Adjectives Starting with O
O (a.) One.
Oafish (a.) Like an oaf; simple.
Oaken (a.) Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks.
Oared (a.) Furnished with oars; -- chiefly used in composition; as, a four-oared boat.
Oared (a.) Having feet adapted for swimming.
Oared (a.) Totipalmate; -- said of the feet of certain birds. See Illust. of Aves.
Oar-footed (a.) Having feet adapted for swimming.
Oarless (a.) Without oars.
Oary (a.) Having the form or the use of an oar; as, the swan's oary feet.
Oaten (a.) Consisting of an oat straw or stem; as, an oaten pipe.
Oaten (a.) Made of oatmeal; as, oaten cakes.
Oathable (a.) Capable of having an oath administered to.
Obcompressed (a.) Compressed or flattened antero-posteriorly, or in a way opposite to the usual one.
Obconic (a.) Alt. of Obconical
Obconical (a.) Conical, but having the apex downward; inversely conical.
Obcordate (a.) Heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end; inversely cordate: as, an obcordate petal or leaf.
Obdiplostemonous (a.) Having twice as many stamens as petals, those of the outer set being opposite the petals; -- said of flowers.
Obdurate (a.) Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard-hearted; stubbornly wicked.
Obdurate (a.) Hard; harsh; rugged; rough; intractable.
Obdure (a.) Alt. of Obdured
Obdured (a.) Obdurate; hard.
Obeah (a.) Of or pertaining to obi; as, the obeah man.
Obedible (a.) Obedient.
Obedient (a.) Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command.
Obediential (a.) According to the rule of obedience.
Obeisant (a.) Ready to obey; reverent; differential; also, servilely submissive.
Obeliscal (a.) Formed like an obelisk.
Obese (a.) Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.
Obfuscate (a.) Obfuscated; darkened; obscured.
Obimbricate (a.) Imbricated, with the overlapping ends directed downward.
Obitual (a.) Of or pertaining to obits, or days when obits are celebrated; as, obitual days.
Obiyuary (a.) Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry.
Object (a.) Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed.
Objectable (a.) Such as can be presented in opposition; that may be put forward as an objection.
Objectionable (a.) Liable to objection; likely to be objected to or disapproved of; offensive; as, objectionable words.
Objective (a.) Of or pertaining to an object.
Objective (a.) Of or pertaining to an object; contained in, or having the nature or position of, an object; outward; external; extrinsic; -- an epithet applied to whatever ir exterior to the mind, or which is simply an object of thought or feeling, and opposed to subjective.
Objective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, the case which follows a transitive verb or a preposition, being that case in which the direct object of the verb is placed. See Accusative, n.
Objectless (a.) Having no object; purposeless.
Objurgatory (a.) Designed to objurgate or chide; containing or expressing reproof; culpatory.
Oblanceolate (a.) Lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.
Oblate (a.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid.
Oblate (a.) Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; -- used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders. See Oblate, n.
Oblate (a.) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates.
Oblate (a.) One of the Oblati.
Obligable (a.) Acknowledging, or complying with, obligation; trustworthy.
Obligato (a.) See Obbligato.
Obligatory (a.) Binding in law or conscience; imposing duty or obligation; requiring performance or forbearance of some act; -- often followed by on or upon; as, obedience is obligatory on a soldier.
Obliging (a.) Putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind.
Oblique (a.) Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inc
Oblique (a.) Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister.
Oblique (a.) Not direct in descent; not following the
Oblique-angled (a.) Having oblique angles; as, an oblique-angled triangle.
Oblite (a.) Indistinct; slurred over.
Obliterate (a.) Scarcely distinct; -- applied to the markings of insects.
Obliterative (a.) Tending or serving to obliterate.
Oblivious (a.) Promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness.
Oblivious (a.) Evincing oblivion; forgetful.
Oblong (a.) Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular.
Oblongatal (a.) Of or pertaining to the medulla oblongata; medullar.
Oblongish (a.) Somewhat oblong.
Oblong-ovate (a.) Between oblong and ovate, but inc
Obloquious (a.) Containing obloquy; reproachful
Obnoxious (a.) Subject; liable; exposed; answerable; amenable; -- with to.
Obnoxious (a.) Liable to censure; exposed to punishment; reprehensible; blameworthy.
Obnoxious (a.) Offensive; odious; hateful; as, an obnoxious statesman; a minister obnoxious to the Whigs.
Obolary (a.) Possessing only small coins; impoverished.
Obomegoid (a.) Obversely omegoid.
Oboval (a.) Obovate.
Obovate (a.) Inversely ovate; ovate with the narrow end downward; as, an obovate leaf.
Obreptitious (a.) Done or obtained by surprise; with secrecy, or by concealment of the truth.
Obscure (a.) To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious.
Obsecratory (a.) Expressing, or used in, entreaty; supplicatory.
Obsequent (a.) Obedient; submissive; obsequious.
Obsequious (a.) Promptly obedient, or submissive, to the will of another; compliant; yielding to the desires of another; devoted.
Obsequious (a.) Servilely or meanly attentive; compliant to excess; cringing; fawning; as, obsequious flatterer, parasite.
Obsequious (a.) Of or pertaining to obsequies; funereal.
Observable (a.) Worthy or capable of being observed; discernible; noticeable; remarkable.
Observant (a.) Taking notice; viewing or noticing attentively; watchful; attentive; as, an observant spectator; observant habits.
Observant (a.) Submissively attentive; obediently watchful; regardful; mindful; obedient (to); -- with of, as, to be observant of rules.
Observational (a.) Of a pertaining to observation; consisting of, or containing, observations.
Observative (a.) Observing; watchful.
Observing (a.) Giving particular attention; habitually attentive to what passes; as, an observing person; an observing mind.
Obsidional (a.) Of or pertaining to a siege.
Obsignatory (a.) Ratifying; confirming by sealing.
Obsolescent (a.) Going out of use; becoming obsolete; passing into desuetude.
Obsolete (a.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; -- applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances.
Obsolete (a.) Not very distinct; obscure; rudimental; imperfectly developed; abortive.
Obstetric (a.) Alt. of Obstetrical
Obstetrical (a.) Of or pertaining to midwifery, or the delivery of women in childbed; as, the obstetric art.
Obstetricious (a.) Serving to assist childbirth; obstetric; hence, facilitating any bringing forth or deliverance.
Obstinate (a.) Pertinaciously adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course; persistent; not yielding to reason, arguments, or other means; stubborn; pertinacious; -- usually implying unreasonableness.
Obstinate (a.) Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.
Obstreperous (a.) Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; clamorous; noisy; vociferous.
Obstructionist (a.) Of or pertaining to obstructionists.
Obstructive (a.) Tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment.
Obstruent (a.) Causing obstruction; blocking up; hindering; as, an obstruent medicine.
Obstupefactive (a.) Stupefactive.
Obtainable (a.) Capable of being obtained.
Obtected (a.) Covered; protected.
Obtected (a.) Covered with a hard chitinous case, as the pupa of certain files.
Obtrusive (a.) Disposed to obtrude; inc
Obturator (a.) Serving as an obturator; closing an opening; pertaining to, or in the region of, the obturator foramen; as, the obturator nerve.
Obtusangular (a.) See Obstuseangular.
Obtuse-angled (a.) Alt. of obtuse-angular
obtuse-angular (a.) Having an obtuse angle; as, an obtuse-angled triangle.
Obumbrant (a.) Overhanging; as, obumbrant feathers.
Obuncous (a.) Hooked or crooked in an extreme degree.
Obversant (a.) Conversant; familiar.
Obverse (a.) Having the base, or end next the attachment, narrower than the top, as a leaf.
Obverse (a.) The face of a coin which has the principal image or inscription upon it; -- the other side being the reverse.
Obverse (a.) Anything necessarily involved in, or answering to, another; the more apparent or conspicuous of two possible sides, or of two corresponding things.
Obvious (a.) Opposing; fronting.
Obvious (a.) Exposed; subject; open; liable.
Obvious (a.) Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark.
Obvolute (a.) Alt. of Obvoluted
Obvoluted (a.) Overlapping; contorted; convolute; -- applied primarily, in botany, to two opposite leaves, each of which has one edge overlapping the nearest edge of the other, and secondarily to a circle of several leaves or petals which thus overlap.
Occasionable (a.) Capable of being occasioned or caused.
