Words starting with ove

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Meaning of Oven

Oven means: A place arched over with brick or stonework, and used for baking, heating, or drying; hence, any structure, whether fixed or portable, which may be heated for baking, drying, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, used for baking or roasting.

Meaning of Ovenbird

Ovenbird means: Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests.

Meaning of Ovenbird

Ovenbird means: In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; -- called also golden-crowned thrush.

Meaning of Ovenbird

Ovenbird means: In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; -- opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Across; from side to side of; -- implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Upon the surface of, or the whole surface of; hither and thither upon; throughout the whole extent of; as, to wander over the earth; to walk over a field, or over a city.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Above; -- implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Above in authority or station; -- implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; -- opposed to under.

Meaning of Over

Over means: Across or during the time of; from beginning to end of; as, to keep anything over night; to keep corn over winter.

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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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