Biflagellate - (a.) Having two long, narrow, whiplike appendages.
Conflagrant - (a.) Burning together in a common flame.
Conflagration - (n.) A fire extending to many objects, or over a large
space; a general burning.
Deflagrability - (n.) The state or quality of being deflagrable.
Deflagrable - (a.) Burning with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as
niter; hence, slightly explosive; liable to snap and crackle when
heated, as salt.
Deflagrated - (imp. & p. p.) of Deflagrate
Deflagrating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deflagrate
Deflagrate - (v. i.) To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as
niter; also, to snap and crackle with slight explosions when heated, as
Deflagrate - (v. t.) To cause to burn with sudden and sparkling
combustion, as by the action of intense heat; to burn or vaporize
suddenly; as, to deflagrate refractory metals in the oxyhydrogen flame.
Deflagration - (n.) A burning up; conflagration.
Deflagration - (n.) The act or process of deflagrating.
Deflagrator - (n.) A form of the voltaic battery having large plates,
used for producing rapid and powerful combustion.
Efflagitate - (v. t.) To ask urgently.
Flagged - (imp. & p. p.) of Flag
Flagging - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Flag
Flagellant - (n.) One of a fanatical sect which flourished in Europe in
the 13th and 14th centuries, and maintained that flagellation was of
equal virtue with baptism and the sacrament; -- called also
Flagellata - (v. t.) An order of Infusoria, having one or two long,
whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See Infusoria,
Flagellated - (imp. & p. p.) of Flagellate
Flagellating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Flagellate
Flagellate - (v. t.) To whip; to scourge; to flog.
Flagellate - (a.) Flagelliform.
Flagellate - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Flagellata.
Flagellation - (n.) A beating or flogging; a whipping; a scourging.
Flagellator - (n.) One who practices flagellation; one who whips or
Flagelliform - (a.) Shaped like a whiplash; long, slender, round,
flexible, and (comming) tapering.
Flagellums - (pl. ) of Flagellum
Flagella - (pl. ) of Flagellum
Flagellum - (v. t.) A young, flexible shoot of a plant; esp., the long
trailing branch of a vine, or a slender branch in certain mosses.
Flagellum - (v. t.) A long, whiplike cilium. See Flagellata.
Flagellum - (v. t.) An appendage of the reproductive apparatus of the
Flagellum - (v. t.) A lashlike appendage of a crustacean, esp. the
terminal ortion of the antennae and the epipodite of the maxilipeds.
Flageolet - (n.) A small wooden pipe, having six or more holes, and a
mouthpiece inserted at one end. It produces a shrill sound, softer than
of the piccolo flute, and is said to have superseded the old recorder.
Flagginess - (n.) The condition of being flaggy; laxity; limberness.
Flagging - (n.) A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones,
Flagging - (a.) Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening;
Flaggy - (a.) Weak; flexible; limber.
Flaggy - (a.) Tasteless; insipid; as, a flaggy apple.
Flaggy - (a.) Abounding with the plant called flag; as, a flaggy marsh.
Flagitate - (v. t.) To importune; to demand fiercely or with passion.
Flagitation - (n.) Importunity; urgent demand.
Flagitious - (a.) Disgracefully or shamefully criminal; grossly wicked;
scandalous; shameful; -- said of acts, crimes, etc.
Flagitious - (a.) Guilty of enormous crimes; corrupt; profligate; -- said
Flagitious - (a.) Characterized by scandalous crimes or vices; as,
Flagmen - (pl. ) of Flagman
Flagman - (n.) One who makes signals with a flag.
Flagon - (n.) A vessel with a narrow mouth, used for holding and
conveying liquors. It is generally larger than a bottle, and of leather
or stoneware rather than of glass.
Flagrance - (n.) Flagrancy.
Flagrancies - (pl. ) of Flagrancy
Flagrancy - (n.) A burning; great heat; inflammation.
Flagrancy - (n.) The condition or quality of being flagrant; atrocity;
heiniousness; enormity; excess.
Flagrant - (a.) Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
Flagrant - (a.) Actually in preparation, execution, or performance;
carried on hotly; raging.
Flagrant - (a.) Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous;
Flagrantly - (adv.) In a flagrant manner.
Flagrate - (v. t.) To burn.
Flagration - (n.) A conflagration.
Flagship - (n.) The vessel which carries the commanding officer of a
fleet or squadron and flies his distinctive flag or pennant.
Flagstaff - (n.) A staff on which a flag is hoisted.
Flagstone - (n.) A flat stone used in paving, or any rock which will
split into such stones. See Flag, a stone.
Flagworm - (n.) A worm or grub found among flags and sedge.
Persiflage - (n.) Frivolous or bantering talk; a frivolous manner of
treating any subject, whether serious or otherwise; light raillery.
Radio-flagellata - (n. pl.) A group of Protozoa having both flagella and
Uniflagellate - (a.) Having but one flagellum; as, uniflagellate
Water flag - () A European species of Iris (Iris Pseudacorus) having
bright yellow flowers.