Lacing means: The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.
Lacing means: A lace; specifically (Mach.), a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.
Lacing means: A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.
Lacing means: A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.
Laciniae means: of Lacinia
Lacinia means: One of the narrow, jagged, irregular pieces or divisions which form a sort of fringe on the borders of the petals of some flowers.
Lacinia means: A narrow, slender portion of the edge of a monophyllous calyx, or of any irregularly incised leaf.
Lacinia means: The posterior, inner process of the stipes on the maxillae of insects.
Laciniate means: Alt. of Laciniated
Laciniated means: Fringed; having a fringed border.
Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.
Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.
Zizel means: The suslik.
Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.
Zittern means: See Cittern.
Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]
Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.
Zircono means: See Zirco-.
Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.
Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.
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