Jack means: A machine for slicking or pebbling leather.
Jack means: A system of gearing driven by a horse power, for multiplying speed.
Jack means: A hood or other device placed over a chimney or vent pipe, to prevent a back draught.
Jack means: In the harpsichord, an intermediate piece communicating the action of the key to the quill; -- called also hopper.
Jack means: In hunting, the pan or frame holding the fuel of the torch used to attract game at night; also, the light itself.
Jack means: A portable machine variously constructed, for exerting great pressure, or lifting or moving a heavy body through a small distance. It consists of a lever, screw, rack and pinion, hydraulic press, or any simple combination of mechanical powers, working in a compact pedestal or support and operated by a lever, crank, capstan bar, etc. The name is often given to a jackscrew, which is a kind of jack.
Jack means: The small bowl used as a mark in the game of bowls.
Jack means: The male of certain animals, as of the ass.
Jack means: A young pike; a pickerel.
Jack means: The jurel.
Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.
Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.
Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle
Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.
Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.
Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.
Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.
Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis
Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.
Zygantra means: of Zygantrum
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