Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Nape

Nape means: The back part of the neck.

Meaning of Nape-crest

Nape-crest means: An African bird of the genus Schizorhis, related to the plantain eaters.

Meaning of Naperies

Naperies means: of Napery

Meaning of Napery

Napery means: Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general.

Meaning of Napha water

Napha water means: A perfume distilled from orange flowers.

Meaning of Naphew

Naphew means: See Navew.

Meaning of Naphtha

Naphtha means: The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called crude petroleum, mineral oil, or rock oil. Specifically: That portion of the distillate obtained in the refinement of petroleum which is intermediate between the lighter gasoline and the heavier benzine, and has a specific gravity of about 0.7, -- used as a solvent for varnishes, as a carburetant, illuminant, etc.

Meaning of Naphtha

Naphtha means: One of several volatile inflammable liquids obtained by the distillation of certain carbonaceous materials and resembling the naphtha from petroleum; as, Boghead naphtha, from Boghead coal (obtained at Boghead, Scotland); crude naphtha, or light oil, from coal tar; wood naphtha, from wood, etc.

Meaning of Naphthalate

Naphthalate means: A salt of naphthalic acid; a phthalate.

Meaning of Naphthalene

Naphthalene means: A white crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon, C10H8, analogous to benzene, and obtained by the distillation of certain bituminous materials, such as the heavy oil of coal tar. It is the type and basis of a large number of derivatives among organic compounds. Formerly called also naphthaline.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoographer

Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoogloea

Zoogloea means: A colony or mass of bacteria imbedded in a viscous gelatinous substance. The zoogloea is characteristic of a transitory stage through which rapidly multiplying bacteria pass in the course of their evolution. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zoogeographical

Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.

Meaning of Zoogeography

Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of Zoogony

Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.

Meaning of Zoogeny

Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony

Meaning of Zoogenic

Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.

Meaning of Zoogamy

Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.

Meaning of Zoogamous

Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.

Meaning of Zooerythrine

Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.

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