Abstergent means: Serving to cleanse, detergent.
Abstergent means: A substance used in cleansing; a detergent; as, soap is an abstergent.
Abstinent means: Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate.
Abstinent means: One who abstains.
Abstinent means: One of a sect who appeared in France and Spain in the 3d century.
Abutment means: State of abutting.
Abutment means: That on or against which a body abuts or presses
Abutment means: The solid part of a pier or wall, etc., which receives the thrust or lateral pressure of an arch, vault, or strut.
Abutment means: A fixed point or surface from which resistance or reaction is obtained, as the cylinder head of a steam engine, the fulcrum of a lever, etc.
Abutment means: In breech-loading firearms, the block behind the barrel which receives the pressure due to recoil.
Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.
Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.
Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle
Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.
Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.
Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.
Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.
Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis
Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.
Zygantra means: of Zygantrum
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