Words ending with on

Meaning of Absorption

Absorption means: The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.

Meaning of Absorption

Absorption means: An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.

Meaning of Absorption

Absorption means: In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.

Meaning of Absorption

Absorption means: Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

Meaning of Abstention

Abstention means: The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

Meaning of Abstersion

Abstersion means: Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

Meaning of Abstraction

Abstraction means: The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.

Meaning of Abstraction

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.

Meaning of Abstraction

Abstraction means: An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.

Meaning of Abstraction

Abstraction means: A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.

Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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