Name Report For First Name ALIN:


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

Rhymes with ALIN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ALIN


balinda nalini kalindi catalina madalina rivalin galinthias calin catalin alina aline alinn calinda chalina coraline evalina evaline faline galina jacqualine josalind kalin kalina kathalina malin malina malinda michalin mrinalini pascaline rosalind rosalinda rosalinde balin opaline opalina emmaline malinalxochitl

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALƯN (According to last letters):

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

ashlin ollin zolin aislin cailin caitlin catlin dylin eadlin eathelin edlin eibhlin evelin gwendolin gwyndolin jacolin jaelin jaquelin jocelin kaelin kailin kaitlin karlin katelin katlin kaylin keelin lin maighdlin marlin marylin aesclin arlin breslin burlin carlin coilin colin collin cullin dallin daylin devlin deylin dillin franklin jacquelin kirklin lancelin laughlin loughlin masselin merlin roselin roslin rosselin waylin flin conlin ailin maslin weylin newlin macklin cathlin caitilin carolin ancelin ceawlin hamlin tomlin aibhlin joslin orlin

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

fatin yasmin brengwain camarin maolmin delbin kristin adin gin ixcatzin tepin tlazohtzin xochicotzin yoltzin zeltzin ihrin adwin akin alafin din kayin yerodin abbudin abdul-muhaimin aladdin amin

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALƯN (According to first letters):

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

ali alia alice aliceson alicia alicyn alida alieah aliikai alijha alim alima alis alisa alisanne alise alisha alison alissa alisse alistair alistaire alister alisz alita alitash alitza alivia alix alixandra alixandre aliya aliyana aliyn aliyy aliz aliza alizah alize

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

al-ahmar al-asfan al-ashab al-fadee al-fahl al-hadiye al-sham ala' alacoque alahhaois alai alaia alain alaina alaine alair alala alalim alamea alameda alan alana alandra alane alani alanna alannah alano alanson alanza alanzo alaqua alard alaric alarica alarice alarick alarico alarik alasda alasdair alastair alaster alastor alastrina alastrine alastriona alaula alawa alayla alayna alayne alaysha alayziah alba albaric albe alberga albern albert alberta


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

aahan aaralyn aaron aban abarron abban abbotson abdalrahman abdiraxman abdul-rahman abedabun abeodan abhainn ablendan abooksigun abran abrecan accalon acennan achan acheron ackerman actaeon acteon acwellen adalson adalwen adalwin adalyn adamnan adamson adan addilynn addisen addison addyson adeben adeen adelynn aden adetoun adiran adken adkyn adnan adon adoracion adorjan adriaan adrian adrien adrion adron aedon aekerman aesctun aescwyn aeshan aeson aethelbeorn aethelisdun aethelstan aethelstun aetheston aethretun afton agamemnon agiefan agoston agravain agrican aguistin agustin agyfen ahearn aheawan ahebban aherin ahern ahreddan ahren ahriman aidan aidann aideen aiden aidrian aiekin aiken aikin ailean aileen ailein ailen ailison ain airrin aislinn aislynn aiston

English Words Rhyming ALIN


alinasaladjective (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage.

alineationnoun (n.) See Allineation.
 noun (n.) Alignment; position in a straight line, as of two planets with the sun.

alinementnoun (n.) Same as Alignment.

alinernoun (n.) One who adjusts things to a line or lines or brings them into line.

alkalineadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.

alkalinitynoun (n.) The quality which constitutes an alkali; alkaline property.

amygdalinnoun (n.) A glucoside extracted from bitter almonds as a white, crystalline substance.

amygdalineadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, almonds.

annealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anneal
 noun (n.) The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
 noun (n.) The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.

antalkalinenoun (n.) Anything that neutralizes, or that counteracts an alkaline tendency in the system.
 adjective (a.) Of power to counteract alkalies.

appealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Appeal
 adjective (a.) That appeals; imploring.

avenalinnoun (n.) A crystalline globulin, contained in oat kernels, very similar in composition to excelsin, but different in reactions and crystalline form.

balingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bale

bealingnoun (p. pr & vb. n.) of Beal

bubalineadjective (a.) Resembling a buffalo.

