Astacus means: A genus of crustaceans, containing the crawfish of fresh-water lobster of Europe, and allied species of western North America. See Crawfish.
Astarboard means: Over to the starboard side; -- said of the tiller.
Astart means: Same as Astert.
Astarte means: A genus of bivalve mollusks, common on the coasts of America and Europe.
Astate means: Estate; state.
Astatic means: Having little or no tendency to take a fixed or definite position or direction: thus, a suspended magnetic needle, when rendered astatic, loses its polarity, or tendency to point in a given direction.
Astatically means: In an astatic manner.
Astaticism means: The state of being astatic.
Astay means: An anchor is said to be astay, when, in heaving it, an acute angle is formed between the cable and the surface of the water.
Asteism means: Genteel irony; a polite and ingenious manner of deriding another.
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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