Occasional (a.) Of or pertaining to an occasion or to occasions; occuring at times, but not constant, regular, or systematic; made or happening as opportunity requires or admits; casual; incidental; as, occasional remarks, or efforts.
Occasional (a.) Produced by accident; as, the occasional origin of a thing.
Occasive (a.) Of or pertaining to the setting sun; falling; descending; western.
Occidental (a.) Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western; -- opposed to oriental; as, occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.
Occidental (a.) Possessing inferior hardness, brilliancy, or beauty; -- used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those found in the Orient are generally superior.
Occiduous (a.) Western; occidental.
Occipital (a.) Of or pertaining to the occiput, or back part of the head, or to the occipital bone.
Occipitoaxial (a.) Of or pertaining to the occipital bone and second vertebra, or axis.
Occludent (a.) Serving to close; shutting up.
Occluse (a.) Shut; closed.
Occult (a.) Hidden from the eye or the understanding; inviable; secret; concealed; unknown.
Occulted (a.) Hidden; secret.
Occulted (a.) Concealed by the intervention of some other heavenly body, as a star by the moon.
Occurrent (a.) Occurring or happening; hence, incidental; accidental.
Ocean (a.) Of or pertaining to the main or great sea; as, the ocean waves; an ocean stream.
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to the ocean; found or formed in or about, or produced by, the ocean; frequenting the ocean, especially mid-ocean.
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants.
Ocellary (a.) Of or pertaining to ocelli.
Ocellate (a.) Same as Ocellated.
Ocellated (a.) Resembling an eye.
Ocellated (a.) Marked with eyelike spots of color; as, the ocellated blenny.
Oceloid (a.) Resembling the ocelot.
Ocherous (a.) Alt. of Ochreous
Ochreous (a.) Of or pertaining to ocher; containing or resembling ocher; as, ocherous matter; ocherous soil.
Ochery (a.) Ocherous.
Ochlocratic (a.) Alt. of Ochlocratical
Ochlocratical (a.) Of or pertaining to ochlocracy; having the form or character of an ochlocracy; mobocratic.
Ochraceous (a.) Ocherous.
Ochreate (a.) Alt. of Ochreated
Ochreated (a.) Wearing or furnished with an ochrea or legging; wearing boots; booted.
Ochreated (a.) Provided with ochrea, or sheathformed stipules, as the rhubarb, yellow dock, and knotgrass.
Ochreous (a.) See Ocherous.
Ochrey (a.) See Ochery.
Ochroleucous (a.) Yellowish white; having a faint tint of dingy yellow.
Ochry (a.) See Ochery.
Ocreate (a.) Alt. of Ocreated
Ocreated (a.) Same as Ochreate, Ochreated.
Octaedral (a.) See Octahedral.
Octagonal (a.) Having eight sides and eight angles.
Octagynous (a.) Having eight pistils or styles; octogynous.
Octahedral (a.) Having eight faces or sides; of, pertaining to, or formed in, octahedrons; as, octahedral cleavage.
Octamerous (a.) Having the parts in eights; as, an octamerous flower; octamerous mesenteries in polyps.
Octandrian (a.) Alt. of Octandrous
Octandrous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Octandria; having eight distinct stamens.
Octangular (a.) Having eight angles; eight-angled.
Octastyle (a.) See Octostyle.
Octavalent (a.) Having a valence of eight; capable of being combined with, exchanged for, or compared with, eight atoms of hydrogen; -- said of certain atoms or radicals.
Octave (a.) Consisting of eight; eight.
Octavo (a.) Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
Octennial (a.) Happening every eighth year; also, lasting a period of eight years.
Octic (a.) Of the eighth degree or order.
Octodecimo (a.) Having eighteen leaves to a sheet; as, an octodecimo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
Octodentate (a.) Having eight teeth.
Octodont (a.) Of or pertaining to the Octodontidae, a family of rodents which includes the coypu, and many other South American species.
Octoedrical (a.) See Octahedral.
Octofid (a.) Cleft or separated into eight segments, as a calyx.
Octogenary (a.) Of eighty years of age.
Octogonal (a.) See Octagonal.
Octogynian (a.) Alt. of Octogynous
Octogynous (a.) Having eight pistils; octagynous.
Octoic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, octane; -- used specifically, to designate any one of a group of acids, the most important of which is called caprylic acid.
Octolocular (a.) Having eight cells for seeds.
Octonary (a.) Of or pertaining to the number eight.
Octonocular (a.) Having eight eyes.
Octopetalous (a.) Having eight petals or flower leaves.
Octoradiated (a.) Having eight rays.
Octospermous (a.) Containing eight seeds.
Octostichous (a.) In eight vertical ranks, as leaves on a stem.
Octostyle (a.) Having eight columns in the front; -- said of a temple or portico. The Parthenon is octostyle, but most large Greek temples are hexastele. See Hexastyle.
Octosyllabic (a.) Alt. of Octosyllabical
Octosyllabical (a.) Consisting of or containing eight syllables.
Octosyllable (a.) Octosyllabic.
Octuple (a.) Eightfold.
Octylic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, octyl; as, octylic ether.
Ocular (a.) Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual sight; personally seeing or having seen; as, ocular proof.
Ocular (a.) Of or pertaining to the eye; optic.
Oculary (a.) Of or pertaining to the eye; ocular; optic; as, oculary medicines.
Oculate (a.) Alt. of Oculated
Oculated (a.) Furnished with eyes.
Oculated (a.) Having spots or holes resembling eyes; ocellated.
Oculiform (a.) In the form of an eye; resembling an eye; as, an oculiform pebble.
Oculomotor (a.) Of or pertaining to the movement of the eye; -- applied especially to the common motor nerves (or third pair of cranial nerves) which supply many of the muscles of the orbit.
Oculonasal (a.) Of or pertaining to the region of the eye and the nose; as, the oculonasal, or nasal, nerve, one of the branches of the ophthalmic.
Odds (a.) Difference in favor of one and against another; excess of one of two things or numbers over the other; inequality; advantage; superiority; hence, excess of chances; probability.
Odds (a.) Quarrel; dispute; debate; strife; -- chiefly in the phrase at odds.
Odible (a.) Fitted to excite hatred; hateful.
Odic (a.) Of or pertaining to od. See Od.
Odinic (a.) Of or pertaining to Odin.
Odious (a.) Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice.
Odious (a.) Causing or provoking hatred, repugnance, or disgust; offensive; disagreeable; repulsive; as, an odious sight; an odious smell.
Odometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the odometer, or to measurements made with it.
Odometrous (a.) Serving to measure distance on a road.
Odontalgic (a.) Of or pertaining to odontalgia.
Odontographic (a.) Of or pertaining to odontography.
Odontoid (a.) Having the form of a tooth; toothlike.
Odontoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the odontoid bone or to the odontoid process.
Odontophorous (a.) Having an odontophore.
Odontostomatous (a.) Having toothlike mandibles; -- applied to certain insects.
Odorant (a.) Yielding odors; fragrant.
Odorate (a.) Odorous.
Odorating (a.) Diffusing odor or scent; fragrant.
Odoriferous (a.) Bearing or yielding an odor; perfumed; usually, sweet of scent; fragrant; as, odoriferous spices, particles, fumes, breezes.
Odorless (a.) Free from odor.
Odorous (a.) Having or emitting an odor or scent, esp. a sweet odor; fragrant; sweet-smelling.
Odylic (a.) Of or pertaining to odyle; odic; as, odylic force.
Oeconomical (a.) See Economical.
Oecumenical (a.) See Ecumenical.
Oedematous (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, edema; affected with edema.
Oenanthic (a.) Having, or imparting, the odor characteristic of the bouquet of wine; specifically used, formerly, to designate an acid whose ethereal salts were supposed to occasion the peculiar bouquet, or aroma, of old wine. Cf. Oenanthylic.
Oenanthylic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, oenanthyl; specifically, designating an acid formerly supposed to be identical with the acid in oenanthic ether, but now known to be identical with heptoic acid.
Oenanthylous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid formerly supposed to be the acid of oenanthylic ether, but now known to be a mixture of higher acids, especially capric acid.
Oenothionic (a.) Pertaining to an acid now called sulphovinic, / ethyl sulphuric, acid.
Oesophagus (a.) Alt. of Oesophageal
Oesophageal (a.) Same as Esophagus, Esophageal, etc.
