Words starting with i

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Meaning of Idle-pated

Idle-pated means: Idle-headed; stupid.

Meaning of Idler

Idler means: One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy person; a sluggard.

Meaning of Idler

Idler means: One who has constant day duties on board ship, and keeps no regular watch.

Meaning of Idler

Idler means: An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.

Meaning of Idless

Idless means: Alt. of Idlesse

Meaning of Idlesse

Idlesse means: Idleness.

Meaning of Idly

Idly means: In a idle manner; ineffectually; vainly; lazily; carelessly; (Obs.) foolishly.

Meaning of Idocrase

Idocrase means: Same as Vesuvianite.

Meaning of Idol

Idol means: An image or representation of anything.

Meaning of Idol

Idol means: An image of a divinity; a representation or symbol of a deity or any other being or thing, made or used as an object of worship; a similitude of a false god.

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Meaning of Zeolitic

Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.

Meaning of Zeolite

Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.

Meaning of Zenithal

Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.

Meaning of Zenik

Zenik means: See Zenick.

Meaning of Zenick

Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.

Meaning of Zendik

Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.

Meaning of Zend-Avesta

Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.

Meaning of Zend

Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.

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