Words starting with r

Words and definitions

Meaning of Race

Race means: To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.

Meaning of Race

Race means: To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.

Meaning of Race

Race means: To run a race with.

Meaning of Racemate

Racemate means: A salt of racemic acid.

Meaning of Racemation

Racemation means: A cluster or bunch, as of grapes.

Meaning of Racemation

Racemation means: Cultivation or gathering of clusters of grapes.

Meaning of Raceme

Raceme means: A flower cluster with an elongated axis and many one-flowered lateral pedicels, as in the currant and chokecherry.

Meaning of Racemed

Racemed means: Arranged in a raceme, or in racemes.

Meaning of Racemic

Racemic means: Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in many kinds of grapes. It is also obtained from tartaric acid, with which it is isomeric, and from sugar, gum, etc., by oxidation. It is a sour white crystalline substance, consisting of a combination of dextrorotatory and levorotatory tartaric acids.

Meaning of Racemiferous

Racemiferous means: Bearing racemes, as the currant.

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Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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