Words starting with tumbler

Words and definitions

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A movable obstruction in a lock, consisting of a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or the like, which must be adjusted to a particular position by a key or other means before the bolt can be thrown in locking or unlocking.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A piece attached to, or forming part of, the hammer of a gunlock, upon which the mainspring acts and in which are the notches for sear point to enter.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A drinking glass, without a foot or stem; -- so called because originally it had a pointed or convex base, and could not be set down with any liquor in it, thus compelling the drinker to finish his measure.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for its habit of tumbling, or turning somersaults, during its flight.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A breed of dogs that tumble when pursuing game. They were formerly used in hunting rabbits.

Meaning of Tumbler

Tumbler means: A kind of cart; a tumbrel.

Meaning of Tumblerfuls

Tumblerfuls means: of Tumblerful

Meaning of Tumblerful

Tumblerful means: As much as a tumbler will hold; enough to fill a tumbler.

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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