Name Report For First Name CYM:


First name CYM's origin is English. CYM means "ruler". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with CYM below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of cym.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with CYM and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with CYM - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming CYM


cyma cymbeline cymbelline cymberly

NAMES RHYMING WITH CYM (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ym) - Names That Ends with ym:


NAMES RHYMING WITH CYM (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (cy) - Names That Begins with cy:

cybele cycnus cydnee cydney cynara cynburleigh cyndee cyndi cyndy cyne cyneburhleah cynegils cyneheard cyneleah cyneley cyneric cynerik cynewulf cynfarch cynhard cyning cynn cynric cynrik cynthia cyntia cynward cynyr cyprian cypris cyr cyra cyrano cyrek cyrena cyrene cyril cyrill cyrilla cyris cyrus cyryl cyst cythera cytherea cytheria


First Names which starts with 'c' and ends with 'm':

caddaham caellum calibom calibum callum calum cam carm chaim chatham chayim chilam chiram chisholm chrysostom cim colleem colm colum crom cruim culum cunningham

English Words Rhyming CYM


cymanoun (n.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form.
 noun (n.) A cyme. See Cyme.

cymarnoun (n.) A slight covering; a scarf. See Simar.

cymatiumnoun (n.) A capping or crowning molding in classic architecture.

cymbalnoun (n.) A musical instrument used by the ancients. It is supposed to have been similar to the modern kettle drum, though perhaps smaller.
 noun (n.) A musical instrument of brass, shaped like a circular dish or a flat plate, with a handle at the back; -- used in pairs to produce a sharp ringing sound by clashing them together.
 noun (n.) A musical instrument used by gypsies and others, made of steel wire, in a triangular form, on which are movable rings.

cymbalistnoun (n.) A performer upon cymbals.

cymbiformadjective (a.) Shaped like a boat; (Bot.) elongated and having the upper surface decidedly concave, as the glumes of many grasses.

cymbiumnoun (n.) A genus of marine univalve shells; the gondola.

cymenoun (n.) A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the centrifugal or determinate type, differing from a corymb chiefly in the order of the opening of the blossoms.

cymenenoun (n.) A colorless, liquid, combustible hydrocarbon, CH3.C6H4.C3H7, of pleasant odor, obtained from oil of cumin, oil of caraway, carvacrol, camphor, etc.; -- called also paracymene, and formerly camphogen.

cymenolnoun (n.) See Carvacrol.

cymidinenoun (n.) A liquid organic base, C10H13.NH2, derived from cymene.

cymiferousadjective (a.) Producing cymes.

cymlingnoun (n.) Alt. of Cymbling

cymblingnoun (n.) A scalloped or "pattypan" variety of summer squash.

cymogenenoun (n.) A highly volatile liquid, condensed by cold and pressure from the first products of the distillation of petroleum; -- used for producing low temperatures.

cymoidadjective (a.) Having the form of a cyme.

cymophanenoun (n.) See Chrysoberyl.

cymophanousadjective (a.) Having a wavy, floating light; opalescent; chatoyant.

cymoseadjective (a.) Alt. of Cymous

cymousadjective (a.) Having the nature of a cyme, or derived from a cyme; bearing, or pertaining to, a cyme or cymes.

cymricnoun (n.) The Welsh language.
 adjective (a.) Welsh.

cymrynoun (n.) A collective term for the Welsh race; -- so called by themselves .

cymulenoun (n.) A small cyme, or one of very few flowers.

cymographnoun (n.) An instrument for making tracings of the outline or contour of profiles, moldings, etc.
 noun (n.) Var. of Kymograph.
 verb (v. t.) To trace or copy with a cymograph.

cymometernoun (n.) An instrument for exhibiting and measuring wave motion
 noun (n.) an instrument for determining the frequency of electic wave oscillations, esp. in connection with wireless telegraphy.

cymoscopenoun (n.) Any device for detecting the presence of electric waves. The influence of electric waves on the resistance of a particular kind of electric circuit, on the magnetization of steel, on the polarization of an electrolytic cell, or on the electric condition of a vacuum has been applied in the various cymoscopes.

fancymongernoun (n.) A lovemonger; a whimsical lover.

oxycymenenoun (n.) Hydroxy cymene. Same as Carvacrol.

paracymenenoun (n.) Same as Cymene.

scymetarnoun (n.) See Scimiter.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH CYM (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ym) - English Words That Ends with ym:

allonymnoun (n.) The name of another person assumed by the author of a work.
 noun (n.) A work published under the name of some one other than the author.

