Acetone means: A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.
Acetonic means: Of or pertaining to acetone; as, acetonic bodies.
Acton means: A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.
Adder's-tongue means: A genus of ferns (Ophioglossum), whose seeds are produced on a spike resembling a serpent's tongue.
Adder's-tongue means: The yellow dogtooth violet.
Aketon means: See Acton.
Alum stone means: A subsulphate of alumina and potash; alunite.
Amazon stone means: A variety of feldspar, having a verdigris-green color.
Amphopeptone means: A product of gastric digestion, a mixture of hemipeptone and antipeptone.
Anelectrotonus means: The condition of decreased irritability of a nerve in the region of the positive electrode or anode on the passage of a current of electricity through it.
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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