Adjectives Starting with T
Tabby (a.) Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
Tabby (a.) Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
Tabernacular (a.) Of or pertaining to a tabernacle, especially the Jewish tabernacle.
Tabernacular (a.) Formed in latticework; latticed.
Tabernacular (a.) Of or pertaining to huts or booths; hence, common; low.
Tabescent (a.) Withering, or wasting away.
Tabetic (a.) Of or pertaining to tabes; of the nature of tabes; affected with tabes; tabid.
Tabid (a.) Affected by tabes; tabetic.
Tabific (a.) Alt. of Tabifical
Tabifical (a.) Producing tabes; wasting; tabefying.
Tabular (a.) Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word).
Tabular (a.) Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock.
Tabular (a.) Formed into a succession of flakes; laminated.
Tabular (a.) Set in squares.
Tabular (a.) Arranged in a schedule; as, tabular statistics.
Tabular (a.) Derived from, or computed by, the use of tables; as, tabular right ascension.
Tachygraphic (a.) Alt. of Tachygraphical
Tachygraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to tachygraphy; written in shorthand.
Tacit (a.) Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection.
Taciturn (a.) Habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or speak.
Tackled (a.) Made of ropes tacked together.
Tacky (a.) Sticky; adhesive; raw; -- said of paint, varnish, etc., when not well dried.
Taconic (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian.
Tactable (a.) Capable of being touched; tangible.
Tactic (a.) Alt. of Tactical
Tactical (a.) Of or pertaining to the art of military and naval tactics.
Tactile (a.) Of or pertaining to the organs, or the sense, of touch; perceiving, or perceptible, by the touch; capable of being touched; as, tactile corpuscles; tactile sensations.
Tactless (a.) Destitute of tact.
Tactual (a.) Of or pertaining to the sense, or the organs, of touch; derived from touch.
Taenioglossate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Taenioglossa.
Taenioid (a.) Ribbonlike; shaped like a ribbon.
Taenioid (a.) Like or pertaining to Taenia.
Tagliacotain (a.) Of or pertaining to Tagliacozzi, a Venetian surgeon; as, the Tagliacotian operation, a method of rhinoplasty described by him.
Tahitian (a.) Of or pertaining to Tahiti, an island in the Pacific Ocean.
Tail (a.) Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed; as, estate tail.
Tailed (a.) Having a tail; having (such) a tail or (so many) tails; -- chiefly used in composition; as, bobtailed, longtailed, etc.
Tailless (a.) Having no tail.
Taintless (a.) Free from taint or infection; pure.
Taking (a.) Apt to take; alluring; attracting.
Taking (a.) Infectious; contageous.
Talcose (a.) Alt. of Talcous
Talcous (a.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling, talc.
Talebearing (a.) Telling tales officiously.
Taleful (a.) Full of stories.
Talented (a.) Furnished with talents; possessing skill or talent; mentally gifted.
Taliacotian (a.) See Tagliacotian.
Talismanic (a.) Alt. of Talismanical
Talismanical (a.) Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical.
Talkative (a.) Given to much talking.
Talking (a.) That talks; able to utter words; as, a talking parrot.
Talking (a.) Given to talk; loquacious.
Tallow-faced (a.) Having a sickly complexion; pale.
Tallowish (a.) Having the qualities of tallow.
Tallowy (a.) Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.
Tally (a.) Stoutly; with spirit.
Talmudic (a.) Alt. of Talmudical
Talmudical (a.) Of or pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as, Talmudic Greek; Talmudical phrases.
Talmudistic (a.) Resembling the Talmud; Talmudic.
Tamable (a.) Capable of being tamed, subdued, or reclaimed from wildness or savage ferociousness.
Tame (a.) To reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a wild beast.
Tame (a.) To subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth.
Tameable (a.) Tamable.
Tameless (a.) Incapable of being tamed; wild; untamed; untamable.
Tamil (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language.
Tan (a.) Of the color of tan; yellowish-brown.
Tanagrine (a.) Of or pertaining to the tanagers.
Tanagroid (a.) Tanagrine.
Tangent (a.) Touching; touching at a single point
Tangent (a.) meeting a curve or surface at a point and having at that point the same direction as the curve or surface; -- said of a straight
Tangental (a.) Tangential.
Tangential (a.) Of or pertaining to a tangent; in the direction of a tangent.
Tangible (a.) Perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable.
Tangible (a.) Capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident.
Tangly (a.) Entangled; intricate.
Tangly (a.) Covered with tangle, or seaweed.
Tannable (a.) That may be tanned.
Tannic (a.) Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid.
Tantalic (a.) Of or pertaining to tantalum; derived from, or containing, tantalum; specifically, designating any one of a series of acids analogous to nitric acid and the polyacid compounds of phosphorus.
Tantamount (a.) Equivalent in value, signification, or effect.
Taper (a.) Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.
Tapered (a.) Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir.
Tapering (a.) Becoming gradually smaller toward one end.
Tapiroid (a.) Allied to the tapir, or the Tapir family.
Tarantulated (a.) Bitten by a tarantula; affected with tarantism.
Tardigrada (a.) A tribe of edentates comprising the sloths. They are noted for the slowness of their movements when on the ground. See Sloth, 3.
Tardigrada (a.) An order of minute aquatic arachnids; -- called also bear animalcules, sloth animalcules, and water bears.
Tardigrade (a.) Moving or stepping slowly; slow-paced.
Tardigrade (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tardigrada.
Tardigradous (a.) Moving slowly; slow-paced.
Tardo (a.) Slow; -- a direction to perform a passage slowly.
Tared (a.) Weighed; determined; reduced to equal or standard weight; as, tared filter papers, used in weighing precipitates.
Targeted (a.) Furnished, armed, or protected, with a target.
Tarnish (a.) To soil, or change the appearance of, especially by an alternation induced by the air, or by dust, or the like; to diminish, dull, or destroy the luster of; to sully; as, to tarnish a metal; to tarnish gilding; to tarnish the purity of color.
Tarquinish (a.) Like a Tarquin, a king of ancient Rome; proud; haughty; overbearing.
Tarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tarsus (either of the foot or eye).
Tarsometatarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to both the tarsus and metatarsus; as, the tarsometatarsal articulations.
Tarsometatarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tarsometatarsus.
Tartar (a.) Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
Tartarated (a.) Tartrated.
Tartarean (a.) Alt. of Tartareous
Tartareous (a.) Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish.
Tartareous (a.) Consisting of tartar; of the nature of tartar.
Tartareous (a.) Having the surface rough and crumbling; as, many lichens are tartareous.
Tartarian (a.) Alt. of Tartaric
Tartaric (a.) Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
Tartaric (a.) Of or pertaining to tartar; derived from, or resembling, tartar.
Tartarous (a.) Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities; tartareous.
Tartarous (a.) Resembling, or characteristic of, a Tartar; ill-natured; irritable.
Tartish (a.) Somewhat tart.
Tartralic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained as a white amorphous deliquescent substance, C8H10O11; -- called also ditartaric, tartrilic, or tartrylic acid.
Tartramic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid which is the primary acid amide derivative of tartaric acid.
Tartrated (a.) Containing, or derived from, tartar; combined with tartaric acid.
Tartrelic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an anhydride, C4H4O5, of tartaric acid, obtained as a white crystal
Tartronic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also hydroxy malonic acid) obtained, by reducing mesoxalic acid, as a white crystal
Tartrovinic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a certain acid composed of tartaric acid in combination with ethyl, and now called ethyltartaric acid.
Tartuffish (a.) Alt. of Tartufish
Tartufish (a.) Like a tartuffe; precise; hypocritical.
Tasmanian (a.) Of or pertaining to Tasmania, or Van Diemen's Land. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Tasmania; specifically (Ethnol.), in the plural, the race of men that formerly inhabited Tasmania, but is now extinct.
Tastable (a.) Capable of worthy of being tasted; savory; relishing.
Tasteful (a.) Having a high relish; savory.
Tasteful (a.) Having or exhibiting good taste; in accordance with good taste; tasty; as, a tasteful drapery.
Tasteless (a.) Having no taste; insipid; flat; as, tasteless fruit.
Tasteless (a.) Destitute of the sense of taste; or of good taste; as, a tasteless age.
Tasteless (a.) Not in accordance with good taste; as, a tasteless arrangement of drapery.
Tattling (a.) Given to idle talk; apt to tell tales.
Taught (a.) See Taut.
Taunt (a.) Very high or tall; as, a ship with taunt masts.
Tauricornous (a.) Having horns like those of a bull.
Tauriform (a.) Having the form of a bull.
Taurine (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Taurus, or cattle.
Taurocholic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a conjugate acid (called taurocholic acid) composed of taurine and cholic acid, present abundantly in human bile and in that of carnivora. It is exceedingly deliquescent, and hence appears generally as a thick, gummy mass, easily soluble in water and alcohol. It has a bitter taste.
Tauromachian (a.) Of or pertaining to bullfights.
Taurylic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found of a urine of neat cattle, and probably identical with cresol.
Taut (a.) Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.
Taut (a.) Snug; close; firm; secure.
Tautegorical (a.) Expressing the same thing with different words; -- opposed to allegorical.
Tautochronous (a.) Occupying the same time; pertaining to, or having the properties of, a tautochrone.
Tautologic (a.) Tautological.
Tautological (a.) Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression.
Tautologous (a.) Repeating the same thing in different words; tautological.
Tautomeric (a.) Relating to, or characterized by, tautomerism.
Tautoousian (a.) Alt. of Tautoousious
Tautoousious (a.) Having the same essence; being identically of the same nature.
Tautophonical (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, tautophony; repeating the same sound.
Tautozonal (a.) Belonging to the same zone; as, tautozonal planes.
Taxable (a.) Capable of being taxed; liable by law to the assessment of taxes; as, taxable estate; taxable commodities.
Taxable (a.) That may be legally charged by a court against the plaintiff of defendant in a suit; as, taxable costs.
Taxaspidean (a.) Having the posterior tarsal scales, or scutella, rectangular and arranged in regular rows; -- said of certain birds.
Taxidermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the art of preparing and preserving the skins of animals.
Taxless (a.) Free from taxation.
Taxonomic (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, taxonomy, or the laws and principles of classification; classificatory.
Teachable (a.) Capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing to receive instruction; docile.
Teachless (a.) Not teachable.
Teamed (a.) Yoked in, or as in, a team.
Tear-falling (a.) Shedding tears; tender.
Tearful (a.) Abounding with tears; weeping; shedding tears; as, tearful eyes.
Tearless (a.) Shedding no tears; free from tears; unfeeling.
Teary (a.) Wet with tears; tearful.
Teary (a.) Consisting of tears, or drops like tears.
Teated (a.) Having protuberances resembling the teat of an animal.
Teatish (a.) Peevish; tettish; fretful; -- said of a child. See Tettish.
Technic (a.) Technical.
Technic (a.) The method of performance in any art; technical skill; artistic execution; technique.
Technic (a.) Technical terms or objects; things pertaining to the practice of an art or science.
Technical (a.) Of or pertaining to the useful or mechanic arts, or to any science, business, or the like; specially appropriate to any art, science, or business; as, the words of an indictment must be technical.
Technicological (a.) Technological; technical.
Technologic (a.) Technological.
Technological (a.) Of or pertaining to technology.
Techy (a.) Peevish; fretful; irritable.
Tectibranchiate (a.) Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or pertaining to the Tectibranchiata.
Tectonic (a.) Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.
Tectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to covering; -- applied to a membrane immediately over the organ of Corti in the internal ear.
Tedious (a.) Involving tedium; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, slowness, or the like; wearisome.
Teem (a.) To think fit.
Teemful (a.) Pregnant; prolific.
Teemful (a.) Brimful.
Teeming (a.) Prolific; productive.
Teemless (a.) Not fruitful or prolific; barren; as, a teemless earth.
Teenful (a.) Full of teen; harmful; grievous; grieving; afflicted.
Teeny (a.) Very small; tiny.
Teeny (a.) Fretful; peevish; pettish; cross.
Teetotal (a.) Entire; total.
Tegmental (a.) Of or pertaining to a tegument or tegmentum; as, the tegmental layer of the epiblast; the tegmental cells of the taste buds.
Tegular (a.) Of or pertaining to a tile; resembling a tile, or arranged like tiles; consisting of tiles; as, a tegular pavement.
Tegulated (a.) Composed of small plates, as of horn or metal, overlapping like tiles; -- said of a kind of ancient armor.
Tegumentary (a.) Of or pertaining to a tegument or teguments; consisting of teguments; serving as a tegument or covering.
Telary (a.) Of or pertaining to a web; hence, spinning webs; retiary.
Telegrammic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a telegram; laconic; concise; brief.
Telegraphic (a.) Of or pertaining to the telegraph; made or communicated by a telegraph; as, telegraphic signals; telegraphic art; telegraphic intelligence.
Telegraphical (a.) Telegraphic.
Teleological (a.) Of or pertaining to teleology, or the doctrine of design.
Teleorganic (a.) Vital; as, teleorganic functions.
Teleostean (a.) Of or pertaining to the teleosts.
Teleozoic (a.) Having tissued composed of cells.
Telephonic (a.) Conveying sound to a great distance.
Telephonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the telephone; by the telephone.
Telescope (a.) To slide or pass one within another, after the manner of the sections of a small telescope or spyglass; to come into collision, as railway cars, in such a manner that one runs into another.
Telescopic (a.) Alt. of Telescopical
Telescopical (a.) Of or pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope.
Telescopical (a.) Seen or discoverable only by a telescope; as, telescopic stars.
Telescopical (a.) Able to discern objects at a distance; farseeing; far-reaching; as, a telescopic eye; telescopic vision.
Telescopical (a.) Having the power of extension by joints sliding one within another, like the tube of a small telescope or a spyglass; especially (Mach.), constructed of concentric tubes, either stationary, as in the telescopic boiler, or movable, as in the telescopic chimney of a war vessel, which may be put out of sight by being lowered endwise.
Telesmatic (a.) Alt. of Telesmatical
Telesmatical (a.) Of or pertaining to telesms; magical.
Telestic (a.) Tending or relating to a purpose or an end.
Telic (a.) Denoting the final end or purpose, as distinguished from ecbatic. See Ecbatic.
Tellable (a.) Capable of being told.
Telling (a.) Operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech.
Telltale (a.) Telling tales; babbling.
Tellural (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth.
Tellurhydric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, hydrogen telluride, which is regarded as an acid, especially when in solution.
Tellurian (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth.
Telluric (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth; proceeding from the earth.
Telluric (a.) Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or resembling, tellurium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with tellurous compounds; as, telluric acid, which is analogous to sulphuric acid.
Tellurous (a.) Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or containing, tellurium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with telluric compounds; as, tellurous acid, which is analogous to sulphurous acid.
Telodynamic (a.) Relating to a system for transmitting power to a distance by means of swiftly moving ropes or cables driving grooved pulleys of large diameter.
Telotrochal (a.) Alt. of Telotrochous
Telotrochous (a.) Having both a preoral and a posterior band of cilla; -- applied to the larvae of certain annelids.
Telugu (a.) Of or pertaining to the Telugu language, or the Telugus.
