Words ending with or

Meaning of Buccinator

Buccinator means: A muscle of the cheek; -- so called from its use in blowing wind instruments.

Meaning of Calculator

Calculator means: One who computes or reckons: one who estimates or considers the force and effect of causes, with a view to form a correct estimate of the effects.

Meaning of Calefactor

Calefactor means: A heater; one who, or that which, makes hot, as a stove, etc.

Meaning of Calorimotor

Calorimotor means: A voltaic battery, having a large surface of plate, and producing powerful heating effects.

Meaning of Calumniator

Calumniator means: One who calumniates.

Meaning of Camphor

Camphor means: A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained from different species of the Laurus family, esp. from Cinnamomum camphara (the Laurus camphara of Linnaeus.). Camphor, C10H16O, is volatile and fragrant, and is used in medicine as a diaphoretic, a stimulant, or sedative.

Meaning of Camphor

Camphor means: A gum resembling ordinary camphor, obtained from a tree (Dryobalanops camphora) growing in Sumatra and Borneo; -- called also Malay camphor, camphor of Borneo, or borneol. See Borneol.

Meaning of Camphor

Camphor means: To impregnate or wash with camphor; to camphorate.

Meaning of Candor

Candor means: Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence.

Meaning of Candor

Candor means: A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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