Name Report For First Name DELTON:

DELTON

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

Rhymes with DELTON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DELTON

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES DELTON AS A WHOLE:

 

NAMES RHYMING WITH DELTON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (elton) - Names That Ends with elton:

carelton helton shelton welton felton elton skelton

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (lton) - Names That Ends with lton:

alton hamilton carlton charlton hsmilton kolton walton wilton salton halton galton fulton colton chilton bolton dalton hilton milton moulton tilton

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ton) - Names That Ends with ton:

afton cihuaton antton txanton alston benton burton fenton kenton preston ralston remington rexton sexton stanton weston anton biton euryton triton agoston ashton kerrington stayton wryeton aetheston aiston athelston beaton boynton branton braxton brayton bretton brighton britton bryceton bryston buinton carleton charleston chayton clayton clifton clinton clyffton crayton creighton criston crofton danton daxton dayton deston duston easton elliston elston eston everton fulaton garton hampton harrington houston hughston huntington johnston keaton kingston knoton langston layton

NAMES RHYMING WITH DELTON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (delto) - Names That Begins with delto:

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (delt) - Names That Begins with delt:

delta

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (del) - Names That Begins with del:

del delaine delancy delane delaney delanie delano delbert delbin delbina delbine delcine delfi delfina delia delice delicia delight delila delilah delinda delisa delisha delissa delit deliza dell della delma delman delmar delmara delmare delmer delmi delmira delmon delmont delmore delmy delora delores deloris delphia delphina delphine delphinus delray delrick delrico delron delroy delsin delvin delvon delyssa

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

dea deacon deagan deaglan deagmund deakin dealbeorht dealber dealbert dean deana deanda deandra deandrea deandria deane deann deanna deanne dearbhail dearborn dearbourne deardriu dearg deasach deasmumhan deavon debbee debbie debby debora deborah debra debrah debralee dechtere dechtire decla declan dedr dedre dedric dedrick

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DELTON:

First Names which starts with 'de' and ends with 'on':

demason demogorgon demophon dennison denton deon deron dervon deucalion deveon devion devlon devon devron

First Names which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dacian daegan daelan daelyn daelynn daemon dagan dagen dagian daijon dailyn daimhin daimmen dain dainan dairion dalan dalen dallan dallen dallin dallon dalon dalston dalyn dalynn daman damen dameon damian damiean damien damon dan danathon daniel-sean dann dannon danon danylynn daran dareen daren darien darin darleen darolyn daron darrellyn darren darrin darron darryn dartagnan darton darvin darwin darwyn darylyn daryn daveen daveon davian davidson davin davion davison davynn dawn dawson daylan daylen daylin daylon dayson dayveon deeann deegan deen dehaan deikun deman den deneen deoradhain deortun

English Words Rhyming DELTON

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES DELTON AS A WHOLE:



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


Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (elton) - English Words That Ends with elton:


meltonnoun (n.) A kind of stout woolen cloth with unfinished face and without raised nap. A commoner variety has a cotton warp.


Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (lton) - English Words That Ends with lton:


stiltonnoun (n.) A peculiarly flavored unpressed cheese made from milk with cream added; -- so called from the village or parish of Stilton, England, where it was originally made. It is very rich in fat.


Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ton) - English Words That Ends with ton:


actonnoun (n.) A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.

aketonnoun (n.) See Acton.

astrophytonnoun (n.) A genus of ophiurans having the arms much branched.

asyndetonnoun (n.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered. It stands opposed to polysyndeton.

badmintonnoun (n.) A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
 noun (n.) A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

barbitonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek instrument resembling a lyre.

bartonnoun (n.) The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself.
 noun (n.) A farmyard.

bastonnoun (n.) A staff or cudgel.
 noun (n.) See Baton.
 noun (n.) An officer bearing a painted staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's court to take into custody persons committed by the court.

batonnoun (n.) A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
 noun (n.) An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

battonnoun (n.) See Batten, and Baton.

betonnoun (n.) The French name for concrete; hence, concrete made after the French fashion.