Temerarious (a.) Unreasonably adventurous; despising danger; rash; headstrong; audacious; reckless; heedless.
Temerous (a.) Temerarious.
Tempean (a.) Of or pertaining to Temple, a valley in Thessaly, celebrated by Greek poets on account of its beautiful scenery; resembling Temple; hence, beautiful; delightful; charming.
Temperable (a.) Capable of being tempered.
Temperamental (a.) Of or pertaining to temperament; constitutional.
Temperative (a.) Having power to temper.
Tempered (a.) Brought to a proper temper; as, tempered steel; having (such) a temper; -- chiefly used in composition; as, a good-tempered or bad-tempered man; a well-tempered sword.
Tempestive (a.) Seasonable; timely; as, tempestive showers.
Tempestuous (a.) Of or pertaining to a tempest; involving or resembling a tempest; turbulent; violent; stormy; as, tempestuous weather; a tempestuous night; a tempestuous debate.
Templar (a.) Of or pertaining to a temple.
Templed (a.) Supplied with a temple or temples, or with churches; inclosed in a temple.
Temporal (a.) Of or pertaining to the temple or temples; as, the temporal bone; a temporal artery.
Temporaneous (a.) Temporarity.
Temporary (a.) Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief.
Temporo-auricular (a.) Of or pertaining to both the temple and the ear; as, the temporo-auricular nerve.
Temporofacial (a.) Of or pertaining to both the temple and the face.
Temporomalar (a.) Of or pertaining to both the temple and the region of the malar bone; as, the temporomalar nerve.
Temporomaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to both the temple or the temporal bone and the maxilla.
Temptable (a.) Capable of being tempted; liable to be tempted.
Temptationless (a.) Having no temptation or motive; as, a temptationless sin.
Temptatious (a.) Tempting.
Tempting (a.) Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures.
Temulent (a.) Intoxicated; drunken.
Temulentive (a.) Somewhat temulent; addicted to drink.
Ten (a.) One more than nine; twice five.
Tenable (a.) Capable of being held, naintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or againts attempts to take or process; as, a tenable fortress, a tenable argument.
Tenacious (a.) Holding fast, or inc
Tenacious (a.) Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.
Tenacious (a.) Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil.
Tenacious (a.) Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive.
Tenacious (a.) Niggardly; closefisted; miserly.
Tenacious (a.) Holding stoutly to one's opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn.
Tenantable (a.) Fit to be rented; in a condition suitable for a tenant.
Tenantless (a.) Having no tenants; unoccupied; as, a tenantless mansion.
Tend (a.) To move in a certain direction; -- usually with to or towards.
Tend (a.) To be directed, as to any end, object, or purpose; to aim; to have or give a leaning; to exert activity or influence; to serve as a means; to contribute; as, our petitions, if granted, might tend to our destruction.
Tender-hearted (a.) Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or influence; affectionate; pitying; sensitive.
Tender-hefted (a.) Having great tenderness; easily moved.
Tendinous (a.) Pertaining to a tendon; of the nature of tendon.
Tendinous (a.) Full of tendons; sinewy; as, nervous and tendinous parts of the body.
Tendonous (a.) Tendinous.
Tendril (a.) A slender, leafless portion of a plant by which it becomes attached to a supporting body, after which the tendril usually contracts by coiling spirally.
Tendril (a.) Clasping; climbing as a tendril.
Tendriled (a.) Alt. of Tendrilled
Tendrilled (a.) Furnished with tendrils, or with such or so many, tendrils.
Tenebricose (a.) Tenebrous; dark; gloomy.
Tenebrific (a.) Rendering dark or gloomy; tenebrous; gloomy.
Tenebrificous (a.) Tenebrific.
Tenebrious (a.) Tenebrous.
Tenebrose (a.) Characterized by darkness or gloom; tenebrous.
Tenebrous (a.) Dark; gloomy; dusky; tenebrious.
Tenemental (a.) Of or pertaining to a tenement; capable of being held by tenants.
Tenementary (a.) Capable of being leased; held by tenants.
Teneral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a condition assumed by the imago of certain Neuroptera, after exclusion from the pupa. In this state the insect is soft, and has not fully attained its mature coloring.
Tenerity (a.) Tenderness.
Tenesmic (a.) Of or pertaining to tenesmus; characterized by tenesmus.
Tenioid (a.) See Taenoid.
Tenonian (a.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist.
Tenpenny (a.) Valued or sold at ten pence; as, a tenpenny cake. See 2d Penny, n.
Tenpenny (a.) Denoting a size of nails. See 1st Penny.
Tense (a.) Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.
Tensible (a.) Capable of being extended or drawn out; ductile; tensible.
Tensile (a.) Of or pertaining to extension; as, tensile strength.
Tensile (a.) Capable of extension; ductile; tensible.
Tensiled (a.) Made tensile.
Tension (a.) The act of stretching or straining; the state of being stretched or strained to stiffness; the state of being bent strained; as, the tension of the muscles, tension of the larynx.
Tension (a.) Fig.: Extreme strain of mind or excitement of feeling; intense effort.
Tension (a.) The degree of stretching to which a wire, cord, piece of timber, or the like, is strained by drawing it in the direction of its length; strain.
Tension (a.) The force by which a part is pulled when forming part of any system in equilibrium or in motion; as, the tension of a srting supporting a weight equals that weight.
Tension (a.) A device for checking the delivery of the thread in a sewing machine, so as to give the stitch the required degree of tightness.
Tension (a.) Expansive force; the force with which the particles of a body, as a gas, tend to recede from each other and occupy a larger space; elastic force; elasticity; as, the tension of vapor; the tension of air.
Tension (a.) The quality in consequence of which an electric charge tends to discharge itself, as into the air by a spark, or to pass from a body of greater to one of less electrical potential. It varies as the quantity of electricity upon a given area.
Tensioned (a.) Extended or drawn out; subjected to tension.
Tensive (a.) Giving the sensation of tension, stiffness, or contraction.
Tentacled (a.) Having tentacles.
Tentacular (a.) Of or pertaining to a tentacle or tentacles.
Tentaculate (a.) Alt. of Tentaculated
Tentaculated (a.) Having tentacles, or organs like tentacles; tentacled.
Tentaculiferous (a.) Producing or bearing tentacles.
Tentaculiform (a.) Shaped like a tentacle.
Tentative (a.) Of or pertaining to a trial or trials; essaying; experimental.
Tented (a.) Covered with tents.
Tenth (a.) Next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others.
Tenth (a.) Constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided.
Tentif (a.) Attentive.
Tentiginous (a.) Stiff; stretched; strained.
Tentiginous (a.) Lustful, or pertaining to lust.
Tenuifolious (a.) Having thin or narrow leaves.
Tenuious (a.) Rare or subtile; tenuous; -- opposed to dense.
Tenuirostral (a.) Thin-billed; -- applied to birds with a slender bill, as the humming birds.
Tenuous (a.) Thin; slender; small; minute.
Tenuous (a.) Rare; subtile; not dense; -- said of fluids.
Tenuous (a.) Lacking substance, as a tenuous argument.
Tepid (a.) Moderately warm; lukewarm; as, a tepid bath; tepid rays; tepid vapors.
Teraconic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the distillation of terebic acid, and homologous with citraconic acid.
Teracrylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acrylic series, obtained by the distillation of terpenylic acid, as an only substance having a peculiar cheesy odor.
Teratical (a.) Wonderful; ominous; prodigious.
Teratoid (a.) Resembling a monster; abnormal; of a pathological growth, exceedingly complex or highly organized.
Teratological (a.) Of or pertaining to teratology; as, teratological changes.
Terbic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, terbium; also, designating certain of its compounds.
Tercentenary (a.) Including, or relating to, an interval of three hundred years.
Terebic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, terbenthene (oil of turpentine); specifically, designating an acid, C7H10O4, obtained by the oxidation of terbenthene with nitric acid, as a white crystal
Terebilenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex acid, C7H8O4, obtained as a white crystal
Terebinthic (a.) Of or pertaining to turpentine; resembling turpentine; terbinthine; as, terbinthic qualities.
Terebinthinate (a.) Impregnating with the qualities of turpentine; terbinthine.
Terebinthine (a.) Of or pertaining to turpentine; consisting of turpentine, or partaking of its qualities.
Terebrant (a.) Boring, or adapted for boring; -- said of certain Hymenoptera, as the sawflies.
Terebrating (a.) Boring; perforating; -- applied to molluskas which form holes in rocks, wood, etc.
Terebrating (a.) Boring; piercing; -- applied to certain kinds of pain, especially to those of locomotor ataxia.
Terebratuliform (a.) Having the general form of a terebratula shell.
Terephthalic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a dibasic acid of the aromatic series, metameric with phthalic acid, and obtained, as a tasteless white crystal
Teret (a.) Round; terete.
Terete (a.) Cylindrical and slightly tapering; columnar, as some stems of plants.
Teretial (a.) Rounded; as, the teretial tracts in the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain of some fishes.
Teretous (a.) Terete.
Tergal (a.) Of or pertaining to back, or tergum. See Dorsal.
Tergant (a.) Showing the back; as, the eagle tergant.
Tergeminal (a.) Alt. of Tergeminate
Tergeminate (a.) Thrice twin; having three pairs of leaflets.
Tergeminous (a.) Threefold; thrice-paired.
Tergiferous (a.) Carrying or bearing upon the back.
Termagant (a.) Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding.
Terminable (a.) Capable of being terminated or bounded; limitable.
Terminational (a.) Of or pertaining to termination; forming a termination.
Terminative (a.) Tending or serving to terminate; terminating; determining; definitive.
Terminatory (a.) Terminative.
Terminological (a.) Of or pertaining to terminology.
Termless (a.) Having no term or end; unlimited; boundless; unending; as, termless time.
Termless (a.) Inexpressible; indescribable.
Termly (a.) Occurring every term; as, a termly fee.
Tern (a.) Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.
Tern (a.) That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves.
Ternary (a.) Proceeding by threes; consisting of three; as, the ternary number was anciently esteemed a symbol of perfection, and held in great veneration.
Ternary (a.) Containing, or consisting of, three different parts, as elements, atoms, groups, or radicals, which are regarded as having different functions or relations in the molecule; thus, sodic hydroxide, NaOH, is a ternary compound.
Ternate (a.) Having the parts arranged by threes; as, ternate branches, leaves, or flowers.
Terneplate (a.) Thin iron sheets coated with an alloy of lead and tin; -- so called because made up of three metals.
Ternion (a.) The number three; three things together; a ternary.
Terpentic (a.) Terpenylic.
Terpenylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4 (called also terpentic acid), homologous with terebic acid, and obtained as a white crystal
Terpsichorean (a.) Of or pertaining to Terpsichore; of or pertaining to dancing.
Terraqueous (a.) Consisting of land and water; as, the earth is a terraqueous globe.
Terrene (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, terrene substance.
Terrene (a.) Earthy; terrestrial.
Terreous (a.) Consisting of earth; earthy; as, terreous substances; terreous particles.
Terrestre (a.) Terrestrial; earthly.
Terrestrial (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth; earthly; as, terrestrial animals.
Terrestrial (a.) Representing, or consisting of, the earth; as, a terrestrial globe.
Terrestrial (a.) Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state; sublunary; mundane.
Terrestrial (a.) Consisting of land, in distinction from water; belonging to, or inhabiting, the land or ground, in distinction from trees, water, or the like; as, terrestrial serpents.
Terrestrial (a.) Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the earth; as, a terrestrial telescope, in distinction from an astronomical telescope.
Terrestrious (a.) Terrestrial.
Terrible (a.) Adapted or likely to excite terror, awe, or dread; dreadful; formidable.
Terrible (a.) Excessive; extreme; severe.
Terrific (a.) Causing terror; adapted to excite great fear or dread; terrible; as, a terrific form; a terrific sight.
Terrifical (a.) Terrific.
Terrigenous (a.) Earthborn; produced by the earth.
Territorial (a.) Of or pertaining to territory or land; as, territorial limits; territorial jurisdiction.
Territorial (a.) Limited to a certain district; as, right may be personal or territorial.
Territorial (a.) Of or pertaining to all or any of the Territories of the United States, or to any district similarly organized elsewhere; as, Territorial governments.
Territoried (a.) Possessed of territory.
Terrorless (a.) Free from terror.
Tertian (a.) Occurring every third day; as, a tertian fever.
Tertiary (a.) Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word.
Tertiary (a.) Possessing some quality in the third degree; having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt. Cf. Primary, and Secondary.
Tertiary (a.) Later than, or subsequent to, the Secondary.
Tertiary (a.) Growing on the innermost joint of a bird's wing; tertial; -- said of quills.
Tesselar (a.) Formed of tesserae, as a mosaic.
Tessellate (a.) Tessellated.
Tessellated (a.) Formed of little squares, as mosaic work; checkered; as, a tessellated pavement.
Tessellated (a.) Marked like a checkerboard; as, a tessellated leaf.
Tesseraic (a.) Diversified by squares; done in mosaic; tessellated.
Tesseral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, tesserae.
Tesseral (a.) Isometric.
Tessular (a.) Tesseral.
Testable (a.) Capable of being tested or proved.
Testable (a.) Capable of being devised, or given by will.
Testaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to shells; consisted of a hard shell, or having a hard shell.
Testaceous (a.) Having a dull red brick color or a brownish yellow color.
Testamental (a.) Of or pertaining to a testament; testamentary.
Testamentary (a.) Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters testamentary.
Testamentary (a.) Bequeathed by will; given by testament.
Testamentary (a.) Done, appointed by, or founded on, a testament, or will; as, a testamentary guardian of a minor, who may be appointed by the will of a father to act in that capacity until the child becomes of age.
Testate (a.) Having made and left a will; as, a person is said to die testate.
Testicond (a.) Having the testicles naturally concealed, as in the case of the cetaceans.
Testicular (a.) Of or pertaining to the testicle.
Testiculate (a.) Shaped like a testicle, ovate and solid.
Testiculate (a.) Having two tubers resembling testicles in form, as some species of orchis.
Testif (a.) Testy; headstrong; obstinate.
Testimonial (a.) A writing or certificate which bears testimony in favor of one's character, good conduct, ability, etc., or of the value of a thing.
Testimonial (a.) Something, as money or plate, presented to a preson as a token of respect, or of obligation for services rendered.
Testimonial (a.) Relating to, or containing, testimony.
Testudinal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a tortoise.
Testudinarious (a.) Of or pertaining to the shell of a tortoise; resembling a tortoise shell; having the color or markings of a tortoise shell.
Testudinate (a.) Alt. of Testudinated
Testudinated (a.) Resembling a tortoise shell in appearance or structure; roofed; arched; vaulted.
Testudineous (a.) Resembling the shell of a tortoise.
Tetanic (a.) Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contraction.
Tetanic (a.) Producing, or tending to produce, tetanus, or tonic contraction of the muscles; as, a tetanic remedy. See Tetanic, n.
Tetanoid (a.) Resembling tetanus.
Tetartohedral (a.) Having one fourth the number of planes which are requisite to complete symmetry.
Tetchy (a.) See Techy.
Tete-a-tete (a.) Private; confidential; familiar.
