Words containing rk

Meaning of Firework

Firework means: A device for producing a striking display of light, or a figure or figures in plain or colored fire, by the combustion of materials that burn in some peculiar manner, as gunpowder, sulphur, metallic filings, and various salts. The most common feature of fireworks is a paper or pasteboard tube filled with the combustible material. A number of these tubes or cases are often combined so as to make, when kindled, a great variety of figures in fire, often variously colored. The skyrocket is a common form of firework. The name is also given to various combustible preparations used in war.

Meaning of Firework

Firework means: A pyrotechnic exhibition.

Meaning of Firk

Firk means: To beat; to strike; to chastise.

Meaning of Firk

Firk means: To fly out; to turn out; to go off.

Meaning of Firk

Firk means: A freak; trick; quirk.

Meaning of Firkin

Firkin means: A varying measure of capacity, usually being the fourth part of a barrel; specifically, a measure equal to nine imperial gallons.

Meaning of Firkin

Firkin means: A small wooden vessel or cask of indeterminate size, -- used for butter, lard, etc.

Meaning of Fluework

Fluework means: A general name for organ stops in which the sound is caused by wind passing through a flue or fissure and striking an edge above; -- in distinction from reedwork.

Meaning of Footmark

Footmark means: A footprint; a track or vestige.

Meaning of Fork

Fork means: An instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved; -- used from piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.

Meaning of Zingari

Zingari means: of Zingaro

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous.

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic; as, zincous salts.

Meaning of Zinco-polar

Zinco-polar means: Electrically polarized like the surface of the zinc presented to the acid in a battery, which has zincous affinity.

Meaning of Zincoid

Zincoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, zinc; -- said of the electricity of the zincous plate in connection with a copper plate in a voltaic circle; also, designating the positive pole.

Meaning of Zincography

Zincography means: The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.

Meaning of Zincongraphical

Zincongraphical means: Of or pertaining to zincography; as, zincographic processes.

Meaning of Zincongraphic

Zincongraphic means: Alt. of Zincongraphical

Meaning of Zincographer

Zincographer means: An engraver on zinc.

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