Oestrian (a.) Of or pertaining to the gadflies.
Oestrual (a.) Of or pertaining to sexual desire; -- mostly applied to brute animals; as, the oestrual period; oestrual influence.
Off (a.) On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or near horse or ox; the off leg.
Off (a.) Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from his post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent; as, he took an off day for fishing: an off year in politics.
Offenseful (a.) Causing offense; displeasing; wrong; as, an offenseful act.
Offenseless (a.) Unoffending; inoffensive.
Offensible (a.) That may give offense.
Offensive (a.) Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words.
Offensive (a.) Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious; as, an offensive smell; offensive sounds.
Offensive (a.) Making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence, used in attacking; -- opposed to defensive; as, an offensive war; offensive weapons.
Offerable (a.) Capable of being offered; suitable or worthy to be offered.
Offhand (a.) Instant; ready; extemporaneous; as, an offhand speech; offhand excuses.
Official (a.) One who holds an office; esp., a subordinate executive officer or attendant.
Official (a.) An ecclesiastical judge appointed by a bishop, chapter, archdeacon, etc., with charge of the spiritual jurisdiction.
Officiary (a.) Of or pertaining to an office or an officer; official.
Officinal (a.) Used in a shop, or belonging to it.
Officinal (a.) Kept in stock by apothecaries; -- said of such drugs and medicines as may be obtained without special preparation or compounding; not magistral.
Officious (a.) Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty.
Officious (a.) Disposed to serve; kind; obliging.
Officious (a.) Importunately interposing services; intermeddling in affairs in which one has no concern; meddlesome.
Offish (a.) Shy or distant in manner.
Offshore (a.) From the shore; as, an offshore wind; an offshore signal.
Oft (a.) Frequent; often; repeated.
Often (a.) Frequent; common; repeated.
Ogreish (a.) Resembling an ogre; having the character or appearance of an ogre; suitable for an ogre.
Ogygian (a.) Of or pertaining to Ogyges, a mythical king of ancient Attica, or to a great deluge in Attica in his days; hence, primeval; of obscure antiquity.
Oiled (a.) Covered or treated with oil; dressed with, or soaked in, oil.
Olden (a.) Old; ancient; as, the olden time.
Old-fashioned (a.) Formed according to old or obsolete fashion or pattern; adhering to old customs or ideas; as, an old-fashioned dress, girl.
Old-gentlemanly (a.) Pertaining to an old gentleman, or like one.
Oldish (a.) Somewhat old.
Old-maidish (a.) Like an old maid; prim; precise; particular.
Old-womanish (a.) Like an old woman; anile.
Oleaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Oleaceae), mostly trees and shrubs, of which the olive is the type. It includes also the ash, the lilac, the true jasmine, and fringe tree.
Oleaginous (a.) Having the nature or qualities of oil; oily; unctuous.
Olecranal (a.) Of or pertaining to the olecranon.
Olefiant (a.) Forming or producing an oil; specifically, designating a colorless gaseous hydrocarbon called ethylene.
Oleic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, oil; as, oleic acid, an acid of the acrylic acid series found combined with glyceryl in the form of olein in certain animal and vegetable fats and oils, such as sperm oil, olive oil, etc. At low temperatures the acid is crystal
Oleiferous (a.) Producing oil; as, oleiferous seeds.
Olent (a.) Scented.
Oleose (a.) Alt. of Oleous
Oleous (a.) Oily.
Oleraceous (a.) Pertaining to pot herbs; of the nature or having the qualities of herbs for cookery; esculent.
Olfactive (a.) See Olfactory, a.
Olfactory (a.) Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the sense of smell; as, the olfactory nerves; the olfactory cells.
Olid (a.) Alt. of Olidous
Olidous (a.) Having a strong, disagreeable smell; fetid.
Oligandrous (a.) Having few stamens.
Oliganthous (a.) Having few flowers.
Oligarchal (a.) Oligarchic.
Oligarchic (a.) Alt. of Oligarchical
Oligarchical (a.) Of or pertaining to oligarchy, or government by a few.
Oligist (a.) Hematite or specular iron ore; -- prob. so called in allusion to its feeble magnetism, as compared with magnetite.
Oligist (a.) Alt. of Oligistic
Oligistic (a.) Of or pertaining to hematite.
Oligocene (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, certain strata which occupy an intermediate position between the Eocene and Miocene periods.
Oligochete (a.) Of or pertaining to the Oligochaeta.
Oligomerous (a.) Having few members in each set of organs; as, an oligomerous flower.
Oligomyold (a.) Having few or imperfect syringeal muscles; -- said of some passerine birds (Oligomyodi).
Oligopetalous (a.) Having few petals.
Oligosepalous (a.) Having few sepals.
Oligospermous (a.) Having few seeds.
Oligotokous (a.) Producing few young.
Olitory (a.) Of or pertaining to, or produced in, a kitchen garden; used for kitchen purposes; as, olitory seeds.
Olivaceous (a.) Resembling the olive; of the color of the olive; olive-green.
Olivary (a.) Like an olive.
Olivaster (a.) Of the color of the olive; tawny.
Olive (a.) Approaching the color of the olive; of a peculiar dark brownish, yellowish, or tawny green.
Olived (a.) Decorated or furnished with olive trees.
Olympian (a.) Alt. of Olympic
Olympic (a.) Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.
Omegoid (a.) Having the form of the Greek capital letter Omega (/).
Omened (a.) Attended by, or containing, an omen or omens; as, happy-omened day.
Omental (a.) Of or pertaining to an omentum or the omenta.
Omiletical (a.) Homiletical.
Ominous (a.) Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; -- formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter; foreboding or foreshowing evil; inauspicious; as, an ominous dread.
Omissible (a.) Capable of being omitted; that may be omitted.
Omissive (a.) Leaving out; omitting.
Ommateal (a.) Of or pertaining to an ommateum.
Omnicorporeal (a.) Comprehending or including all bodies; embracing all substance.
Omnifarious (a.) Of all varieties, forms, or kinds.
Omniferous (a.) All-bearing; producing all kinds.
Omnific (a.) All-creating.
Omniform (a.) Having every form or shape.
Omnigenous (a.) Consisting of all kinds.
Omniparient (a.) Producing or bringing forth all things; all-producing.
Omniparous (a.) Producing all things; omniparient.
Omnipatient (a.) Capable of enduring all things.
Omnipercipient (a.) Perceiving everything.
Omnipotent (a.) Able in every respect and for every work; unlimited in ability; all-powerful; almighty; as, the Being that can create worlds must be omnipotent.
Omnipotent (a.) Having unlimited power of a particular kind; as, omnipotent love.
Omnipresent (a.) Present in all places at the same time; ubiquitous; as, the omnipresent Jehovah.
Omnipresential (a.) Implying universal presence.
Omniprevalent (a.) Prevalent everywhere or in all things.
Omniscient (a.) Having universal knowledge; knowing all things; infinitely knowing or wise; as, the omniscient God.
Omniscious (a.) All-knowing.
Omnispective (a.) Beholding everything; capable of seeing all things; all-seeing.
Omnivagant (a.) Wandering anywhere and everywhere.
Omnivorous (a.) All-devouring; eating everything indiscriminately; as, omnivorous vanity; esp. (Zool.), eating both animal and vegetable food.
Omohyoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the shoulder and the hyoid bone; as, the omohyoid muscle.
Omophagic (a.) Eating raw flesh; using uncooked meat as food; as, omophagic feasts, rites.
Omosternal (a.) Of or pertaining to the omosternum.
Omphacine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or expressed from, unripe fruit; as, omphacine oil.
Omphalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the umbilicus, or navel.
Omphalomesaraic (a.) Omphalomesenteric.
Omphalomesenteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery; omphalomesaraic; as, the omphalomesenteric arteries and veins of a fetus.
Omy (a.) Mellow, as land.
Onagraceous (a.) Alt. of Onagrarieous
Onagrarieous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Onagraceae or Onagrarieae), which includes the fuchsia, the willow-herb (Epilobium), and the evening primrose (/nothera).
One (a.) Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.
One (a.) Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio" [Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio.
One (a.) Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or person different from some other specified; -- used as a correlative adjective, with or without the.
One (a.) Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.
One (a.) Single in kind; the same; a common.
One (a.) Single; inmarried.
One-hand (a.) Employing one hand; as, the one-hand alphabet. See Dactylology.
