Words starting with ob

Words and definitions

Meaning of Ob-

Ob- means: A prefix signifying to, toward, before, against, reversely, etc.; also, as a simple intensive; as in oblige, to bind to; obstacle, something standing before; object, lit., to throw against; obovate, reversely, ovate. Ob- is commonly assimilated before c, f, g, and p, to oc-, of-, og-, and op-.

Meaning of Obcompressed

Obcompressed means: Compressed or flattened antero-posteriorly, or in a way opposite to the usual one.

Meaning of Obconic

Obconic means: Alt. of Obconical

Meaning of Obconical

Obconical means: Conical, but having the apex downward; inversely conical.

Meaning of Obcordate

Obcordate means: Heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end; inversely cordate: as, an obcordate petal or leaf.

Meaning of Obdiplostemonous

Obdiplostemonous means: Having twice as many stamens as petals, those of the outer set being opposite the petals; -- said of flowers.

Meaning of Obdiplostemony

Obdiplostemony means: The condition of being obdiplostemonous.

Meaning of Obdormition

Obdormition means: Sleep.

Meaning of Obduce

Obduce means: To draw over, as a covering.

Meaning of Obduct

Obduct means: To draw over; to cover.

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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