anonymnoun (n.) One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for "pseudonym."
 noun (n.) A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word.

antonymnoun (n.) A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a correlative of synonym.

azymnoun (n.) Alt. of Azyme

aerenchymnoun (n.) Alt. of Aerenchyma

coenenchymnoun (n.) Alt. of Coenenchyma

cryptonymnoun (n.) A secret name; a name by which a person is known only to the initiated.

didymnoun (n.) See Didymium.

eponymnoun (n.) Alt. of Eponyme

etymnoun (n.) See Etymon.

heteronymnoun (n.) That which is heteronymous; a thing having a different name or designation from some other thing; -- opposed to homonym.

homonymnoun (n.) A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning; as the noun bear and the verb bear.

lymnoun (n.) Alt. of Lymhound

panymnoun (n. & a.) See Panim.

paronymnoun (n.) A paronymous word.

polyonymnoun (n.) An object which has a variety of names.
 noun (n.) A polynomial name or term.

pseudonymnoun (n.) A fictitious name assumed for the time, as by an author; a pen name.

synonymnoun (n.) One of two or more words (commonly words of the same language) which are equivalents of each other; one of two or more words which have very nearly the same signification, and therefore may often be used interchangeably. See under Synonymous.
 noun (n.) An incorrect or incorrectly applied scientific name, as a new name applied to a species or genus already properly named, or a specific name preoccupied by that of another species of the same genus; -- so used in the system of nomenclature (which see) in which the correct scientific names of certain natural groups (usually genera, species, and subspecies) are regarded as determined by priority.
 noun (n.) One of two or more words corresponding in meaning but of different languages; a heteronym.

toponymnoun (n.) A name of a place; more broadly, a name, as in the binomial name of a plant, based on, or derived from, a place name, or based on the location of the thing named.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH CYM (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (cy) - Words That Begins with cy:

cyttyadjective (a.) Short; as, a cutty knife; a cutty sark.

cyamelidenoun (n.) A white amorphous substance, regarded as a polymeric modification of isocyanic acid.

cyamellonenoun (n.) A complex derivative of cyanogen, regarded as an acid, and known chiefly in its salts; -- called also hydromellonic acid.

cyanatenoun (n.) A salt of cyanic acid.

cyanauratenoun (n.) See Aurocyanide.

cyaneanadjective (a.) Having an azure color.

cyanicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, cyanogen.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a blue color.

cyanidenoun (n.) A compound formed by the union of cyanogen with an element or radical.

cyaninnoun (n.) The blue coloring matter of flowers; -- called also anthokyan and anthocyanin.

cyaninenoun (n.) One of a series of artificial blue or red dyes obtained from quinoline and lepidine and used in calico printing.

cyanitenoun (n.) A mineral occuring in thin-bladed crystals and crystalline aggregates, of a sky-blue color. It is a silicate of aluminium.

cyanogennoun (n.) A colorless, inflammable, poisonous gas, C2N2, with a peach-blossom odor, so called from its tendency to form blue compounds; obtained by heating ammonium oxalate, mercuric cyanide, etc. It is obtained in combination, forming an alkaline cyanide when nitrogen or a nitrogenous compound is strongly ignited with carbon and soda or potash. It conducts itself like a member of the halogen group of elements, and shows a tendency to form complex compounds. The name is also applied to the univalent radical, CN (the half molecule of cyanogen proper), which was one of the first compound radicals recognized.

cyanometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring degress of blueness.

cyanopathynoun (n.) A disease in which the body is colored blue in its surface, arising usually from a malformation of the heart, which causes an imperfect arterialization of the blood; blue jaundice.

cyanophyllnoun (n.) A blue coloring matter supposed by some to be one of the component parts of chlorophyll.

cyanosedadjective (a.) Rendered blue, as the surface of the body, from cyanosis or deficient a/ration of the blood.

cyanosisnoun (n.) A condition in which, from insufficient a/ration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See Cyanopathy.

cyanositenoun (n.) Native sulphate of copper. Cf. Blue vitriol, under Blue.

cyanoticadjective (a.) Relating to cyanosis; affected with cyanosis; as, a cyanotic patient; having the hue caused by cyanosis; as, a cyanotic skin.

cyanotypenoun (n.) A photographic picture obtained by the use of a cyanide.

cyanuratenoun (n.) A salt of cyanuric acid.

cyanuretnoun (n.) A cyanide.

cyanuricadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cyanic and uric acids.

cyathiformadjective (a.) In the form of a cup, a little widened at the top.

cyatholithnoun (n.) A kind of coccolith, which in shape resembles a minute cup widened at the top, and varies in size from / to / of an inch.

cyathophylloidnoun (n.) A fossil coral of the family Cyathophyllidae; sometimes extended to fossil corals of other related families belonging to the group Rugosa; -- also called cup corals. Thay are found in paleozoic rocks.
 adjective (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the family Cyathophyllidae.

cycadnoun (n.) Any plant of the natural order Cycadaceae, as the sago palm, etc.

cycadaceousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an order of plants like the palms, but having exogenous wood. The sago palm is an example.

cycasnoun (n.) A genus of trees, intermediate in character between the palms and the pines. The pith of the trunk of some species furnishes a valuable kind of sago.

cyclamennoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Primrose family, having depressed rounded corms, and pretty nodding flowers with the petals so reflexed as to point upwards, whence it is called rabbits' ears. It is also called sow bread, because hogs are said to eat the corms.

cyclaminnoun (n.) A white amorphous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the corm of Cyclamen Europaeum.

cyclasnoun (n.) A long gown or surcoat (cut off in front), worn in the Middle Ages. It was sometimes embroidered or interwoven with gold. Also, a rich stuff from which the gown was made.

cyclenoun (n.) An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres.
 noun (n.) An interval of time in which a certain succession of events or phenomena is completed, and then returns again and again, uniformly and continually in the same order; a periodical space of time marked by the recurrence of something peculiar; as, the cycle of the seasons, or of the year.
 noun (n.) An age; a long period of time.
 noun (n.) An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
 noun (n.) The circle of subjects connected with the exploits of the hero or heroes of some particular period which have served as a popular theme for poetry, as the legend of Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and that of Charlemagne and his paladins.
 noun (n.) One entire round in a circle or a spire; as, a cycle or set of leaves.
 noun (n.) A bicycle or tricycle, or other light velocipede.
 noun (n.) A series of operations in which heat is imparted to (or taken away from) a working substance which by its expansion gives up a part of its internal energy in the form of mechanical work (or being compressed increases its internal energy) and is again brought back to its original state.
 noun (n.) A complete positive and negative wave of an alternating current; one period. The number of cycles (per second) is a measure of the frequency of an alternating current.
 verb (v. i.) To pass through a cycle of changes; to recur in cycles.
 verb (v. i.) To ride a bicycle, tricycle, or other form of cycle.

cyclingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cycle
 noun (n.) The act, art, or practice, of riding a cycle, esp. a bicycle or tricycle.

cyclicadjective (a.) Alt. of Cyclical

cyclicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time.

cyclidenoun (n.) A surface of the fourth degree, having certain special relations to spherical surfaces. The tore or anchor ring is one of the cyclides.

cyclistnoun (n.) A cycler.

cyclobranchiateadjective (a.) Having the gills around the margin of the body, as certain limpets.

cycloganoidnoun (n.) One of the Cycloganoidei.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Cycloganoidei.

cycloganoideinoun (n. pl.) An order of ganoid fishes, having cycloid scales. The bowfin (Amia calva) is a living example.

cyclographnoun (n.) See Arcograph.

cycloidnoun (n.) A curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line, keeping always in the same plane.
 noun (n.) One of the Cycloidei.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Cycloidei.

cycloidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a cycloid; as, the cycloidal space is the space contained between a cycloid and its base.

cycloideinoun (n. pl.) An order of fishes, formerly proposed by Agassiz, for those with thin, smooth scales, destitute of marginal spines, as the herring and salmon. The group is now regarded as artificial.

cycloidiannoun (a. & n.) Same as 2d and 3d Cycloid.

cyclometernoun (n.) A contrivance for recording the revolutions of a wheel, as of a bicycle.

cyclometrynoun (n.) The art of measuring circles.

cyclonenoun (n.) A violent storm, often of vast extent, characterized by high winds rotating about a calm center of low atmospheric pressure. This center moves onward, often with a velocity of twenty or thirty miles an hour.
 noun (n.) In general, a condition of the atmosphere characterized by a central area of pressure much lower than that of surrounding areas, and a system of winds blowing inward and around (clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counter-clockwise in the northern); -- called also a low-area storm. It is attended by high temperature, moist air, abundant precipitation, and clouded sky. The term includes the hurricane, typhoon, and tropical storms; it should not be applied to the moderate disturbances attending ordinary areas of low pressure nor to tornadoes, waterspouts, or "twisters," in which the vertical motion is more important than the horizontal.
 noun (n.) A tornado. See above, and Tornado.

cyclonicadjective (a.) Pertaining to a cyclone.


