Basalt means: A rock of igneous origin, consisting of augite and triclinic feldspar, with grains of magnetic or titanic iron, and also bottle-green particles of olivine frequently disseminated.
Basalt means: An imitation, in pottery, of natural basalt; a kind of black porcelain.
Bay salt means: Salt which has been obtained from sea water, by evaporation in shallow pits or basins, by the heat of the sun; the large crystalline salt of commerce.
Cat-salt means: A sort of salt, finely granulated, formed out of the bittern or leach brine.
salt means: Sulphate of magnesia having cathartic qualities; -- originally prepared by boiling down the mineral waters at Epsom, England, -- whence the name; afterwards prepared from sea water; but now from certain minerals, as from siliceous hydrate of magnesia.
Glauber's salt means: Alt. of Glauber's salts
Hair-salt means: A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.
Hydrosalt means: A salt supposed to be formed by a hydracid and a base.
Hydrosalt means: An acid salt.
Hydrosalt means: A hydrous salt; a salt combined with water of hydration or crystallization.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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