Words containing st

Meaning of Aerostatical

Aerostatical means: Of or pertaining to aerostatics; pneumatic.

Meaning of Aerostatical

Aerostatical means: Aeronautic; as, an aerostatic voyage.

Meaning of Aerostatics

Aerostatics means: The science that treats of the equilibrium of elastic fluids, or that of bodies sustained in them. Hence it includes aeronautics.

Meaning of Aerostation

Aerostation means: Aerial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air.

Meaning of Aerostation

Aerostation means: The science of weighing air; aerostatics.

Meaning of Aesthesia

Aesthesia means: Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of anaesthesia.

Meaning of Aesthesiometer

Aesthesiometer means: Alt. of Esthesiometer

Meaning of Esthesiometer

Esthesiometer means: An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered.

Meaning of Aesthesis

Aesthesis means: Sensuous perception.

Meaning of Aesthesodic

Aesthesodic means: Conveying sensory or afferent impulses; -- said of nerves.

Meaning of Zoantharia

Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoanthacea

Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.

Meaning of Zizel

Zizel means: The suslik.

Meaning of Zizania

Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.

Meaning of Zittern

Zittern means: See Cittern.

Meaning of Zither

Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]

Meaning of Zirconoid

Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.

Meaning of Zircono

Zircono means: See Zirco-.

Meaning of Zirconium

Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.

Meaning of Zirconic

Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.

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