bromalinnoun (n.) A colorless or white crystalline compound, (CH2)6N4C2H5Br, used as a sedative in epilepsy.

calinnoun (n.) An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.

cerealinnoun (n.) A nitrogenous substance closely resembling diastase, obtained from bran, and possessing the power of converting starch into dextrin, sugar, and lactic acid.

coalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Coal

concealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Conceal

congealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Congeal

corrovalinenoun (n.) A poisonous alkaloid extracted from corroval, and characterized by its immediate action in paralyzing the heart.

countersealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Counterseal

crotalineadjective (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, the Crotalidae, or Rattlesnake family.

dealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deal
 noun (n.) The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person.

dialingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dial
 noun (n.) The art of constructing dials; the science which treats of measuring time by dials.
 noun (n.) A method of surveying, especially in mines, in which the bearings of the courses, or the angles which they make with each other, are determined by means of the circumferentor.

dualinnoun (n.) An explosive substance consisting essentially of sawdust or wood pulp, saturated with nitroglycerin and other similar nitro compounds. It is inferior to dynamite, and is more liable to explosion.

empalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Empale

equalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Equal

exalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Exhale

foalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Foal

formalinnoun (n.) An aqueous solution of formaldehyde, used as a preservative in museums and as a disinfectant.

galingalenoun (n.) A plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus longus) having aromatic roots; also, any plant of the same genus.

glyoxalinenoun (n.) A white, crystalline, organic base, C3H4N2, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal, and forming the origin of a large class of derivatives hence, any one of the series of which glyoxaline is a type; -- called also oxaline.

halingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hale

harmalinenoun (n.) An alkaloid found in the plant Peganum harmala. It forms bitter, yellow salts.

healingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Heal
 adjective (a.) Tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing words.

hyalinenoun (n.) A poetic term for the sea or the atmosphere.
 noun (n.) The pellucid substance, present in cells in process of development, from which, according to some embryologists, the cell nucleous originates.
 noun (n.) The main constituent of the walls of hydatid cysts; a nitrogenous body, which, by decomposition, yields a dextrogyrate sugar, susceptible of alcoholic fermentation.
 adjective (a.) Glassy; resembling glass; consisting of glass; transparent, like crystal.

idrialinenoun (n.) Alt. of Idrialite

impalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Impale

inhalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhale

initialingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Initial

kephalinnoun (n.) One of a group of nitrogenous phosphorized principles, supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue.

maalinnoun (n.) The sparrow hawk.
 noun (n.) The kestrel.

malingeringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Malinger

malingerernoun (n.) In the army, a soldier who feigns himself sick, or who induces or protracts an illness, in order to avoid doing his duty; hence, in general, one who shirks his duty by pretending illness or inability.

malingerynoun (n.) The spirit or practices of a malingerer; malingering.

manstealingnoun (n.) The act or business of stealing or kidnaping human beings, especially with a view to e/slave them.

marshalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Marshal
 noun (n.) The act of arranging in due order.
 noun (n.) The arrangement of an escutcheon to exhibit the alliances of the owner.

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

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

aesculinnoun (n.) Same as Esculin.

asbolinnoun (n.) A peculiar acrid and bitter oil, obtained from wood soot.

berlinnoun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th century, at Berlin.
 noun (n.) Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called also Berlin wool.

betulinnoun (n.) A substance of a resinous nature, obtained from the outer bark of the common European birch (Betula alba), or from the tar prepared therefrom; -- called also birch camphor.

bilinnoun (n.) A name applied to the amorphous or crystalline mass obtained from bile by the action of alcohol and ether. It is composed of a mixture of the sodium salts of the bile acids.

blinnoun (n.) Cessation; end.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To stop; to cease; to desist.

brandlinnoun (n.) Same as Branlin, fish and worm.

branlinnoun (n.) A young salmon or parr, in the stage in which it has transverse black bands, as if burned by a gridiron.
 noun (n.) A small red worm or larva, used as bait for small fresh-water fish; -- so called from its red color.

brazilinnoun (n.) A substance contained in both Brazil wood and Sapan wood, from which it is extracted as a yellow crystalline substance which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies.

brezilinnoun (n.) See Brazilin.

