Tail means: One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times.
Tail means: A rope spliced to the strap of a block, by which it may be lashed to anything.
Tail means: The part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem.
Tail means: Same as Tailing, 4.
Tail means: The bottom or lower portion of a member or part, as a slate or tile.
Tail means: See Tailing, n., 5.
Tail means: To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded.
Tail means: To pull or draw by the tail.
Tail means: To hold by the end; -- said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; -- with in or into.
Tail means: To swing with the stern in a certain direction; -- said of a vessel at anchor; as, this vessel tails down stream.
Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.
Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.
Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.
Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.
Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.
Zenik means: See Zenick.
Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.
Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.
Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.
Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.
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