Words containing taf

Meaning of Atafter

Atafter means: After.

Meaning of Backstaff

Backstaff means: An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the heavenly bodies, but now superseded by the quadrant and sextant; -- so called because the observer turned his back to the body observed.

Meaning of Bedstaff

Bedstaff means: "A wooden pin stuck anciently on the sides of the bedstead, to hold the clothes from slipping on either side."

Meaning of Broomstaff

Broomstaff means: A broomstick.

Meaning of Catafalco

Catafalco means: See Catafalque.

Meaning of Catafalque

Catafalque means: A temporary structure sometimes used in the funeral solemnities of eminent persons, for the public exhibition of the remains, or their conveyance to the place of burial.

Meaning of Colestaff

Colestaff means: See Colstaff.

Meaning of Colstaff

Colstaff means: A staff by means of which a burden is borne by two persons on their shoulders.

Meaning of Cowlstaff

Cowlstaff means: A staff or pole on which a vessel is supported between two persons.

Meaning of Cross-staff

Cross-staff means: An instrument formerly used at sea for taking the altitudes of celestial bodies.

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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