English Words which starts with 'c' and ends with 'm':

cabalismnoun (n.) The secret science of the cabalists.
 noun (n.) A superstitious devotion to the mysteries of the religion which one professes.

cablegramnoun (n.) A message sent by a submarine telegraphic cable.

cadewormnoun (n.) A caddice. See Caddice.

cadmiumnoun (n.) A comparatively rare element related to zinc, and occurring in some zinc ores. It is a white metal, both ductile and malleable. Symbol Cd. Atomic weight 111.8. It was discovered by Stromeyer in 1817, who named it from its association with zinc or zinc ore.

caecumnoun (n.) A cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or duct.
 noun (n.) The blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut.

caesarismnoun (n.) A system of government in which unrestricted power is exercised by a single person, to whom, as Caesar or emperor, it has been committed by the popular will; imperialism; also, advocacy or support of such a system of government.

caesiumnoun (n.) A rare alkaline metal found in mineral water; -- so called from the two characteristic blue lines in its spectrum. It was the first element discovered by spectrum analysis, and is the most strongly basic and electro-positive substance known. Symbol Cs. Atomic weight 132.6.

caimacamnoun (n.) The governor of a sanjak or district in Turkey.

caladiumnoun (n.) A genus of aroideous plants, of which some species are cultivated for their immense leaves (which are often curiously blotched with white and red), and others (in Polynesia) for food.

calamistrumnoun (n.) A comblike structure on the metatarsus of the hind legs of certain spiders (Ciniflonidae), used to curl certain fibers in the construction of their webs.

calcaneumnoun (n.) One of the bones of the tarsus which in man, forms the great bone of the heel; -- called also fibulare.

calceiformadjective (a.) Shaped like a slipper, as one petal of the lady's-slipper; calceolate.

calciformadjective (a.) In the form of chalk or lime.

calciumnoun (n.) An elementary substance; a metal which combined with oxygen forms lime. It is of a pale yellow color, tenacious, and malleable. It is a member of the alkaline earth group of elements. Atomic weight 40. Symbol Ca.

calistheneumnoun (n.) A gymnasium; esp. one for light physical exercise by women and children.

callosumnoun (n.) The great band commissural fibers which unites the two cerebral hemispheres. See corpus callosum, under Carpus.

calmnoun (n.) Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.
 noun (n.) To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds.
 noun (n.) To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions.
  (super.) Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed.
  (super.) Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech.

calvinismnoun (n.) The theological tenets or doctrines of John Calvin (a French theologian and reformer of the 16th century) and his followers, or of the so-called calvinistic churches.

calyciformadjective (a.) Having the form or appearance of a calyx.

calyptriformadjective (a.) Having the form a calyptra, or extinguisher.

camnoun (n.) A turning or sliding piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion to, or receives such motion from, a rod, lever, or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
 noun (n.) A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
 noun (n.) A projecting part of a wheel or other moving piece so shaped as to give alternate or variable motion to another piece against which it acts.
 noun (n.) A ridge or mound of earth.
 adjective (a.) Crooked.

cambiumnoun (n.) A series of formative cells lying outside of the wood proper and inside of the inner bark. The growth of new wood takes place in the cambium, which is very soft.
 noun (n.) A fancied nutritive juice, formerly supposed to originate in the blood, to repair losses of the system, and to promote its increase.

campaniformadjective (a.) Bell-shaped.

campaniliformadjective (a.) Bell-shaped; campanulate; campaniform.

cancriformadjective (a.) Having the form of, or resembling, a crab; crab-shaped.
 adjective (a.) Like a cancer; cancerous.

candelabrumnoun (n.) A lamp stand of any sort.
 noun (n.) A highly ornamented stand of marble or other ponderous material, usually having three feet, -- frequently a votive offering to a temple.
 noun (n.) A large candlestick, having several branches.

cankerwormnoun (n.) The larva of two species of geometrid moths which are very injurious to fruit and shade trees by eating, and often entirely destroying, the foliage. Other similar larvae are also called cankerworms.

cannibalismnoun (n.) The act or practice of eating human flesh by mankind. Hence; Murderous cruelty; barbarity.

capilliformadjective (a.) In the shape or form of, a hair, or of hairs.

