Almacantar means: Same as Almucantar.
Almacantar means: A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See Almucantar.
Almucantar means: A small circle of the sphere parallel to the horizon; a circle or parallel of altitude. Two stars which have the same almucantar have the same altitude. See Almacantar.
Altar means: A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity.
Altar means: In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table.
Attar means: A fragrant essential oil; esp., a volatile and highly fragrant essential oil obtained from the petals of roses.
Avatar means: The descent of a deity to earth, and his incarnation as a man or an animal; -- chiefly associated with the incarnations of Vishnu.
Avatar means: Incarnation; manifestation as an object of worship or admiration.
Bestar means: To sprinkle with, or as with, stars; to decorate with, or as with, stars; to bestud.
Brittle star means: Any species of ophiuran starfishes. See Ophiuroidea.
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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