Words containing cy

Meaning of Cyclop

Cyclop means: See Note under Cyclops, 1.

Meaning of Cyclopean

Cyclopean means: Pertaining to the Cyclops; characteristic of the Cyclops; huge; gigantic; vast and rough; massive; as, Cyclopean labors; Cyclopean architecture.

Meaning of Cyclopedia

Cyclopedia means: Alt. of Cyclopaedia

Meaning of Cyclopaedia

Cyclopaedia means: The circle or compass of the arts and sciences (originally, of the seven so-called liberal arts and sciences); circle of human knowledge. Hence, a work containing, in alphabetical order, information in all departments of knowledge, or on a particular department or branch; as, a cyclopedia of the physical sciences, or of mechanics. See Encyclopedia.

Meaning of Cyclopedic

Cyclopedic means: Belonging to the circle of the sciences, or to a cyclopedia; of the nature of a cyclopedia; hence, of great range, extent, or amount; as, a man of cyclopedic knowledge.

Meaning of Cyclopedist

Cyclopedist means: A maker of, or writer for, a cyclopedia.

Meaning of Cyclopic

Cyclopic means: Pertaining to the Cyclops; Cyclopean.

Meaning of Cyclops

Cyclops means: One of a race of giants, sons of Neptune and Amphitrite, having but one eye, and that in the middle of the forehead. They were fabled to inhabit Sicily, and to assist in the workshops of Vulcan, under Mt. Etna.

Meaning of Cyclops

Cyclops means: A genus of minute Entomostraca, found both in fresh and salt water. See Copepoda.

Meaning of Cyclops

Cyclops means: A portable forge, used by tinkers, etc.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.

Meaning of Zeta

Zeta means: A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.

Meaning of Zesting

Zesting means: of Zest

Meaning of Zested

Zested means: of Zest

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.

Meaning of Zero

Zero means: Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero.

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