One-horse (a.) Drawn by one horse; having but a single horse; as, a one-horse carriage.
One-horse (a.) Second-rate; inferior; small.
Oneirocritic (a.) An interpreter of dreams.
Oneirocritic (a.) Alt. of Oneirocritical
Oneirocritical (a.) Of or pertaining to the interpretation of dreams.
Onely (a.) See Only.
Onerary (a.) Fitted for, or carrying, a burden.
Onerous (a.) Burdensome; oppressive.
One-sided (a.) Having one side only, or one side prominent; hence, limited to one side; partial; unjust; unfair; as, a one-sided view or statement.
One-sided (a.) Growing on one side of a stem; as, one-sided flowers.
Onirocritic (a.) See Oneirocritic.
On-looking (a.) Looking on or forward.
Only (a.) One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.
Only (a.) Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.
Only (a.) Hence, figuratively: Alone, by reason of superiority; preeminent; chief.
Only (a.) In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.
Only (a.) So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly.
Only (a.) Singly; without more; as, only-begotten.
Only (a.) Above all others; particularly.
Onomantic (a.) Alt. of Onomantical
Onomantical (a.) Of or pertaining to onomancy.
Onomastic (a.) Applied to a signature when the body of the instrument is in another's handwriting.
Onomatopoeic (a.) Onomatopoetic.
Onomatopoetic (a.) Of or pertaining to onomatopoeia; characterized by onomatopoeia; imitative; as, an onomatopoetic writer or word.
Ontogenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to ontogenesis; as, ontogenetic phenomena.
Ontogenic (a.) Ontogenetic.
Ontologic (a.) Ontological.
Ontological (a.) Of or pertaining to ontology.
Onward (a.) Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc.
Onward (a.) Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.
Ony (a.) Any.
Oo (a.) One.
Ooidal (a.) Shaped like an egg.
Oolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to oolite; composed of, or resembling, oolite.
Oological (a.) Of or pertaining to oology.
Oon (a.) One.
Oophoric (a.) Having the nature of, or belonging to, an oophore.
Oophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to an oophyte.
Oosporic (a.) Of or pertaining to an oospore.
Oozy (a.) Miry; containing soft mud; resembling ooze; as, the oozy bed of a river.
Opacous (a.) Opaque.
Opacular (a.) Opaque.
Opake (a.) See Opaque.
Opalescent (a.) Reflecting a milky or pearly light from the interior; having an opa
Opaque (a.) Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an opaque substance.
Opaque (a.) Obscure; not clear; unintelligible.
Ope (a.) Open.
Open (a.) Free of access; not shut up; not closed; affording unobstructed ingress or egress; not impeding or preventing passage; not locked up or covered over; -- applied to passageways; as, an open door, window, road, etc.; also, to inclosed structures or objects; as, open houses, boxes, baskets, bottles, etc.; also, to means of communication or approach by water or land; as, an open harbor or roadstead.
Open (a.) Free to be used, enjoyed, visited, or the like; not private; public; unrestricted in use; as, an open library, museum, court, or other assembly; liable to the approach, trespass, or attack of any one; unprotected; exposed.
Open (a.) Free or cleared of obstruction to progress or to view; accessible; as, an open tract; the open sea.
Open (a.) Not drawn together, closed, or contracted; extended; expanded; as, an open hand; open arms; an open flower; an open prospect.
Open (a.) Without reserve or false pretense; sincere; characterized by sincerity; unfeigned; frank; also, generous; liberal; bounteous; -- applied to personal appearance, or character, and to the expression of thought and feeling, etc.
Open (a.) Not concealed or secret; not hidden or disguised; exposed to view or to knowledge; revealed; apparent; as, open schemes or plans; open shame or guilt.
Open (a.) Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing water ways, blocking roads, etc.; hence, not frosty or inclement; mild; -- used of the weather or the climate; as, an open season; an open winter.
Open (a.) Not settled or adjusted; not decided or determined; not closed or withdrawn from consideration; as, an open account; an open question; to keep an offer or opportunity open.
Open (a.) Free; disengaged; unappropriated; as, to keep a day open for any purpose; to be open for an engagement.
Open (a.) Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating organs; -- said of vowels; as, the an far is open as compared with the a in say.
Open (a.) Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.
Open (a.) Not closed or stopped with the finger; -- said of the string of an instrument, as of a violin, when it is allowed to vibrate throughout its whole length.
Open (a.) Produced by an open string; as, an open tone.
Open-air (a.) Taking place in the open air; outdoor; as, an open-air game or meeting.
Open-eyed (a.) With eyes widely open; watchful; vigilant.
Open-handed (a.) Generous; liberal; munificent.
Open-headed (a.) Bareheaded.
Open-hearted (a.) Candid; frank; generous.
Open-mouthed (a.) Having the mouth open; gaping; hence, greedy; clamorous.
Operable (a.) Practicable.
Operant (a.) Operative.
Operatic (a.) Alt. of Operatical
Operatical (a.) Of or pertaining to the opera or to operas; characteristic of, or resembling, the opera.
Operative (a.) Having the power of acting; hence, exerting force, physical or moral; active in the production of effects; as, an operative motive.
Operative (a.) Producing the appropriate or designed effect; efficacious; as, an operative dose, rule, or penalty.
Operative (a.) Based upon, or consisting of, an operation or operations; as, operative surgery.
Oparcular (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, an operculum.
Operculate (a.) Alt. of Operculated
Operculated (a.) Closed by a lid or cover, as the capsules of the mosses.
Operculated (a.) Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; -- said of shells and of fishes.
Operculiferous (a.) Bearing an operculum.
Operculiform (a.) Having the form of a lid or cover.
Operculigenous (a.) Producing an operculum; -- said of the foot, or part of the foot, of certain mollusks.
Operose (a.) Wrought with labor; requiring labor; hence, tedious; wearisome.
Operous (a.) Operose.
Opertaneous (a.) Concealed; private.
Ophelic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a substance (called ophelic acid) extracted from a plant (Ophelia) of the Gentian family as a bitter yellowish sirup, used in India as a febrifuge and tonic.
Ophidian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophidia; belonging to serpents.
Ophidioid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophidiidae, a family of fishes which includes many slender species.
Ophidious (a.) Ophidian.
Ophiologic (a.) Alt. of Ophiological
Ophiological (a.) Of or pertaining to ophiology.
Ophiomorphous (a.) Having the form of a serpent.
Ophiophagous (a.) Feeding on serpents; -- said of certain birds and reptiles.
Ophite (a.) Of or pertaining to a serpent.
Ophite (a.) A mamber of a Gnostic serpent-worshiping sect of the second century.
Ophiuran (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophiurioidea.
Ophiurioid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophiurioidea.
Ophthalmic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland, eyelids, nose, and forehead.
Ophthalmological (a.) Of or pertaining to ophthalmology.
Opianic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid obtained by the oxidation of narcotine.
Opiate (a.) Inducing sleep; somniferous; narcotic; hence, anodyne; causing rest, dullness, or inaction; as, the opiate rod of Hermes.
Opiated (a.) Mixed with opiates.
Opiated (a.) Under the influence of opiates.
Opiferous (a.) Bringing help.
Opinable (a.) Capable of being opined or thought.
Opinative (a.) Obstinate in holding opinions; opinionated.
Opiniaster (a.) Alt. of Opiniatre
Opiniatre (a.) Opinionated.
Opiniastrous (a.) See Opiniaster. [Obs.].
Opiniated (a.) Opinionated.
Opiniative (a.) Opinionative.
Opiniatre (a.) See Opiniaster.
Opinionable (a.) Being, or capable of being, a matter of opinion; that can be thought; not positively settled; as, an opinionable doctrine.
Opinionate (a.) Opinionated.
Opinionated (a.) Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion or to preconceived notions; obstinate in opinion.
Opinionative (a.) Unduly attached to one's own opinions; opinionated.
Opinionative (a.) Of the nature of an opinion; conjectured.
Opinioned (a.) Opinionated; conceited.
Opiparous (a.) Sumptuous.
Opisthobranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Opisthobranchiata.
Opisthocoelian (a.) Alt. of Opisthocoelous
Opisthocoelous (a.) Concave behind; -- applied especially to vertebrae in which the anterior end of the centrum is convex and the posterior concave.
Opisthopulmonate (a.) Having the pulmonary sac situated posteriorly; -- said of certain air-breathing Mollusca.
