A 1 means: A registry mark given by underwriters (as at Lloyd's) to ships in first-class condition. Inferior grades are indicated by A 2 and A 3.
Aam means: A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36 1/2, at Hamburg 38 1/4.
Aard-vark means: An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it catches with its long, slimy tongue.
Aard-wolf means: A carnivorous quadruped (Proteles Lalandii), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. See Proteles.
Aaronic means: Alt. of Aaronical
Aaronical means: Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.
Aaron's rod means: A rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two.
Aaron's rod means: A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod.
Ab- means: A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away , separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See A-(6).
Ab means: The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August.
Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter
Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.
Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.
Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.
Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological
Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.
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