Words containing ter

Meaning of Acroterium

Acroterium means: One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.

Meaning of Acroterium

Acroterium means: One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade.

Meaning of Actinometer

Actinometer means: An instrument for measuring the direct heating power of the sun's rays.

Meaning of Actinometer

Actinometer means: An instrument for measuring the actinic effect of rays of light.

Meaning of Adapter

Adapter means: One who adapts.

Meaning of Adapter

Adapter means: A connecting tube; an adopter.

Meaning of Adelaster

Adelaster means: A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.

Meaning of Ad interim

Ad interim means: Meanwhile; temporary.

Meaning of Adjuster

Adjuster means: One who, or that which, adjusts.

Meaning of Administered

Administered means: of Administer

Meaning of Zygodactylae

Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.

Meaning of Zygodactyle

Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.

Meaning of Zygodactyl

Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle

Meaning of Zygobranchiate

Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zygobranchia

Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.

Meaning of Zygenid

Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zygapophysis

Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

Meaning of Zygapophyses

Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis

Meaning of Zygantrum

Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantra

Zygantra means: of Zygantrum

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