Xylophone means: An instrument to determine the vibrative properties of different kinds of wood.
Xyloplastic means: Formed of wood pulp by molds; relating to casts made of wood pulp in molds.
Xylopyrography means: The art or practice of burning pictures on wood with a hot iron; -- called also poker painting. See Poker picture, under Poker.
Xyloquinone means: Any one of a group of quinone compounds obtained respectively by the oxidation of certain xylidine compounds. In general they are yellow crystalline substances.
Xylorcin means: A derivative of xylene obtained as a white crystalline substance which on exposure in the air becomes red; -- called also betaorcin.
Xylostein means: A glucoside found in the poisonous berries of a species of honeysuckle (Lonicera xylosteum), and extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance.
Xylotile means: Same as Parkesine.
Xylotrya means: A genus of marine bivalves closely allied to Teredo, and equally destructive to timber. One species (Xylotrya fimbriata) is very common on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Xylyl means: Any one of three metameric radicals which are characteristic respectively of the three xylenes.
Xylylene means: Any one of three metameric radicals, CH2.C6H4.CH2, derived respectively from the three xylenes. Often used adjectively; as, xylylene alcohol.
Zoolatry means: The worship of animals.
Zooidal means: Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.
Zooid means: One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.
Zooid means: An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.
Zooid means: An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.
Zooid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.
Zoography means: A description of animals, their forms and habits.
Zoographist means: A zoographer.
Zoographical means: Of or pertaining to the description of animals.
Zoographic means: Alt. of Zoographical
Copyrights © 2016 LingoMash. All Rights Reserved.