Words containing n

Meaning of Aberrant

Aberrant means: Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: A partial alienation of reason.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4'', and in the latter, to 0.3''. Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.

Meaning of Aberration

Aberration means: The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.

Meaning of Aberrational

Aberrational means: Characterized by aberration.

Meaning of Aberuncate

Aberuncate means: To weed out.

Meaning of Aberuncator

Aberuncator means: A weeding machine.

Meaning of Zoosperm

Zoosperm means: One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.

Meaning of Zoopsychology

Zoopsychology means: Animal psychology.

Meaning of Zoopraxiscope

Zoopraxiscope means: An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.

Meaning of Zoophytology

Zoophytology means: The natural history zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytological

Zoophytological means: Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.

Meaning of Zoophytoid

Zoophytoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophytical

Zoophytical means: Of or pertaining to zoophytes.

Meaning of Zoophytic

Zoophytic means: Alt. of Zoophytical

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of the Zoophyta.

Meaning of Zoophyte

Zoophyte means: Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.

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