brasilinnoun (n.) A substance, C16H14O5, extracted from brazilwood as a yellow crystalline powder which is white when pure. It is colored intensely red by alkalies on exposure to the air, being oxidized to bra*sil"e*in (/), C16H12O5, to which brazilwood owes its dyeing properties.

calendulinnoun (n.) A gummy or mucilaginous tasteless substance obtained from the marigold or calendula, and analogous to bassorin.

capelinnoun (n.) A small marine fish (Mallotus villosus) of the family Salmonidae, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland, and Alaska. It is used as a bait for the cod.

caplinnoun (n.) See Capelin.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Capling

capulinnoun (n.) The Mexican cherry (Prunus Capollin).

carlinnoun (n.) An old woman.

carmelinadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the order of Carmelites.

carolinnoun (n.) A former gold coin of Germany worth nearly five dollars; also, a gold coin of Sweden worth nearly five dollars.

caryophyllinnoun (n.) A tasteless and odorless crystalline substance, extracted from cloves, polymeric with common camphor.

cascarillinnoun (n.) A white, crystallizable, bitter substance extracted from oil of cascarilla.

cipolinnoun (n.) A whitish marble, from Rome, containiing pale greenish zones. It consists of calcium carbonate, with zones and cloudings of talc.

codlinnoun (n.) Alt. of Codling

colinnoun (n.) The American quail or bobwhite. The name is also applied to other related species. See Bobwhite.

collinnoun (n.) A very pure form of gelatin.

complinnoun (n.) The last division of the Roman Catholic breviary; the seventh and last of the canonical hours of the Western church; the last prayer of the day, to be said after sunset.

convolvulinnoun (n.) A glucoside occurring in jalap (the root of a convolvulaceous plant), and extracted as a colorless, tasteless, gummy mass of powerful purgative properties.

corallinnoun (n.) A yellow coal-tar dyestuff which probably consists chiefly of rosolic acid. See Aurin, and Rosolic acid under Rosolic.

crystallinnoun (n.) See Gobulin.

dahlinnoun (n.) A variety of starch extracted from the dahlia; -- called also inulin. See Inulin.

develinnoun (n.) The European swift.

drumlinnoun (n.) A hill of compact, unstratified, glacial drift or till, usually elongate or oval, with the larger axis parallel to the former local glacial motion.

dunlinnoun (n.) A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); -- called also churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper. It is found both in Europe and America.

entomolinnoun (n.) See Chitin.

ericolinnoun (n.) A glucoside found in the bearberry (and others of the Ericaceae), and extracted as a bitter, yellow, amorphous mass.

ermelinnoun (n.) Alt. of Ermilin

ermilinnoun (n.) See Ermine.

erythrophyllinnoun (n.) The red coloring matter of leaves, fruits, flowers, etc., in distinction from chlorophyll.

esculinnoun (n.) A glucoside obtained from the Aesculus hippocastanum, or horse-chestnut, and characterized by its fine blue fluorescent solutions.

etoolinnoun (n.) A yellowish coloring matter found in plants grown in darkness, which is supposed to be an antecedent condition of chlorophyll.

francolinnoun (n.) A spurred partidge of the genus Francolinus and allied genera, of Asia and Africa. The common species (F. vulgaris) was formerly common in southern Europe, but is now nearly restricted to Asia.

frangulinnoun (n.) A yellow crystalline dyestuff, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from a species (Rhamnus Frangula) of the buckthorn; -- called also rhamnoxanthin.

franklinadjective (a.) An English freeholder, or substantial householder.

gallinnoun (n.) A substance obtained by the reduction of gallein.

globulinnoun (n.) An albuminous body, insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute solutions of salt. It is present in the red blood corpuscles united with haematin to form haemoglobin. It is also found in the crystalline lens of the eye, and in blood serum, and is sometimes called crystallin. In the plural the word is applied to a group of proteid substances such as vitellin, myosin, fibrinogen, etc., all insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute salt solutions.

gobelinadjective (a.) Pertaining to tapestry produced in the so-called Gobelin works, which have been maintained by the French Government since 1667.

goblinnoun (n.) An evil or mischievous spirit; a playful or malicious elf; a frightful phantom; a gnome.

gommelinnoun (n.) See Dextrin.

gratiolinnoun (n.) One of the essential principles of the hedge hyssop (Gratiola officinalis).

gridelinnoun (n.) A color mixed of white, and red, or a gray violet.

grizelinadjective (a.) See Gridelin.

