Abaction means: Stealing cattle on a large scale.
Abstraction means: The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
Abstraction means: The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
Abstraction means: An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.
Abstraction means: A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.
Abstraction means: Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.
Abstraction means: The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.
Abstraction means: A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.
Action means: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.
Action means: An act; a thing done; a deed; an enterprise. (pl.): Habitual deeds; hence, conduct; behavior; demeanor.
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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