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  • English Word Zeugmatic Definition Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
  • English Word Zeugobranchiata Definition Same as Zygobranchia.
  • English Word Zeus Definition The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.
  • English Word Zeuzerian Definition Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.
  • English Word Zeylanite Definition See Ceylanite.
  • English Word Zibet Definition Alt. of Zibeth
  • English Word Zibeth Definition A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous.
  • English Word Ziega Definition Curd produced from milk by adding acetic acid, after rennet has ceased to cause coagulation.
  • English Word Zietrisikite Definition A mineral wax, vert similar to ozocerite. It is found at Zietrisika, Moldavia, whence its name.
  • English Word Zif Definition The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.
  • English Word Zigger Definition Alt. of Zighyr
  • English Word Zighyr Definition Same as Sicker.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition Something that has short turns or angles.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition See Boyau.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition Having short, sharp turns; running this way and that in an onward course.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition To form with short turns.
  • English Word Zigzag Definition To move in a zigzag manner; also, to have a zigzag shape.
  • English Word Zigzagged Definition of Zigzag
  • English Word Zigzaggery Definition The quality or state of being zigzag; crookedness.
  • English Word Zigzagging Definition of Zigzag
  • English Word Zigzaggy Definition Having sharp turns.
  • English Word Zilla Definition A low, thorny, suffrutescent, crucifeous plant (Zilla myagroides) found in the deserts of Egypt. Its leaves are boiled in water, and eaten, by the Arabs.
  • English Word Zillah Definition A district or local division, as of a province.
  • English Word Zimb Definition A large, venomous, two-winged fly, native of Abyssinia. It is allied to the tsetse fly, and, like the latter, is destructive to cattle.
  • English Word Ziment-water Definition A kind of water found in copper mines; water impregnated with copper.
  • English Word Zinc Definition 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.
  • English Word Zinc Definition To coat with zinc; to galvanize.
  • English Word Zincane Definition Zinc chloride.
  • English Word Zinced Definition of Zinc