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

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

alilonghinoun (n.) The tunny. See Albicore.

alisandersnoun (n.) A name given to two species of the genus Smyrnium, formerly cultivated and used as celery now is; -- called also horse parsely.

aliasnoun (n.) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
 noun (n.) Another name; an assumed name.
 adverb (adv.) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
 adverb (adv.) At another time.

alibinoun (n.) The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove that he was in another place when the alleged act was committed; as, to set up an alibi; to prove an alibi.

alibilitynoun (n.) Quality of being alible.

alibleadjective (a.) Nutritive; nourishing.

alicantnoun (n.) A kind of wine, formerly much esteemed; -- said to have been made near Alicant, in Spain.

alidadenoun (n.) The portion of a graduated instrument, as a quadrant or astrolabe, carrying the sights or telescope, and showing the degrees cut off on the arc of the instrument

aliennoun (n.) A foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage.
 noun (n.) One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies.
 adjective (a.) Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores.
 adjective (a.) Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; -- followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion.
 verb (v. t.) To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.

alienabilitynoun (n.) Capability of being alienated.

alienableadjective (a.) Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.

alienagenoun (n.) The state or legal condition of being an alien.
 noun (n.) The state of being alienated or transferred to another.

alienatenoun (n.) A stranger; an alien.
 adjective (a.) Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.
 verb (v. t.) To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
 verb (v. t.) To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from.

alienatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alienate

alienationnoun (n.) The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
 noun (n.) A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
 noun (n.) A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
 noun (n.) Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.

alienatornoun (n.) One who alienates.

alieneenoun (n.) One to whom the title of property is transferred; -- opposed to alienor.

alienismnoun (n.) The status or legal condition of an alien; alienage.
 noun (n.) The study or treatment of diseases of the mind.

alienistnoun (n.) One who treats diseases of the mind.

alienornoun (n.) One who alienates or transfers property to another.

aliethmoidadjective (a.) Alt. of Aliethmoidal

aliethmoidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the ethmoid bone or cartilage.

aliferousadjective (a.) Having wings, winged; aligerous.

aliformadjective (a.) Wing-shaped; winglike.

aligerousadjective (a.) Having wings; winged.

alightingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alight

alightadjective (a.) Lighted; lighted up; in a flame.
 verb (v. i.) To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.
 verb (v. i.) To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.
 verb (v. i.) To come or chance (upon).

alignmentnoun (n.) The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line; also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the formation of troops or of a squadron.
 noun (n.) The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.

alikeadjective (a.) Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.
 adverb (adv.) In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion.

alimentnoun (n.) That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.
 noun (n.) An allowance for maintenance.
 verb (v. t.) To nourish; to support.
 verb (v. t.) To provide for the maintenance of.

alimentaladjective (a.) Supplying food; having the quality of nourishing; furnishing the materials for natural growth; as, alimental sap.

alimentarinessnoun (n.) The quality of being alimentary; nourishing quality.

alimentaryadjective (a.) Pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances.

alimentationnoun (n.) The act or process of affording nutriment; the function of the alimentary canal.
 noun (n.) State or mode of being nourished.

alimentivenessnoun (n.) The instinct or faculty of appetite for food.

alimoniousadjective (a.) Affording food; nourishing.

alimonynoun (n.) Maintenance; means of living.
 noun (n.) An allowance made to a wife out of her husband's estate or income for her support, upon her divorce or legal separation from him, or during a suit for the same.

aliothnoun (n.) A star in the tail of the Great Bear, the one next the bowl in the Dipper.

alipednoun (n.) An animal whose toes are connected by a membrane, serving for a wing, as the bat.
 adjective (a.) Wing-footed, as the bat.

aliquantadjective (a.) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16. Opposed to aliquot.

aliquotadjective (a.) An aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of 15. Opposed to aliquant.

aliseptaladjective (a.) Relating to expansions of the nasal septum.

alishadjective (a.) Like ale; as, an alish taste.

alisphenoidnoun (n.) The alisphenoid bone.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Alisphenoidal

alisphenoidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid; as, alisphenoid bone; alisphenoid canal.

