Antiphrasis means: The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.
Antiphrastic means: Alt. of Antiphrastical
Antiphrastical means: Pertaining to antiphrasis.
Epiphragm means: A membranaceous or calcareous septum with which some mollusks close the aperture of the shell during the time of hibernation, or aestivation.
Periphrase means: The use of more words than are necessary to express the idea; a roundabout, or indirect, way of speaking; circumlocution.
Periphrased means: of Periphrase
Periphrasing means: of Periphrase
Periphrase means: To express by periphrase or circumlocution.
Periphrase means: To use circumlocution.
Periphrases means: of Periphrasis
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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