbedded in a viscous gelatinous substance. The zoogloea is characteristic of a transitory stage through which rapidly multiplying bacteria pass in the course of their evolution. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zoogeographical

Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.

Meaning of Zoogeography

Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of Zoogony

Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.

Meaning of Zoogeny

Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony

Meaning of Zoogenic

Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.

Meaning of Zoogamy

Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.

Meaning of Zoogamous

Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.

Meaning of Zooerythrine

Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.

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