Words starting with terp

Words and definitions

Meaning of Terpene

Terpene means: Any one of a series of isomeric hydrocarbons of pleasant aromatic odor, occurring especially in coniferous plants and represented by oil of turpentine, but including also certain hydrocarbons found in some essential oils.

Meaning of Terpentic

Terpentic means: Terpenylic.

Meaning of Terpenylic

Terpenylic means: Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4 (called also terpentic acid), homologous with terebic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance by the oxidation of oil of turpentine with chromic acid.

Meaning of Terpilene

Terpilene means: A polymeric form of terpene, resembling terbene.

Meaning of Terpin

Terpin means: A white crystalline substance regarded as a hydrate of oil of turpentine.

Meaning of Terpinol

Terpinol means: Any oil substance having a hyacinthine odor, obtained by the action of acids on terpin, and regarded as a related hydrate.

Meaning of Terpsichore

Terpsichore means: The Muse who presided over the choral song and the dance, especially the latter.

Meaning of Terpsichorean

Terpsichorean means: Of or pertaining to Terpsichore; of or pertaining to dancing.

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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