Nape means: The back part of the neck.
Nape-crest means: An African bird of the genus Schizorhis, related to the plantain eaters.
Naperies means: of Napery
Napery means: Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general.
Napha water means: A perfume distilled from orange flowers.
Naphew means: See Navew.
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.
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.
Naphthalate means: A salt of naphthalic acid; a phthalate.
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.
Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.
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.
Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.
Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.
Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.
Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony
Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.
Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.
Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.
Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.
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