Acquisition means: The act or process of acquiring.
Acquisition means: The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.
Anteposition means: The placing of a before another, which, by ordinary rules, ought to follow it.
Apposition means: The act of adding; application; accretion.
Apposition means: The putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side; also, the condition of being so placed.
Apposition means: The state of two nouns or pronouns, put in the same case, without a connecting word between them; as, I admire Cicero, the orator. Here, the second noun explains or characterizes the first.
Circumposition means: The act of placing in a circle, or round about, or the state of being so placed.
Composition means: The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.
Composition means: The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse, or of a work of art; as, the composition of a poem or a piece of music.
Composition means: The art or practice of so combining the different parts of a work of art as to produce a harmonious whole; also, a work of art considered as such. See 4, below.
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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