Words containing obst

Meaning of Bobstay

Bobstay means: A rope or chain to confine the bowsprit of a ship downward to the stem or cutwater; -- usually in the pl.

Meaning of Cobstone

Cobstone means: Cobblestone.

Meaning of Deobstruct

Deobstruct means: To remove obstructions or impediments in; to clear from anything that hinders the passage of fluids; as, to deobstruct the pores or lacteals.

Meaning of Deobstruent

Deobstruent means: Removing obstructions; having power to clear or open the natural ducts of the fluids and secretions of the body; aperient.

Meaning of Deobstruent

Deobstruent means: A medicine which removes obstructions; an aperient.

Meaning of Knobstick

Knobstick means: One who refuses to join, or withdraws from, a trades union.

Meaning of Lobster

Lobster means: Any large macrurous crustacean used as food, esp. those of the genus Homarus; as the American lobster (H. Americanus), and the European lobster (H. vulgaris). The Norwegian lobster (Nephrops Norvegicus) is similar in form. All these have a pair of large unequal claws. The spiny lobsters of more southern waters, belonging to Palinurus, Panulirus, and allied genera, have no large claws. The fresh-water crayfishes are sometimes called lobsters.

Meaning of Non obstante

Non obstante means: Notwithstanding; in opposition to, or in spite of, what has been stated, or is to be stated or admitted.

Meaning of Non obstante

Non obstante means: A clause in old English statutes and letters patent, importing a license from the crown to do a thing notwithstanding any statute to the contrary. This dispensing power was abolished by the Bill of Rights.

Meaning of Obstacle

Obstacle means: That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral.

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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