Pertaining to a chronometer; measured by a chronometer.
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To hire, as a ship, for the transportation of goods or freight.
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The parts of a ship above the water when she is laden.
A curved and sharp-pointed claw.
A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.
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The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky. Personal presence; exhibition of...
Pertaining to, or inquiring into, causes; aetiological.
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Of or pertaining to the jaw.
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Not begot; not yet generated; also, having never been generated; self-existent; eternal.
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The state of being grateful; warm and friendly feeling toward a benefactor; kindness awakened by a favor received; thankfulness.
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One who, or that which, skims; esp., a utensil with which liquids are skimmed. Any species of longwinged marine birds of the genus Rhynchops, allied to the terns, but having the lower mandible compressed and much longer than the upper...
The hypochondriac regions. See Hypochondrium.
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Relaxing; emollient; softening; assuasive; -- sometimes followed by of. Mild; clement; merciful; not rigorous or severe; as, a lenient disposition; a lenient judge or sentence. A lenitive; an emollient.
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A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanidae. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.
A superior kind of souchong tea.
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The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths. The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine. Artlessness of mind;...
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A piece of glass, or other transparent substance, ground with two opposite regular surfaces, either both curved, or one curved and the other plane, and commonly used, either singly or combined, in optical instruments, for changing the...
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The spirit of those who extol the advantage to ignorance; obscuriantism.
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The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition. Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a...
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Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word. Possessing some quality in the third degree; having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt....
To make a saint of.
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To awake; to arouse; to stir or start up; also, to shout out.
Indian rice. See under Rice.
Having small bones.
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An imaginary art which aimed to transmute the baser metals into gold, to find the panacea, or universal remedy for diseases, etc. It led the way to modern chemistry. A mixed metal composed mainly of brass, formerly used for various...
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One of a sect of mystics originated in the seventeenth century by Molinos, a Spanish priest living in Rome. See Quietism.
To compute erroneously.
Having a double beak, or two processes resembling beaks.
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Fault; failure; omission.
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A secdond trial, experiment, or test; a second judicial trial, as of an accused person.
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