Words containing hyperb

Meaning of Hyperbatic

Hyperbatic means: Of or pertaining to an hyperbaton; transposed; inverted.

Meaning of Hyperbaton

Hyperbaton means: A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, "echoed the hills" for "the hills echoed."

Meaning of Hyperbola

Hyperbola means: A curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the base than the side of the cone makes. It is a plane curve such that the difference of the distances from any point of it to two fixed points, called foci, is equal to a given distance. See Focus. If the cutting plane be produced so as to cut the opposite cone, another curve will be formed, which is also an hyperbola. Both curves are regarded as branches of the same hyperbola. See Illust. of Conic section, and Focus.

Meaning of Hyperbole

Hyperbole means: A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed, or by which things are represented as much greater or less, better or worse, than they really are; a statement exaggerated fancifully, through excitement, or for effect.

Meaning of Hyperbolic

Hyperbolic means: Alt. of Hyperbolical

Meaning of Hyperbolical

Hyperbolical means: Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.

Meaning of Hyperbolical

Hyperbolical means: Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.

Meaning of Hyperbolically

Hyperbolically means: In the form of an hyperbola.

Meaning of Hyperbolically

Hyperbolically means: With exaggeration; in a manner to express more or less than the truth.

Meaning of Hyperboliform

Hyperboliform means: Having the form, or nearly the form, of an hyperbola.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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