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  • 181 Hypoxis erecta — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 182 irradiance — ir*ra di*ance ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*ans), irradiancy ir*ra di*an*cy ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*an*s[y^]), n. [From {irradiant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of irradiating; emission of rays of light. [1913 Webster] 2. That which irradiates or is irradiated;… …

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  • 183 irradiancy — irradiance ir*ra di*ance ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*ans), irradiancy ir*ra di*an*cy ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*an*s[y^]), n. [From {irradiant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of irradiating; emission of rays of light. [1913 Webster] 2. That which irradiates or is… …

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  • 184 irradiation — ir*ra di*a tion ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. irradiation.] [1913 Webster] 1. Act of irradiating, or state of being irradiated; as, irradiation of foods with X rays can preserve their freshness by killing the bacteria that cause… …

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  • 185 Ixia — Ix i*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? birdlime. So called because of the viscid nature of some of the species.] (Bot.) A South African bulbous plant of the Iris family, remarkable for the brilliancy of its flowers. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 186 Mugil capito — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …

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  • 187 Mugil cephalus — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …

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  • 188 Mullet — Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the most… …

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  • 189 Mullus barbatus — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …

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  • 190 Mullus surmulletus — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …

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  • 191 Multiple star — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 192 N edule — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 193 Nebulous star — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 194 Nostoc commune — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 195 Occidental — Oc ci*den tal, a. [L. occidentalis; cf. F. occidental.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western; opposed to {oriental}; as, occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet. [1913 Webster] 2. Possessing inferior… …

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  • 196 occultation — Eclipse E*clipse ([ e]*kl[i^]ps ), n. [F. [ e]clipse, L. eclipsis, fr. Gr. e kleipsis, prop., a forsaking, failing, fr. eklei pein to leave out, forsake; ek out + lei pein to leave. See {Ex }, and {Loan}.] 1. (Astron.) An interception or… …

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  • 197 On fire — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …

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  • 198 oreide — Oroide O roide, n. [F. or gold (L. aurum) + Gr. e i^dos form.] An alloy, chiefly of copper and zinc or tin, resembling gold in color and brilliancy. [Written also {oreide}.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 199 Ornithogalum umbellatum — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …

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  • 200 Oroide — O roide, n. [F. or gold (L. aurum) + Gr. e i^dos form.] An alloy, chiefly of copper and zinc or tin, resembling gold in color and brilliancy. [Written also {oreide}.] [1913 Webster] …

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