Tetrabasic (a.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monacid base; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by bases; quadribasic; -- said of certain acids; thus, normal silicic acid, Si(OH)4, is a tetrabasic acid.
Tetraboric (a.) Same as Pyroboric.
Tetrabranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tetrabranchiata.
Tetracarpel (a.) Composed of four carpels.
Tetrachotomous (a.) Having a division by fours; separated into four parts or series, or into series of fours.
Tetracid (a.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monobasic acid; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement ba acids or acid atoms; -- said of certain bases; thus, erythrine, C4H6(OH)4, is a tetracid alcohol.
Tetracoccous (a.) Having four cocci, or carpels.
Tetradactyl (a.) Alt. of Tetradactyle
Tetradactyle (a.) Tetradactylous.
Tetradactylous (a.) Having, or characterized by, four digits to the foot or hand.
Tetradic (a.) Of or pertaining to a tetrad; possessing or having the characteristics of a tetrad; as, a carbon is a tetradic element.
Tetradynamian (a.) Alt. of Tetradynamous
Tetradynamous (a.) Belonging to the order Tetradynamia; having six stamens, four of which are uniformly longer than the others.
Tetragonal (a.) Of or pertaining to a tetragon; having four angles or sides; thus, the square, the parallelogram, the rhombus, and the trapezium are tetragonal fingers.
Tetragonal (a.) Having four prominent longitudinal angles.
Tetragonal (a.) Designating, or belonging to, a certain system of crystallization; dimetric. See Tetragonal system, under Crystallization.
Tetragynian (a.) Alt. of Tetragynous
Tetragynous (a.) Belonging to the order Tetragynia; having four styles.
Tetrahedral (a.) Having, or composed of, four sides.
Tetrahedral (a.) Having the form of the regular tetrahedron.
Tetrahedral (a.) Pertaining or related to a tetrahedron, or to the system of hemihedral forms to which the tetrahedron belongs.
Tetrahexahedral (a.) Pertaining to a tetrahexahedron.
Tetramerous (a.) Having the parts arranged in sets of four; as, a tetramerous flower.
Tetramerous (a.) Having four joints in each of the tarsi; -- said of certain insects.
Tetrandrian (a.) Alt. of Tetrandrous
Tetrandrous (a.) Belonging to the class Tetrandria.
Tetrapetalous (a.) Containing four distinct petals, or flower leaves; as, a tetrapetalous corolla.
Tetraphyllous (a.) Having four leaves; consisting of four distinct leaves or leaflets.
Tetrapterous (a.) Having four wings.
Tetrarch (a.) A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; hence, any subordinate or dependent prince; also, a petty king or sovereign.
Tetrarch (a.) Four.
Tetrarchical (a.) Of or pertaining to a tetrarch or tetrarchy.
Tetraschistic (a.) Characterized by division into four parts.
Tetrasepalous (a.) Having four sepals.
Tetraspermous (a.) Having four seeds.
Tetrastyle (a.) Having four columns in front; -- said of a temple, portico, or colonnade.
Tetrasyllabic (a.) Alt. of Tetrasyllabical
Tetrasyllabical (a.) Consisting of, or having, four syllables; quadrisyllabic.
Tetrathecal (a.) Having four loculaments, or thecae.
Tetrathionic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a thionic derivative, H/S/O/, of sulphuric acid, obtained as a colorless, odorless liquid.
Tetratomic (a.) Consisting of four atoms; having four atoms in the molecule, as phosphorus and arsenic.
Tetratomic (a.) Having a valence of four; quadrivalent; tetravalent; sometimes, in a specific sense, having four hydroxyl groups, whether acid or basic.
Tetravalent (a.) Having a valence of four; tetratomic; quadrivalent.
Tetraxile (a.) Having four branches diverging at right angles; -- said of certain spicules of sponges.
Tetrazo- (a.) A combining form (also used adjectively), designating any one of a series of double derivatives of the azo and diazo compounds containing four atoms of nitrogen.
Tetric (a.) Alt. of Tetrical
Tetrical (a.) Forward; perverse; harsh; sour; rugged.
Tetricous (a.) Tetric.
Tetrinic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex ketonic acid, C5H6O3, obtained as a white crystal
Tetrodont (a.) Of or pertaining to the tetrodons.
Tetrolic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C3H3.CO2H, of the acetylene series, homologous with propiolic acid, obtained as a white crystal
Tetterous (a.) Having the character of, or pertaining to, tetter.
Tettish (a.) Captious; testy.
Tetty (a.) Testy; irritable.
Teutonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Teutons, esp. the ancient Teutons; Germanic.
Teutonic (a.) Of or pertaining to any of the Teutonic languages, or the peoples who speak these languages.
Tewed (a.) Fatigued; worn with labor or hardship.
Textile (a.) Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile fabrics.
Textorial (a.) Of or pertaining to weaving.
Textrine (a.) Of or pertaining to weaving, textorial; as, the textrine art.
Textual (a.) Of, pertaining to, or contained in, the text; as, textual criticism; a textual reading.
Textual (a.) Serving for, or depending on, texts.
Textual (a.) Familiar with texts or authorities so as to cite them accurately.
Textuary (a.) Contained in the text; textual.
Textuary (a.) Serving as a text; authoritative.
Textuel (a.) Textual.
Textural (a.) Of or pertaining to texture.
Thalamic (a.) Of or pertaining to a thalamus or to thalami.
Thalamifloral (a.) Alt. of Thalamiflorous
Thalamiflorous (a.) Bearing the stamens directly on the receptacle; -- said of a subclass of polypetalous dicotyledonous plants in the system of De Candolle.
Thalassic (a.) Of or pertaining to the sea; -- sometimes applied to rocks formed from sediments deposited upon the sea bottom.
Thalian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thalia; hence, of or pertaining to comedy; comic.
Thallic (a.) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with the thallous compounds; as, thallic oxide.
Thallious (a.) See Thallous.
Thalloid (a.) Resembling, or consisting of, thallus.
Thallous (a.) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with the thallic compounds.
Thanatoid (a.) Deathlike; resembling death.
Thankful (a.) Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy.
Thankful (a.) Impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it; grateful.
Thankless (a.) Not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful.
Thankless (a.) Not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task.
Thankworthy (a.) Deserving thanks; worthy of gratitude; mreitorious.
Thaumaturgic (a.) Alt. of Thaumaturgical
Thaumaturgical (a.) Of or pertaining to thaumaturgy; magical; wonderful.
Thawy (a.) Liquefying by heat after having been frozen; thawing; melting.
Theandric (a.) Relating to, or existing by, the union of divine and human operation in Christ, or the joint agency of the divine and human nature.
Theanthropic (a.) Alt. of Theanthropical
Theanthropical (a.) Partaking of, or combining, both divinity and humanity.
Thearchic (a.) Divinely sovereign or supreme.
Theatral (a.) Of or pertaining to a theater; theatrical.
Theatric (a.) Theatrical.
Theatrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures.
Thebaic (a.) Of or pertaining to Thebes in Egypt; specifically, designating a version of the Bible preserved by the Copts, and esteemed of great value by biblical scholars. This version is also called the Sahidic version.
Theban (a.) Of or pertaining to Thebes.
Thecal (a.) Of or pertaining to a theca; as, a thecal abscess.
Thecasporous (a.) Having the spores in thecae, or cases.
Thecodont (a.) Having the teeth inserted in sockets in the alveoli of the jaws.
Thecodont (a.) Of or pertaining to the thecodonts.
Thee (a.) To thrive; to prosper.
Theiform (a.) Having the form of tea.
Theistic (a.) Alt. of Theistical
Theistical (a.) Of or pertaining to theism, or a theist; according to the doctrine of theists.
Thelytokous (a.) Producing females only; -- said of certain female insects.
Thematic (a.) Of or pertaining to the theme of a word. See Theme, n., 4.
Thenal (a.) Alt. of Thenar
Thenar (a.) Of or pertaining to the thenar; corresponding to thenar; palmar.
Theobromic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid extracted from cacao butter (from the Theobroma Cacao), peanut oil (from Arachis hypogaea), etc., as a white waxy crystal
Theochristic (a.) Anointed by God.
Theocratic (a.) Alt. of Theocratical
Theocratical (a.) Of or pertaining to a theocracy; administred by the immediate direction of God; as, the theocratical state of the Israelites.
Theodolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to a theodolite; made by means of a theodolite; as, theodolitic observations.
Theogonic (a.) Of or relating to theogony.
Theologic (a.) Theological.
Theological (a.) Of or pertaining to theology, or the science of God and of divine things; as, a theological treatise.
Theopathetic (a.) Alt. of Theopathic
Theopathic (a.) Of or pertaining to a theopathy.
Theophanic (a.) Of or pertaining to a theopany; appearing to man, as a god.
Theophilanthropic (a.) Pertaining to theophilanthropy or the theophilanthropists.
Theophilosophic (a.) Combining theism and philosophy, or pertaining to the combination of theism and philosophy.
Theopneusted (a.) Divinely inspired; theopneustic.
Theopneustic (a.) Given by the inspiration of the Spirit of God.
Theorematic (a.) Alt. of Theorematical
Theorematical (a.) Of or pertaining to a theorem or theorems; comprised in a theorem; consisting of theorems.
Theoremic (a.) Theorematic.
Theoretic (a.) Alt. of Theoretical
Theoretical (a.) Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning; theoretic sciences.
Theoric (a.) Of or pertaining to the theorica.
Theoric (a.) Relating to, or skilled in, theory; theoretically skilled.
Theorical (a.) Theoretic.
Theosophic (a.) Alt. of Theosophical
Theosophical (a.) Of or pertaining to theosophy.
Theosophistical (a.) Of or pertaining to theosophy; theosophical.
Therapeutic (a.) Alt. of Therapeutical
Therapeutical (a.) Of or pertaining to the healing art; concerned in discovering and applying remedies for diseases; curative.
Therf (a.) Not fermented; unleavened; -- said of bread, loaves, etc.
Theriac (a.) Alt. of Theriacal
Theriacal (a.) Of or pertaining to theriac; medicinal.
Therial (a.) Theriac.
Thermal (a.) Of or pertaining to heat; warm; hot; as, the thermal unit; thermal waters.
Thermic (a.) Of or pertaining to heat; due to heat; thermal; as, thermic
Thermochemic (a.) Alt. of Thermochemical
Thermochemical (a.) Of or pertaining to thermochemistry; obtained by, or employed in, thermochemistry.
Thermodynamic (a.) Relating to thermodynamics; caused or operated by force due to the application of heat.
Thermoelectric (a.) Pertaining to thermoelectricity; as, thermoelectric currents.
Thermogenic (a.) Relating to heat, or to the production of heat; producing heat; thermogenous; as, the thermogenic tissues.
Thermogenous (a.) Producing heat; thermogenic.
Thermometric (a.) Alt. of Thermometrical
Thermometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a thermometer; as, the thermometrical scale or tube.
Thermometrical (a.) Made, or ascertained, by means of a thermometer; as, thermometrical observations.
Thermoscopic (a.) Of or pertaining to the thermoscope; made by means of the thermoscope; as, thermoscopic observations.
Thermostatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the thermostat; made or effected by means of the thermostat.
Thermosystaltic (a.) Influenced in its contraction by heat or cold; -- said of a muscle.
Thermotaxic (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the regulation of temperature in the animal body; as, the thermotaxic nervous system.
Thermotic (a.) Alt. of Thermotical
Thermotical (a.) Of or pertaining to heat; produced by heat; as, thermotical phenomena.
Thermotropic (a.) Manifesting thermotropism.
Thermovoltaic (a.) Of or relating to heat and electricity; especially, relating to thermal effects produced by voltaic action.
Thespian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thespis; hence, relating to the drama; dramatic; as, the Thespian art.
Thessalian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thessaly in Greece.
Thessalonian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thessalonica, a city of Macedonia.
Thetical (a.) Laid down; absolute or positive, as a law.
Theurgic (a.) Alt. of Theurgical
Theurgical (a.) Of or pertaining to theurgy; magical.
Thewed (a.) Furnished with thews or muscles; as, a well-thewed limb.
Thewed (a.) Accustomed; mannered.
Thewy (a.) Having strong or large thews or muscles; muscular; sinewy; strong.
Thibetan (a.) Of or pertaining to Thibet.
Thicket (a.) A wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set; as, a ram caught in a thicket.
Thick-headed (a.) Having a thick skull; stupid.
Thickish (a.) Somewhat thick.
Thickset (a.) Close planted; as, a thickset wood; a thickset hedge.
Thickset (a.) Having a short, thick body; stout.
Thick-skinned (a.) Having a thick skin; hence, not sensitive; dull; obtuse.
Thick-skulled (a.) Having a thick skull; hence, dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.
Thick-winded (a.) Affected with thick wind.
Thievish (a.) Given to stealing; addicted to theft; as, a thievish boy, a thievish magpie.
Thievish (a.) Like a thief; acting by stealth; sly; secret.
Thievish (a.) Partaking of the nature of theft; accomplished by stealing; dishonest; as, a thievish practice.
Thinkable (a.) Capable of being thought or conceived; cogitable.
Thinking (a.) Having the faculty of thought; cogitative; capable of a regular train of ideas; as, man is a thinking being.
Thinly (a.) In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited.
Thinnish (a.) Somewhat thin.
Thin-skinned (a.) Having a thin skin; hence, sensitive; irritable.
Thiocarbonic (a.) Same as Sulphocarbonic.
Thiocyanic (a.) Same as Sulphocyanic.
Thionic (a.) Of or pertaining to sulphur; containing or resembling sulphur; specifically, designating certain of the thio compounds; as, the thionic acids. Cf. Dithionic, Trithionic, Tetrathionic, etc.
Thiophenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, thiophene; specifically, designating a certain acid analogous to benzoic acid.
Thiosulphuric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an unstable acid, H2S2O3, analogous to sulphuric acid, and formerly called hyposulphurous acid.
Third (a.) Next after the second; coming after two others; -- the ordinal of three; as, the third hour in the day.
Third (a.) Constituting or being one of three equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
Thirteen (a.) One more than twelve; ten and three; as, thirteen ounces or pounds.
Thirteenth (a.) Next in order after the twelfth; the third after the tenth; -- the ordinal of thirteen; as, the thirteenth day of the month.
Thirteenth (a.) Constituting or being one of thirteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
Thirtieth (a.) Next in order after the twenty-ninth; the tenth after the twentieth; -- the ordinal of thirty; as, the thirtieth day of the month.
Thirtieth (a.) Constituting or being one of thirty equal parts into which anything is divided.
Thirty (a.) Being three times ten; consisting of one more than twenty-nine; twenty and ten; as, the month of June consists of thirty days.
Thirty-second (a.) Being one of thirty-two equal parts into which anything is divided.
Thistly (a.) Overgrown with thistles; as, thistly ground.
Thistly (a.) Fig.: Resembling a thistle or thistles; sharp; pricking.
Thither (a.) Being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water.
Thither (a.) Applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See Hither, a.
Thomsonian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thomsonianism.
Thooid (a.) Of or pertaining to a group of carnivores, including the wovels and the dogs.
Thoracic (a.) Of or pertaining to the thorax, or chest.