alitrunknoun (n.) The segment of the body of an insect to which the wings are attached; the thorax.

aliturgicaladjective (a.) Applied to those days when the holy sacrifice is not offered.

aliveadjective (a.) Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.
 adjective (a.) In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent; as, to keep the fire alive; to keep the affections alive.
 adjective (a.) Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged.
 adjective (a.) Sprightly; lively; brisk.
 adjective (a.) Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive.
 adjective (a.) Of all living (by way of emphasis).

alizarinoun (n.) The madder of the Levant.

alizarinnoun (n.) A coloring principle, C14H6O2(OH)2, found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.


English Words which starts with 'a' and ends with 'n':

abacinationnoun (n.) The act of abacinating.

abactionnoun (n.) Stealing cattle on a large scale.

abaddonnoun (n.) The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus.
 noun (n.) Hell; the bottomless pit.

abalienationnoun (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.

abandonnoun (n.) A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.
 verb (v. t.) To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
 verb (v. t.) To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.
 verb (v. t.) Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.
 verb (v. t.) To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.
 verb (v.) Abandonment; relinquishment.

abannationnoun (n.) Alt. of Abannition

abannitionnoun (n.) Banishment.

abarticulationnoun (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.

abbreviationnoun (n.) The act of shortening, or reducing.
 noun (n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.
 noun (n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U.S.A. for United States of America.
 noun (n.) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi-semiquavers.

abderianadjective (a.) Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.

abdicationnoun (n.) The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

abdomennoun (n.) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
 noun (n.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

abductionnoun (n.) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
 noun (n.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
 noun (n.) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
 noun (n.) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

abecedariannoun (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
 noun (n.) One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Abecedary

abeliannoun (n.) Alt. of Abelonian

abeloniannoun (n.) One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.

aberrationnoun (n.) The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.
 noun (n.) A partial alienation of reason.
 noun (n.) A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4", and in the latter, to 0.3". Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.
 noun (n.) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.
 noun (n.) The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.
 noun (n.) The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.

abevacuationnoun (n.) A partial evacuation.

abietinnoun (n.) Alt. of Abietine

abirritationnoun (n.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia.

abjectionnoun (n.) The act of bringing down or humbling.
 noun (n.) The state of being rejected or cast out.
 noun (n.) A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

abjudicationnoun (n.) Rejection by judicial sentence.

abjurationnoun (n.) The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
 noun (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

ablactationnoun (n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.
 noun (n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.

ablaqueationnoun (n.) The act or process of laying bare the roots of trees to expose them to the air and water.

ablationnoun (n.) A carrying or taking away; removal.
 noun (n.) Extirpation.
 noun (n.) Wearing away; superficial waste.

ablegationnoun (n.) The act of sending abroad.

abliguritionnoun (n.) Prodigal expense for food.

ablutionnoun (n.) The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
 noun (n.) The water used in cleansing.
 noun (n.) A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest.

abluvionnoun (n.) That which is washed off.

abnegationnoun (n.) a denial; a renunciation.

abnodationnoun (n.) The act of cutting away the knots of trees.

abolitionnoun (n.) The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.

abominationnoun (n.) The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
 noun (n.) That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
 noun (n.) A cause of pollution or wickedness.

abortionnoun (n.) The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
 noun (n.) The immature product of an untimely birth.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
 noun (n.) Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.

abrasionnoun (n.) The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins.
 noun (n.) The substance rubbed off.
 noun (n.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.

abrenunciationnoun (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.

abreptionnoun (n.) A snatching away.

abrogationnoun (n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

abruptionnoun (n.) A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.

abscessionnoun (n.) A separating; removal; also, an abscess.

abscisionnoun (n.) See Abscission.

abscissionnoun (n.) The act or process of cutting off.
 noun (n.) The state of being cut off.
 noun (n.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more."

absentationnoun (n.) The act of absenting one's self.

absinthiannoun (n.) Of the nature of wormwood.

absinthinnoun (n.) The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).

absolutionnoun (n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
 noun (n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
 noun (n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
 noun (n.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
 noun (n.) The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
 noun (n.) Delivery, in speech.

absorbitionnoun (n.) Absorption.

