Words containing drawb

Meaning of Drawback

Drawback means: A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature.

Meaning of Drawback

Drawback means: Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied.

Meaning of Drawbar

Drawbar means: An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

Meaning of Drawbar

Drawbar means: A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.

Meaning of Drawbench

Drawbench means: A machine in which strips of metal are drawn through a drawplate; especially, one in which wire is thus made; -- also called drawing bench.

Meaning of Drawbolt

Drawbolt means: A coupling pin. See under Coupling.

Meaning of Drawbore

Drawbore means: A hole bored through a tenon nearer to the shoulder than the holes through the cheeks are to the edge or abutment against which the shoulder is to rest, so that a pin or bolt, when driven into it, will draw these parts together.

Meaning of Drawbore

Drawbore means: To make a drawbore in; as, to drawbore a tenon.

Meaning of Drawbore

Drawbore means: To enlarge the bore of a gun barrel by drawing, instead of thrusting, a revolving tool through it.

Meaning of Drawboy

Drawboy means: A boy who operates the harness cords of a hand loom; also, a part of power loom that performs the same office.

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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