Words containing pe

Meaning of A cappella

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.

Meaning of A cappella

A cappella means: A time indication, equivalent to alla breve.

Meaning of Acarpellous

Acarpellous means: Having no carpels.

Meaning of Accipenser

Accipenser means: See Acipenser.

Meaning of 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.

Meaning of Acraspeda

Acraspeda means: A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.

Meaning of Acropetal

Acropetal means: Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.

Meaning of Adipescent

Adipescent means: Becoming fatty.

Meaning of Aeroscope

Aeroscope means: An apparatus designed for collecting spores, germs, bacteria, etc., suspended in the air.

Meaning of Aethrioscope

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.

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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