Words starting with rifl

Words and definitions

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.

Meaning of Riflebird

Riflebird means: Any one of several species of beautiful birds of Australia and New Guinea, of the genera Ptiloris and Craspidophora, allied to the paradise birds.

Meaning of Rifleman

Rifleman means: of Rifleman

Meaning of Rifleman

Rifleman means: A soldier armed with a rifle.

Meaning of Rifler

Rifler means: One who rifles; a robber.

Meaning of Rifling

Rifling means: The act or process of making the grooves in a rifled cannon or gun barrel.

Meaning of Rifling

Rifling means: The system of grooves in a rifled gun barrel or cannon.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

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