Rifle means: To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.
Rifle means: To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.
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.
Rifleman means: of Rifleman
Rifleman means: A soldier armed with a rifle.
Rifler means: One who rifles; a robber.
Rifling means: The act or process of making the grooves in a rifled cannon or gun barrel.
Rifling means: The system of grooves in a rifled gun barrel or cannon.
Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter
Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.
Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.
Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.
Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological
Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
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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