Words containing xe

Meaning of Pickaxe

Pickaxe means: A pick with a point at one end, a transverse edge or blade at the other, and a handle inserted at the middle; a hammer with a flattened end for driving wedges and a pointed end for piercing as it strikes.

Meaning of Poleaxe

Poleaxe means: Anciently, a kind of battle-ax with a long handle; later, an ax or hatchet with a short handle, and a head variously patterned; -- used by soldiers, and also by sailors in boarding a vessel.

Meaning of Postfixes

Postfixes means: of Postfix

Meaning of Poxed

Poxed means: of Pox

Meaning of Prefixed

Prefixed means: of Prefix

Meaning of Proxene

Proxene means: An officer who had the charge of showing hospitality to those who came from a friendly city or state.

Meaning of Proxenet

Proxenet means: A negotiator; a factor.

Meaning of Pyroxene

Pyroxene means: A common mineral occurring in monoclinic crystals, with a prismatic angle of nearly 90, and also in massive forms which are often laminated. It varies in color from white to dark green and black, and includes many varieties differing in color and composition, as diopside, malacolite, salite, coccolite, augite, etc. They are all silicates of lime and magnesia with sometimes alumina and iron. Pyroxene is an essential constituent of many rocks, especially basic igneous rocks, as basalt, gabbro, etc.

Meaning of Pyroxenic

Pyroxenic means: Containing pyroxene; composed chiefly of pyroxene.

Meaning of Pyroxenite

Pyroxenite means: A rock consisting essentially of pyroxene.

Meaning of Zincic

Zincic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.

Meaning of Zincane

Zincane means: Zinc chloride.

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: To coat with zinc; to galvanize.

Meaning of Zincing

Zincing means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincking

Zincking means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinced

Zinced means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zincked

Zincked means: of Zinc

Meaning of Zinc

Zinc means: An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.

Meaning of Ziment-water

Ziment-water means: A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.

Meaning of Zimb

Zimb means: A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.

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