capitatimadjective (a.) Of so much per head; as, a capitatim tax; a capitatim grant.

capitulumnoun (n.) A thick head of flowers on a very short axis, as a clover top, or a dandelion; a composite flower. A capitulum may be either globular or flat.
 noun (n.) A knoblike protuberance of any part, esp. at the end of a bone or cartilage. [See Illust. of Artiodactyla.]

capriformadjective (a.) Having the form of a goat.

capsicumnoun (n.) A genus of plants of many species, producing capsules or dry berries of various forms, which have an exceedingly pungent, biting taste, and when ground form the red or Cayenne pepper of commerce.

carbonarismnoun (n.) The principles, practices, or organization of the Carbonari.

cardamomnoun (n.) The aromatic fruit, or capsule with its seeds, of several plants of the Ginger family growing in the East Indies and elsewhere, and much used as a condiment, and in medicine.
 noun (n.) A plant which produces cardamoms, esp. Elettaria Cardamomum and several species of Amomum.

carnalismnoun (n.) The state of being carnal; carnality; sensualism.

caromnoun (n.) A shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball. In England it is called cannon.
 verb (v. i.) To make a carom.

carpellumnoun (n.) A simple pistil or single-celled ovary or seed vessel, or one of the parts of a compound pistil, ovary, or seed vessel. See Illust of Carpaphore.

carromnoun (n.) See Carom.

cartesianismnoun (n.) The philosophy of Descartes.

caseumnoun (n.) Same as Casein.

casewormnoun (n.) A worm or grub that makes for itself a case. See Caddice.

castoreumnoun (n.) A peculiar bitter orange-brown substance, with strong, penetrating odor, found in two sacs between the anus and external genitals of the beaver; castor; -- used in medicine as an antispasmodic, and by perfumers.

casualismnoun (n.) The doctrine that all things exist or are controlled by chance.

cataclysmnoun (n.) An extensive overflow or sweeping flood of water; a deluge.
 noun (n.) Any violent catastrophe, involving sudden and extensive changes of the earth's surface.

catapasmnoun (n.) A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.

cataplasmnoun (n.) A soft and moist substance applied externally to some part of the body; a poultice.

catasterismnoun (n.) A placing among the stars; a catalogue of stars.

catastrophismnoun (n.) The doctrine that the geological changes in the earth's crust have been caused by the sudden action of violent physical causes; -- opposed to the doctrine of uniformism.

catechismnoun (n.) A form of instruction by means of questions and answers.
 noun (n.) A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine, reduced to the form of questions and answers.

catheterismnoun (n.) Alt. of Catheterization

catholicismnoun (n.) The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity.
 noun (n.) Liberality of sentiment; breadth of view.
 noun (n.) The faith of the whole orthodox Christian church, or adherence thereto.
 noun (n.) The doctrines or faith of the Roman Catholic church, or adherence thereto.

cauliformadjective (a.) Having the form of a caulis.

cauterismnoun (n.) The use or application of a caustic; cautery.

cavalierismnoun (n.) The practice or principles of cavaliers.

celticismnoun (n.) A custom of the Celts, or an idiom of their language.

cenobitismnoun (n.) The state of being a cenobite; the belief or practice of a cenobite.

centesmnoun (n.) Hundredth.

centigramnoun (n.) Alt. of Centigramme

centonismnoun (n.) The composition of a cento; the act or practice of composing a cento or centos.

centralismnoun (n.) The state or condition of being central; the combination of several parts into one whole; centralization.
 noun (n.) The system by which power is centralized, as in a government.

centrumnoun (n.) The body, or axis, of a vertebra. See Vertebra.

cephalanthiumnoun (n.) Same as Anthodium.

cerebellumnoun (n.) The large lobe of the hind brain in front of and above the medulla; the little brain. It controls combined muscular action. See Brain.

cerebralismnoun (n.) The doctrine or theory that psychical phenomena are functions or products of the brain only.

cerebriformadjective (a.) Like the brain in form or substance.

cerebrumnoun (n.) The anterior, and in man the larger, division of the brain; the seat of the reasoning faculties and the will. See Brain.

ceremonialismnoun (n.) Adherence to external rites; fondness for ceremony.

ceriumnoun (n.) A rare metallic element, occurring in the minerals cerite, allanite, monazite, etc. Symbol Ce. Atomic weight 141.5. It resembles iron in color and luster, but is soft, and both malleable and ductile. It tarnishes readily in the air.

