Words containing cy

Meaning of Contumacy

Contumacy means: Stubborn perverseness; pertinacious resistance to authority.

Meaning of Contumacy

Contumacy means: A willful contempt of, and disobedience to, any lawful summons, or to the rules and orders of court, as a refusal to appear in court when legally summoned.

Meaning of Convalescency

Convalescency means: The recovery of heath and strength after disease; the state of a body renewing its vigor after sickness or weakness; the time between the subsidence of a disease and complete restoration to health.

Meaning of Conveniency

Conveniency means: The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.

Meaning of Conveniency

Conveniency means: Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation.

Meaning of Conveniency

Conveniency means: That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation.

Meaning of Conveniency

Conveniency means: A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.

Meaning of Convergency

Convergency means: The condition or quality of converging; tendency to one point.

Meaning of Conversancy

Conversancy means: Conversance

Meaning of Cornetcy

Cornetcy means: The commission or rank of a cornet.

Meaning of Zoantharia

Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoanthacea

Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.

Meaning of Zizel

Zizel means: The suslik.

Meaning of Zizania

Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.

Meaning of Zittern

Zittern means: See Cittern.

Meaning of Zither

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.]

Meaning of Zirconoid

Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.

Meaning of Zircono

Zircono means: See Zirco-.

Meaning of Zirconium

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.

Meaning of Zirconic

Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.

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