Words containing iphra

Meaning of Antiphrasis

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.

Meaning of Antiphrastic

Antiphrastic means: Alt. of Antiphrastical

Meaning of Antiphrastical

Antiphrastical means: Pertaining to antiphrasis.

Meaning of Epiphragm

Epiphragm means: A membranaceous or calcareous septum with which some mollusks close the aperture of the shell during the time of hibernation, or aestivation.

Meaning of Periphrase

Periphrase means: The use of more words than are necessary to express the idea; a roundabout, or indirect, way of speaking; circumlocution.

Meaning of Periphrased

Periphrased means: of Periphrase

Meaning of Periphrasing

Periphrasing means: of Periphrase

Meaning of Periphrase

Periphrase means: To express by periphrase or circumlocution.

Meaning of Periphrase

Periphrase means: To use circumlocution.

Meaning of Periphrases

Periphrases means: of Periphrasis

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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