Achievement means: The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.
Achievement means: A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
Achievement means: An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.
Approvement means: Approbation.
Approvement means: a confession of guilt by a prisoner charged with treason or felony, together with an accusation of his accomplish and a giving evidence against them in order to obtain his own pardon. The term is no longer in use; it corresponded to what is now known as turning king's (or queen's) evidence in England, and state's evidence in the United States.
Approvement means: Improvement of common lands, by inclosing and converting them to the uses of husbandry for the advantage of the lord of the manor.
Bereavement means: The state of being bereaved; deprivation; esp., the loss of a relative by death.
Contrivement means: Contrivance; invention; arrangement; design; plan.
Countermovement means: A movement in opposition to another.
Depravement means: Depravity.
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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