Alcalimeter - (n.) See Alkalimeter.
Biblicality - (n.) The quality of being biblical; a biblical subject.
Caliber - (n.) Alt. of Calibre
Calibre - (n.) The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or
of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm
will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
Calibre - (n.) The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet
Calibre - (n.) Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.
Calibrate - (v. i.) To ascertain the caliber of, as of a thermometer
tube; also, more generally, to determine or rectify the graduation of,
as of the various standards or graduated instruments.
Calibration - (n.) The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a
thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also,
more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in
any graduated instrument.
Calice - (n.) See Chalice.
Calicle - (n.) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated
borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a
polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of
certain hydroids. See Campanularian.
Calicoes - (pl. ) of Calico
Calico - (n.) Plain white cloth made from cotton, but which receives
distinctive names according to quality and use, as, super calicoes,
shirting calicoes, unbleached calicoes, etc.
Calico - (n.) Cotton cloth printed with a figured pattern.
Calico - (a.) Made of, or having the appearance of, calico; -- often
applied to an animal, as a horse or cat, on whose body are large
patches of a color strikingly different from its main color.
Calicoback - (n.) The calico bass.
Calicoback - (n.) An hemipterous insect (Murgantia histrionica) which
injures the cabbage and other garden plants; -- called also calico bug
and harlequin cabbage bug.
Calicular - (a.) Alt. of Caliculate
Caliculate - (a.) Relating to, or resembling, a cup; also improperly used
for calycular, calyculate.
Calid - (a.) Hot; burning; ardent.
Calidity - (n.) Heat.
Caliduct - (n.) A pipe or duct used to convey hot air or steam.
Calif - (n.) Alt. of Califate
Califate - (n.) Same as Caliph, Caliphate, etc.
Californian - (a.) Of or pertaining to California.
Californian - (n.) A native or inhabitant of California.
Caligation - (n.) Dimness; cloudiness.
Caliginosity - (n.) Darkness.
Caliginous - (a.) Affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure.
Caligo - (n.) Dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on
the cornea; also, the speck itself.
Caligraphic - (a.) See Calligraphic.
Caligraphy - (n.) See Caligraphy.
Calin - (n.) An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea
Calipash - (n.) A part of a turtle which is next to the upper shell. It
contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a dull greenish tinge,
much esteemed as a delicacy in preparations of turtle.
Calipee - (n.) A part of a turtle which is attached to the lower shell.
It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a light yellowish
color, much esteemed as a delicacy.
Calipers - (n. pl.) An instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers
or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the diameter or thickness
of bodies, as of work shaped in a lathe or planer, timber, masts, shot,
etc.; or the bore of firearms, tubes, etc.; -- called also caliper
compasses, or caliber compasses.
Caliph - (n.) Successor or vicar; -- a title of the successors of
Mohammed both as temporal and spiritual rulers, now used by the sultans
Caliphate - (n.) The office, dignity, or government of a caliph or of the
Calippic - (a.) Of or pertaining to Calippus, an Athenian astronomer.
Calisaya bark - () A valuable kind of Peruvian bark obtained from the
Cinchona Calisaya, and other closely related species.
Calistheneum - (n.) A gymnasium; esp. one for light physical exercise by
women and children.
Calisthenis - (a.) Of or pertaining to calisthenics.
Calisthenics - (n.) The science, art, or practice of healthful exercise
of the body and limbs, to promote strength and gracefulness; light
Caliver - (n.) An early form of hand gun, variety of the arquebus;
originally a gun having a regular size of bore.
Calix - (n.) A cup. See Calyx.
Classicalism - (n.) A classical idiom, style, or expression; a
Classicalism - (n.) Adherence to what are supposed or assumed to be the
classical canons of art.
Classicalist - (n.) One who adheres to what he thinks the classical
canons of art.
Classicality - (n.) Alt. of Classicalness
Clericalism - (n.) An excessive devotion to the interests of the
sacerdotal order; undue influence of the clergy; sacerdotalism.
Comicalities - (pl. ) of Comicality
Comicality - (n.) The quality of being comical; something comical.
Conicality - (n.) Conicalness.
Decaliter - (n.) Alt. of Decalitre
Decalitre - (n.) A measure of capacity in the metric system; a cubic
volume of ten liters, equal to about 610.24 cubic inches, that is,
2.642 wine gallons.
Devocalize - (v. t.) To make toneless; to deprive of vowel quality.
Didascalic - (a.) Didactic; preceptive.
Evangelicalism - (n.) Adherence to evangelical doctrines; evangelism.
Excalibur - (n.) The name of King Arthur's mythical sword.
Extrinsicality - (n.) Alt. of Extrinsicalness
Fantasticality - (n.) Fantastically.
Finicality - (n.) The quality of being finical; finicalness.
Focalization - (n.) The act of focalizing or bringing to a focus, or the
state of being focalized.
Focalized - (imp. & p. p.) of Focalize
Focalizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Focalize
Focalize - (v. t.) To bring to a focus; to focus; to concentrate.
Illocality - (n.) Want of locality or place.
Inimicality - (n.) The state or quality of being inimical or hostile;
Intrinsicality - (n.) The quality of being intrinsic; essentialness;
Laicality - (n.) The state or quality of being laic; the state or
condition of a layman.
Localism - (n.) The state or quality of being local; affection for a
Localism - (n.) A method of speaking or acting peculiar to a certain
district; a local idiom or phrase.
Localitiees - (pl. ) of Locality
Locality - (n.) The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite
place, or of being contained within definite limits.
Locality - (n.) Position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a
geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant.
Locality - (n.) Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality
Locality - (n.) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to
remember the relative positions of places.
Localization - (n.) Act of localizing, or state of being localized.
Localized - (imp. & p. p.) of Localize
Localizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Localize
Localize - (v. t.) To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite
Logicality - (n.) Logicalness.
Lupercalia - (n. pl.) A feast of the Romans in honor of Lupercus, or Pan.
Mechanicalize - (v. t.) To cause to become mechanical.
Percaline - (n.) A fine kind of French cotton goods, usually of one
Periodicalist - (n.) One who publishes, or writes for, a periodical.
Piccalilli - (n.) A pickle of various vegetables with pungent species, --
originally made in the East Indies.
Politicalism - (n.) Zeal or party spirit in politics.
Pontificality - (n.) The state and government of the pope; the papacy.
Practicality - (n.) The quality or state of being practical;
Practicalize - (v. t.) To render practical.
Propheticality - (n.) Propheticalness.
Radicalism - (n.) The quality or state of being radical; specifically,
the doctrines or principles of radicals in politics or social reform.
Radicality - (n.) Germinal principle; source; origination.
Radicality - (n.) Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or
Rascalities - (pl. ) of Rascality
Rascality - (n.) The quality or state of being rascally, or a rascal;
mean trickishness or dishonesty; base fraud.
Rascality - (n.) The poorer and lower classes of people.
Reciprocality - (n.) The quality or condition of being reciprocal;
Scaling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scale