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  • English Word Iatrochemical Definition Of or pertaining to iatrochemistry, or to the iatrochemists.
  • English Word Iatrochemist Definition A physician who explained or treated diseases upon chemical principles; one who practiced iatrochemistry.
  • English Word Iatrochemistry Definition Chemistry applied to, or used in, medicine; -- used especially with reference to the doctrines in the school of physicians in Flanders, in the 17th century, who held that health depends upon the proper chemical relations of the fluids of the body, and who endeavored to explain the conditions of health or disease by chemical principles.
  • English Word Iatromathematical Definition Of or pertaining to iatromathematicians or their doctrine.
  • English Word Iatromathematician Definition One of a school of physicians in Italy, about the middle of the 17th century, who tried to apply the laws of mechanics and mathematics to the human body, and hence were eager student of anatomy; -- opposed to the iatrochemists.
  • English Word Iberian Definition Of or pertaining to Iberia.
  • English Word Ibex Definition One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in front; -- called also steinbok.
  • English Word Ibexes Definition of Ibex
  • English Word Ibices Definition of Ibex
  • English Word Ibidem Definition In the same place; -- abbreviated ibid. or ib.
  • English Word Ibis Definition Any bird of the genus Ibis and several allied genera, of the family Ibidae, inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds, having a long, curved beak, and feed largely on reptiles.
  • English Word ical Definition Relating to the patriarch Abraham.
  • English Word ical Definition Of or pertaining to the Brahmans or to their doctrines and worship.
  • English Word Icarian Definition Soaring too high for safety, like Icarus; adventurous in flight.
  • English Word Ice Definition Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4¡ C. being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
  • English Word Ice Definition Concreted sugar.
  • English Word Ice Definition Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.
  • English Word Ice Definition Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice.
  • English Word Ice Definition To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.
  • English Word Ice Definition To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.
  • English Word Ice Definition To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.
  • English Word Ice plant Definition A plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum), sprinkled with pellucid, watery vesicles, which glisten like ice. It is native along the Mediterranean, in the Canaries, and in South Africa. Its juice is said to be demulcent and diuretic; its ashes are used in Spain in making glass.
  • English Word Ice-built Definition Composed of ice.
  • English Word Ice-built Definition Loaded with ice.
  • English Word Iceberg Definition A large mass of ice, generally floating in the ocean.
  • English Word Icebird Definition An Arctic sea bird, as the Arctic fulmar.
  • English Word Icebound Definition Totally surrounded with ice, so as to be incapable of advancing; as, an icebound vessel; also, surrounded by or fringed with ice so as to hinder easy access; as, an icebound coast.
  • English Word Iced Definition of Ice
  • English Word Iced Definition Covered with ice; chilled with ice; as, iced water.
  • English Word Iced Definition Covered with something resembling ice, as sugar icing; frosted; as, iced cake.