Words starting with down

Words and definitions

Meaning of Down

Down means: Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool

Meaning of Down

Down means: The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.

Meaning of Down

Down means: The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.

Meaning of Down

Down means: The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.

Meaning of Down

Down means: That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down

Meaning of Down

Down means: To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.

Meaning of Down

Down means: A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.

Meaning of Down

Down means: A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.

Meaning of Down

Down means: A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.

Meaning of Down

Down means: A state of depression; low state; abasement.

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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