Asbestic means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling asbestus; inconsumable; asbestine.
Asbestiform means: Having the form or structure of asbestus.
Asbestine means: Of or pertaining to asbestus, or partaking of its nature; incombustible; asbestic.
Asbestous means: Asbestic.
Asbestus means: Alt. of Asbestos
Asbestos means: A variety of amphibole or of pyroxene, occurring in long and delicate fibers, or in fibrous masses or seams, usually of a white, gray, or green-gray color. The name is also given to a similar variety of serpentine.
Asbolin means: A peculiar acrid and bitter oil, obtained from wood soot.
Ascarides means: of Ascarid
Ascarid means: A parasitic nematoid worm, espec. the roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, often occurring in the human intestine, and allied species found in domestic animals; also commonly applied to the pinworm (Oxyuris), often troublesome to children and aged persons.
Ascended means: of Ascend
Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.
Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.
Zizel means: The suslik.
Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.
Zittern means: See Cittern.
Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]
Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.
Zircono means: See Zirco-.
Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.
Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.
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