Embolism means: Intercalation; the insertion of days, months, or years, in an account of time, to produce regularity; as, the embolism of a lunar month in the Greek year.
Embolism means: Intercalated time.
Embolism means: The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. Embolism in the brain often produces sudden unconsciousness and paralysis.
Embolismal means: Pertaining to embolism; intercalary; as, embolismal months.
Embolismatic means: Alt. of Embolismatical
Embolismatical means: Embolismic.
Embolismic means: Alt. of Embolismical
Embolismical means: Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation.
Emotionalism means: The cultivation of an emotional state of mind; tendency to regard things in an emotional manner.
Epipolism means: See Fluorescence.
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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