Bond means: The union or tie of the several stones or bricks forming a wall. The bricks may be arranged for this purpose in several different ways, as in English or block bond (Fig. 1), where one course consists of bricks with their ends toward the face of the wall, called headers, and the next course of bricks with their lengths parallel to the face of the wall, called stretchers; Flemish bond (Fig.2), where each course consists of headers and stretchers alternately, so laid as always to break joints; Cross bond, which differs from the English by the change of the second stretcher line so that its joints come in the middle of the first, and the same position of stretchers comes back every fifth line; Combined cross and English bond, where the inner part of the wall is laid in the one method, the outer in the other.
Bond means: A unit of chemical attraction; as, oxygen has two bonds of affinity. It is often represented in graphic formulae by a short line or dash. See Diagram of Benzene nucleus, and Valence.
Bond means: To place under the conditions of a bond; to mortgage; to secure the payment of the duties on (goods or merchandise) by giving a bond.
Bond means: To dispose in building, as the materials of a wall, so as to secure solidity.
Bond means: A vassal or serf; a slave.
Bond means: In a state of servitude or slavery; captive.
Bookland means: Alt. of Bockland
Bockland means: Charter land held by deed under certain rents and free services, which differed in nothing from free socage lands. This species of tenure has given rise to the modern freeholds.
Bookstand means: A place or stand for the sale of books in the streets; a bookstall.
Bookstand means: A stand to hold books for reading or reference.
Zoccolo means: Same as Socle.
Zocco means: Alt. of Zoccolo
Zocle means: Same as Socle.
Zobo means: A kind of domestic cattle reared in Asia for its flesh and milk. It is supposed to be a hybrid between the zebu and the yak.
Zoanthus means: A genus of Actinaria, including numerous species, found mostly in tropical seas. The zooids or polyps resemble small, elongated actinias united together at their bases by fleshy stolons, and thus forming extensive groups. The tentacles are small and bright colored.
Zoanthropy means: A kind of monomania in which the patient believes himself transformed into one of the lower animals.
Zoanthoid means: Of or pertaining to the Zoanthacea.
Zoanthodeme means: The zooids of a compound anthozoan, collectively.
Zoantharian means: One of the Anthozoa.
Zoantharian means: Of or pertaining to the Zoantharia.
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