Words containing anthr

Meaning of Anthracene

Anthracene means: A solid hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2H2.C6H4, which accompanies naphthalene in the last stages of the distillation of coal tar. Its chief use is in the artificial production of alizarin.

Meaning of Anthracic

Anthracic means: Of or relating to anthrax; as, anthracic blood.

Meaning of Anthraciferous

Anthraciferous means: Yielding anthracite; as, anthraciferous strata.

Meaning of Anthracite

Anthracite means: A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.

Meaning of Anthracitic

Anthracitic means: Of, pertaining to, or like, anthracite; as, anthracitic formations.

Meaning of Anthracoid

Anthracoid means: Resembling anthrax in action; of the nature of anthrax; as, an anthracoid microbe.

Meaning of Anthracomancy

Anthracomancy means: Divination by inspecting a burning coal.

Meaning of Anthracometer

Anthracometer means: An instrument for measuring the amount of carbonic acid in a mixture.

Meaning of Anthracometric

Anthracometric means: Of or pertaining to an anthracometer.

Meaning of Anthraconite

Anthraconite means: A coal-black marble, usually emitting a fetid smell when rubbed; -- called also stinkstone and swinestone.

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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