Analemma - (n.) An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of
the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in
the east or west point of the horizon.
Analemma - (n.) An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection
of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly
much used in solving some common astronomical problems.
Analemma - (n.) A scale of the sun's declination for each day of the
year, drawn across the torrid zone on an artificial terrestrial globe.
Dilemma - (n.) An argument which presents an antagonist with two or more
alternatives, but is equally conclusive against him, whichever
alternative he chooses.
Dilemma - (n.) A state of things in which evils or obstacles present
themselves on every side, and it is difficult to determine what course
to pursue; a vexatious alternative or predicament; a difficult choice
Emmantle - (v. t.) To cover over with, or as with, a mantle; to put about
as a protection.
Emmanuel - (n.) See Immanuel.
Emmarble - (v. t.) To turn to marble; to harden.
Enchylemma - (n.) The basal substance of the cell nucleus; a hyaline or
granular substance, more or less fluid during life, in which the other
parts of the nucleus are imbedded.
Fissigemmation - (n.) A process of reproduction intermediate between
fission and gemmation.
Gemmae - (pl. ) of Gemma
Gemma - (n.) A leaf bud, as distinguished from a flower bud.
Gemma - (n.) A bud spore; one of the small spores or buds in the
reproduction of certain Protozoa, which separate one at a time from the
Gemmaceous - (a.) Of or pertaining to gems or to gemmae; of the nature
of, or resembling, gems or gemmae.
Gemmary - (a.) Of or pertaining to gems.
Gemmary - (n.) A receptacle for jewels or gems; a jewel house; jewels or
Gemmate - (a.) Having buds; reproducing by buds.
Gemmated - (a.) Having buds; adorned with gems or jewels.
Gemmation - (n.) The formation of a new individual, either animal or
vegetable, by a process of budding; an asexual method of reproduction;
gemmulation; gemmiparity. See Budding.
Gemmation - (n.) The arrangement of buds on the stalk; also, of leaves in
Lemmata - (pl. ) of Lemma
Lemmas - (pl. ) of Lemma
Lemma - (n.) A preliminary or auxiliary proposition demonstrated or
accepted for immediate use in the demonstration of some other
proposition, as in mathematics or logic.
Lemman - (n.) A leman.
Myolemma - (n.) Sarcolemma.
Neurilemma - (n.) The delicate outer sheath of a nerve fiber; the
Neurilemma - (n.) The perineurium.
Sarcolemma - (n.) The very thin transparent and apparently homogeneous
sheath which incloses a striated muscular fiber; the myolemma.
Spermatogemma - (n.) Same as Spermosphere.
Stemmata - (pl. ) of Stemma
Stemma - (n.) One of the ocelli of an insect. See Ocellus.
Stemma - (n.) One of the facets of a compound eye of any arthropod.
Trilemma - (n.) A syllogism with three conditional propositions, the
major premises of which are disjunctively affirmed in the minor. See
Trilemma - (n.) A state of things in which it is difficult to determine
which one of three courses to pursue.