Valvata means: A genus of small spiral fresh-water gastropods having an operculum.
Valvate means: Resembling, or serving as, a valve; consisting of, or opening by, a valve or valves; valvular.
Valvate means: Meeting at the edges without overlapping; -- said of the sepals or the petals of flowers in aestivation, and of leaves in vernation.
Valvate means: Opening as if by doors or valves, as most kinds of capsules and some anthers.
Valve means: A door; especially, one of a pair of folding doors, or one of the leaves of such a door.
Valve means: A lid, plug, or cover, applied to an aperture so that by its movement, as by swinging, lifting and falling, sliding, turning, or the like, it will open or close the aperture to permit or prevent passage, as of a fluid.
Valve means: One or more membranous partitions, flaps, or folds, which permit the passage of the contents of a vessel or cavity in one direction, but stop or retard the flow in the opposite direction; as, the ileocolic, mitral, and semilunar valves.
Valve means: One of the pieces into which a capsule naturally separates when it bursts.
Valve means: One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.
Valve means: A small portion of certain anthers, which opens like a trapdoor to allow the pollen to escape, as in the barberry.
Zillah means: A district or local division, as of a province.
Zilla means: A low, thorny, suffrutescent, crucifeous plant (Zilla myagroides) found in the deserts of Egypt. Its leaves are boiled in water, and eaten, by the Arabs.
Zigzaggy means: Having sharp turns.
Zigzaggery means: The quality or state of being zigzag; crookedness.
Zigzag means: To move in a zigzag manner; also, to have a zigzag shape.
Zigzag means: To form with short turns.
Zigzagging means: of Zigzag
Zigzagged means: of Zigzag
Zigzag means: Having short, sharp turns; running this way and that in an onward course.
Zigzag means: See Boyau.
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