Thoracostraca (a.) An extensive division of Crustacea, having a dorsal shield or carapec/ //niting all, or nearly all, of the thoracic somites to the head. It includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and similar species.
Thoral (a.) Of or pertaining to a bed.
Thoric (a.) Of or pertaining to thorium; designating the compounds of thorium.
Thorn-headed (a.) Having a head armed with thorns or spines.
Thornless (a.) Destitute of, or free from, thorns.
Thornset (a.) Set with thorns.
Thoro (a.) Thorough.
Thorough (a.) Passing through; as, thorough lights in a house.
Thorough (a.) Passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as, a thorough reformation; thorough work; a thorough translator; a thorough poet.
Thoroughbred (a.) Bred from the best blood through a long
Thoroughgoing (a.) Going through, or to the end or bottom; very thorough; complete.
Thoroughgoing (a.) Going all lengths; extreme; thoroughplaced; -- less common in this sense.
Thorough-lighted (a.) Provided with thorough lights or windows at opposite sides, as a room or building.
Thoroughpaced (a.) Perfect in what is undertaken; complete; going all lengths; as, a thoroughplaced Tory or Whig.
Thoroughsped (a.) Fully accomplished; thoroughplaced.
Thorow (a.) Thorough.
Thoughtful (a.) Full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thoughtful mind.
Thoughtful (a.) Attentive; careful; exercising the judgment; having the mind directed to an object; as, thoughtful of gain; thoughtful in seeking truth.
Thoughtful (a.) Anxious; solicitous; concerned.
Thousand (a.) Consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred.
Thousand (a.) Hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.
Thousandfold (a.) Multiplied by a thousand.
Thousandth (a.) Next in order after nine hundred and ninty-nine; coming last of a thousand successive individuals or units; -- the ordinal of thousand; as, the thousandth part of a thing.
Thousandth (a.) Constituting, or being one of, a thousand equal parts into which anything is divided; the tenth of a hundredth.
Thousandth (a.) Occurring as being one of, or the last one of, a very great number; very small; minute; -- used hyperbolically; as, to do a thing for the thousandth time.
Thracian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thrace, or its people.
Thrall (a.) Of or pertaining to a thrall; in the condition of a thrall; bond; enslaved.
Thrall-less (a.) Having no thralls.
Thrall-less (a.) Not enslaved; not subject to bonds.
Thrall-like (a.) Resembling a thrall, or his condition, feelings, or the like; slavish.
Thrasonical (a.) Of or pertaining to Thraso; like, or becoming to, Thraso; bragging; boastful; vainglorious.
Threadbare (a.) Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; threadbare clothes.
Threadbare (a.) Fig.: Worn out; as, a threadbare subject; stale topics and threadbare quotations.
Threaden (a.) Made of thread; as, threaden sails; a threaden fillet.
Thread-shaped (a.) Having the form of a thread; filiform.
Thready (a.) Like thread or filaments; slender; as, the thready roots of a shrub.
Thready (a.) Containing, or consisting of, thread.
Threatful (a.) Full of threats; having a menacing appearance.
Three (a.) One more than two; two and one.
Three-coat (a.) Having or consisting of three coats; -- applied to plastering which consists of pricking-up, floating, and a finishing coat; or, as called in the United States, a scratch coat, browning, and finishing coat.
Three-cornered (a.) Having three corners, or angles; as, a three-cornered hat.
Three-cornered (a.) Having three prominent longitudinal angles; as, a three-cornered stem.
Three-flowered (a.) Bearing three flowers together, or only three flowers.
Threefold (a.) Consisting of three, or thrice repeated; triple; as, threefold justice.
Three-handed (a.) Said of games or contests where three persons play against each other, or two against one; as, a three-handed game of cards.
Three-leafed (a.) Alt. of Three-leaved
Three-leaved (a.) Producing three leaves; as, three-leaved nightshade.
Three-leaved (a.) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes.
Three-lobed (a.) Having three lobes.
Three-nerved (a.) Having three nerves.
Three-parted (a.) Divided into, or consisting of, three parts; tripartite.
Threepenny (a.) Costing or worth three pence; hence, worth but little; poor; mean.
Three-piled (a.) Having the quality of three-pile; best; most costly.
Three-piled (a.) Fig.: Extravagant; exaggerated; high-flown.
Three-piled (a.) Accustomed to wearing three-pile; hence, of high rank, or wealth.
Three-ply (a.) Consisting of three distinct webs inwrought together in weaving, as cloth or carpeting; having three strands; threefold.
Three-pointed (a.) Having three acute or setigerous points; tricuspidate.
Three-quarter (a.) Measuring thirty inches by twenty-five; -- said of portraitures.
Three-score (a.) Thrice twenty; sixty.
Three-sided (a.) Having three sides, especially three plane sides; as, a three-sided stem, leaf, petiole, peduncle, scape, or pericarp.
Three-square (a.) Having a cross section in the form of an equilateral triangle; -- said especially of a kind of file.
Three-valved (a.) Consisting of, or having, three valves; opening with three valves; as, a three-valved pericarp.
Three-way (a.) Connected with, or serving to connect, three channels or pipes; as, a three-way cock or valve.
Threnetic (a.) Alt. of Threnetical
Threnetical (a.) Pertaining to a threne; sorrowful; mournful.
Thretteen (a.) Thirteen.
Thretty (a.) Thirty.
Thribble (a.) Triple; treble; threefold.
Thrid (a.) Third.
Thriftless (a.) Without thrift; not prudent or prosperous in money affairs.
Thrillant (a.) Piercing; sharp; thrilling.
Thrilling (a.) Causing a thrill; causing tremulous excitement; deeply moving; as, a thrilling romance.
Thrittene (a.) Thirteen.
Throaty (a.) Guttural; hoarse; having a guttural voice.
Throneless (a.) Having no throne.
Throng (a.) Thronged; crowded; also, much occupied; busy.
Through (a.) Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through
Thrum-eyed (a.) Having the anthers raised above the stigma, and visible at the throat of the corolla, as in long-stamened primroses; -- the reverse of pin-eyed.
Thrummy (a.) Like thrums; made of, furnished with, or characterized by, thrums.
Thryes (a.) Thrice.
Thumbed (a.) Having thumbs.
Thumbed (a.) Soiled by handling.
Thumbless (a.) Without a thumb.
Thumping (a.) Heavy; large.
Thundering (a.) Emitting thunder.
Thundering (a.) Very great; -- often adverbially.
Thunderless (a.) Without thunder or noise.
Thunderous (a.) Producing thunder.
Thunderous (a.) Making a noise like thunder; sounding loud and deep; sonorous.
Thunderproof (a.) Secure against the effects of thunder or lightning.
Thundery (a.) Accompanied with thunder; thunderous.
Thundrous (a.) Thunderous; sonorous.
Thuriferous (a.) Producing or bearing frankincense.
Thuringian (a.) Of or pertaining to Thuringia, a country in Germany, or its people.
Thwart (a.) Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.
Thwart (a.) Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained.
Thwart (a.) Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart.
Thymic (a.) Of or pertaining to the thymus gland.
Thymic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, thyme; as, thymic acid.
Thymus (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the thymus gland.
Thymy (a.) Abounding with thyme; fragrant; as, a thymy vale.
Thyroarytenoid (a.) Of or pertaining to both the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages of the larynx.
Thyrohyoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and the hyoid arch.
Thyroid (a.) Shaped like an oblong shield; shield-shaped; as, the thyroid cartilage.
Thyroid (a.) Of or pertaining to the thyroid body, thyroid cartilage, or thyroid artery; thyroideal.
Thyroideal (a.) Thyroid.
Thyrsoid (a.) Alt. of Thyrsoidal
Thyrsoidal (a.) Having somewhat the form of a thyrsus.
Thysanopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Thysanoptera.
Thysanurous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Thysanura.
Tiaraed (a.) Adorned with, or wearing, a tiara.
Tibial (a.) Of or pertaining to a tibia.
Tibial (a.) Of or pertaining to a pipe or flute.
Tibiotarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to both to the tibia and the tarsus; as, the tibiotarsal articulation.
Tibiotarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tibiotarsus.
Tickle (a.) Ticklish; easily tickled.
Tickle (a.) Liable to change; uncertain; inconstant.
Tickle (a.) Wavering, or liable to waver and fall at the slightest touch; unstable; easily overthrown.
Tickle-footed (a.) Uncertain; inconstant; slippery.
Ticklish (a.) Sensible to slight touches; easily tickled; as, the sole of the foot is very ticklish; the hardened palm of the hand is not ticklish.
Ticklish (a.) Standing so as to be liable to totter and fall at the slightest touch; unfixed; easily affected; unstable.
Ticklish (a.) Difficult; nice; critical; as, a ticklish business.
Tid (a.) Tender; soft; nice; -- now only used in tidbit.
Tidal (a.) Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing; as, tidal waters.
Tided (a.) Affected by the tide; having a tide.
Tideless (a.) Having no tide.
Tide-rode (a.) Swung by the tide when at anchor; -- opposed to wind-rode.
Tierce (a.) Divided into three equal parts of three different tinctures; -- said of an escutcheon.
Tiffish (a.) Inc
Tiger-footed (a.) Hastening to devour; furious.
Tigerine (a.) Tigerish; tigrine.
Tigerish (a.) Like a tiger; tigrish.
Tiglic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C4H7CO2H (called also methyl crotonic acid), homologous with crotonic acid, and obtained from croton oil (from Croton Tiglium) as a white crystal
Tigrine (a.) Of or pertaining to a tiger; like a tiger.
Tigrine (a.) Resembling the tiger in color; as, the tigrine cat (Felis tigrina) of South America.
Tigrish (a.) Resembling a tiger; tigerish.
Tiliaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Tiliaceae) of which the linden (Tilia) is the type. The order includes many plants which furnish a valuable fiber, as the jute.
Tillable (a.) Capable of being tilled; fit for the plow; arable.
Timbered (a.) Furnished with timber; -- often compounded; as, a well-timbered house; a low-timbered house.
Timbered (a.) Built; formed; contrived.
Timbered (a.) Massive, like timber.
Timbered (a.) Covered with growth timber; wooden; as, well-timbered land.
Timbreled (a.) Alt. of Timbrelled
Timbrelled (a.) Sung to the sound of the timbrel.
Timeful (a.) Seasonable; timely; sufficiently early.
Time-honored (a.) Honored for a long time; venerable, and worthy of honor, by reason of antiquity, or long continuance.
Timeless (a.) Done at an improper time; unseasonable; untimely.
Timeless (a.) Done or occurring before the proper time; premature; immature; as, a timeless grave.
Timeless (a.) Having no end; interminable; unending.
Timeous (a.) Timely; seasonable.
Timesaving (a.) Saving time; as, a timesaving expedient.
Timeserving (a.) Obsequiously complying with the spirit of the times, or the humors of those in power.
Timid (a.) Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy.
Timidous (a.) Timid.
Timocratic (a.) Belonging to, or constituted by, timocracy.
Timorous (a.) Fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage.
Timorous (a.) Indicating, or caused by, fear; as, timorous doubts.
Timorsome (a.) Easily frightened; timorous.
Timous (a.) Timely; seasonable.
Tinct (a.) Tined; tinged.
Tinctorial (a.) Of or relating to color or colors; imparting a color; as, tinctorial matter.
Tined (a.) Furnished with tines; as, a three-tined fork.
Tingent (a.) Having the power to tinge.
Tingid (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Tingis.
Tinkerly (a.) After the manner of a tinker.
Tinned (a.) Covered, or plated, with tin; as, a tinned roof; tinned iron.
Tinned (a.) Packed in tin cases; canned; as, tinned meats.
Tinnen (a.) Made or consisting of tin.
Tinnient (a.) Emitting a clear sound.
Tinny (a.) Pertaining to, abounding with, or resembling, tin.
Tinsel (a.) Showy to excess; gaudy; specious; superficial.
Tinselly (a.) Like tinsel; gaudy; showy, but cheap.
Tintinnabular (a.) Alt. of Tintinnabulary
Tintinnabulary (a.) Having or making the sound of a bell; tinkling.
Tintinnabulous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the tinkling of a bell; having a tinkling sound; tintinnabular.
Tippled (a.) Intoxicated; inebriated; tipsy; drunk.
Tiptoe (a.) Being on tiptoe, or as on tiptoe; hence, raised as high as possible; lifted up; exalted; also, alert.
Tiptoe (a.) Noiseless; stealthy.
Tiptop (a.) Very excellent; most excellent; perfect.
Tipulary (a.) Of or pertaining to the tipulas.
Tired (a.) Weary; fatigued; exhausted.
Tireless (a.) Untiring.
Tireling (a.) Tired; fatigued.
Tiresome (a.) Fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse.
Tironian (a.) Of or pertaining to Tiro, or a system of shorthand said to have been introduced by him into ancient Rome.
Tisic (a.) Alt. of Tisical
Tisical (a.) Consumptive, phthisical.
Tisicky (a.) Consumptive, phthisical.
Tissued (a.) Clothed in, or adorned with, tissue; also, variegated; as, tissued flowers.
Titan (a.) Titanic.
Titanic (a.) Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength; as, Titanic structures.
Titanic (a.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the titanous compounds.
Titaniferous (a.) Containing or affording titanium; as, titaniferous magnetite.
Titanitic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, titanium; as, a titanitic mineral.
Titanous (a.) Designating certain compounds of titanium in which that element has a lower valence as contrasted with titanic compounds.
Tith (a.) Tight; nimble.
Tithable (a.) Subject to the payment of tithes; as, tithable lands.
Tithe (a.) Tenth.
Tithly (a.) Tightly; nimbly.
Tithonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or denoting, those rays of light which produce chemical effects; actinic.
Tithonographic (a.) Of, relating to, or produced by, the chemical action of rays of light; photographic.
Titillative (a.) Tending or serving to titillate, or tickle; tickling.
Titled (a.) Having or bearing a title.
Titleless (a.) Not having a title or name; without legitimate title.
Titrated (a.) Standardized; determined or analyzed by titration; as, titrated solutions.
Titular (a.) Existing in title or name only; nominal; having the title to an office or dignity without discharging its appropriate duties; as, a titular prince.
Titulary (a.) Consisting in a title; titular.
Titulary (a.) Of or pertaining to a title.
Tituled (a.) Having a title.
Toadish (a.) Like a toad.
Toed (a.) Having (such or so many) toes; -- chiefly used in composition; as, narrow-toed, four-toed.
Toed (a.) Having the end secured by nails driven obliquely, said of a board, plank, or joist serving as a brace, and in general of any part of a frame secured to other parts by diagonal nailing.
Togated (a.) Dressed in a toga or gown; wearing a gown; gowned.
Toged (a.) Togated.
Toght (a.) Taut.
Toilful (a.) Producing or involving much toil; laborious; toilsome; as, toilful care.
Toilless (a.) Free from toil.
Toilsome (a.) Attended with toil, or fatigue and pain; laborious; wearisome; as, toilsome work.
Toise (a.) An old measure of length in France, containing six French feet, or about 6.3946 French feet.
Tokened (a.) Marked by tokens, or spots; as, the tokened pestilence.
Tokenless (a.) Without a token.
