Words containing ro

Meaning of Aground

Aground means: On the ground; stranded; -- a nautical term applied to a ship when its bottom lodges on the ground.

Meaning of Agroupment

Agroupment means: See Aggroupment.

Meaning of Ailuroidea

Ailuroidea means: A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.

Meaning of Airometer

Airometer means: A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water.

Meaning of Albatross

Albatross means: A web-footed bird, of the genus Diomedea, of which there are several species. They are the largest of sea birds, capable of long-continued flight, and are often seen at great distances from the land. They are found chiefly in the southern hemisphere.

Meaning of Albuminiferous

Albuminiferous means: Supplying albumen.

Meaning of Albuminiparous

Albuminiparous means: Producing albumin.

Meaning of Alectoromachy

Alectoromachy means: Cockfighting.

Meaning of Alectoromancy

Alectoromancy means: See Alectryomancy.

Meaning of Alembroth

Alembroth means: The salt of wisdom of the alchemists, a double salt composed of the chlorides of ammonium and mercury. It was formerly used as a stimulant.

Meaning of Zirconia

Zirconia means: The oxide of zirconium, obtained as a white powder, and possessing both acid and basic properties. On account of its infusibility, and brilliant luminosity when incandescent, it is used as an ingredient of sticks for the Drummomd light.

Meaning of Zirconate

Zirconate means: A salt of zirconic acid.

Meaning of Zircona

Zircona means: Zirconia.

Meaning of Zircon

Zircon means: A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky-brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

Meaning of Zircofluoride

Zircofluoride means: A double fluoride of zirconium and hydrogen, or some other positive element or radical; as, zircofluoride of sodium.

Meaning of Zirco-

Zirco- means: A combining form (also used adjectively) designating zirconium as an element of certain double compounds; zircono-; as in zircofluoric acid, sodium zircofluoride.

Meaning of Ziphioid

Ziphioid means: See Xiphioid.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: Hence, the theocracy, or church of God.

Meaning of Zion

Zion means: A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors.

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