Oppidan (a.) Of or pertaining to a town.
Oppilative (a.) Obstructive.
Opplete (a.) Alt. of Oppleted
Oppleted (a.) Filled; crowded.
Opponent (a.) Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.
Opportune (a.) Convenient; ready; hence, seasonable; timely.
Opposable (a.) Capable of being opposed or resisted.
Opposable (a.) Capable of being placed opposite something else; as, the thumb is opposable to the forefinger.
Opposeless (a.) Not to be effectually opposed; irresistible.
Opposite (a.) Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite to the Exchange.
Opposite (a.) Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme.
Opposite (a.) Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic.
Opposite (a.) Set over against each other, but separated by the whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same node.
Opposite (a.) Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal.
Oppositifolious (a.) Placed at the same node with a leaf, but separated from it by the whole diameter of the stem; as, an oppositifolious peduncle.
Oppositipetalous (a.) Placed in front of a petal.
Oppositisepalous (a.) Placed in front of a sepal.
Oppositive (a.) Capable of being put in opposition.
Oppressive (a.) Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service; an oppressive game law.
Oppressive (a.) Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or commands.
Oppressive (a.) Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; as, oppressive grief or woe.
Opprobrious (a.) Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.
Opprobrious (a.) Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious name.
Oppugnant (a.) Tending to awaken hostility; hostile; opposing; warring.
Optable (a.) That may be chosen; desirable.
Optative (a.) Expressing desire or wish.
Optic (a.) The organ of sight; an eye.
Optic (a.) An eyeglass.
Optic (a.) Alt. of Optical
Optical (a.) Of or pertaining to vision or sight.
Optical (a.) Of or pertaining to the eye; ocular; as, the optic nerves (the first pair of cranial nerves) which are distributed to the retina. See Illust. of Brain, and Eye.
Optical (a.) Relating to the science of optics; as, optical works.
Optician (a.) One skilled in optics.
Optician (a.) One who deals in optical glasses and instruments.
Optigraph (a.) A telescope with a diagonal eyepiece, suspended vertically in gimbals by the object end beneath a fixed diagonal plane mirror. It is used for de
Optimate (a.) Of or pertaining to the nobility or aristocracy.
Optimistic (a.) Of or pertaining to optimism; tending, or conforming, to the opinion that all events are ordered for the best.
Optimistic (a.) Hopeful; sanguine; as, an optimistic view.
Optional (a.) Involving an option; depending on the exercise of an option; left to one's discretion or choice; not compulsory; as, optional studies; it is optional with you to go or stay.
Opulent (a.) Having a large estate or property; wealthy; rich; affluent; as, an opulent city; an opulent citizen.
Oracular (a.) Of or pertaining to an oracle; uttering oracles; forecasting the future; as, an oracular tongue.
Oracular (a.) Resembling an oracle in some way, as in solemnity, wisdom, authority, obscurity, ambiguity, dogmatism.
Oraculous (a.) Oracular; of the nature of an oracle.
Oragious (a.) Stormy.
Oral (a.) Uttered by the mouth, or in words; spoken, not written; verbal; as, oral traditions; oral testimony; oral law.
Oral (a.) Of or pertaining to the mouth; surrounding or lining the mouth; as, oral cilia or cirri.
Orange (a.) Of or pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange; reddish yellow; as, an orange ribbon.
Orarian (a.) Of or pertaining to a coast.
Oratorial (a.) Oratorical.
Oratorian (a.) Oratorical.
Oratorical (a.) Of or pertaining to an orator or to oratory; characterized by oratory; rhetorical; becoming to an orator; as, an oratorical triumph; an oratorical essay.
Oratorious (a.) Oratorical.
Orbate (a.) Bereaved; fatherless; childless.
Orbed (a.) Having the form of an orb; round.
Orbic (a.) Alt. of Orbical
Orbical (a.) Spherical; orbicular; orblike; circular.
Orbicular (a.) Resembling or having the form of an orb; spherical; circular; orbiculate.
Orbiculate (a.) Alt. of Orbiculated
Orbiculated (a.) Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or nearly circular, or a spheroidal, out
Orbital (a.) Of or pertaining to an orbit.
Orbitar (a.) Orbital.
Orbitary (a.) Situated around the orbit; as, the orbitary feathers of a bird.
Orbitonasal (a.) Of or pertaining to the orbit and the nose; as, the orbitonasal, or ophthalmic, nerve.
Orbitosphenoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the sphenoid bone and the orbit, or to the orbitosphenoid bone.
Orbitosphenoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the orbitosphenoid bone; orbitosphenoid.
Orbituary (a.) Orbital.
Orby (a.) Orblike; having the course of an orb; revolving.
Orcadian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Orkney Islands.
Orchestral (a.) Of or pertaining to an orchestra; suitable for, or performed in or by, an orchestra.
Orchestric (a.) Orchestral.
Orchidaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order (Orchidaceae) of endogenous plants of which the genus Orchis is the type. They are mostly perennial herbs having the stamens and pistils united in a single column, and normally three petals and three sepals, all adherent to the ovary. The flowers are curiously shaped, often resembling insects, the odd or lower petal (called the lip) being unlike the others, and sometimes of a strange and unexpected appearance. About one hundred>
Orchidean (a.) Orchidaceous.
Orchideous (a.) Same as Orchidaceous.
Ordainable (a.) Capable of being ordained; worthy to be ordained or appointed.
Ordalian (a.) Of or pertaining to trial by ordeal.
Ordeal (a.) Of or pertaining to trial by ordeal.
Orderable (a.) Capable of being ordered; tractable.
Orderless (a.) Being without order or regularity; disorderly; out of rule.
Orderly (a.) Conformed to order; in order; regular; as, an orderly course or plan.
Orderly (a.) Observant of order, authority, or rule; hence, obedient; quiet; peaceable; not unruly; as, orderly children; an orderly community.
Orderly (a.) Performed in good or established order; well-regulated.
Orderly (a.) Being on duty; keeping order; conveying orders.
Ordinable (a.) Capable of being ordained or appointed.
Ordinal (a.) Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, etc.
Ordinal (a.) Of or pertaining to an order.
Ordinant (a.) Ordaining; decreeing.
Ordinary (a.) According to established order; methodical; settled; regular.
Ordinary (a.) Common; customary; usual.
Ordinary (a.) Of common rank, quality, or ability; not distinguished by superior excellence or beauty; hence, not distinguished in any way; commonplace; inferior; of little merit; as, men of ordinary judgment; an ordinary book.
Ordinate (a.) Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical.
Ordinative (a.) Tending to ordain; directing; giving order.
Ordonnant (a.) Of or pertaining to ordonnance.
Ordovician (a.) Of or pertaining to a division of the Silurian formation, corresponding in general to the Lower Silurian of most authors, exclusive of the Cambrian.
Ordurous (a.) Of or pertaining to ordure; filthy.
Orectic (a.) Of or pertaining to the desires; hence, impelling to gratification; appetitive.
Oreodont (a.) Resembling, or allied to, the genus Oreodon.
Oreographic (a.) Of or pertaining to oreography.
Organic (a.) Of or pertaining to an organ or its functions, or to objects composed of organs; consisting of organs, or containing them; as, the organic structure of animals and plants; exhibiting characters peculiar to living organisms; as, organic bodies, organic life, organic remains. Cf. Inorganic.
Organic (a.) Produced by the organs; as, organic pleasure.
Organic (a.) Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.
Organic (a.) Forming a whole composed of organs. Hence: Of or pertaining to a system of organs; inherent in, or resulting from, a certain organization; as, an organic government; his love of truth was not inculcated, but organic.
Organic (a.) Pertaining to, or denoting, any one of the large series of substances which, in nature or origin, are connected with vital processes, and include many substances of artificial production which may or may not occur in animals or plants; -- contrasted with inorganic.
Organical (a.) Organic.
Organific (a.) Making an organic or organized structure; producing an organism; acting through, or resulting from, organs.
Organizable (a.) Capable of being organized; esp. (Biol.), capable of being formed into living tissue; as, organizable matter.
Organogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to organogenesis.
Organographic (a.) Alt. of Organographical
Organographical (a.) Of or pertaining to organography.
Organoleptic (a.) Making an impression upon an organ; plastic; -- said of the effect or impression produced by any substance on the organs of touch, taste, or smell, and also on the organism as a whole.
