Words starting with demi

Words and definitions

Meaning of Demi-

Demi- means: A prefix, signifying half.

Meaning of Demi

Demi means: See Demy, n.

Meaning of Demibastion

Demibastion means: A half bastion, or that part of a bastion consisting of one face and one flank.

Meaning of Demibrigade

Demibrigade means: A half brigade.

Meaning of Demicadence

Demicadence means: An imperfect or half cadence, falling on the dominant instead of on the key note.

Meaning of Demicannon

Demicannon means: A kind of ordnance, carrying a ball weighing from thirty to thirty-six pounds.

Meaning of Demicircle

Demicircle means: An instrument for measuring angles, in surveying, etc. It resembles a protractor, but has an alidade, sights, and a compass.

Meaning of Demiculverin

Demiculverin means: A kind of ordnance, carrying a ball weighing from nine to thirteen pounds.

Meaning of Demideify

Demideify means: To deify in part.

Meaning of Demidevil

Demidevil means: A half devil.

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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