Words starting with drop

Words and definitions

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: Same as Gutta.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: Any small pendent ornament.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A drop press or drop hammer.

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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