bostonnoun (n.) A game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war.

bretonnoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

britonnoun (n.) A native of Great Britain.
 adjective (a.) British.

burtonnoun (n.) A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part.

buttonnoun (n.) A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
 noun (n.) A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament.
 noun (n.) A bud; a germ of a plant.
 noun (n.) A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
 noun (n.) A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
 noun (n.) To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up.
 noun (n.) To dress or clothe.
 verb (v. i.) To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
  () Alt. of evil

cantonnoun (n.) A song or canto
 noun (n.) A small portion; a division; a compartment.
 noun (n.) A small community or clan.
 noun (n.) A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two independent states which form the Swiss federal republic; in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See Arrondissement.
 noun (n.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a horizontal line from the side.
 verb (v. i.) To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
 verb (v. i.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.

cartonnoun (n.) Pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box.

caxtonnoun (n.) Any book printed by William Caxton, the first English printer.

checklatonnoun (n.) Ciclatoun.
 noun (n.) Gilded leather.

chitonnoun (n.) An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt.
 noun (n.) One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

cottonnoun (n.) A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short-staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.
 noun (n.) The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.
 noun (n.) Cloth made of cotton.
 verb (v. i.) To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.
 verb (v. i.) To go on prosperously; to succeed.
 verb (v. i.) To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with.
 verb (v. i.) To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; -- used with to.

crotonnoun (n.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries.

croutonnoun (n.) Bread cut in various forms, and fried lightly in butter or oil, to garnish hashes, etc.

dermoskeletonnoun (n.) See Exoskeleton.

emplectonnoun (n.) A kind of masonry in which the outer faces of the wall are ashlar, the space between being filled with broken stone and mortar. Cross layers of stone are interlaid as binders.

endoskeletonnoun (n.) The bony, cartilaginous, or other internal framework of an animal, as distinguished from the exoskeleton.

exoskeletonnoun (n.) The hardened parts of the external integument of an animal, including hair, feathers, nails, horns, scales, etc.,as well as the armor of armadillos and many reptiles, and the shells or hardened integument of numerous invertebrates; external skeleton; dermoskeleton.

feuilletonnoun (n.) A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.

frontonnoun (n.) Same as Frontal, 2.

gluttonnoun (n.) One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
 noun (n.) Fig.: One who gluts himself.
 noun (n.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo luscus), of the family Mustelidae, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverene. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
 adjective (a.) Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To glut; to eat voraciously.

hacquetonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

haketonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

homoioptotonnoun (n.) A figure in which the several parts of a sentence end with the same case, or inflection generally.

hyperbatonnoun (n.) A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, "echoed the hills" for "the hills echoed."

indobritonnoun (n.) A person born in India, of mixed Indian and British blood; a half-caste.

jettonnoun (n.) A metal counter used in playing cards.

karyomitonnoun (n.) The reticular network of fine fibers, of which the nucleus of a cell is in part composed; -- in opposition to kytomiton, or the network in the body of the cell.

kingstonnoun (n.) Alt. of Kingstone

kytomitonnoun (n.) See Karyomiton.

kryptonnoun (n.) An inert gaseous element of the argon group, occurring in air to the extent of about one volume in a million. It was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. Liquefying point, -- 152 C.; symbol, Kr; atomic weight, 83.0.

latonnoun (n.) Alt. of Latoun

megaphytonnoun (n.) An extinct genus of tree ferns with large, two-ranked leaves, or fronds.

melocotonnoun (n.) Alt. of Melocotoon

montonnoun (n.) A heap of ore; a mass undergoing the process of amalgamation.

motonnoun (n.) A small plate covering the armpit in armor of the 14th century and later.

muttonnoun (n.) A sheep.
 noun (n.) The flesh of a sheep.
 noun (n.) A loose woman; a prostitute.

mirlitonnoun (n.) A kind of musical toy into which one sings, hums, or speaks, producing a coarse, reedy sound.

neuroskeletonnoun (n.) The deep-seated parts of the vertebrate skeleton which are relation with the nervous axis and locomation.

pantonnoun (n.) A horseshoe to correct a narrow, hoofbound heel.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (delto) - Words That Begins with delto:


deltohedronnoun (n.) A solid bounded by twelve quadrilateral faces. It is a hemihedral form of the isometric system, allied to the tetrahedron.

deltoidadjective (a.) Shaped like the Greek / (delta); delta-shaped; triangular.


Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (delt) - Words That Begins with delt:


deltanoun (n.) A tract of land shaped like the letter delta (/), especially when the land is alluvial and inclosed between two or more mouths of a river; as, the delta of the Ganges, of the Nile, or of the Mississippi.
 noun (n.) The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (/ /), answering to D.
 noun (n.) an object having the shape of the capital /.
 noun (n.) The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, esp. in a three-phase system; -- often used attributively, as delta winding, delta connection (which see), etc.

deltaficationnoun (n.) The formation of a delta or of deltas.

deltaicadjective (a.) Relating to, or like, a delta.

delthyrisnoun (n.) A name formerly given to certain Silurian brachiopod shells of the genus Spirifer.

delticadjective (a.) Deltaic.

deltidiumnoun (n.) The triangular space under the beak of many brachiopod shells.


Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (del) - Words That Begins with del:


delnoun (n.) Share; portion; part.

delacerationnoun (n.) A tearing in pieces.

delacrymationnoun (n.) An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes.

delactationnoun (n.) The act of weaning.

delainenoun (n.) A kind of fabric for women's dresses.

delaminationnoun (n.) Formation and separation of laminae or layers; one of the methods by which the various blastodermic layers of the ovum are differentiated.

delapsationnoun (n.) See Delapsion.

delapsingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delapse

delapsionnoun (n.) A falling down, or out of place; prolapsion.

delassationnoun (n.) Fatigue.

delatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delate

delationnoun (n.) Conveyance.
 noun (n.) Accusation by an informer.

delatornoun (n.) An accuser; an informer.

delawarenoun (n.) An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-colored berries, sweet and of a good flavor.

delawaresnoun (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting the valley of the Delaware River, but now mostly located in the Indian Territory.

delayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delay

delaynoun (n.) To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before.
 noun (n.) To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time; to retard the motion, or time of arrival, of; as, the mail is delayed by a heavy fall of snow.
 noun (n.) To allay; to temper.
 verb (v.) A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
 verb (v. i.) To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry.

delayernoun (n.) One who delays; one who lingers.

delaymentnoun (n.) Hindrance.

deleingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dele

delebleadjective (a.) Capable of being blotted out or erased.

delectableadjective (a.) Highly pleasing; delightful.

delectationnoun (n.) Great pleasure; delight.

delectusnoun (n.) A name given to an elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek.

delegacyadjective (a.) The act of delegating, or state of being delegated; deputed power.
 adjective (a.) A body of delegates or commissioners; a delegation.

delegatenoun (n.) Any one sent and empowered to act for another; one deputed to represent; a chosen deputy; a representative; a commissioner; a vicar.
 noun (n.) One elected by the people of a territory to represent them in Congress, where he has the right of debating, but not of voting.
 noun (n.) One sent by any constituency to act as its representative in a convention; as, a delegate to a convention for nominating officers, or for forming or altering a constitution.
 adjective (a.) Sent to act for or represent another; deputed; as, a delegate judge.
 verb (v. t.) To send as one's representative; to empower as an ambassador; to send with power to transact business; to commission; to depute; to authorize.
 verb (v. t.) To intrust to the care or management of another; to transfer; to assign; to commit.

delegatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delegate

delegationnoun (n.) The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.
 noun (n.) One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress, etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation from Massachusetts; a deputation.
 noun (n.) A kind of novation by which a debtor, to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the person appointed by him.

delegatoryadjective (a.) Holding a delegated position.

delendanoun (n. pl.) Things to be erased or blotted out.

delenificaladjective (a.) Assuaging pain.

deletingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delete

deleteriousadjective (a.) Hurtful; noxious; destructive; pernicious; as, a deleterious plant or quality; a deleterious example.

deleterynoun (n.) That which destroys.
 adjective (a.) Destructive; poisonous.

deletionnoun (n.) Act of deleting, blotting out, or erasing; destruction.

deletitiousadjective (a.) Of such a nature that anything may be erased from it; -- said of paper.

deletiveadjective (a.) Adapted to destroy or obliterate.

deletorynoun (n.) That which blots out.

delfnoun (n.) A mine; a quarry; a pit dug; a ditch.
 noun (n.) Same as Delftware.

delftnoun (n.) Same as Delftware.

delftwarenoun (n.) Pottery made at the city of Delft in Holland; hence:
 noun (n.) Earthenware made in imitation of the above; any glazed earthenware made for table use, and the like.

delibationnoun (n.) Act of tasting; a slight trial.

deliberateadjective (a.) Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor.
 adjective (a.) Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result.
 adjective (a.) Not hasty or sudden; slow.
 verb (v. t.) To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question.
 verb (v. i.) To take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.

deliberatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deliberate

deliberatenessnoun (n.) The quality of being deliberate; calm consideration; circumspection.

deliberationnoun (n.) The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
 noun (n.) Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

deliberativenoun (n.) A discourse in which a question is discussed, or weighed and examined.
 noun (n.) A kind of rhetoric employed in proving a thing and convincing others of its truth, in order to persuade them to adopt it.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to deliberation; proceeding or acting by deliberation, or by discussion and examination; deliberating; as, a deliberative body.

deliberatornoun (n.) One who deliberates.

delibratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Delibrate

delibrationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DELTON:

English Words which starts with 'de' and ends with 'on':

deaconnoun (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the lowest order in the ministry, subordinate to the bishops and priests. In Presbyterian churches, he is subordinate to the minister and elders, and has charge of certain duties connected with the communion service and the care of the poor. In Congregational churches, he is subordinate to the pastor, and has duties as in the Presbyterian church.
 noun (n.) The chairman of an incorporated company.
 verb (v. t.) To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off.
 verb (v. t.) With humorous reference to hypocritical posing: To pack (fruit or vegetables) with the finest specimens on top; to alter slyly the boundaries of (land); to adulterate or doctor (an article to be sold), etc.

dealbationnoun (n.) Act of bleaching; a whitening.

deambulationnoun (n.) A walking abroad; a promenading.

deaurationnoun (n.) Act of gilding.

debacchationnoun (n.) Wild raving or debauchery.

debarkationnoun (n.) Disembarkation.

debellationnoun (n.) The act of conquering or subduing.

debilitationnoun (n.) The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

debituminizationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of bitumen.

debulitionnoun (n.) A bubbling or boiling over.

decachordonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp.
 noun (n.) Something consisting of ten parts.

decagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having ten sides and ten angles; any figure having ten angles. A regular decagon is one that has all its sides and angles equal.

decahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces.

decalcificationnoun (n.) The removal of calcareous matter.

decameronnoun (n.) A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

decantationnoun (n.) The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.

decapitationnoun (n.) The act of beheading; beheading.

decarbonizationnoun (n.) The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

decarburizationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

decentralizationnoun (n.) The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.

deceptionnoun (n.) The act of deceiving or misleading.
 noun (n.) The state of being deceived or misled.
 noun (n.) That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

decerptionnoun (n.) The act of plucking off; a cropping.
 noun (n.) That which is plucked off or rent away; a fragment; a piece.

decertationnoun (n.) Contest for mastery; contention; strife.

decessionnoun (n.) Departure; decrease; -- opposed to accesion.

decillionnoun (n.) According to the English notation, a million involved to the tenth power, or a unit with sixty ciphers annexed; according to the French and American notation, a thousand involved to the eleventh power, or a unit with thirty-three ciphers annexed. [See the Note under Numeration.]

