Absenter - (n.) One who absents one's self.
Anenterous - (a.) Destitute of a stomach or an intestine.
Antidysenteric - (a.) Good against dysentery.
Antidysenteric - (n.) A medicine for dysentery.
Antirenter - (n.) One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those
who in 1840-47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons
from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York.
Archenteric - (a.) Relating to the archenteron; as, archenteric
Archenteron - (n.) The primitive enteron or undifferentiated digestive
sac of a gastrula or other embryo. See Illust. under Invagination.
Assenter - (n.) One who assents.
Augmenter - (n.) One who, or that which, augments or increases anything.
Carpenter - (n.) An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder
of houses, ships, etc.
Carpentering - (n.) The occupation or work of a carpenter; the act of
working in timber; carpentry.
Cementer - (n.) A person or thing that cements.
Center - (n.) A point equally distant from the extremities of a line,
figure, or body, or from all parts of the circumference of a circle;
the middle point or place.
Center - (n.) The middle or central portion of anything.
Center - (n.) A principal or important point of concentration; the
nucleus around which things are gathered or to which they tend; an
object of attention, action, or force; as, a center of attaction.
Center - (n.) The earth.
Center - (n.) Those members of a legislative assembly (as in France) who
support the existing government. They sit in the middle of the
legislative chamber, opposite the presiding officer, between the
conservatives or monarchists, who sit on the right of the speaker, and
the radicals or advanced republicans who occupy the seats on his left,
See Right, and Left.
Center - (n.) A temporary structure upon which the materials of a vault
or arch are supported in position until the work becomes
Center - (n.) One of the two conical steel pins, in a lathe, etc., upon
which the work is held, and about which it revolves.
Center - (n.) A conical recess, or indentation, in the end of a shaft or
other work, to receive the point of a center, on which the work can
turn, as in a lathe.
Centered - (imp. & p. p.) of Centre
Centering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Centre
Center - (v. i.) Alt. of Centre
Center - (v. t.) Alt. of Centre
Centerbit - (n.) Alt. of Centrebit
Centerboard - (n.) Alt. of Centreboard
Centerfire cartridge - () See under Cartridge.
Centering - (n.) Same as Center, n., 6.
Centerpiece - (n.) Alt. of Centrepiece
Circumcenter - (n.) The center of a circle that circumscribes a triangle.
Coelentera - (n. pl.) Alt. of Coelenterata
Coelenterata - (n. pl.) A comprehensive group of Invertebrata, mostly
marine, comprising the Anthozoa, Hydrozoa, and Ctenophora. The name
implies that the stomach and body cavities are one. The group is
sometimes enlarged so as to include the sponges.
Coelenterate - (a.) Belonging to the Coelentera.
Coelenterate - (n.) One of the Coelentera.
Commenter - (n.) One who makes or writes comments; a commentator; an
Complimenter - (n.) One who compliments; one given to complimenting; a
Concentered - (imp. & p. p.) of Concentre
Concentering - (p. pr & vb. n.) of Concentre
Concenter - (v. i.) Alt. of Concentre
Concenter - (v. t.) Alt. of Concentre
Consenter - (a.) One who consents.
Disassenter - (n.) One who disassents; a dissenter.
Disenter - (v. t.) See Disinter.
Dissenter - (n.) One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or
declares his disagreement.
Dissenter - (n.) One who separates from the service and worship of an
established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or
tenets of the Church of England; a nonconformist.
Dissenterism - (n.) The spirit or principles of dissenters.
Dysenteric - (a.) Alt. of Dysenterical
Dysenterical - (a.) Of or pertaining to dysentery; having dysentery; as,
a dysenteric patient.
Dysentery - (n.) A disease attended with inflammation and ulceration of
the colon and rectum, and characterized by griping pains, constant
desire to evacuate the bowels, and the discharge of mucus and blood.
Enter- - () A prefix signifying between, among, part.
Entered - (imp. & p. p.) of Enter
Entering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enter
Enteradenography - (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the
Enteradenology - (n.) The science which treats of the glands of the
Enteralgia - (n.) Pain in the intestines; colic.
Enterdeal - (n.) Mutual dealings; intercourse.
Enterer - (n.) One who makes an entrance or beginning.
Enteric - (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal;
Enteritis - (n.) An inflammation of the intestines.
Enterlace - (v. t.) See Interlace.
Entermete - (v. i.) To interfere; to intermeddle.
Entermewer - (n.) A hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers,
commonly in the second year.
Entermise - (n.) Mediation.
Enterocele - (n.) A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.
Enterocoele - (n.) A perivisceral cavity which arises as an outgrowth or
outgrowths from the digestive tract; distinguished from a schizocoele,
which arises by a splitting of the mesoblast of the embryo.
Enterography - (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestines;
Enterolith - (n.) An intestinal concretion.
Enterology - (n.) The science which treats of the viscera of the body.
Enteron - (n.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal.
Enteropathy - (n.) Disease of the intestines.
Enteropneusta - (n. pl.) A group of wormlike invertebrates having, along
the sides of the body, branchial openings for the branchial sacs, which
are formed by diverticula of the alimentary canal. Balanoglossus is the
only known genus. See Illustration in Appendix.
Enterorrhaphy - (n.) The operation of sewing up a rent in the intestinal
Enterotome - (n.) A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal
canal, as in post-mortem examinations.
Enterotomy - (n.) Incision of the intestines, especially in reducing
certain cases of hernia.
Enterparlance - (n.) Mutual talk or conversation; conference.
Enterplead - (v. i.) Same as Interplead.
Enterprise - (n.) That which is undertaken; something attempted to be
performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy,
and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking;
as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.
Enterprise - (n.) Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which
requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of
Enterprise - (v. t.) To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to
Enterprise - (v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
Enterprise - (v. i.) To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous
Enterpriser - (n.) One who undertakes enterprises.
Enterprising - (a.) Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by
enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising
man or firm.
Entertained - (imp. & p. p.) of Entertain
Entertaining - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entertain