Anthracene means: A solid hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2H2.C6H4, which accompanies naphthalene in the last stages of the distillation of coal tar. Its chief use is in the artificial production of alizarin.
Anthracic means: Of or relating to anthrax; as, anthracic blood.
Anthraciferous means: Yielding anthracite; as, anthraciferous strata.
Anthracite means: A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.
Anthracitic means: Of, pertaining to, or like, anthracite; as, anthracitic formations.
Anthracoid means: Resembling anthrax in action; of the nature of anthrax; as, an anthracoid microbe.
Anthracomancy means: Divination by inspecting a burning coal.
Anthracometer means: An instrument for measuring the amount of carbonic acid in a mixture.
Anthracometric means: Of or pertaining to an anthracometer.
Anthraconite means: A coal-black marble, usually emitting a fetid smell when rubbed; -- called also stinkstone and swinestone.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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