Words containing ty

Meaning of Acetosity

Acetosity means: The quality of being acetous; sourness.

Meaning of Acetyl

Acetyl means: A complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.

Meaning of Acetylene

Acetylene means: A gaseous compound of carbon and hydrogen, in the proportion of two atoms of the former to two of the latter. It is a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odor, and is produced for use as an illuminating gas in a number of ways, but chiefly by the action of water on calcium carbide. Its light is very brilliant.

Meaning of Achromaticity

Achromaticity means: Achromatism.

Meaning of Acidity

Acidity means: The quality of being sour; sourness; tartness; sharpness to the taste; as, the acidity of lemon juice.

Meaning of Acotyledon

Acotyledon means: A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.

Meaning of Acotyledonous

Acotyledonous means: Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.

Meaning of Acquirability

Acquirability means: The quality of being acquirable; attainableness.

Meaning of Acridity

Acridity means: Alt. of Acridness

Meaning of Acrity

Acrity means: Sharpness; keenness.

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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