Words containing ex

Meaning of Dextrorotary

Dextrorotary means: See Dextrotatory.

Meaning of Dextrorotatory

Dextrorotatory means: Turning, or causing to turn, toward the right hand; esp., turning the plane of polarization of luminous rays toward the right hand; as, dextrorotatory crystals, sugars, etc. Cf. Levorotatory.

Meaning of Dextrorsal

Dextrorsal means: Alt. of Dextrorse

Meaning of Dextrorse

Dextrorse means: Turning from the left to the right, in the ascending line, as in the spiral inclination of the stem of the common morning-glory.

Meaning of Dextrose

Dextrose means: A sirupy, or white crystalline, variety of sugar, C6H12O6 (so called from turning the plane of polarization to the right), occurring in many ripe fruits. Dextrose and levulose are obtained by the inversion of cane sugar or sucrose, and hence called invert sugar. Dextrose is chiefly obtained by the action of heat and acids on starch, and hence called also starch sugar. It is also formed from starchy food by the action of the amylolytic ferments of saliva and pancreatic juice.

Meaning of Dextrous

Dextrous means: Alt. of Dextrousness

Meaning of Dextrously

Dextrously means: Alt. of Dextrousness

Meaning of Dextrousness

Dextrousness means: Same as Dexterous, Dexterously, etc.

Meaning of Dihexagonal

Dihexagonal means: Consisting of two hexagonal parts united; thus, a dihexagonal pyramid is composed of two hexagonal pyramids placed base to base.

Meaning of Dihexagonal

Dihexagonal means: Having twelve similar faces; as, a dihexagonal prism.

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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