Words ending with emy

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: A place of training; a school.

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

Meaning of Alchemy

Alchemy means: An imaginary art which aimed to transmute the baser metals into gold, to find the panacea, or universal remedy for diseases, etc. It led the way to modern chemistry.

Meaning of Alchemy

Alchemy means: A mixed metal composed mainly of brass, formerly used for various utensils; hence, a trumpet.

Meaning of Alchemy

Alchemy means: Miraculous power of transmuting something common into something precious.

Meaning of Archenemy

Archenemy means: A principal enemy. Specifically, Satan, the grand adversary of mankind.

Meaning of Blasphemy

Blasphemy means: An indignity offered to God in words, writing, or signs; impiously irreverent words or signs addressed to, or used in reference to, God; speaking evil of God; also, the act of claiming the attributes or prerogatives of deity.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

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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