Organological (a.) Of or relating to organology.
Organometallic (a.) Metalorganic.
Organoplastic (a.) Having the property of producing the tissues or organs of animals and plants; as, the organoplastic cells.
Organotrophic (a.) Relating to the creation, organization, and nutrition of living organs or parts.
Orgiastic (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, orgies.
Orgillous (a.) Proud; haughty.
Orgulous (a.) See Orgillous.
Orichalceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, orichalch; having a color or luster like that of brass.
Orient (a.) Rising, as the sun.
Orient (a.) Eastern; oriental.
Orient (a.) Bright; lustrous; superior; pure; perfect; pellucid; -- used of gems and also figuratively, because the most perfect jewels are found in the East.
Oriental (a.) Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; -- opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries.
Originable (a.) Capable of being originated.
Original (a.) Pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as, the original state of man; the original laws of a country; the original inventor of a process.
Original (a.) Not copied, imitated, or translated; new; fresh; genuine; as, an original thought; an original process; the original text of Scripture.
Original (a.) Having the power to suggest new thoughts or combinations of thought; inventive; as, an original genius.
Original (a.) Before unused or unknown; new; as, a book full of original matter.
Originant (a.) Originating; original.
Originary (a.) Causing existence; productive.
Originary (a.) Primitive; primary; original.
Originative (a.) Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into existence; originating.
Oriskany (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, certain beds, chiefly limestone, characteristic of the latest period of the Silurian age.
Orismological (a.) Of or pertaining to orismology.
Orkneyan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Orkney islands.
Ornamental (a.) Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing.
Ornate (a.) Adorned; decorated; beautiful.
Ornate (a.) Finely finished, as a style of composition.
Ornithic (a.) Of or pertaining to birds; as, ornithic fossils.
Ornithologic (a.) Alt. of Ornithological
Ornithological (a.) Of or pertaining to ornithology.
Ornithotomical (a.) Of or pertaining to ornithotomy.
Orographic (a.) Alt. of Orographical
Orographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orography.
Orological (a.) Of or pertaining to orology.
Orotund (a.) Characterized by fullness, clearness, strength, and smoothness; ringing and musical; -- said of the voice or manner of utterance.
Orphan (a.) Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
Orphean (a.) Of or pertaining to Orpheus, the mythic poet and musician; as, Orphean strains.
Orphic (a.) Pertaining to Orpheus; Orphean; as, Orphic hymns.
Orsellic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in certain lichens, and called also lecanoric acid.
Orsellinic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid obtained by a partial decomposition of orsellic acid as a white crystal
Orthocarbonic (a.) Designating a complex ether, C.(OC2H5)4, which is obtained as a liquid of a pleasant ethereal odor by means of chlorpicrin, and is believed to be a derivative of the hypothetical normal carbonic acid, C.(OH)4.
Orthoclastic (a.) Breaking in directions at right angles to each other; -- said of the monoclinic feldspars.
Orthodox (a.) Sound in opinion or doctrine, especially in religious doctrine; hence, holding the Christian faith; believing the doctrines taught in the Scriptures; -- opposed to heretical and heterodox; as, an orthodox Christian.
Orthodox (a.) According or congruous with the doctrines of Scripture, the creed of a church, the decree of a council, or the like; as, an orthodox opinion, book, etc.
Orthodox (a.) Approved; conventional.
Orthodoxal (a.) Pertaining to, or evincing, orthodoxy; orthodox.
Orthodoxastical (a.) Orthodox.
Orthodoxical (a.) Pertaining to, or evincing, orthodoxy; orthodox.
Orthodromic (a.) Of or pertaining to orthodromy.
Orthoepic (a.) Alt. of Orthoepical
Orthoepical (a.) Of or pertaining to orthoepy, or correct pronunciation.
Orthognathic (a.) Orthognathous.
Orthognathous (a.) Having the front of the head, or the skull, nearly perpendicular, not retreating backwards above the jaws; -- opposed to prognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.
Orthogonal (a.) Right-angled; rectangular; as, an orthogonal intersection of one curve with another.
Orthographic (a.) Alt. of Orthographical
Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic.
Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to right
Orthometric (a.) Having the axes at right angles to one another; -- said of crystals or crystal
Orthomorphic (a.) Having the right form.
Orthopedic (a.) Alt. of Orthopedical
Orthopedical (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, orthopedy; relating to the prevention or cure of deformities of children, or, in general, of the human body at any age; as, orthopedic surgery; an orthopedic hospital.
Orthopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Orthoptera.
Orthorhombic (a.) Noting the system of crystallization which has three unequal axes at right angles to each other; trimetric. See Crystallization.
Orthoscopic (a.) Giving an image in correct or normal proportions; giving a flat field of view; as, an orthoscopic eyepiece.
Orthosilicic (a.) Designating the form of silicic acid having the normal or highest number of hydroxyl groups.
Orthospermous (a.) Having the seeds straight, as in the fruits of some umbelliferous plants; -- opposed to coelospermous.
Orthotomic (a.) Cutting at right angles.
Orthotomous (a.) Having two cleavages at right angles with one another.
Orthotone (a.) Retaining the accent; not enclitic; -- said of certain indefinite pronouns and adverbs when used interrogatively, which, when not so used, are ordinarilly enclitic.
Orthotropal (a.) Alt. of Orthotropous
Orthotropous (a.) Having the axis of an ovule or seed straight from the hilum and chalaza to the orifice or the micropyle; atropous.
Orthotropic (a.) Having the longer axis vertical; -- said of erect stems.
Ortive (a.) Of or relating to the time or act of rising; eastern; as, the ortive amplitude of a planet.
Oryctological (a.) Of or pertaining to oryctology.
Oscan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Osci, a primitive people of Campania, a province of ancient Italy.
Oscillating (a.) That oscillates; vibrating; swinging.
Oscillative (a.) Tending to oscillate; vibratory.
Oscillatory (a.) Moving, or characterized by motion, backward and forward like a pendulum; swinging; oscillating; vibratory; as, oscillatory motion.
Oscine (a.) Relating to the Oscines.
Oscinine (a.) Of or pertaining to the Oscines.
Oscitant (a.) Yawning; gaping.
Oscitant (a.) Sleepy; drowsy; dull; sluggish; careless.
Osculant (a.) Kissing; hence, meeting; clinging.
Osculant (a.) Adhering closely; embracing; -- applied to certain creeping animals, as caterpillars.
Osculant (a.) Intermediate in character, or on the border, between two genera, groups, families, etc., of animals or plants, and partaking somewhat of the characters of each, thus forming a connecting link; interosculant; as, the genera by which two families approximate are called osculant genera.
Osculatory (a.) Of or pertaining to kissing; kissing.
Osculatory (a.) Pertaining to, or having the properties of, an osculatrix; capable of osculation; as, a circle may be osculatory with a curve, at a given point.
Osier (a.) Made of osiers; composed of, or containing, osiers.
Osiered (a.) Covered or adorned with osiers; as, osiered banks.
Osmiamic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous acid of osmium, H2N2Os2O5, forming a well-known series of yellow salts.
Osmic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, osmium; specifically, designating those compounds in which it has a valence higher than in other lower compounds; as, osmic oxide.
Osmious (a.) Denoting those compounds of osmium in which the element has a valence relatively lower than in the osmic compounds; as, osmious chloride.
Osmotic (a.) Pertaining to, or having the property of, osmose; as, osmotic force.
Osseous (a.) Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific.
Ossianic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, Ossian, a legendary Erse or Celtic bard.
Ossiculated (a.) Having small bones.
Ossiferous (a.) Containing or yielding bone.
Ossific (a.) Capable of producing bone; having the power to change cartilage or other tissue into bone.
Ossified (a.) Changed to bone or something resembling bone; hardened by deposits of mineral matter of any kind; -- said of tissues.
Ossifragous (a.) Serving to break bones; bone-breaking.
Ossifying (a.) Changing into bone; becoming bone; as, the ossifying process.
Ossivorous (a.) Feeding on bones; eating bones; as, ossivorous quadrupeds.
Osteal (a.) Osseous.
Ostensible (a.) Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown.
Ostensible (a.) Shown; exhibited; declared; avowed; professed; apparent; -- often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim.
Ostensive (a.) Showing; exhibiting.
Ostentatious (a.) Fond of, or evincing, ostentation; unduly conspicuous; pretentious; boastful.