Tolerable (a.) Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.
Tolerable (a.) Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.
Tolerant (a.) Inc
Tollable (a.) Subject to the payment of toll; as, tollable goods.
Tolletane (a.) Of or pertaining to Toledo in Spain; made in Toledo.
Toluic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, CH3.C6H4.CO2H, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystal
Toluric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of three isomeric crystal
Tombless (a.) Destitute of a tomb.
Tomentose (a.) Covered with matted woolly hairs; as, a tomentose leaf; a tomentose leaf; a tomentose membrane.
Tometous (a.) Tomentose.
Toned (a.) Having (such) a tone; -- chiefly used in composition; as, high-toned; sweet-toned.
Toneless (a.) Having no tone; unmusical.
Tongued (a.) Having a tongue.
Tongueless (a.) Having no tongue.
Tongueless (a.) Hence, speechless; mute.
Tongueless (a.) Unnamed; not spoken of.
Tongue-shaped (a.) Shaped like a tongue; specifically (Bot.),
Tongue-tied (a.) Destitute of the power of distinct articulation; having an impediment in the speech, esp. when caused by a short fraenum.
Tongue-tied (a.) Unable to speak freely, from whatever cause.
Tonguy (a.) Ready or voluble in speaking; as, a tonguy speaker.
Tonic (a.) Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (Phon.), applied to, or distingshing, a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, such sounds, namely, the vowels and diphthongs, being so called by Dr. James Rush (1833) " from their forming the purest and most plastic material of intonation."
Tonic (a.) Of or pertaining to tension; increasing tension; hence, increasing strength; as, tonic power.
Tonic (a.) Increasing strength, or the tone of the animal system; obviating the effects of debility, and restoring healthy functions.
Tonical (a.) Tonic.
Tonnish (a.) In the ton; fashionable; modish.
Tonous (a.) Abounding in tone or sound.
Tonsilar (a.) Of or pertaining to the tonsils; tonsilitic.
Tonsile (a.) Capable of being clipped.
Tonsilitic (a.) Tonsilar.
Tonsorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a barber, or shaving.
Tonsured (a.) Having the tonsure; shaven; shorn; clipped; hence, bald.
Toom (a.) Empty.
Toothed (a.) Having teeth; furnished with teeth.
Toothed (a.) Having marginal projecting points; dentate.
Toothful (a.) Toothsome.
Toothless (a.) Having no teeth.
Toothleted (a.) Having a toothlet or toothlets; as, a toothleted leaf.
Toothsome (a.) Grateful to the taste; palatable.
Toothy (a.) Toothed; with teeth.
Topful (a.) Full to the top, ore brim; brimfull.
Topgallant (a.) Situated above the topmast and below the royal mast; designatb, or pertaining to, the third spars in order from the deck; as, the topgallant mast, yards, braces, and the like. See Illustration of Ship.
Topgallant (a.) Fig.: Highest; elevated; splendid.
Tophaceous (a.) Gritty; sandy; rough; stony.
Top-heavy (a.) Having the top or upper part too heavy for the lower part.
Topiarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the ornamental cutting and trimming of trees, hedges, etc.; practicing ornamental gardening.
Topiary (a.) Of or pertaining to ornamental gardening; produced by cutting, trimming, etc.; topiarian.
Topic (a.) Topical.
Topless (a.) Having no top, or no visble fop; hence, fig.: very lofty; supreme; unequaled.
Topmost (a.) Highest; uppermost; as, the topmost cliff; the topmost branch of a tree.
Topping (a.) Rising above; surpassing.
Topping (a.) Hence, assuming superiority; proud.
Topping (a.) Fine; gallant.
Toppingly (a.) Same as Topping, a., 3.
Top-proud (a.) Proud to the highest degree.
Top-shaped (a.) Having the shape of a top; (Bot.) cone-shaped, with the apex downward; turbinate.
Toreutic (a.) In relief; pertaining to sculpture in relief, especially of metal; also, pertaining to chasing such as surface ornamentation in metal.
Torinese (a.) Of or pertaining to Turin.
Tormentful (a.) Full of torment; causing, or accompainied by, torment; excruciating.
Tormenting (a.) Causing torment; as, a tormenting dream.
Torminous (a.) Affected with tormina; griping.
Torose (a.) Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences.
Torous (a.) Torose.
Torpedinous (a.) Of or pertaining to a torpedo; resembling a torpedo; exerting a benumbing influence; stupefying; dull; torpid.
Torpent (a.) Having no motion or activity; incapable of motion; benumbed; torpid.
Toppescent (a.) Becoming torpid or numb.
Torpid (a.) Having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed; as, a torpid limb.
Torpid (a.) Dull; stupid; sluggish; inactive.
Torporific (a.) Tending to produce torpor.
Torquate (a.) Collared; having a torques, or distinct colored ring around the neck.
torquated (a.) Having or wearing a torque, or neck chain.
Torqued (a.) Wreathed; twisted.
Torqued (a.) Twisted; bent; -- said of a dolphin haurient, which forms a figure like the letter S.
Torrential (a.) Alt. of Torrentine
Torrentine (a.) Of or pertaining to a torrent; having the character of a torrent; caused by a torrent .
Torricellian (a.) Of or pertaining to Torricelli, an Italian philosopher and mathematician, who, in 1643, discovered that the rise of a liquid in a tube, as in the barometer, is due to atmospheric pressure. See Barometer.
Torrid (a.) Parched; dried with heat; as, a torrid plain or desert.
Torrid (a.) Violenty hot; drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching.
Torsional (a.) Of or pertaining to torsion; resulting from torsion, or the force with which a thread or wire returns to a state of rest after having been twisted round its axis; as, torsional force.
Tort (a.) Stretched tight; taut.
Tortile (a.) Twisted; wreathed; coiled.
Tortious (a.) Injurious; wrongful.
Tortious (a.) Imploying tort, or privat injury for which the law gives damages; involing tort.
Tortive (a.) Twisted; wreathed.
Tortricid (a.) Of or pertaining to Tortix, or the family Tortricidae.
Tortulous (a.) Swelled out at intervals like a knotted cord.
Tortuose (a.) Wreathed; twisted; winding.
Tortuous (a.) Bent in different directions; wreathed; twisted; winding; as, a tortuous train; a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf or corolla.
Tortuous (a.) Fig.: Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful.
Tortuous (a.) Injurious: tortious.
Tortuous (a.) Oblique; -- applied to the six signs of the zodiac (from Capricorn to Gemini) which ascend most rapidly and obliquely.
Torturable (a.) Capable of being tortured.
Torturous (a.) Involving, or pertaining to, torture.
Torulaform (a.) Having the appearance of a torula; in the form of a little chain; as, a torulaform string of micrococci.
Torulose (a.) Same as Torose.
Torulous (a.) Same as Torose.
Torved (a.) Stern; grim. See Torvous.
Torvity (a.) Sourness or severity of countenance; sterness.
Torvous (a.) Sour of aspect; of a severe countenance; stern; grim.
Tory (a.) Of ro pertaining to the Tories.
Tosh (a.) Neat; trim.
Tossy (a.) Tossing the head, as in scorn or pride; hence, proud; contemptuous; scornful; affectedly indifferent; as, a tossy commonplace.
Tosto (a.) Quick; rapid.
Total (a.) Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss.
Totemic (a.) Of or pertaining to a totem, or totemism.
Totipalmate (a.) Having all four toes united by a web; -- said of certain sea birds, as the pelican and the gannet. See Illust. under Aves.
Totipresent (a.) Omnipresence.
Tottery (a.) Trembling or vaccilating, as if about to fall; unsteady; shaking.
Tottlish (a.) Trembling or tottering, as if about to fall; un steady.
Totty (a.) Unsteady; dizzy; tottery.
Toty (a.) Totty.
Touch (a.) To lay a hand upon for curing disease.
Touchable (a.) Capable of being touched; tangible.
Touching (a.) Affecting; moving; pathetic; as, a touching tale.
Touchy (a.) Peevish; irritable; irascible; techy; apt to take fire.
Toughish (a.) Tough in a slight degree.
Towardly (a.) Same as Toward, a., 2.
Towered (a.) Adorned or defended by towers.
Towering (a.) Very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height.
Towering (a.) Hence, extreme; violent; surpassing.
Towery (a.) Having towers; adorned or defended by towers.
Towned (a.) Having towns; containing many towns.
Townish (a.) Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a town; like the town.
Townless (a.) Having no town.
Towy (a.) Composed of, or like, tow.
Tox/mia (a.) Blood poisoning. See under Blood.
Toxic (a.) Alt. of Toxical
Toxical (a.) Of or pertaining to poison; poisonous; as, toxic medicines.
Toxicological (a.) Of or pertaining to toxicology.
Toyful (a.) Full of trifling play.
Toyish (a.) Sportive; trifling; wanton.
Toyish (a.) Resembling a toy.
Toysome (a.) Disposed to toy; trifling; wanton.
Tozy (a.) Soft, like wool that has been teased.
Trabeated (a.) Furnished with an entablature.
Trabecular (a.) Of or pertaining to a trabecula or trabeculae; composed of trabeculae.
Trabeculate (a.) Crossbarred, as the ducts in a banana stem.
Traceable (a.) Capable of being traced.
Tracheal (a.) Of or pertaining to the trachea; like a trachea.
Tracheary (a.) Tracheal; breathing by means of tracheae.
Tracheate (a.) Breathing by means of tracheae; of or pertaining to the Tracheata.
Trachelipodous (a.) Having the foot united with the neck; of or pertainingto the Trachelipoda.
Trachelobranchiate (a.) Having the gills situated upon the neck; -- said of certain mollusks.
Tracheobronchial (a.) Pertaining both to the tracheal and bronchial tubes, or to their junction; -- said of the syrinx of certain birds.
Trachinoid (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, Trachinus, a genus of fishes which includes the weevers. See Weever.
Trachycarpous (a.) Rough-fruited.
Trachyspermous (a.) Rough-seeded.
Trachytic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, trachyte.
Trachytoid (a.) Resembling trachyte; -- used to define the structure of certain rocks.
Trackless (a.) Having no track; marked by no footsteps; untrodden; as, a trackless desert.
Tractarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tractarians, or their principles.
Tractile (a.) Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile.
Tractitious (a.) Treating of; handling.
Tractive (a.) Serving to draw; pulling; attracting; as, tractive power.
Traded (a.) Professional; practiced.
Tradeful (a.) Full of trade; busy in traffic; commercial.
Tradeless (a.) Having no trade or traffic.
Trading (a.) Carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade; as, a trading company.
Trading (a.) Frequented by traders.
Trading (a.) Venal; corrupt; jobbing; as, a trading politician.
Traditional (a.) Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
Traditional (a.) Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
Traditionary (a.) Traditional.
Traditive (a.) Transmitted or transmissible from father to son, or from age, by oral communication; traditional.
Traducent (a.) Slanderous.
Traducible (a.) Capable of being derived or propagated.
Traducible (a.) Capable of being traduced or calumniated.
Traductive (a.) Capable of being deduced; derivable.
Trafficable (a.) Capable of being disposed of in traffic; marketable.
Trafficless (a.) Destitute of traffic, or trade.
Tragedious (a.) Like tragedy; tragical.
Tragic (a.) Alt. of Tragical
Tragical (a.) Of or pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as, a tragic poem; a tragic play or representation.
Tragical (a.) Fatal to life; mournful; terrible; calamitous; as, the tragic scenes of the French revolution.
Tragical (a.) Mournful; expressive of tragedy, the loss of life, or of sorrow.
Tragi-comic (a.) Alt. of Tragi-comical
Tragi-comical (a.) Of or pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of grave and comic scenes.
Tragi-comi-pastoral (a.) Partaking of the nature of, or combining, tragedy, comedy, and pastoral poetry.
Trainable (a.) Capable of being trained or educated; as, boys trainable to virtue.
Trainy (a.) Belonging to train oil.
Traitor (a.) Traitorous.
Traitorly (a.) Like a traitor; treacherous; traitorous.
Traitorous (a.) Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as, a traitorous officer or subject.
Traitorous (a.) Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance; as, a traitorous scheme.
Tralatitious (a.) Passed along; handed down; transmitted.
Tralatitious (a.) Metaphorical; figurative; not literal.
Tralucent (a.) Translucent.
Trammeled (a.) Having blazes, or white marks, on the fore and hind foot of one side, as if marked by trammels; -- said of a horse.
Tramontane (a.) Lying or being beyond the mountains; coming from the other side of the mountains; hence, foreign; barbarous.
Tranquil (a.) Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is tranquil.
Tranquilizing (a.) Alt. of Tranquillizing
Tranquillizing (a.) Making tranquil; calming.
Transalpine (a.) Being on the farther side of the Alps in regard to Rome, that is, on the north or west side of the Alps; of or pertaining to the region or the people beyond the Alps; as, transalpine Gaul; -- opposed to cisalpine.
Transatlantic (a.) Lying or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean.
Transatlantic (a.) Crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Transaudient (a.) Permitting the passage of sound.
Transcalent (a.) Pervious to, or permitting the passage of, heat.
Transcendent (a.) Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing others; as, transcendent worth; transcendent valor.
Transcendent (a.) Transcending, or reaching beyond, the limits of human knowledge; -- applied to affirmations and speculations concerning what lies beyond the reach of the human intellect.
Trancscendental (a.) Supereminent; surpassing others; as, transcendental being or qualities.
Trancscendental (a.) In the Kantian system, of or pertaining to that which can be determined a priori in regard to the fundamental principles of all human knowledge. What is transcendental, therefore, transcends empiricism; but is does not transcend all human knowledge, or become transcendent. It simply signifies the a priori or necessary conditions of experience which, though affording the conditions of experience, transcend the sphere of that contingent knowledge which is acquired by expe>
Trancscendental (a.) Vaguely and ambitiously extravagant in speculation, imagery, or diction.
Transcontinental (a.) Extending or going across a continent; as, a transcontinental railroad or journey.
Transcriptive (a.) Done as from a copy; having the style or appearance of a transcription.
Transferable (a.) Capable of being transferred or conveyed from one place or person to another.
Transferable (a.) Negotiable, as a note, bill of exchange, or other evidence of property, that may be conveyed from one person to another by indorsement or other writing; capable of being transferred with no loss of value; as, the stocks of most public companies are transferable; some tickets are not transferable.
Transferrible (a.) Capable of being transferred; transferable.
Transfluent (a.) Flowing or running across or through; as, a transfluent stream.
Transfluent (a.) Passing or flowing through a bridge; -- said of water.
Transformable (a.) Capable of being transformed or changed.
Transformative (a.) Having power, or a tendency, to transform.
Transfusible (a.) Capable of being transfused; transferable by transfusion.
Transfusive (a.) Tending to transfuse; having power to transfuse.
Transgressional (a.) Of pertaining to transgression; involving a transgression.
Transgressive (a.) Disposed or tending to transgress; faulty; culpable. -
Transhuman (a.) More than human; superhuman.
Transient (a.) Passing before the sight or perception, or, as it were, moving over or across a space or scene viewed, and then disappearing; hence, of short duration; not permanent; not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory; as, transient pleasure.
Transient (a.) Hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view of a landscape.
