Words containing st

Meaning of Abstain

Abstain means: To hinder; to withhold.

Meaning of Abstainer

Abstainer means: One who abstains; esp., one who abstains from the use of intoxicating liquors.

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Abstaining from wine.

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as, an abstemious diet.

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Promotive of abstemiousness.

Meaning of Abstemiousness

Abstemiousness means: The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than temperance.

Meaning of Abstention

Abstention means: The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

Meaning of Abstentious

Abstentious means: Characterized by abstinence; self-restraining.

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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