Ostentive (a.) Ostentatious.
Ostentous (a.) Ostentatious.
Osteogenetic (a.) Connected with osteogenesis, or the formation of bone; producing bone; as, osteogenetic tissue; the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum.
Osteogenic (a.) Osteogenetic.
Osteoid (a.) Resembling bone; bonelike.
Osteologic (a.) Alt. of Osteological
Osteological (a.) Of or pertaining to osteology.
Osteoplastic (a.) Producing bone; as, osteoplastic cells.
Osteoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to the replacement of bone; as, an osteoplastic operation.
Osteopterygious (a.) Having bones in the fins, as certain fishes.
Ostic (a.) Pertaining to, or applied to, the language of the Tuscaroras, Iroquois, Wyandots, Winnebagoes, and a part of the Sioux Indians.
Ostracoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ostracoidea.
Ostreaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to an oyster, or to a shell; shelly.
Ostriferous (a.) Producing oysters; containing oysters.
Ostrogothic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ostrogoths.
Otacoustic (a.) Assisting the sense of hearing; as, an otacoustic instrument.
Otalgic (a.) Of or pertaining to otalgia.
Otic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the ear; auricular; auditory.
Otiose (a.) Being at leisure or ease; unemployed; indolent; idle.
Otocranial (a.) Of or pertaining to the otocrane.
Otolithic (a.) Alt. of Otolitic
Otolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to otoliths.
Otological (a.) Of or pertaining tootology.
Otoscopeic (a.) Of or pertaining to the otoscope or to otoscopy.
Ottoman (a.) Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman power or empire.
Oughne (a.) Own.
Ounded (a.) Alt. of Oundy
Oundy (a.) Wavy; waving/ curly.
Ouphen (a.) Elfish.
Ouretic (a.) Uric.
Out (a.) In its original and strict sense, out means from the interior of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in a position or relation which is exterior to something; -- opposed to in or into. The something may be expressed after of, from, etc. (see Out of, below); or, if not expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the house, office, business, etc.; he came out; or, he came out from the ship, meeting, sect, party, etc.
Out (a.) Away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual, place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out.
Out (a.) Beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy, constraint, etc., actual of figurative; hence, not in concealment, constraint, etc., in, or into, a state of freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, etc.; as, the sun shines out; he laughed out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out, or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is out.
Out (a.) Beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the fire, has burned out.
Out (a.) Beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation; -- used of office, business, property, knowledge, etc.; as, the Democrats went out and the Whigs came in; he put his money out at interest.
Out (a.) Beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct, proper, common, etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement, opposition, etc.; in an inharmonious relation.
Out (a.) Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores.
Outblown (a.) Inflated with wind.
Outborn (a.) Foreign; not native.
Outbound (a.) Outward bound.
Outbowed (a.) Convex; curved outward.
Outcast (a.) Cast out; degraded.
Outdated (a.) Being out of date; antiquated.
Outdoor (a.) Being, or done, in the open air; being or done outside of certain buildings, as poorhouses, hospitals, etc.; as, outdoor exercise; outdoor relief; outdoor patients.
Outer (a.) Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to inner; as, the outer wall; the outer court or gate; the outer stump in cricket; the outer world.
Outermost (a.) Being on the extreme external part; farthest outward; as, the outermost row.
Outgoing (a.) Going out; departing; as, the outgoing administration; an outgoing steamer.
Outland (a.) Foreign; outlandish.
Outlandish (a.) Foreign; not native.
Outlandish (a.) Hence: Not according with usage; strange; rude; barbarous; uncouth; clownish; as, an outlandish dress, behavior, or speech.
Outlying (a.) Lying or being at a distance from the central part, or the main body; being on, or beyond, the frontier; exterior; remote; detached.
Outmost (a.) Farthest from the middle or interior; farthest outward; outermost.
Out-of-door (a.) Being out of the house; being, or done, in the open air; outdoor; as, out-of-door exercise. See Out of door, under Out, adv.
Out-of-the-way (a.) See under Out, adv.
Outre (a.) Being out of the common course or limits; extravagant; bizarre.
Outside (a.) Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
Outside (a.) Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.
Outspoken (a.) Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke.
Outstanding (a.) That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as, outstanding obligations.
Outward (a.) Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer.
Outward (a.) Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public.
Outward (a.) Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war.
Outward (a.) Tending to the exterior or outside.
Oval (a.) Of or pertaining to eggs; done in the egg, or inception; as, oval conceptions.
Oval (a.) Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvi
Oval (a.) Broadly elliptical.
Ovaliform (a.) Having the form of an egg; having a figure such that any section in the direction of the shorter diameter will be circular, and any in the direction of the longer diameter will be oval.
Ovant (a.) Exultant.
Ovarian (a.) Alt. of Ovarial
Ovarial (a.) Of or pertaining to an ovary.
Ovarious (a.) Consisting of eggs; as, ovarious food.
Ovate (a.) Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest.
Ovate (a.) Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal sectior of an egg, with the broader end basal.
Ovate-acuminate (a.) Having an ovate form, but narrowed at the end into a slender point.
Ovate-cylindraceous (a.) Having a form intermediate between ovate and cylindraceous.
Ovated (a.) Ovate.
Ovate-lanceolate (a.) Having a form intermediate between ovate and lanceolate.
Ovate-oblong (a.) Oblong. with one end narrower than the other; ovato-oblong.
Ovate-rotundate (a.) Having a form intermediate between that of an egg and a sphere; roundly ovate.
Ovate-subulate (a.) Having an ovate form, but with a subulate tip or extremity.
Ovato-acuminate (a.) Same as Ovate-acuminate.
Ovato-cylindraceous (a.) Same as Ovate-cylindraceous.
Ovato-oblong (a.) Same as Ovate-oblong.
Ovato-rotundate (a.) Same as Ovate-rotundate.
Over (a.) Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; -- chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste.
Overanxious (a.) Anxious in an excessive or needless degree.
Over-arm (a.) Done (as bowling or pitching) with the arm raised above the shoulder. See Overhard.
Overawful (a.) Awful, or reverential, in an excessive degree.
Overbarren (a.) Excessively barren.
Overbattle (a.) Excessively fertile; bearing rank or noxious growths.
Overbearing (a.) Overpowering; subduing; repressing.
Overbearing (a.) Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent.
Overbold (a.) Excessively or presumptuously bold; impudent.
Overbookish (a.) Excessively bookish.
Overbounteous (a.) Bounteous to excess.
Overbuilt (a.) Having too many buildings; as, an overbuilt part of a town.
Overburdensome (a.) Too burdensome.
Over-busy (a.) Too busy; officious.
Overcapable (a.) Too capable.
Overcareful (a.) Too careful.
Overcarking (a.) Too anxious; too full of care.
Overcautious (a.) Too cautious; cautious or prudent to excess.
Overcold (a.) Cold to excess.
Overcoming (a.) Conquering; subduing.
Overconfident (a.) Confident to excess.
Overcostly (a.) Too costly.
Overcredulous (a.) Too credulous.
Overcunning (a.) Exceedingly or excessively cunning.
Overcurious (a.) Too curious.
Overdelicate (a.) Too delicate.
Overdelighted (a.) Delighted beyond measure.
Overdight (a.) Covered over.
Overdue (a.) Due and more than due; delayed beyond the proper time of arrival or payment, etc.; as, an overdue vessel; an overdue note.
Overeager (a.) Too eager; too impatient.
Overearnest (a.) Too earnest.
Overelegant (a.) Too elegant.
Overexquisite (a.) Too exquisite; too exact or nice; too careful.
Overfierce (a.) Excessively fierce.
Overfond (a.) Fond to excess.
Overforward (a.) Forward to excess; too forward.
Overfree (a.) Free to excess; too liberal; too familiar.
Overfrequent (a.) Too frequent.
Overfruitful (a.) Too fruitful.
Overfull (a.) Too full; filled to overflowing; excessively full; surfeited.
Overglad (a.) Excessively or unduly glad.
Overgrassed (a.) Overstocked, or overgrown, or covered, with grass.
Overgreat (a.) Too great.
Overgreedy (a.) Excessively greedy.
Overgross (a.) Too gross.
Overground (a.) Situated over or above ground; as, the overground portion of a plant.
Overhand (a.) Over and over; -- applied to a style of sewing, or to a seam, in which two edges, usually selvedges, are sewed together by passing each stitch over both.
