Words starting with pro

Words and definitions

Meaning of Pro-

Pro- means: A prefix signifying before, in front, forth, for, in behalf of, in place of, according to; as, propose, to place before; proceed, to go before or forward; project, to throw forward; prologue, part spoken before (the main piece); propel, prognathous; provide, to look out for; pronoun, a word instead of a noun; proconsul, a person acting in place of a consul; proportion, arrangement according to parts.

Meaning of Pro

Pro means: A Latin preposition signifying for, before, forth.

Meaning of Pro

Pro means: For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with con.

Meaning of Proa

Proa means: A sailing canoe of the Ladrone Islands and Malay Archipelago, having its lee side flat and its weather side like that of an ordinary boat. The ends are alike. The canoe is long and narrow, and is kept from overturning by a cigar-shaped log attached to a frame extending several feet to windward. It has been called the flying proa, and is the swiftest sailing craft known.

Meaning of Proach

Proach means: See Approach.

Meaning of Proatlas

Proatlas means: A vertebral rudiment in front of the atlas in some reptiles.

Meaning of Probabiliorism

Probabiliorism means: The doctrine of the probabiliorists.

Meaning of Probabiliorist

Probabiliorist means: One who holds, in opposition to the probabilists, that a man is bound to do that which is most probably right.

Meaning of Probabilism

Probabilism means: The doctrine of the probabilists.

Meaning of Probabilist

Probabilist means: One who maintains that certainty is impossible, and that probability alone is to govern our faith and actions.

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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