A cappella means: In church or chapel style; -- said of compositions sung in the old church style, without instrumental accompaniment; as, a mass a capella, i. e., a mass purely vocal.
A cappella means: A time indication, equivalent to alla breve.
Acarpellous means: Having no carpels.
Accipenser means: See Acipenser.
Acipenser means: A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See Sturgeon.
Acraspeda means: A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.
Acropetal means: Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.
Adipescent means: Becoming fatty.
Aeroscope means: An apparatus designed for collecting spores, germs, bacteria, etc., suspended in the air.
Aethrioscope means: An instrument consisting in part of a differential thermometer. It is used for measuring changes of temperature produced by different conditions of the sky, as when clear or clouded.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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