cesarismnoun (n.) See Caesarism.

chaldaismnoun (n.) An idiom or peculiarity in the Chaldee dialect.

chamnoun (n.) The sovereign prince of Tartary; -- now usually written khan.
 verb (v. t.) To chew.

characterismnoun (n.) A distinction of character; a characteristic.

charismnoun (n.) A miraculously given power, as of healing, speaking foreign languages without instruction, etc., attributed to some of the early Christians.

charlatanismnoun (n.) Charlatanry.

charmnoun (n.) A melody; a song.
 noun (n.) A word or combination of words sung or spoken in the practice of magic; a magical combination of words, characters, etc.; an incantation.
 noun (n.) That which exerts an irresistible power to please and attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality.
 noun (n.) Anything worn for its supposed efficacy to the wearer in averting ill or securing good fortune.
 noun (n.) Any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. Bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain.
 noun (n.) To make music upon; to tune.
 noun (n.) To subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic.
 noun (n.) To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.
 noun (n.) To attract irresistibly; to delight exceedingly; to enchant; to fascinate.
 noun (n.) To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences; as, a charmed life.
 verb (v. i.) To use magic arts or occult power; to make use of charms.
 verb (v. i.) To act as, or produce the effect of, a charm; to please greatly; to be fascinating.
 verb (v. i.) To make a musical sound.

chartismnoun (n.) The principles of a political party in England (1838-48), which contended for universal suffrage, the vote by ballot, annual parliaments, equal electoral districts, and other radical reforms, as set forth in a document called the People's Charter.

chasmnoun (n.) A deep opening made by disruption, as a breach in the earth or a rock; a yawning abyss; a cleft; a fissure.
 noun (n.) A void space; a gap or break, as in ranks of men.

chattelismnoun (n.) The act or condition of holding chattels; the state of being a chattel.

chauvinismnoun (n.) Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen leader or an obsolete cause; hence, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.

cheiropterygiumnoun (n.) The typical pentadactyloid limb of the higher vertebrates.

cheirotheriumnoun (n.) A genus of extinct animals, so named from fossil footprints rudely resembling impressions of the human hand, and believed to have been made by labyrinthodont reptiles. See Illustration in Appendix.

cheliformadjective (a.) Having a movable joint or finger closing against a preceding joint or a projecting part of it, so that the whole may be used for grasping, as the claw of a crab; pincherlike.

chemismnoun (n.) The force exerted between the atoms of elementary substance whereby they unite to form chemical compounds; chemical attaction; affinity; -- sometimes used as a general expression for chemical activity or relationship.

cherubimnoun (n.) The Hebrew plural of Cherub.. Cf. Seraphim.
  (pl. ) of Cherub

chessomnoun (n.) Mellow earth; mold.

chiasmnoun (n.) Alt. of Chiasma

chiliasmnoun (n.) The millennium.
 noun (n.) The doctrine of the personal reign of Christ on earth during the millennium.

chloralismnoun (n.) A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.

chloralumnoun (n.) An impure aqueous solution of chloride of aluminium, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant.

chloroformnoun (n.) A colorless volatile liquid, CHCl3, having an ethereal odor and a sweetish taste, formed by treating alcohol with chlorine and an alkali. It is a powerful solvent of wax, resin, etc., and is extensively used to produce anaesthesia in surgical operations; also externally, to alleviate pain.
 verb (v. t.) To treat with chloroform, or to place under its influence.

choleriformadjective (a.) Resembling cholera.

chrismnoun (n.) Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc.
 noun (n.) The same as Chrisom.

chrisomnoun (n.) A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle thrown over a child when baptized or christened.
 noun (n.) A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it.

christendomnoun (n.) The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it.
 noun (n.) The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation.
 noun (n.) That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
 noun (n.) The whole body of Christians.

christianismnoun (n.) The Christian religion.
 noun (n.) The Christian world; Christendom.

christomnoun (n.) See Chrisom.

chromatismnoun (n.) The state of being colored, as in the case of images formed by a lens.
 noun (n.) An abnormal coloring of plants.

chromismnoun (n.) Same as Chromatism.

chromiumnoun (n.) A comparatively rare element occurring most abundantly in the mineral chromite. Atomic weight 52.5. Symbol Cr. When isolated it is a hard, brittle, grayish white metal, fusible with difficulty. Its chief commercial importance is for its compounds, as potassium chromate, lead chromate, etc., which are brilliantly colored and are used dyeing and calico printing. Called also chrome.