Contumacy means: Stubborn perverseness; pertinacious resistance to authority.
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.
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.
Conveniency means: The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.
Conveniency means: Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation.
Conveniency means: That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation.
Conveniency means: A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.
Convergency means: The condition or quality of converging; tendency to one point.
Conversancy means: Conversance
Cornetcy means: The commission or rank of a cornet.
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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