Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Naphthoic

Naphthoic means: Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; -- used specifically to designate any one of a series of carboxyl derivatives, called naphthoic acids.

Meaning of Naphthol

Naphthol means: Any one of a series of hydroxyl derivatives of naphthalene, analogous to phenol. In general they are crystalline substances with a phenol (carbolic) odor.

Meaning of Naphthoquinone

Naphthoquinone means: A yellow crystalline substance, C10H6O2, analogous to quinone, obtained by oxidizing naphthalene with chromic acid.

Meaning of Naphthyl

Naphthyl means: A hydrocarbon radical regarded as the essential residue of naphthalene.

Meaning of Naphthylamine

Naphthylamine means: One of two basic amido derivatives of naphthalene, C10H7.NH2, forming crystalline solids.

Meaning of Napierian

Napierian means: Alt. of Naperian

Meaning of Naperian

Naperian means: Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Napier, or Naper.

Meaning of Napier's bones

Napier's bones means: Alt. of Napier's rods

Meaning of Napier's rods

Napier's rods means: A set of rods, made of bone or other material, each divided into nine spaces, and containing the numbers of a column of the multiplication table; -- a contrivance of Baron Napier, the inventor of logarithms, for facilitating the operations of multiplication and division.

Meaning of Napiform

Napiform means: Turnip-shaped; large and round in the upper part, and very slender below.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoochemical

Zoochemical means: Pertaining to zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoo-

Zoo- means: A combining form from Gr. zwo^,n an animal, as in zoogenic, zoology, etc.

Meaning of Zonure

Zonure means: Any one of several of South African lizards of the genus Zonura, common in rocky situations.

Meaning of Zonulet

Zonulet means: A zonule.

Meaning of Zonule

Zonule means: A little zone, or girdle.

Meaning of Zonular

Zonular means: Of or pertaining to a zone; zone-shaped.

Meaning of Zonnar

Zonnar means: See Zonar.

Meaning of Zoneless

Zoneless means: Not having a zone; ungirded.

Meaning of Zoned

Zoned means: Zonate.

Meaning of Zoned

Zoned means: Having zones, or concentric bands; striped.

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