decimationnoun (n.) A tithing.
 noun (n.) A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.
 noun (n.) The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

decisionnoun (n.) Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.
 noun (n.) The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.
 noun (n.) An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court.
 noun (n.) The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision.

declamationnoun (n.) The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; haranguing; loud speaking in public; especially, the public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges; as, the practice declamation by students.
 noun (n.) A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.
 noun (n.) Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense; as, mere declamation.

declarationnoun (n.) The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
 noun (n.) That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
 noun (n.) The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington).
 noun (n.) That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3.

declensionnoun (n.) The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope.
 noun (n.) A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc.
 noun (n.) Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination.
 noun (n.) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases.
 noun (n.) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc.
 noun (n.) Rehearsing a word as declined.

declinationnoun (n.) The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head.
 noun (n.) The act or state of falling off or declining from excellence or perfection; deterioration; decay; decline.
 noun (n.) The act of deviating or turning aside; oblique motion; obliquity; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) The act or state of declining or refusing; withdrawal; refusal; averseness.
 noun (n.) The angular distance of any object from the celestial equator, either northward or southward.
 noun (n.) The arc of the horizon, contained between the vertical plane and the prime vertical circle, if reckoned from the east or west, or between the meridian and the plane, reckoned from the north or south.
 noun (n.) The act of inflecting a word; declension. See Decline, v. t., 4.

decoctionnoun (n.) The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
 noun (n.) An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.

decollationnoun (n.) The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.
 noun (n.) A painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist.

decolorationnoun (n.) The removal or absence of color.

decompositionnoun (n.) The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.
 noun (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

deconcentrationnoun (n.) Act of deconcentrating.

decorationnoun (n.) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
 noun (n.) That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
 noun (n.) Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

decorticationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.

decreationnoun (n.) Destruction; -- opposed to creation.

decrepitationnoun (n.) The act of decrepitating; a crackling noise, such as salt makes when roasting.

decretionnoun (n.) A decrease.

decrustationnoun (n.) The removal of a crust.

decubationnoun (n.) Act of lying down; decumbence.

decurionnoun (n.) A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.

decursionnoun (n.) A flowing; also, a hostile incursion.

decurtationnoun (n.) Act of cutting short.

decussationnoun (n.) Act of crossing at an acute angle, or state of being thus crossed; an intersection in the form of an X; as, the decussation of lines, nerves, etc.

dedecorationnoun (n.) Disgrace; dishonor.

dedentitionnoun (n.) The shedding of teeth.

dedicationnoun (n.) The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon's temple.
 noun (n.) A devoting or setting aside for any particular purpose; as, a dedication of lands to public use.
 noun (n.) An address to a patron or friend, prefixed to a book, testifying respect, and often recommending the work to his special protection and favor.

deditionnoun (n.) The act of yielding; surrender.

deductionnoun (n.) Act or process of deducing or inferring.
 noun (n.) Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
 noun (n.) That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
 noun (n.) That which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent.

deduplicationnoun (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.

defalcationnoun (n.) A lopping off; a diminution; abatement; deficit. Specifically: Reduction of a claim by deducting a counterclaim; set- off.
 noun (n.) That which is lopped off, diminished, or abated.
 noun (n.) An abstraction of money, etc., by an officer or agent having it in trust; an embezzlement.

defamationnoun (n.) Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

defatigationnoun (n.) Weariness; fatigue.

defecationnoun (n.) The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification.
 noun (n.) The act or process of voiding excrement.

defectionnoun (n.) Act of abandoning a person or cause to which one is bound by allegiance or duty, or to which one has attached himself; desertion; failure in duty; a falling away; apostasy; backsliding.

defedationnoun (n.) The act of making foul; pollution.

defibrinationnoun (n.) The act or process of depriving of fibrin.

defigurationnoun (n.) Disfiguration; mutilation.

defiliationnoun (n.) Abstraction of a child from its parents.

definitionnoun (n.) The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.
 noun (n.) Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the definition of "wit;" an exact definition; a loose definition.
 noun (n.) Description; sort.
 noun (n.) An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.
 noun (n.) Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.

