Words containing somet

Meaning of Anisometric

Anisometric means: Not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts; -- said of crystals with three unequal axes.

Meaning of Drosometer

Drosometer means: An instrument for measuring the quantity of dew on the surface of a body in the open air. It consists of a balance, having a plate at one end to receive the dew, and at the other a weight protected from the deposit of dew.

Meaning of Extensometer

Extensometer means: An instrument for measuring the extension of a body, especially for measuring the elongation of bars of iron, steel, or other material, when subjected to a tensile force.

Meaning of Gasometer

Gasometer means: An apparatus for holding and measuring of gas; in gas works, a huge iron cylinder closed at one end and having the other end immersed in water, in which it is made to rise or fall, according to the volume of gas it contains, or the pressure required.

Meaning of Gasometric

Gasometric means: Alt. of Gasometrical

Meaning of Gasometrical

Gasometrical means: Of or pertaining to the measurement of gases; as, gasometric analysis.

Meaning of Gasometry

Gasometry means: The art or practice of measuring gases; also, the science which treats of the nature and properties of these elastic fluids.

Meaning of Hypsometer

Hypsometer means: An instrument for measuring heights by observation of barometric pressure; esp., one for determining heights by ascertaining the boiling point of water. It consists of a vessel for water, with a lamp for heating it, and an inclosed thermometer for showing the temperature of ebullition.

Meaning of Hypsometric

Hypsometric means: Alt. of Hypsometrical

Meaning of Hypsometrical

Hypsometrical means: Of or pertaining to hypsometry.

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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