Transient (a.) Staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a transient guest; transient boarders.
Transitional (a.) Of or pertaining to transition; involving or denoting transition; as, transitional changes; transitional stage.
Transitionary (a.) Transitional.
Transitive (a.) Having the power of making a transit, or passage.
Transitive (a.) Effected by transference of signification.
Transitive (a.) Passing over to an object; expressing an action which is not limited to the agent or subject, but which requires an object to complete the sense; as, a transitive verb, for example, he holds the book.
Transitory (a.) Continuing only for a short time; not enduring; fleeting; evanescent.
Translatable (a.) Capable of being translated, or rendered into another language.
Translatitious (a.) Metaphorical; tralatitious; also, foreign; exotic.
Translative (a.) tropical; figurative; as, a translative sense.
Translatory (a.) Serving to translate; transferring.
Translucent (a.) Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent.
Translucent (a.) Transparent; clear.
Translucid (a.) Translucent.
Translunary (a.) Being or lying beyond the moon; hence, ethereal; -- opposed to sublunary.
Transmarine (a.) Lying or being beyond the sea.
Transmeable (a.) Alt. of Transmeatable
Transmeatable (a.) Capable of being passed over or traversed; passable.
Transmigrant (a.) Migrating or passing from one place or state to another; passing from one residence to another.
Transmigratory (a.) Passing from one body or state to another.
Transmissible (a.) Capable of being transmitted from one to another; capable of being passed through any body or substance.
Transmissive (a.) Capable of being transmitted; derived, or handed down, from one to another.
Transmittible (a.) Capable of being transmitted; transmissible.
Transmutable (a.) Capable of being transmuted or changed into a different substance, or into into something of a different form a nature; transformable.
Transmutual (a.) Reciprocal; commutual.
Transpadane (a.) Lying or being on the further side of the river Po with reference to Rome, that is, on the north side; -- opposed to cispadane.
Transpalatine (a.) Situated beyond or outside the palatine bone; -- said of a bone in the skull of some reptiles.
Transparent (a.) Having the property of transmitting rays of light, so that bodies can be distinctly seen through; pervious to light; diaphanous; pellucid; as, transparent glass; a transparent diamond; -- opposed to opaque.
Transparent (a.) Admitting the passage of light; open; porous; as, a transparent veil.
Transpassable (a.) Capable of being transpassed, or crossed over.
Transpicuous (a.) Transparent; pervious to the sight.
Transpirable (a.) Capable of being transpired, or of transpiring.
Transpiratory (a.) Of or relating to transpiration.
Transplendent (a.) Resplendent in the highest degree.
Transportable (a.) Capable of being transported.
Transportable (a.) Incurring, or subject to, the punishment of transportation; as, a transportable offense.
Transportant (a.) Transporting; /avishing; as, transportant love.
Transported (a.) Conveyed from one place to another; figuratively, carried away with passion or pleasure; entranced.
Transporting (a.) That transports; fig., ravishing.
Transposable (a.) That may transposed; as, a transposable phrase.
Transpositional (a.) Of or pertaining to transposition; involving transposition.
Transpositive (a.) Made by transposing; consisting in transposition; transposable.
Transregionate (a.) Foreign.
Transudatory (a.) Of or pertaining to transudation; passing by transudation.
Transumptive (a.) Taking from one to another; metaphorical.
Transversal (a.) Running or lying across; transverse; as, a transversal
Transverse (a.) Lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; -- often opposed to longitudinal.
Transvertible (a.) Capable of being transverted.
Trap (a.) Of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike.
Trapezate (a.) Having the form of a trapezium; trapeziform.
Trapeziform (a.) Having the form of a trapezium; trapezoid.
Trapezohedral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a trapezohedron.
Trapezoid (a.) Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoidal; as, the trapezoid ligament which connects the coracoid process and the clavicle.
Trapezoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the trapezoid ligament; as, the trapezoid
Trapezoidal (a.) Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoid.
Trapezoidal (a.) Trapezohedral.
Trappean (a.) Of or pertaining to trap; being of the nature of trap.
Trappy (a.) Same as Trappous.
Traumatic (a.) Of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds.
Traumatic (a.) Adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary.
Traumatic (a.) Produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus.
Travailous (a.) Causing travail; laborious.
Traveled (a.) Having made journeys; having gained knowledge or experience by traveling; hence, knowing; experienced.
Travel-tainted (a.) Harassed; fatigued with travel.
Travers (a.) Across; athwart.
Traversable (a.) Capable of being traversed, or passed over; as, a traversable region.
Traversable (a.) Deniable; specifically (Law), liable to legal objection; as, a traversable presentment.
Traverse (a.) Lying across; being in a direction across something else; as, paths cut with traverse trenches.
Traverse (a.) Anything that traverses, or crosses.
Traverse (a.) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for unlucky traverses not under his control.
Traverse (a.) A barrier, sliding door, movable screen, curtain, or the like.
Traverse (a.) A gallery or loft of communication from side to side of a church or other large building.
Traverse (a.) A work thrown up to intercept an enfilade, or reverse fire, along exposed passage, or
Traverse (a.) A formal denial of some matter of fact alleged by the opposite party in any stage of the pleadings. The technical words introducing a traverse are absque hoc, without this; that is, without this which follows.
Traverse (a.) The zigzag course or courses made by a ship in passing from one place to another; a compound course.
Traverse (a.) A
Traverse (a.) A
Traverse (a.) The turning of a gun so as to make it point in any desired direction.
Traverse (a.) A turning; a trick; a subterfuge.
Traverse (a.) To lay in a cross direction; to cross.
Traverse (a.) To cross by way of opposition; to thwart with obstacles; to obstruct; to bring to naught.
Traverse (a.) To wander over; to cross in traveling; as, to traverse the habitable globe.
Traverse (a.) To pass over and view; to survey carefully.
Traverse (a.) To turn to the one side or the other, in order to point in any direction; as, to traverse a cannon.
Traverse (a.) To plane in a direction across the grain of the wood; as, to traverse a board.
Traverse (a.) To deny formally, as what the opposite party has alleged. When the plaintiff or defendant advances new matter, he avers it to be true, and traverses what the other party has affirmed. To traverse an indictment or an office is to deny it.
Traversing (a.) Adjustable laterally; having a lateral motion, or a swinging motion; adapted for giving lateral motion.
Travesty (a.) Disguised by dress so as to be ridiculous; travestied; -- applied to a book or shorter composition.
Treacherous (a.) Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless.
Treacly (a.) Like, or composed of, treacle.
Treasonable (a.) Pertaining to treason; consisting of treason; involving the crime of treason, or partaking of its guilt.
Treasonous (a.) Treasonable.
Treatable (a.) Manageable; tractable; hence, moderate; not violent.
Treble (a.) Threefold; triple.
Treble (a.) Acute; sharp; as, a treble sound.
Treble (a.) Playing or singing the highest part or most acute sounds; playing or singing the treble; as, a treble violin or voice.
Treeless (a.) Destitute of trees.
Treen (a.) Made of wood; wooden.
Treen (a.) Relating to, or drawn from, trees.
Trefle (a.) Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, as a cross; also, more rarely, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, as a bearing.
Trefoiled (a.) Same as Trefle.
Trellised (a.) Having a trellis or trellises.
Tremando (a.) Trembling; -- used as a direction to perform a passage with a general shaking of the whole chord.
Trematoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Trematodea. See Illustration in Appendix.
Trembling (a.) Shaking; tottering; quivering.
Tremendous (a.) Fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall.
Tremolando (a.) Same as Tremando.
Tremulant (a.) Alt. of Tremulent
Tremulent (a.) Tremulous; trembling; shaking.
Tremulous (a.) Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar.
Tremulous (a.) Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.
Trenchand (a.) Trenchant.
Trepid (a.) Trembling; quaking.
Tressed (a.) Having tresses.
Tressed (a.) Formed into ringlets or braided; braided; curled.
Tressful (a.) Tressy.
Tressured (a.) Provided or bound with a tressure; arranged in the form of a tressure.
Tressy (a.) Abounding in tresses.
Tretable (a.) Tractable; moderate.
Tretis (a.) Alt. of Tretys
Tretys (a.) Long and well-proportioned; nicely made; pretty.
Trew (a.) Alt. of Trewe
Trewe (a.) True.
Triable (a.) Fit or possible to be tried; liable to be subjected to trial or test.
Triable (a.) Liable to undergo a judicial examination; properly coming under the cognizance of a court; as, a cause may be triable before one court which is not triable in another.
Triacid (a.) Capable of neutralizing three molecules of a monobasic acid or the equivalent; having three hydrogen atoms which may be acid radicals; -- said of certain bases; thus, glycerin is a triacid base.
Triacontahedral (a.) Having thirty sides.
Triadelphous (a.) Having stamens joined by filaments into three bundles. See Illust. under Adelphous.
Triadic (a.) Having the characteristics of a triad; as, boron is triadic.
Triandrian (a.) Alt. of Triandrous
Triandrous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Triandria; having three distinct and equal stamens in the same flower.
Triangled (a.) Having three angles; triangular.
Triangular (a.) Having three angles; having the form of a triangle.
Triangular (a.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem.
Triarian (a.) Occupying the third post or rank.
Triarticulate (a.) Having three joints.
Triassic (a.) Of the age of, or pertaining to, the Trias.
Triatic (a.) A term used in the phrase triatic stay. See under Stay.
Triatomic (a.) Having three atoms; -- said of certain elements or radicals.
Triatomic (a.) Having a valence of three; trivalent; sometimes, in a specific sense, having three hydroxyl groups, whether acid or basic; thus, glycerin, glyceric acid, and tartronic acid are each triatomic.
Tribal (a.) Of or pertaining to a tribe or tribes; as, a tribal scepter.
Tribasic (a.) Capable of neutralizing three molecules of a monacid base, or their equivalent; having three hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic elements on radicals; -- said of certain acids; thus, citric acid is a tribasic acid.
Tribracteate (a.) Having three bracts.
Tribual (a.) Alt. of Tribular
Tribular (a.) Of or relating to a tribe; tribal; as, a tribual characteristic; tribular worship.
Tribunary (a.) Of or pertaining to tribunes; as, tribunary powers or authority.
Tribunician (a.) Alt. of Tribunitian
Tribunitial (a.) Alt. of Tribunitian
Tribunitian (a.) Of or pertaining to tribunes; befitting a tribune; as, tribunitial power or authority.
Tribunitious (a.) Tribunician; tribunitial.
Tributary (a.) Paying tribute to another, either from compulsion, as an acknowledgment of submission, or to secure protection, or for the purpose of purchasing peace.
Tributary (a.) Hence, subject; subordinate; inferior.
Tributary (a.) Paid in tribute.
Tributary (a.) Yielding supplies of any kind; serving to form or make up, a greater object of the same kind, as a part, branch, etc.; contributing; as, the Ohio has many tributary streams, and is itself tributary to the Mississippi.
Tricarballylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex tribasic organic acid, C3H5.(CO2H)3 occurring naturally in unripe beet roots, and produced artificially from glycerin as a white crystal
Tricennarious (a.) Of or pertaining to thirty years; tricennial.
Tricennial (a.) Of or pertaining to thirty years; consisting of thirty years; occurring once in every thirty years.
Tricentenary (a.) Including, or relating to, the interval of three hundred years; tercentenary.
Trichinous (a.) Of or pertaining to trichinae or trichinosis; affected with, or containing, trichinae; as, trichinous meat.
Trichiuriform (a.) Like or pertaining to the genus Trichiurus or family Trichiuridae, comprising the scabbard fishes and hairtails.
Trichiuroid (a.) Of, like, or pertaining to, Trichiurus.
Trichomatose (a.) Affected with a disease which causes agglutination and matting together; -- said of the hair when affected with plica. See Plica, 1.
Trichopterous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or characterizing, the Trichoptera.
Trichotomous (a.) Divided into three parts, or into threes; three-forked; as, a trichotomous stem.
Trichroic (a.) Exhibiting trichroism; pleochroic; pleochroism.
Trichromatic (a.) Having or existing in three different phases of color; having three distinct color varieties; -- said of certain birds and insects.
Trichromic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, three colors or color sensations.
Trichromic (a.) Containing three atoms of chromium.
Tricipital (a.) Having three heads, or three origins; as, a tricipital muscle.
Trick (a.) An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance; a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade.
Trick (a.) A sly, dexterous, or ingenious procedure fitted to puzzle or amuse; as, a bear's tricks; a juggler's tricks.
Trick (a.) Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank; as, the tricks of boys.
Trick (a.) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait; as, a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning.
Trick (a.) A knot, braid, or plait of hair.
Trick (a.) The whole number of cards played in one round, and consisting of as many cards as there are players.
Trick (a.) A turn; specifically, the spell of a sailor at the helm, -- usually two hours.
Trick (a.) A toy; a trifle; a plaything.
Tricking (a.) Given to tricks; tricky.
Trickish (a.) Given to tricks; artful in making bargains; given to deception and cheating; knavish.
Tricksy (a.) Exhibiting artfulness; trickish.
Tricky (a.) Given to tricks; practicing deception; trickish; knavish.
Triclinate (a.) Triclinic.
Tricliniary (a.) Of or pertaining to a triclinium, or to the ancient mode of reclining at table.
Triclinic (a.) Having, or characterized by, three unequal axes intersecting at oblique angles. See the Note under crystallization.
Tricoccous (a.) Having three cocci, or roundish carpels.
Tricolored (a.) Having three colors.
Tricornigerous (a.) Having three horns.
Tricorporal (a.) Alt. of Tricorporate
Tricorporate (a.) Represented with three bodies conjoined to one head, as a lion.
Tricostate (a.) Three-ribbed; having three ribs from the base.
Tricrotic (a.) Of or pertaining to tricrotism; characterized by tricrotism.
Tricrotous (a.) Tricrotic.
Tricurvate (a.) Curved in three directions; as, a tricurvate spicule (see Illust. of Spicule).
Tricuspid (a.) Having three cusps, or points; tricuspidate; as, a tricuspid molar.
Tricuspid (a.) Of or pertaining to the tricuspid valves; as, tricuspid obstruction.
Tricuspidate (a.) Three-pointed; ending in three points; as, a tricuspidate leaf.
Tridactyl (a.) Alt. of Tridactyle
Tridactyle (a.) Having three fingers or toes, or composed of three movable parts attached to a common base.
Tridactylous (a.) Tridactyl.
Tride (a.) Short and ready; fleet; as, a tride pace; -- a term used by sportsmen.
Tridecatoic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, that acid of the fatty acids heterologous with tridecane. It is a white crystal
Trident (a.) Having three teeth or prongs; tridentate.
Tridentate (a.) Alt. of Tridentated
Tridentated (a.) Having three teeth; three-toothed.
Tridented (a.) Having three prongs; trident; tridentate; as, a tridented mace.
Tridentiferous (a.) Bearing a trident.
Tridentine (a.) Of or pertaining to Trent, or the general church council held in that city.
Tridimensional (a.) Having three dimensions; extended in three different directions.
Triduan (a.) Lasting three lays; also, happening every third day.
Triedral (a.) See Trihedral.