deflagrationnoun (n.) A burning up; conflagration.
 noun (n.) The act or process of deflagrating.

deflectionnoun (n.) The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation.
 noun (n.) The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course.
 noun (n.) A deviation of the rays of light toward the surface of an opaque body; inflection; diffraction.
 noun (n.) The bending which a beam or girder undergoes from its own weight or by reason of a load.

deflectionizationnoun (n.) The act of freeing from inflections.

deflexionnoun (n.) See Deflection.

deflorationnoun (n.) The act of deflouring; as, the defloration of a virgin.
 noun (n.) That which is chosen as the flower or choicest part; careful culling or selection.

defluxionnoun (n.) A discharge or flowing of humors or fluid matter, as from the nose in catarrh; -- sometimes used synonymously with inflammation.

defoedationnoun (n.) Defedation.

defoliationnoun (n.) The separation of ripened leaves from a branch or stem; the falling or shedding of the leaves.

deforciationnoun (n.) Same as Deforcement, n.

deformationnoun (n.) The act of deforming, or state of anything deformed.
 noun (n.) Transformation; change of shape.

defraudationnoun (n.) The act of defrauding; a taking by fraud.

defunctionnoun (n.) Death.

degenerationnoun (n.) The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having become worse; decline; degradation; debasement; degeneracy; deterioration.
 noun (n.) That condition of a tissue or an organ in which its vitality has become either diminished or perverted; a substitution of a lower for a higher form of structure; as, fatty degeneration of the liver.
 noun (n.) A gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of any class of animals or plants or any particular organ or organs; hereditary degradation of type.
 noun (n.) The thing degenerated.

deglutinationnoun (n.) The act of ungluing.

deglutitionnoun (n.) The act or process of swallowing food; the power of swallowing.

degradationnoun (n.) The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one's standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or a bishop.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation; baseness; moral, physical, or intellectual degeneracy; disgrace; abasement; debasement.
 noun (n.) Diminution or reduction of strength, efficacy, or value; degeneration; deterioration.
 noun (n.) A gradual wearing down or wasting, as of rocks and banks, by the action of water, frost etc.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of a species or group which exhibits degraded forms; degeneration.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development, or degeneration of any organ, or of the body as a whole.

degravationadjective (a.) The act of making heavy.

degustationnoun (n.) Tasting; the appreciation of sapid qualities by the taste organs.

dehonestationnoun (n.) A dishonoring; disgracing.

dehortationnoun (n.) Dissuasion; advice against something.

dehydrationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from water; also, the condition of a body from which the water has been removed.

dehydrogenationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

deificationnoun (n.) The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise.

dejectionnoun (n.) A casting down; depression.
 noun (n.) The act of humbling or abasing one's self.
 noun (n.) Lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy.
 noun (n.) A low condition; weakness; inability.
 noun (n.) The discharge of excrement.
 noun (n.) Faeces; excrement.

dejerationnoun (n.) The act of swearing solemnly.

deligationnoun (n.) A binding up; a bandaging.

delimitationnoun (n.) The act or process of fixing limits or boundaries; limitation.

delineationnoun (n.) The act of representing, portraying, or describing, as by lines, diagrams, sketches, etc.; drawing an outline; as, the delineation of a scene or face; in drawing and engraving, representation by means of lines, as distinguished from representation by means of tints and shades; accurate and minute representation, as distinguished from art that is careless of details, or subordinates them excessively.
 noun (n.) A delineated picture; representation; sketch; description in words.

delinitionnoun (n.) A smearing.

deliquationnoun (n.) A melting.

deliquiationnoun (n.) The act of deliquiating.

delirationnoun (n.) Aberration of mind; delirium.

delitigationnoun (n.) Chiding; brawl.

delusionnoun (n.) The act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind.
 noun (n.) The state of being deluded or misled.
 noun (n.) That which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief.

demarcationnoun (n.) The act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit; separation; distinction.

demarkationnoun (n.) Same as Demarcation.

dementationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of reason; madness.