Words containing lism

Meaning of Embolism

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.

Meaning of Embolism

Embolism means: Intercalated time.

Meaning of Embolism

Embolism means: The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. Embolism in the brain often produces sudden unconsciousness and paralysis.

Meaning of Embolismal

Embolismal means: Pertaining to embolism; intercalary; as, embolismal months.

Meaning of Embolismatic

Embolismatic means: Alt. of Embolismatical

Meaning of Embolismatical

Embolismatical means: Embolismic.

Meaning of Embolismic

Embolismic means: Alt. of Embolismical

Meaning of Embolismical

Embolismical means: Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation.

Meaning of Emotionalism

Emotionalism means: The cultivation of an emotional state of mind; tendency to regard things in an emotional manner.

Meaning of Epipolism

Epipolism means: See Fluorescence.

Meaning of Zufolo

Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.

Meaning of Zuchetto

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.

Meaning of Zuche

Zuche means: A stump of a tree.

Meaning of Zubr

Zubr means: The aurochs.

Meaning of Zoutch

Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.

Meaning of Zounds

Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.

Meaning of Zouave

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.

Meaning of Zouave

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.

Meaning of Zosterops

Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.

Meaning of Zostera

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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