Diazeuctic means: Alt. of Diazeutic
Diazeutic means: Disjoining two fourths; as, the diazeutic tone, which, like that from F to G in modern music, lay between two fourths, and, being joined to either, made a fifth.
Epizeuxis means: A figure by which a word is repeated with vehemence or emphasis, as in the following lines: -
Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.
Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.
Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.
Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.
Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.
Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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