absorptionnoun (n.) The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
 noun (n.) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
 noun (n.) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
 noun (n.) Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

abstentionadjective (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

abstersionnoun (n.) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

abstractionadjective (a.) The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
 adjective (a.) The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
 adjective (a.) An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.
 adjective (a.) A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.
 adjective (a.) Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.
 adjective (a.) The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.
 adjective (a.) A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.

abstrusionnoun (n.) The act of thrusting away.

absumptionnoun (n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.

abutilonnoun (n.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also Indian mallow.

abyssiniannoun (n.) A native of Abyssinia.
 noun (n.) A member of the Abyssinian Church.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Abyssinia.

acacinnoun (n.) Alt. of Acacine

academiannoun (n.) A member of an academy, university, or college.

academiciannoun (n.) A member of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, as of the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of arts.
 noun (n.) A collegian.

acadiannoun (n.) A native of Acadie.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia.

acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

acanthopterygiannoun (n.) A spiny-finned fish.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.

acaridannoun (n.) One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.

accadianadjective (a.) Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.

accelerationnoun (n.) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.

accensionnoun (n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

accentuationnoun (n.) Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
 noun (n.) pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

acceptationnoun (n.) Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
 noun (n.) The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

acceptilationnoun (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.

acceptionnoun (n.) Acceptation; the received meaning.

accessionnoun (n.) A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
 noun (n.) Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without; as, an accession of wealth or territory.
 noun (n.) A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species). Thus, the owner of a cow becomes the owner of her calf.
 noun (n.) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
 noun (n.) The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity; as, the accession of the house of Stuart; -- applied especially to the epoch of a new dynasty.
 noun (n.) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.

acclamationnoun (n.) A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
 noun (n.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
 noun (n.) In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;
 noun (n.) the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.

acclimatationnoun (n.) Acclimatization.

acclimationnoun (n.) The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization.

acclimatizationnoun (n.) The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.

accombinationnoun (n.) A combining together.

accommodationnoun (n.) The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to.
 noun (n.) Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
 noun (n.) Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn.
 noun (n.) An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.
 noun (n.) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
 noun (n.) A loan of money.
 noun (n.) An accommodation bill or note.

accordionnoun (n.) A small, portable, keyed wind instrument, whose tones are generated by play of the wind upon free metallic reeds.

accreditationnoun (n.) The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation.

accrementitionnoun (n.) The process of generation by development of blastema, or fission of cells, in which the new formation is in all respect like the individual from which it proceeds.

accretionnoun (n.) The act of increasing by natural growth; esp. the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
 noun (n.) The act of increasing, or the matter added, by an accession of parts externally; an extraneous addition; as, an accretion of earth.
 noun (n.) Concretion; coherence of separate particles; as, the accretion of particles so as to form a solid mass.
 noun (n.) A growing together of parts naturally separate, as of the fingers toes.
 noun (n.) The adhering of property to something else, by which the owner of one thing becomes possessed of a right to another; generally, gain of land by the washing up of sand or sail from the sea or a river, or by a gradual recession of the water from the usual watermark.
 noun (n.) Gain to an heir or legatee, failure of a coheir to the same succession, or a co-legatee of the same thing, to take his share.

accubationnoun (n.) The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.

accumulationnoun (n.) The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
 noun (n.) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.

accusationnoun (n.) The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
 noun (n.) That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.

acephalannoun (n.) Same as Acephal.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Acephala.

acervationnoun (n.) A heaping up; accumulation.

acetificationnoun (n.) The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar.

acetinnoun (n.) A combination of acetic acid with glycerin.

achaeanadjective (a.) Alt. of Achaian

achaiannoun (n.) A native of Achaia; a Greek.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian.

acheannoun (a & n.) See Achaean, Achaian.

acheronnoun (n.) A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.

achilleanadjective (a.) Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad; invincible.

achilles' tendonnoun (n.) The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.

achromatinnoun (n.) Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes.

achromatizationnoun (n.) The act or process of achromatizing.

achroodextrinnoun (n.) Dextrin not colorable by iodine. See Dextrin.

acidificationnoun (n.) The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.

acornnoun (n.) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
 noun (n.) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
 noun (n.) See Acorn-shell.

acotyledonnoun (n.) A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.