Overhand (a.) Done (as pitching or bowling) with the hand higher than the elbow, or the arm above, or higher than, the shoulder.
Overhappy (a.) Exceedingly happy.
Overhardy (a.) Too hardy; overbold.
Overhasty (a.) Too hasty; precipitate; rash.
Overheavy (a.) Excessively heavy.
Overhigh (a.) Too high.
Overhung (a.) Covered over; ornamented with hangings.
Overhung (a.) Suspended from above or from the top.
Overjealous (a.) Excessively jealous; too jealous.
Overknowing (a.) Too knowing or too cunning.
Overland (a.) Being, or accomplished, over the land, instead of by sea; as, an overland journey.
Overlanguaged (a.) Employing too many words; diffuse.
Overlarge (a.) Too large; too great.
Overlate (a.) Too late; exceedingly late.
Overlavish (a.) Lavish to excess.
Overlearned (a.) Too learned.
Overliberal (a.) Too liberal.
Overlight (a.) Too light or frivolous; giddy.
Overlogical (a.) Excessively logical; adhering too closely to the forms or rules of logic.
Overloud (a.) Too loud; noisy.
Overluscious (a.) Excessively luscious.
Overlusty (a.) Too lusty, or lively.
Overly (a.) Careless; negligent; inattentive; superfical; not thorough.
Overly (a.) Excessive; too much.
Overlying (a.) Lying over or upon something; as, overlying rocks.
Overmalapert (a.) Excessively malapert or impudent.
Overmellow (a.) Too mellow; overripe.
Overmodest (a.) Modest to excess; bashful.
Overmoist (a.) Excessively moist.
Overmost (a.) Over the rest in authority; above all others; highest.
Overmuch (a.) Too much.
Overneat (a.) Excessively neat.
Overnice (a.) Excessively nice; fastidious.
Overnumerous (a.) Excessively numerous; too many.
Overofficious (a.) Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too officious.
Overpassionate (a.) Passionate to excess.
Overpatient (a.) Patient to excess.
Overponderous (a.) Too heavy.
Overpotent (a.) Too potent or powerful.
Overpowering (a.) Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible.
Overprompt (a.) Too prompt; too ready or eager; precipitate.
Overproof (a.) Containing more alcohol than proof spirit; stronger than proof spirit; that is, containing more than 49.3 per cent by weight of alcohol.
Overproud (a.) Exceedingly or unduly proud.
Overprovident (a.) Too provident.
Overrank (a.) Too rank or luxuriant.
Overready (a.) Too ready.
Overrich (a.) Exccessively rich.
Overrigged (a.) Having too much rigging.
Overrighteous (a.) Excessively righteous; -- usually implying hypocrisy.
Overrigid (a.) Too rigid; too severe.
Overrigorous (a.) Too rigorous; harsh.
Overripe (a.) Matured to excess.
Overruling (a.) Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence.
Overscented (a.) Scented excessively.
Overscented (a.) Covered or concealed by a different odor.
Overscrupulous (a.) Scrupulous to excess.
Oversea (a.) Beyond the sea; foreign.
Overshadowy (a.) Overshadowing.
Overshot (a.) From Overshoot, v. t.
Overslow (a.) Too slow.
Overstrict (a.) Excessively strict.
Overstudious (a.) Too studious.
Oversubtile (a.) Excessively subtile.
Oversure (a.) Excessively sure.
Overt (a.) Open to view; public; apparent; manifest.
Overt (a.) Not covert; open; public; manifest; as, an overt act of treason.
Overtedious (a.) Too tedious.
Overthwart (a.) Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite.
Overthwart (a.) Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing.
Overtroubled (a.) Excessively troubled.
Overturnable (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, overturned or subverted.
Overwary (a.) Too wary; too cautious.
Overwasted (a.) Wasted or worn out; /onsumed; spent
Overweak (a.) Too weak; too feeble.
Overweening (a.) Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited.
Overweight (a.) Overweighing; excessive.
Overwhelming (a.) Overpowering; irresistible.
Overwise (a.) Too wise; affectedly wise.
Overzealous (a.) Too zealous.
Ovioular (a.) Of or pertaining to an egg.
Ovidian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Ovid; resembling the style of Ovid.
Oviducal (a.) Of or pertaining to oviducts; as, oviducal glands.
Oviferous (a.) Egg-bearing; -- applied particularly to certain receptacles, as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been excluded from the formative organs, until they are hatched.
Oviform (a.) Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-shaped; as, an oviform leaf.
Ovigerons (a.) Bearing eggs; oviferous.
Ovile (a.) See Ovine.
Ovine (a.) Of or pertaining to sheep; consisting of sheep.
Oviparous (a.) Producing young from rggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.
Ovoid (a.) Alt. of Ovoidal
Ovoidal (a.) Resembling an egg in shape; egg-shaped; ovate; as, an ovoidal apple.
Ovoviviparous (a.) Oviparous, but hatching the egg while it is within the body, as some fishes and reptiles.
Ovular (a.) Relating or belonging to an ovule; as, an ovular growth.
Ovulary (a.) Pertaining to ovules.
Ovulate (a.) Containing an ovule or ovules.
Ovuliferous (a.) Producing ovules.
Owel (a.) Equal.
Owen (a.) Own.
Owl-eyed (a.) Having eyes like an owl's.
Owlish (a.) Resembling, or characteristic of, an owl.
Own (a.) Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; -- most frequently following a possessive pronoun, as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own composition; my own idea; at my own price.
Own (a.) To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a house.
Ownerless (a.) Without an owner.
Oxalic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, sorrel, or oxalis; specifically, designating an acid found in, and characteristic of, oxalis, and also certain plant of the Buckwheat family.
Oxaluric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid related to the ureids, and obtained from parabanic acid as a white silky crystal
Oxamic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid NH2.C2O2.HO obtained as a fine crystal
Oxanilic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, oxalic acid and ani
Oxeyed (a.) Having large, full eyes, like those of an ox.
Oxford (a.) Of or pertaining to the city or university of Oxford, England.
Oxidable (a.) Capable of being converted into an oxide.
Oxidizable (a.) Capable of being oxidized.
Oxidulated (a.) Existing in the state of a protoxide; -- said of an oxide.
Oxiodic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain compounds of iodine and oxygen.
Oxlike (a.) Characteristic of, or like, an ox.
Oxonian (a.) Of or relating to the city or the university of Oxford, England.
Oxonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid (C4H5N3O4) not known in the free state, but obtained, in combination with its salts, by a slow oxidation of uric acid, to which it is related.
Oxyacetic (a.) Hydroxyacetic; designating an acid called also glycolic acid.
Oxybenzoic (a.) Hydroxybenzoic; pertaining to, or designating, any one of several hydroxyl derivatives of benzonic acid, of which the commonest is salicylic acid.
Oxybromic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain compounds of oxygen and bromine.
Oxybutyric (a.) Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids (C3H6.OH.CO2H).
Oxycalcium (a.) Of or pertaining to oxygen and calcium; as, the oxycalcium light. See Drummond light.
Oxycaproic (a.) See Leucic.
Oxychloric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating in general, certain compounds containing oxygen and chlorine.
Oxychloric (a.) Formerly designating an acid now called perchloric acid. See Perchloric.
Oxygenic (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, oxygen; producing oxygen.
Oxygenizable (a.) Oxidizable.
Oxygenous (a.) Oxygenic.
Oxygonal (a.) Alt. of Oxygonial
Oxygonial (a.) Having acute angles.
Oxyhydrogen (a.) Of or pertaining to a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen; as, oxyhydrogen gas.
Oxymuriatic (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid.
Oxyntic (a.) Acid; producing acid; -applied especially to certain glands and cells in the stomach.
Oxyphenic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, the phenol formerly called oxyphenic acid, and now oxyphenol and pyrocatechin. See Pyrocatechin.
Oxytocic (a.) Promoting uterine contractions, or parturition.
Oxytone (a.) Having an acute sound; (Gr. Gram.), having an acute accent on the last syllable.
Oxytonical (a.) Oxytone.
Ozonic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, ozone.
Ozonometric (a.) Pertaining to, or used for, the determination of the amount of ozone; of or relating to ozonometry.
Ozonoscopic (a.) Serving to indicate the presence or the amount of ozone.
Ozonous (a.) Pertaining to or containing, ozone.
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