Triennial (a.) Continuing three years; as, triennial parliaments; a triennial reign.
Triennial (a.) Happening, coming about, or appearing once in every three years; as, triennial elections; a triennial catalogue; a triennial visitation.
Trieterical (a.) Kept or occurring once in three years; triennial.
Trifacial (a.) See Trigeminal.
Trifarious (a.) Facing three ways; arranged in three vertical ranks, as the leaves of veratrum.
Trifasciated (a.) Having, or surrounded by, three fasciae, or bands.
Trifid (a.) Cleft to the middle, or slightly beyond the middle, into three parts; three-cleft.
Trifistulary (a.) Having three pipes.
Trifling (a.) Being of small value or importance; trivial; paltry; as, a trifling debt; a trifling affair.
Trifloral (a.) Alt. of Triflorous
Triflorous (a.) Three-flowered; having or bearing three flowers; as, a triflorous peduncle.
Trifoliate (a.) Alt. of Trifoliated
Trifoliated (a.) Having three leaves or leaflets, as clover. See Illust. of Shamrock.
Trifoliolate (a.) Having three leaflets.
Triform (a.) Having a triple form or character.
Trifurcate (a.) Alt. of Trifurcated
Trifurcated (a.) Having three branches or forks; trichotomous.
Trig (a.) Full; also, trim; neat.
Trigamous (a.) Having three sorts of flowers in the same head, -- male, female, and hermaphrodite, or perfect, flowers.
Trigastric (a.) Having three bellies; -- said of a muscle.
Trigeminal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the fifth pair of cranial nerves, which divide on each side of the head into three main branches distributed to the orbits, jaws, and parts of the mouth; trifacial.
Trigeminous (a.) Born three together; being one of three born at the same birth; also, threefold.
Trigenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C4H7N3O2, obtained, by the action of the vapor of cyanic acid on cold aldehyde, as a white crystal
Trigesimo-secundo (a.) Having thirty-two leaves to a sheet; as, a trigesimo-secundo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
Triglyphic (a.) Alt. of Triglyphical
Triglyphical (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, triglyphs.
Triglyphical (a.) Containing three sets of characters or sculptures.
Trigonal (a.) Having three angles, or corners; triangular; as, a trigonal stem, one having tree prominent longitudinal angles.
Trigonocerous (a.) Having horns with three angles, like those of some species of goats.
Trigonous (a.) Same as Trigonal.
Trigrammatic (a.) Containing three letters or characters, or three sets of letters or characters.
Trigrammic (a.) Same as Trigrammatic.
Trigynian (a.) Alt. of Trigynous
Trigynous (a.) Having three pistils or styles; of or pertaining to the Trigynia.
Trihedral (a.) Having three sides or faces; thus, a trihedral angle is a solid angle bounded by three plane angles.
Trihoral (a.) Occurring once in every three hours.
Trijugate (a.) In three pairs; as, a trijugate leaf, or a pinnate leaf with three pairs of leaflets.
Trijugous (a.) Same as Trijugate.
Trilateral (a.) Having three sides; being three-sided; as, a trilateral triangle.
Trilingual (a.) Containing, or consisting of, three languages; expressed in three languages.
Trilinguar (a.) See Trilingual.
Triliteral (a.) Consisting of three letters; trigrammic; as, a triliteral root or word.
Trilithic (a.) Pertaining to a trilith.
Trilobate (a.) Having three lobes.
Trilobed (a.) Same as Trilobate.
Trilobitic (a.) Of, pertaining to or containing, trilobites; as, trilobitic rocks.
Trilocular (a.) Having three cells or cavities; as, a trilocular capsule; a trilocular heart.
Triluminar (a.) Alt. of Triluminous
Triluminous (a.) Having three lights
Trimaculated (a.) Marked with three spots, or maculae.
Trimellic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a certain tribasic acid (called also trimellitic acid) metameric with trimesitic acid.
Trimembral (a.) Having, or consisting of, three members.
Trimerous (a.) Having the parts in threes.
Trimesitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a tribasic acid, C6H3.(CO2)3, of the aromatic series, obtained, by the oxidation of mesitylene, as a white crystal
Trimestral (a.) Trimestrial.
Trimestrial (a.) Of or pertaining to a trimester, or period of three months; occurring once in every three months; quarterly.
Trimeter (a.) Consisting of three poetical measures.
Trimetric (a.) Same as Orthorhombic.
Trimetrical (a.) Same as Trimeter.
Trimorphic (a.) Alt. of Trimorphous
Trimorphous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, trimorphism; -- contrasted with monomorphic, dimorphic, and polymorphic.
Trinal (a.) Threefold.
Trine (a.) Threefold; triple; as, trine dimensions, or length, breadth, and thickness.
Trinervate (a.) Having three ribs or nerves extending unbranched from the base to the apex; -- said of a leaf.
Trinerve (a.) Alt. of Trinerved
Trinerved (a.) Same as Trinervate.
Tringoid (a.) Of or pertaining to Tringa, or the Sandpiper family.
Trinitarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Trinity, the doctrine of the Trinity, or believers in that doctrine.
Trinoctial (a.) Lasting during three nights; comprising three nights.
Trinodal (a.) Having three knots or nodes; having three points from which a leaf may shoot; as, a trinodal stem.
Trinodal (a.) Having three nodal points.
Trinomial (a.) Consisting of three terms; of or pertaining to trinomials; as, a trinomial root.
Triobolar (a.) Alt. of Triobolary
Triobolary (a.) Of the value of three oboli; hence, mean; worthless.
Tri/cious (a.) Having three sorts of flowers on the same or on different plants, some of the flowers being staminate, others pistillate, and others both staminate and pistillate; belonging to the order Tri/cia.
Triparted (a.) Parted into three piece; having three parts or pieces; -- said of the field or of a bearing; as, a cross triparted.
Triparted (a.) Divided nearly to the base into three segments or lobes.
Tripartible (a.) Divisible into three parts.
Tripartient (a.) Dividing into three parts; -- said of a number which exactly divides another into three parts.
Tripaschal (a.) Including three passovers.
Tripedal (a.) Having three feet.
Tripennate (a.) Same as Tripinnate.
Tripersonal (a.) Consisting of three persons.
Tripetaloid (a.) Having the form or appearance of three petals; appearing as if furnished with three petals.
Tripetalous (a.) Having three petals, or flower leaves; three-petaled.
Triphthongal (a.) Of or pertaining to a triphthong; consisting of three vowel sounds pronounced together in a single syllable.
Triphyllous (a.) Having three leaves; three-leaved.
Tripinnate (a.) Having bipinnate leaflets arranged on each side of a rhachis.
Tripinnatifid (a.) Thrice pinnately cleft; -- said of a pinnatifid leaf when its segments are pinnatifid, and the subdivisions of these also are pinnatifid.
Triplasian (a.) Three-fold; triple; treble.
Triple (a.) Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie.
Triple (a.) Three times repeated; treble. See Treble.
Triple (a.) One of three; third.
Triple (a.) To make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee.
Triple-crowned (a.) Having three crowns; wearing the triple crown, as the pope.
Triple-headed (a.) Having three heads; three-headed; as, the triple-headed dog Cerberus.
Triplicate-ternate (a.) Triternate.
Triplicity (a.) The quality or state of being triple, or threefold; trebleness.
Triplicostate (a.) Three-ribbed.
Triploblastic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, that condition of the ovum in which there are three primary germinal layers, or in which the blastoderm splits into three layers.
Tripolitan (a.) Of or pertaining to Tripoli or its inhabitants; Tripo
Trippant (a.) See Tripping, a., 2.
Tripping (a.) Quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly.
Tripping (a.) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if he were trotting; trippant; -- said of an animal, as a hart, buck, and the like, used as a bearing.
Tripudiary (a.) Of or pertaining to dancing; performed by dancing.
Triquadrantal (a.) Having three quadrants; thus, a triquadrantal triangle is one whose three sides are quadrants, and whose three angles are consequently right angles.
Triquetral (a.) Triquetrous.
Triquetrous (a.) Three sided, the sides being plane or concave; having three salient angles or edges; trigonal.
Triradiate (a.) Alt. of Triradiated
Triradiated (a.) Having three rays.
Trirectangular (a.) Having three right angles. See Triquadrantal.
Trirhomboidal (a.) Having three rhombic faces or sides.
Trisected (a.) Divided into three parts or segments by incisions extending to the midrib or to the base; -- said of leaves.
Triseralous (a.) Having three sepals, or calyx leaves.
Triserial (a.) Alt. of Triseriate
Triseriate (a.) Arranged in three vertical or spiral rows.
Trispermous (a.) Containing three seeds; three-seeded; as, a trispermous capsule.
Trisplanchnic (a.) Of or pertaining to the three great splanchnic cavities, namely, that of the head, the chest, and the abdomen; -- applied to the sympathetic nervous system.
Trist (a.) Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
Tristtul (a.) Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
Tristichous (a.) Arranged in three vertical rows.
Tristigmatic (a.) Alt. of Tristigmatose
Tristigmatose (a.) Having, or consisting of, three stigmas.
Tristy (a.) See Trist, a.
Trisulcate (a.) Having three furrows, forks, or prongs; having three grooves or sulci; three-grooved.
Trisyllabic (a.) Alt. of Trisyllabical
Trisyllabical (a.) Of or pertaining to a trisyllable; consisting of three syllables; as, "syllable" is a trisyllabic word.
Trite (a.) Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject.
Triternate (a.) Three times ternate; -- applied to a leaf whose petiole separates into three branches, each of which divides into three parts which each bear three leafiets.
Tritheistic (a.) Alt. of Tritheistical
Tritheistical (a.) Of or pertaining to tritheism.
Trithionic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, a certain thionic acid, H2S3O6 which is obtained as a colorless, odorless liquid.
Tritical (a.) Trite.
Triturable (a.) Capable of being triturated.
Triumphal (a.) Of or pertaining to triumph; used in a triumph; indicating, or in honor of, a triumph or victory; as, a triumphal crown; a triumphal arch.
Triumphing (a.) Having or celebrating a triumph; victorious; triumphant.
Triune (a.) Being three in one; -- an epithet used to express the unity of a trinity of persons in the Godhead.
Trivalent (a.) Having a valence of three; capable of being combined with, substituted for, or compared with, three atoms of hydrogen; -- said of triad atoms or radicals; thus, nitrogen is trivalent in ammonia.
Trivalvular (a.) Having three valves; three-valved.
Triverbial (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain days allowed to the pretor for hearing causes, when be might speak the three characteristic words of his office, do, dico, addico. They were called dies fasti.
Trivial (a.) Found anywhere; common.
Trivial (a.) Ordinary; commonplace; trifling; vulgar.
Trivial (a.) Of little worth or importance; inconsiderable; trifling; petty; paltry; as, a trivial subject or affair.
Trivial (a.) Of or pertaining to the trivium.
Triweekly (a.) Occurring or appearing three times a week; thriceweekly; as, a triweekly newspaper.
Trochaic (a.) Alt. of Trochaical
Trochaical (a.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.
Trochal (a.) Resembling a wheel.
Trochanteric (a.) Of or pertaining to one or both of the trochanters.
Trochilic (a.) OF or pertaining to rotary motion; having power to draw out or turn round.
Trochleary (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, a trochlea; trochlear; as, the trochleary, or trochlear, nerve.
Trochoid (a.) Admitting of rotation on an axis; -- sometimes applied to a pivot joint like that between the atlas and axis in the vertebral column.
Trochoid (a.) Top-shaped; having a flat base and conical spire; -- said of certain shells.
Trochoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Trochus or family Trochidae.
Trochoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to a trochoid; having the properties of a trochoid.
Trochoidal (a.) See Trochoid, a.
Troglodytic (a.) Alt. of Troglodytical
Troglodytical (a.) Of or pertaining to a troglodyte, or dweller in caves.
Trogonoid (a.) Like or pertaining to the trogons.
Troic (a.) Pertaining to Troy; Trojan.
Trojan (a.) Of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.
Trophic (a.) Of or connected with nutrition; nitritional; nourishing; as, the so-called trophic nerves, which have a direct influence on nutrition.
Trophied (a.) Adorned with trophies.
Trophonian (a.) Of or pertaining to Trophonius, his architecture, or his cave and oracle.
Tropic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from atropine and certain other alkaloids, as a white crystal
Tropic (a.) Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical.
Tropologic (a.) Alt. of Tropological
Tropological (a.) Characterized by tropes; varied by tropes; tropical.
Trothless (a.) Faitless; false; treacherous.
Trothplight (a.) Betrothed; espoused; affianced.
Trothplighted (a.) Having fidelity pledged.
Troublable (a.) Causing trouble; troublesome.
Trouble (a.) Troubled; dark; gloomy.
Troublesome (a.) Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
Troublous (a.) Full of trouble; causing trouble.
Trout-colored (a.) White, with spots of black, bay, or sorrel; as, a trout-colored horse.
Trowsed (a.) Wearing trousers.
Truant (a.) Wandering from business or duty; loitering; idle, and shirking duty; as, a truant boy.
Truceless (a.) Without a truce; unforbearing.
Truculent (a.) Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent inhabitants of Scythia.
Truculent (a.) Cruel; destructive; ruthless.
True-blue (a.) Of inflexible honesty and fidelity; -- a term derived from the true, or Coventry, blue, formerly celebrated for its unchanging color. See True blue, under Blue.
True-born (a.) Of genuine birth; having a right by birth to any title; as, a true-born Englishman.
True-bred (a.) Of a genuine or right breed; as, a true-bred beast.
True-bred (a.) Being of real breeding or education; as, a true-bred gentleman.
True-hearted (a.) Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful; as, a truhearted friend.
Truffled (a.) Provided or cooked with truffles; stuffed with truffles; as, a truffled turkey.
Truismatic (a.) Of or pertaining to truisms; consisting of truisms.
Trumpery (a.) Worthless or deceptive in character.
Trumpet-shaped (a.) Tubular with one end dilated, as the flower of the trumpet creeper.
Trumpet-tongued (a.) Having a powerful, far-reaching voice or speech.
Trumplike (a.) Resembling a trumpet, esp. in sound; as, a trumplike voice.
Truncal (a.) Of or pertaining to the trunk, or body.
Truncate (a.) Appearing as if cut off at the tip; as, a truncate leaf or feather.
Truncated (a.) Cut off; cut short; maimed.
Truncated (a.) Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally inc
Truncated (a.) Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.
Truncheoned (a.) Having a truncheon.
Trunked (a.) Having (such) a trunk.
Trunnioned (a.) Provided with trunnions; as, the trunnioned cylinder of an oscillating steam engine.
Trust (a.) Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney.
Trustful (a.) Full of trust; trusting.
Trustful (a.) Worthy of trust; faithful; trusty; trustworthy.
Trusting (a.) Having or exercising trust; confiding; unsuspecting; trustful.
Trustless (a.) That may not be trusted; not worthy of trust; unfaithful.
Trustworthy (a.) Worthy of trust or confidence; trusty.
Truthful (a.) Full of truth; veracious; reliable.
Truthless (a.) Devoid of truth; dishonest; dishonest; spurious; faithless.
Truthy (a.) Truthful; likely; probable.
Truttaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a trout; as, fish of the truttaceous kind.
Trying (a.) Adapted to try, or put to severe trial; severe; afflictive; as, a trying occasion or position.
Tryptic (a.) Relating to trypsin or to its action; produced by trypsin; as, trypsin digestion.
Tubal (a.) Of or pertaining to a tube; specifically, of or pertaining to one of the Fallopian tubes; as, tubal pregnancy.
Tubby (a.) Resembling a tub; specifically sounding dull and without resonance, like a tub; wanting elasticity or freedom of sound; as, a tubby violin.
Tubeform (a.) In the form of a tube; tubular; tubiform.
Tube-nosed (a.) Having the nostrils prolonged in the form of horny tubes along the sides of the beak; -- said of certain sea birds.
Tube-nosed (a.) Belonging to the Tubinares.
Tubercled (a.) Having tubercles; affected with, tubercles; tuberculate; as, a tubercled lung or stalk.
Tubercular (a.) Having tubercles; affected with tubercles; tubercled; tuberculate.
Tubercular (a.) Like a tubercle; as, a tubercular excrescence.
Tubercular (a.) Characterized by the development of tubercles; as, tubercular diathesis.
Tuberculate (a.) Alt. of Tuberculated
Tuberculated (a.) Tubercled; tubercular.
Tuberculose (a.) Alt. of Tuberculous
Tuberculous (a.) Having tubercles; affected with, or characterized by, tubercles; tubercular.
Tuberiferous (a.) Producing or bearing tubers.
Tuberose (a.) Tuberous.
Tuberous (a.) Covered with knobby or wartlike prominences; knobbed.
Tuberous (a.) Consisting of, or bearing, tubers; resembling a tuber.
Tubicolar (a.) Tubicolous.
Tubicolous (a.) Inhabiting a tube; as, tubicolous worms.
Tubicornous (a.) Having hollow horns.
Tubiform (a.) Having the form of a tube; tubeform.
Tubular (a.) Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes.
Tubularian (a.) Of or pertaining to the tubularians.
Tubulate (a.) Tubular; tubulated; tubulous.
Tubulated (a.) Made in the form of a small tube; provided with a tube, or elongated opening.
Tubulidentate (a.) Having teeth traversed by canals; -- said of certain edentates.
Tubuliform (a.) Having the form of a small tube.
Tubulose (a.) Alt. of Tubulous
Tubulous (a.) Resembling, or in the form of, a tube; longitudinally hollow; specifically (Bot.), having a hollow cylindrical corolla, often expanded or toothed at the border; as, a tubulose flower.
Tubulous (a.) Containing, or consisting of, small tubes; specifically (Bot.), composed wholly of tubulous florets; as, a tubulous compound flower.
Tudor (a.) Of or pertaining to a royal
Tufaceous (a.) Pertaining to tufa; consisting of, or resembling, tufa.
Tufted (a.) Adorned with a tuft; as, the tufted duck.
Tufted (a.) Growing in tufts or clusters; tufty.
Tufty (a.) Abounding with tufts.
Tufty (a.) Growing in tufts or clusters.
Tuitionary (a.) Of or pertaining to tuition.
Tulip-eared (a.) Having erect, pointed ears; prick-eared; -- said of certain dogs.
Tullian (a.) Belonging to, or in the style of, Tully (Marcus Tullius Cicero).
Tumble-down (a.) Ready to fall; dilapidated; ruinous; as, a tumble-down house.
Tumid (a.) Swelled, enlarged, or distended; as, a tumid leg; tumid flesh.
Tumid (a.) Rising above the level; protuberant.
Tumid (a.) Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; puffy; inflated; bombastic; falsely sublime; turgid; as, a tumid expression; a tumid style.
Tumored (a.) Distended; swelled.
Tumorous (a.) Swelling; protuberant.
Tumorous (a.) Inflated; bombastic.
Tumular (a.) Consisting in a heap; formed or being in a heap or hillock.
Tumulose (a.) Tumulous.
Tumulous (a.) Full of small hills or mounds; hilly; tumulose.
Tumultuary (a.) Attended by, or producing, a tumult; disorderly; promiscuous; confused; tumultuous.
Tumultuary (a.) Restless; agitated; unquiet.
Tumultuous (a.) Full of tumult; characterized by tumult; disorderly; turbulent.
Tumultuous (a.) Conducted with disorder; noisy; confused; boisterous; disorderly; as, a tumultuous assembly or meeting.
Tumultuous (a.) Agitated, as with conflicting passions; disturbed.
Tumultuous (a.) Turbulent; violent; as, a tumultuous speech.
Tunable (a.) Capable of being tuned, or made harmonious; hence, harmonious; musical; tuneful.
Tun-bellied (a.) Having a large, protuberant belly, or one shaped like a tun; pot-bellied.
Tuneful (a.) Harmonious; melodious; musical; as, tuneful notes.
Tuneless (a.) Without tune; inharmonious; unmusical.
Tuneless (a.) Not employed in making music; as, tuneless harps.
Tuneless (a.) Not expressed in music or poetry; unsung.
Tun-great (a.) Having the circumference of a tun.
Tungstenic (a.) Of or pertaining to tungsten; containing tungsten; as, tungstenic ores.
Tungstic (a.) Of or pertaining to tungsten; derived from, or resembling, tungsten; wolframic; as, tungstic oxide.
Tungusic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tunguses; as, the Tungusic dialects.
Tunicate (a.) Alt. of Tunicated
Tunicated (a.) Covered with a tunic; covered or coated with layers; as, a tunicated bulb.
Tunicated (a.) Having a tunic, or mantle; of or pertaining to the Tunicata.
Tunicated (a.) Having each joint buried in the preceding funnel-shaped one, as in certain antennae of insects.
Turanian (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an extensive family of languages of simple structure and low grade (called also Altaic, Ural-Altaic, and Scythian), spoken in the northern parts of Europe and Asia and Central Asia; of pertaining to, or designating, the people who speak these languages.
Turbaned (a.) Wearing a turban.
Turbid (a.) Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine.
Turbid (a.) Disturbed; confused; disordered.
Turbinaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to peat, or turf; of the nature of peat, or turf; peaty; turfy.
Turbinal (a.) Rolled in a spiral; scroll-like; turbinate; -- applied to the thin, plicated, bony or cartilaginous plates which support the olfactory and mucous membranes of the nasal chambers.
Turbinate (a.) Alt. of Turbinated
Turbinated (a.) Whirling in the manner of a top.
Turbinated (a.) Shaped like a top, or inverted cone; narrow at the base, and broad at the apex; as, a turbinated ovary, pericarp, or root.
Turbinated (a.) Turbinal.
Turbinated (a.) Spiral with the whorls decreasing rapidly from a large base to a pointed apex; -- said of certain shells.
Turbinoid (a.) Like or pertaining to Turbo or the family Turbinidae.
Turbulent (a.) Disturbed; agitated; tumultuous; roused to violent commotion; as, the turbulent ocean.
Turbulent (a.) Disposed to insubordination and disorder; restless; unquiet; refractory; as, turbulent spirits.
Turbulent (a.) Producing commotion; disturbing; exciting.
Turfen (a.) Made of turf; covered with turf.
Turfless (a.) Destitute of turf.
Turgent (a.) Rising into a tumor, or a puffy state; swelling; tumid; as, turgent humors.
Turgent (a.) Inflated; bombastic; turgid; pompous.
Turgescent (a.) Becoming turgid or inflated; swelling; growing big.
Turgid (a.) Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
Turgid (a.) Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
Turgidous (a.) Turgid.
Turioniferous (a.) Producing shoots, as asparagus.
Turkeis (a.) Turkish.
Turkeys (a.) Turkish.
Turkic (a.) Turkish.
Turkish (a.) Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks.
Turmeric (a.) Of or pertaining to turmeric; resembling, or obtained from, turmeric; specif., designating an acid obtained by the oxidation of turmerol.
Turnover (a.) Admitting of being turned over; made to be turned over; as, a turnover collar, etc.
Turn-sick (a.) Giddy.
Turnsole (a.) A plant of the genus Heliotropium; heliotrope; -- so named because its flowers are supposed to turn toward the sun.
Turnsole (a.) The sunflower.
Turnsole (a.) A kind of spurge (Euphorbia Helioscopia).
Turnsole (a.) The euphorbiaceous plant Chrozophora tinctoria.
Turnsole (a.) Litmus.
Turnsole (a.) A purple dye obtained from the plant turnsole. See def. 1 (d).
Turquoise (a.) Having a fine light blue color, like that of choice mineral turquoise.
Turreted (a.) Furnished with a turret or turrets; specifically (Zool.), having the whorls somewhat flattened on the upper side and often ornamented by spines or tubercles; -- said of certain spiral shells.
Turreted (a.) Formed like a tower; as, a turreted lamp.
Turrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a turret, or tower; resembling a tower.
Turriculate (a.) Alt. of Turriculated
Turriculated (a.) Furnished with, or formed like, a small turret or turrets; somewhat turreted.
Turritelloid (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the turritellas.
Turtle-footed (a.) Slow-footed.
Tuscan (a.) Of or pertaining to Tuscany in Italy; -- specifically designating one of the five orders of architecture recognized and described by the Italian writers of the 16th century, or characteristic of the order. The original of this order was not used by the Greeks, but by the Romans under the Empire. See Order, and Illust. of Capital.
Tusked (a.) Furnished with tusks.
Tusky (a.) Having tusks.
Tussicular (a.) Of or pertaining to a cough.
Tussocky (a.) Having the form of tussocks; full of, or covered with, tussocks, or tufts.
Tutelar (a.) Alt. of Tutelary
Tutelary (a.) Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, tutelary goddesses.
Tut-mouthed (a.) Having a projecting under jaw; prognathous.
Tutorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a tutor; belonging to, or exercised by, a tutor.
Twelfth (a.) Next in order after the eleventh; coming after eleven others; -- the ordinal of twelve.
Twelfth (a.) Consisting, or being one of, twelve equal parts into which anything is divided.
Twelve (a.) One more that eleven; two and ten; twice six; a dozen.
Twelvepenny (a.) Sold for a shilling; worth or costing a shilling.
Twentieth (a.) Next in order after the nineteenth; tenth after the tenth; coming after nineteen others; -- the ordinal of twenty.
Twentieth (a.) Consisting, or being, one of twenty equal parts into which anything is divided.
Twenty (a.) One more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men.
Twenty (a.) An indefinite number more or less that twenty.
Twentyfold (a.) Twenty times as many.
Twenty-fourmo (a.) Having twenty-four leaves to a sheet; as, a twenty-fourmo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
Twey (a.) Two.
Tweyfold (a.) Twofold.
Twibilled (a.) Armed or provided with a twibil or twibils.
Twifold (a.) Twofold; double.
Twiggen (a.) Made of twigs; wicker.
Twiggy (a.) Of or pertaining to a twig or twigs; like a twig or twigs; full of twigs; abounding with shoots.
Twigless (a.) Having no twigs.
Twigsome (a.) Full of, or abounding in, twigs; twiggy.
Twilight (a.) Seen or done by twilight.
Twilight (a.) Imperfectly illuminated; shaded; obscure.
Twin (a.) Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister.
Twin (a.) Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing the relation of a twin to something else; -- often followed by to or with.
Twin (a.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts.
Twin (a.) Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.
Twinborn (a.) Born at the same birth.
Twining (a.) Winding around something; twisting; embracing; climbing by winding about a support; as, the hop is a twinning plant.
Twining (a.) The act of one who, or that which, twines; (Bot.) the act of climbing spirally.
Twinlike (a.) Closely resembling; being a counterpart.
Twinned (a.) Composed of parts united according to a law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.
Twisted (a.) Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted.
Twistical (a.) Crooked; tortuous; hence, perverse; unfair; dishonest.
Two-capsuled (a.) Having two distinct capsules; bicapsular.
Two-cleft (a.) Divided about half way from the border to the base into two segments; bifid.
Two-edged (a.) Having two edges, or edges on both sides; as, a two-edged sword.
Twofold (a.) Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument.
Two-foot (a.) Measuring two feet; two feet long, thick, or wide; as, a two-foot rule.
Two-forked (a.) Divided into two parts, somewhat after the manner of a fork; dichotomous.
Two-hand (a.) Employing two hands; as, the two-hand alphabet. See Dactylology.
Two-handed (a.) Having two hands; -- often used as an epithet equivalent to large, stout, strong, or powerful.
Two-handed (a.) Used with both hands; as, a two-handed sword.
Two-handed (a.) Using either hand equally well; ambidextrous.
Two-lipped (a.) Having two lips.
Two-lipped (a.) Divided in such a manner as to resemble the two lips when the mouth is more or less open; bilabiate.
Two-parted (a.) Divided from the border to the base into two distinct parts; bipartite.
Twopenny (a.) Of the value of twopence.
Two-ply (a.) Consisting of two thicknesses, as cloth; double.
Two-ply (a.) Woven double, as cloth or carpeting, by incorporating two sets of warp thread and two of weft.
Two-ranked (a.) Alternately disposed on exactly opposite sides of the stem so as to from two ranks; distichous.
Two-sided (a.) Having two sides only; hence, double-faced; hypocritical.
Two-sided (a.) Symmetrical.
Two-tongued (a.) Double-tongued; deceitful.
Tychonic (a.) Of or pertaining to Tycho Brahe, or his system of astronomy.
Tympanic (a.) Like a tympanum or drum; acting like a drumhead; as, a tympanic membrane.
Tympanic (a.) Of or pertaining to the tympanum.
Tympanitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or affected with, tympanites.
Tympanohyal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tympanum and the hyoidean arch.
Tyny (a.) Small; tiny.
Typal (a.) Relating to a type or types; belonging to types; serving as a type; typical.
Typhoean (a.) Of or pertaining to Typhoeus (t/*f/"/s), the fabled giant of Greek mythology, having a hundred heads; resembling Typhoeus.
Typhoid (a.) Of or pertaining to typhus; resembling typhus; of a low grade like typhus; as, typhoid symptoms.
Typhomalarial (a.) Pertaining to typhoid fever and malaria; as, typhomalarial fever, a form of fever having symptoms both of malarial and typhoid fever.
Typhous (a.) Of or pertaining to typhus; of the nature of typhus.
Typic (a.) Typical.
Typical (a.) Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.
Typical (a.) Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.
Typographic (a.) Alt. of Typographical
Typographical (a.) Of or pertaining to the act or act of representing by types or symbols; emblematic; figurative; typical.
Typographical (a.) Of or pertaining to typography or printing; as, the typographic art.
Tyrannic (a.) Alt. of Tyrannical
Tyrannical (a.) Of or pertaining to a tyrant; suiting a tyrant; unjustly severe in government; absolute; imperious; despotic; cruel; arbitrary; as, a tyrannical prince; a tyrannical master; tyrannical government.
Tyrannicidal (a.) Of or pertaining to tyrannicide, or the murder of a tyrant.
Tyrannish (a.) Like a tyrant; tyrannical.
Tyrannous (a.) Tyrannical; arbitrary; unjustly severe; despotic.
Tyrian (a.) Of or pertaining to Tyre or its people.
Tyrian (a.) Being of the color called Tyrian purple.
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