Words starting with ef

Words and definitions

Meaning of Efflate

Efflate means: To fill with breath; to puff up.

Meaning of Efflation

Efflation means: The act of filling with wind; a breathing or puffing out; a puff, as of wind.

Meaning of Effloresced

Effloresced means: of Effloresce

Meaning of Efflorescing

Efflorescing means: of Effloresce

Meaning of Effloresce

Effloresce means: To blossom forth.

Meaning of Effloresce

Effloresce means: To change on the surface, or throughout, to a whitish, mealy, or crystalline powder, from a gradual decomposition, esp. from the loss of water, on simple exposure to the air; as, Glauber's salts, and many others, effloresce.

Meaning of Effloresce

Effloresce means: To become covered with a whitish crust or light crystallization, from a slow chemical change between some of the ingredients of the matter covered and an acid proceeding commonly from an external source; as, the walls of limestone caverns sometimes effloresce with nitrate of calcium in consequence of the action in consequence of nitric acid formed in the atmosphere.

Meaning of Efflorescence

Efflorescence means: Flowering, or state of flowering; the blooming of flowers; blowth.

Meaning of Efflorescence

Efflorescence means: A redness of the skin; eruption, as in rash, measles, smallpox, scarlatina, etc.

Meaning of Efflorescence

Efflorescence means: The formation of the whitish powder or crust on the surface of efflorescing bodies, as salts, etc.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoosperm

Zoosperm means: One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.

Meaning of Zoopsychology

Zoopsychology means: Animal psychology.

Meaning of Zoopraxiscope

Zoopraxiscope means: An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.

Meaning of Zoophytology

Zoophytology means: The natural history zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytological

Zoophytological means: Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.

Meaning of Zoophytoid

Zoophytoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophytical

Zoophytical means: Of or pertaining to zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytic

Zoophytic means: Alt. of Zoophytical

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of the Zoophyta.

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.

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