Words starting with per

Words and definitions

Meaning of Per-

Per- means: A prefix used to signify through, throughout, by, for, or as an intensive as perhaps, by hap or chance; perennial, that lasts throughout the year; perforce, through or by force; perfoliate, perforate; perspicuous, evident throughout or very evident; perplex, literally, to entangle very much.

Meaning of Per-

Per- means: Originally, denoting that the element to the name of which it is prefixed in the respective compounds exercised its highest valence; now, only that the element has a higher valence than in other similar compounds; thus, barium peroxide is the highest oxide of barium; while nitrogen and manganese peroxides, so-called, are not the highest oxides of those elements.

Meaning of Per

Per means: Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.

Meaning of Peract

Peract means: To go through with; to perform.

Meaning of Peracute

Peracute means: Very sharp; very violent; as, a peracute fever.

Meaning of Peradventure

Peradventure means: By chance; perhaps; it may be; if; supposing.

Meaning of Peradventure

Peradventure means: Chance; hap; hence, doubt; question; as, proved beyond peradventure.

Meaning of Peraeopod

Peraeopod means: One of the thoracic legs of a crustacean. See Illust. of Crustacea.

Meaning of Peragrate

Peragrate means: To travel over or through.

Meaning of Peragration

Peragration means: The act or state of passing through any space; as, the peragration of the moon in her monthly revolution.

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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