Abdomen - (n.) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and
the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the
peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In
man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the
commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic
Abdomen - (n.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in
insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
Atmidometer - (n.) An instrument for measuring the evaporation from
water, ice, or snow.
Brachydome - (n.) A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis. See Dome.
Clinodome - (n.) See under Dome.
Domebook - (n.) A book said to have been compiled under the direction of
King Alfred. It is supposed to have contained the principal maxims of
the common law, the penalties for misdemeanors, and the forms of
judicial proceedings. Domebook was probably a general name for book of
Domed - (a.) Furnished with a dome; shaped like a dome.
Domesday - (n.) A day of judgment. See Doomsday.
Domesmen - (pl. ) of Domesman
Domesman - (n.) A judge; an umpire.
Domestic - (a.) Of or pertaining to one's house or home, or one's
household or family; relating to home life; as, domestic concerns,
life, duties, cares, happiness, worship, servants.
Domestic - (a.) Of or pertaining to a nation considered as a family or
home, or to one's own country; intestine; not foreign; as, foreign wars
and domestic dissensions.
Domestic - (a.) Remaining much at home; devoted to home duties or
pleasures; as, a domestic man or woman.
Domestic - (a.) Living in or near the habitations of man; domesticated;
tame as distinguished from wild; as, domestic animals.
Domestic - (a.) Made in one's own house, nation, or country; as, domestic
manufactures, wines, etc.
Domestic - (n.) One who lives in the family of an other, as hired
household assistant; a house servant.
Domestic - (n.) Articles of home manufacture, especially cotton goods.
Domestical - (a.) Domestic.
Domestical - (n.) A family; a household.
Domestically - (adv.) In a domestic manner; privately; with reference to
Domesticant - (a.) Forming part of the same family.
Domesticated - (imp. & p. p.) of Domesticate
Domesticating. - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Domesticate
Domesticate - (a.) To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to
domesticate one's self.
Domesticate - (a.) To cause to be, as it were, of one's family or
country; as, to domesticate a foreign custom or word.
Domesticate - (a.) To tame or reclaim from a wild state; as, to
domesticate wild animals; to domesticate a plant.
Domestication - (n.) The act of domesticating, or accustoming to home;
the action of taming wild animals.
Domesticator - (n.) One who domesticates.
Domesticity - (n.) The state of being domestic; domestic character;
Domett - (n.) A kind of baize of which the ward is cotton and the weft
Domeykite - (n.) A massive mineral of tin-white or steel-gray color, an
arsenide of copper.
Endome - (v. t.) To cover as with a dome.
Endometritis - (n.) Inflammation of the endometrium.
Endometrium - (n.) The membrane lining the inner surface of the uterus,
Epipedometry - (n.) The mensuration of figures standing on the same base.
Hallidome - (n.) Same as Halidom.
Hodometer - (n.) See Odometer.
Interdome - (n.) The open space between the inner and outer shells of a
dome or cupola of masonry.
Kingdomed - (a.) Having a kingdom or the dignity of a king; like a
Labidometer - (n.) A forceps with a measuring attachment for ascertaining
the size of the fetal head.
Lepidomelane - (n.) An iron-potash mica, of a raven-black color, usually
found in granitic rocks in small six-sided tables, or as an aggregation
of minute opaque scales. See Mica.
Lithodome - (n.) Any one of several species of bivalves, which form holes
in limestone, in which they live; esp., any species of the genus
Macrodome - (n.) A dome parallel to the longer lateral axis of an
orthorhombic crystal. See Dome, n., 4.
Nephelodometer - (n.) An instrument for reckoning the distances or
velocities of clouds.
Odometer - (n.) An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to
measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which
registers the miles and rods traversed.
Odometrical - (a.) Of or pertaining to the odometer, or to measurements
made with it.
Odometrous - (a.) Serving to measure distance on a road.
Odometry - (n.) Measurement of distances by the odometer.
Opisthodome - (n.) A back chamber; especially, that part of the naos, or
cella, farthest from the main entrance, sometimes having an entrance of
its own, and often used as a treasury.
Orthodome - (n.) See the Note under Dome, 4.
Pedometer - (n.) An instrument for including the number of steps in
walking, and so ascertaining the distance passed over. It is usually in
the form of a watch; an oscillating weight by the motion of the body
causes the index to advance a certain distance at each step.
Pedometric - (a.) Alt. of Pedometrical
Pedometrical - (a.) Pertaining to, or measured by, a pedometer.
Post-abdomen - (n.) That part of a crustacean behind the cephalothorax;
-- more commonly called abdomen.
Rhabdomere - (n.) One of the several parts composing a rhabdom.
Rodomel - (n.) Juice of roses mixed with honey.
Semidome - (n.) A roof or ceiling covering a semicircular room or recess,
or one of nearly that shape, as the apse of a church, a niche, or the
like. It is approximately the quarter of a hollow sphere.
Slidometer - (n.) An instrument for indicating and recording shocks to
railway cars occasioned by sudden stopping.
Stradometrical - (a.) Of, or relating to, the measuring of streets or
Udometer - (n.) A rain gauge.
Undomesticate - (v. t.) To make wild or roving.