Narthex means: A tall umbelliferous plant (Ferula communis). See Giant fennel, under Fennel.
Narthex means: The portico in front of ancient churches; sometimes, the atrium or outer court surrounded by ambulatories; -- used, generally, for any vestibule, lobby, or outer porch, leading to the nave of a church.
Narwal means: See Narwhal.
Narwe means: Narrow.
Narwhal means: An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side.
Nas means: Was not.
Nas means: Has not.
Nasal means: Of or pertaining to the nose.
Nasal means: Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.
Nasal means: An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
Zincic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.
Zincane means: Zinc chloride.
Zinc means: To coat with zinc; to galvanize.
Zincing means: of Zinc
Zincking means: of Zinc
Zinced means: of Zinc
Zincked means: of Zinc
Zinc means: An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.
Ziment-water means: A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.
Zimb means: A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.
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