Ablastemic - (a.) Non-germinal.
Abstemious - (a.) Abstaining from wine.
Abstemious - (a.) Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and
strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the
appetite or passions.
Abstemious - (a.) Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as,
an abstemious diet.
Abstemious - (a.) Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious
Abstemious - (a.) Promotive of abstemiousness.
Abstemiousness - (n.) The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or
sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater
degree of abstinence than temperance.
Anisostemonous - (a.) Having unequal stamens; having stamens different in
number from the petals.
Apostemate - (v. i.) To form an abscess; to swell and fill with pus.
Apostemation - (n.) The formation of an aposteme; the process of
Apostematous - (a.) Pertaining to, or partaking of the nature of, an
Aposteme - (n.) An abscess; a swelling filled with purulent matter.
Blastemata - (pl. ) of Blastema
Blastema - (n.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the
primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows.
Blastemal - (a.) Relating to the blastema; rudimentary.
Blastematic - (a.) Connected with, or proceeding from, the blastema;
Cytoblastema - (n.) See Protoplasm.
Destemper - (n.) A kind of painting. See Distemper.
Diastem - (n.) Intervening space; interval.
Diastem - (n.) An interval.
Diastema - (n.) A vacant space, or gap, esp. between teeth in a jaw.
Diplostemonous - (a.) Having twice as many stamens as petals, as the
Diplostemony - (n.) The condition of being diplostemonous.
Distempered - (imp. & p. p.) of Distemper
Distempering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Distemper
Distemper - (v. t.) To temper or mix unduly; to make disproportionate; to
change the due proportions of.
Distemper - (v. t.) To derange the functions of, whether bodily, mental,
or spiritual; to disorder; to disease.
Distemper - (v. t.) To deprive of temper or moderation; to disturb; to
ruffle; to make disaffected, ill-humored, or malignant.
Distemper - (v. t.) To intoxicate.
Distemper - (v. t.) To mix (colors) in the way of distemper; as, to
distemper colors with size.
Distemper - (v. t.) An undue or unnatural temper, or disproportionate
mixture of parts.
Distemper - (v. t.) Severity of climate; extreme weather, whether hot or
Distemper - (v. t.) A morbid state of the animal system; indisposition;
malady; disorder; -- at present chiefly applied to diseases of brutes;
as, a distemper in dogs; the horse distemper; the horn distemper in
Distemper - (v. t.) Morbid temper of the mind; undue predominance of a
passion or appetite; mental derangement; bad temper; ill humor.
Distemper - (v. t.) Political disorder; tumult.
Distemper - (v. t.) A preparation of opaque or body colors, in which the
pigments are tempered or diluted with weak glue or size (cf. Tempera)
instead of oil, usually for scene painting, or for walls and ceilings
Distemper - (v. t.) A painting done with this preparation.
Distemperance - (n.) Distemperature.
Distemperate - (a.) Immoderate.
Distemperate - (a.) Diseased; disordered.
Distemperately - (adv.) Unduly.
Distemperature - (n.) Bad temperature; intemperateness; excess of heat or
cold, or of other qualities; as, the distemperature of the air.
Distemperature - (n.) Disorder; confusion.
Distemperature - (n.) Disorder of body; slight illness; distemper.
Distemperature - (n.) Perturbation of mind; mental uneasiness.
Distemperment - (n.) Distempered state; distemperature.
Epistemology - (n.) The theory or science of the method or grounds of
Haplostemonous - (a.) Having but one series of stamens, and that equal in
number to the proper number of petals; isostemonous.
Homosystemic - (a.) Developing, in the case of multicellular organisms,
from the same embryonic systems into which the secondary unit (gastrula
or plant enbryo) differentiates.
Isostemonous - (a.) Having exactly as many stamens as petals.
Isostemony - (n.) The quality or state of being isostemonous.
Melostemonous - (a.) Having fever stamens than the parts of the corolla.
Meristem - (n.) A tissue of growing cells, or cells capable of further
Metric system - () See Metric, a.
Mistemper - (v. t.) To temper ill; to disorder; as, to mistemper one's
Nectostem - (n.) That portion of the axis which bears the nectocalyces in
Obdiplostemonous - (a.) Having twice as many stamens as petals, those of
the outer set being opposite the petals; -- said of flowers.
Obdiplostemony - (n.) The condition of being obdiplostemonous.
Pipestem - (n.) The hollow stem or tube of a pipe used for smoking
Restem - (v. t.) To force back against the current; as, to restem their
Restem - (v. t.) To stem, or move against; as, to restem a current.
Stemmed - (imp. & p. p.) of Stem
Stemming - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stem
Stem-clasping - (a.) Embracing the stem with its base; amplexicaul; as a
leaf or petiole.
Stemless - (a.) Having no stem; (Bot.) acaulescent.
Stemlet - (n.) A small or young stem.
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.
Stemmer - (n.) One who, or that which, stems (in any of the senses of the
Stemmery - (n.) A large building in which tobacco is stemmed.
Stemmy - (a.) Abounding in stems, or mixed with stems; -- said of tea,
dried currants, etc.
Stemple - (n.) A crossbar of wood in a shaft, serving as a step.
Stemson - (n.) A piece of curved timber bolted to the stem, keelson, and
apron in a ship's frame near the bow.
Stem-winder - (n.) A stem-winding watch.
Stem-winding - (a.) Wound by mechanism connected with the stem; as, a
System - (n.) An assemblage of objects arranged in regular subordination,
or after some distinct method, usually logical or scientific; a
complete whole of objects related by some common law, principle, or
end; a complete exhibition of essential principles or facts, arranged
in a rational dependence or connection; a regular union of principles
or parts forming one entire thing; as, a system of philosophy; a system
of government; a system of divinity; a system of botany or chemistry; a
military system; the solar system.
System - (n.) Hence, the whole scheme of created things regarded as
forming one complete plan of whole; the universe.
System - (n.) Regular method or order; formal arrangement; plan; as, to
have a system in one's business.
System - (n.) The collection of staves which form a full score. See
System - (n.) An assemblage of parts or organs, either in animal or
plant, essential to the performance of some particular function or
functions which as a rule are of greater complexity than those
manifested by a single organ; as, the capillary system, the muscular
system, the digestive system, etc.; hence, the whole body as a
System - (n.) One of the stellate or irregular clusters of intimately
united zooids which are imbedded in, or scattered over, the surface of
the common tissue of many compound ascidians.