Deadlatch means: A kind of latch whose bolt may be so locked by a detent that it can not be opened from the inside by the handle, or from the outside by the latch key.
Deathwatch means: A small beetle (Anobium tessellatum and other allied species). By forcibly striking its head against woodwork it makes a ticking sound, which is a call of the sexes to each other, but has been imagined by superstitious people to presage death.
Deathwatch means: A small wingless insect, of the family Psocidae, which makes a similar but fainter sound; -- called also deathtick.
Deathwatch means: The guard set over a criminal before his execution.
Despatch means: Same as Dispatch.
Dispatch means: To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
Dispatch means: To rid; to free.
Dispatch means: To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.
Dispatch means: To send off or away; -- particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.
Dispatch means: To send out of the world; to put to death.
Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.
Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.
Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous
Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.
Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.
Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.
Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.
Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous
Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.
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