Words starting with ad

Words and definitions

Meaning of Ad-

Ad- means: As a prefix ad- assumes the forms ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-, assimilating the d with the first letter of the word to which ad- is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before d, h, j, m, v. Examples: adduce, adhere, adjacent, admit, advent, accord, affect, aggregate, allude, annex, appear, etc. It becomes ac- before qu, as in acquiesce.

Meaning of Adact

Adact means: To compel; to drive.

Meaning of Adactyl

Adactyl means: Alt. of Adactylous

Meaning of Adactylous

Adactylous means: Without fingers or without toes.

Meaning of Adactylous

Adactylous means: Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals).

Meaning of Adage

Adage means: An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.

Meaning of Adagial

Adagial means: Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.

Meaning of Adagio

Adagio means: Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, adagio, adagio, it directs the movement to be very slow.

Meaning of Adagio

Adagio means: A piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn.

Meaning of Adam

Adam means: The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.

Words and definitions

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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