Words starting with g

Words and definitions

Meaning of Gum ammoniac

Gum ammoniac means: The concrete juice (gum resin) of an umbelliferous plant, the Dorema ammoniacum. It is brought chiefly from Persia in the form of yellowish tears, which occur singly, or are aggregated into masses. It has a peculiar smell, and a nauseous, sweet taste, followed by a bitter one. It is inflammable, partially soluble in water and in spirit of wine, and is used in medicine as an expectorant and resolvent, and for the formation of certain plasters.

Meaning of G

G means: G is the name of the fifth tone of the natural or model scale; -- called also sol by the Italians and French. It was also originally used as the treble clef, and has gradually changed into the character represented in the margin. See Clef. G/ (G sharp) is a tone intermediate between G and A.

Meaning of Gab

Gab means: The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap. See. Illust. of Eccentric.

Meaning of Gab

Gab means: The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness.

Meaning of Gab

Gab means: To deceive; to lie.

Meaning of Gab

Gab means: To talk idly; to prate; to chatter.

Meaning of Gabarage

Gabarage means: A kind of coarse cloth for packing goods.

Meaning of Gabardine

Gabardine means: Alt. of Gaberdine

Meaning of Gaberdine

Gaberdine means: A coarse frock or loose upper garment formerly worn by Jews; a mean dress.

Meaning of Gabber

Gabber means: A liar; a deceiver.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

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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