Name Report For First Name HOC:


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

Rhymes with HOC - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming HOC


chochmingwu chochmo chochokpi chochuschuvio

NAMES RHYMING WITH HOC (According to last letters):

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

ngoc uoc madoc cuauhtemoc phuoc quoc avalloc boc ladbroc loc murdoc pauloc pearroc riddoc schaddoc scirloc scottroc seabroc shaddoc stoc westbroc leoc saebroc broc caradoc hroc hwitloc

NAMES RHYMING WITH HOC (According to first letters):

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

hoa hobard hobart hobbard hoben hod hodsone hoel hogan hoh hohberht hoireabard hok'ee hola holbrook holcomb holda holde holden holdin holdyn holea holgar holger holic holle hollee hollie hollis holly holman holmes holt holter holwell home homer homeros homerus honani honaw honbria honbrie hondo honey hong honi honiahaka honon honor honora honoratas honorato honore honoria honovi honza hooda hooriya hope horado horae horatiu horemheb horia hortencia hortense horton horus hosanna hosea hoshi hoshiko hotah hototo houd houdain houdenc houerv houghton houston hovan hoven hovhaness hovsep how howahkan howard howe howel howell howi howie howland


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

harac hererinc hilderinc huemac

English Words Rhyming HOC


acanthocarpousadjective (a.) Having the fruit covered with spines.

acanthocephalanoun (n. pl.) A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.

acanthocephalousadjective (a.) Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.

anthocarpousadjective (a.) Having some portion of the floral envelopes attached to the pericarp to form the fruit, as in the checkerberry, the mulberry, and the pineapple.

anthocyaninnoun (n.) Same as Anthokyan.

authochthonicadjective (a.) Alt. of Autochthonous

anorthoclasenoun (n.) A feldspar closely related to orthoclase, but triclinic. It is chiefly a silicate of sodium, potassium, and aluminium. Sp. gr., 2.57 -- 2.60.

bronchocelenoun (n.) See Goiter.

chocardnoun (n.) The chough.

chockingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chock

chocknoun (n.) A wedge, or block made to fit in any space which it is desired to fill, esp. something to steady a cask or other body, or prevent it from moving, by fitting into the space around or beneath it.
 noun (n.) A heavy casting of metal, usually fixed near the gunwale. It has two short horn-shaped arms curving inward, between which ropes or hawsers may pass for towing, mooring, etc.
 noun (n.) An encounter.
 verb (v. t.) To stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch; as, to chock a wheel or cask.
 verb (v. i.) To fill up, as a cavity.
 adverb (adv.) Entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft.
 verb (v. t.) To encounter.

chockablockadjective (a.) Hoisted as high as the tackle will admit; brought close together, as the two blocks of a tackle in hoisting.

chocolatenoun (n.) A paste or cake composed of the roasted seeds of the Theobroma Cacao ground and mixed with other ingredients, usually sugar, and cinnamon or vanilla.
 noun (n.) The beverage made by dissolving a portion of the paste or cake in boiling water or milk.

choctawsnoun (n. pl.) A tribe of North American Indians (Southern Appalachian), in early times noted for their pursuit of agriculture, and for living at peace with the white settlers. They are now one of the civilized tribes of the Indian Territory.

dolichocephalicadjective (a.) Alt. of Dolichocephalous

dolichocephalousadjective (a.) Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to brachycephalic.

dolichocephalynoun (n.) Alt. of Dolichocephalism

dolichocephalismnoun (n.) The quality or condition of being dolichocephalic.

earthshocknoun (n.) An earthquake.

hocconoun (n.) The crested curassow; -- called also royal pheasant. See Curassow.

hochepotnoun (n.) Hotchpot.

hocknoun (n.) A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Hough
 verb (v. t.) To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.

hockamorenoun (n.) A Rhenish wine. [Obs.] See Hock.

hockdaynoun (n.) A holiday commemorating the expulsion of the Danes, formerly observed on the second Tuesday after Easter; -- called also hocktide.

hockeynoun (n.) A game in which two parties of players, armed with sticks curved or hooked at the end, attempt to drive any small object (as a ball or a bit of wood) toward opposite goals.
 noun (n.) The stick used by the players.

hockherbnoun (n.) The mallow.

hocklingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hockle

hocusnoun (n.) One who cheats or deceives.
 noun (n.) Drugged liquor.
 verb (v. t.) To deceive or cheat.
 verb (v. t.) To adulterate; to drug; as, liquor is said to be hocused for the purpose of stupefying the drinker.
 verb (v. t.) To stupefy with drugged liquor.

hocuspocusnoun (n.) A term used by jugglers in pretended incantations.
 noun (n.) A juggler or trickster.
 noun (n.) A juggler's trick; a cheat; nonsense.
 verb (v. t.) To cheat.

hollyhocknoun (n.) A species of Althaea (A. rosea), bearing flowers of various colors; -- called also rose mallow.

isosulphocyanatenoun (n.) A salt of isosulphocyanic acid.

isosulphocyanicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, HNCS, isomeric with sulphocyanic acid.

lithocarpnoun (n.) Fossil fruit; a fruit petrified; a carpolite.

lithochromaticsnoun (n.) See Lithochromics.

lithochromicsnoun (n.) The art of printing colored pictures on canvas from oil paintings on stone.

lithoclastnoun (n.) An instrument for crushing stones in the bladder.

lithocystnoun (n.) A sac containing small, calcareous concretions (otoliths). They are found in many Medusae, and other invertebrates, and are supposed to be auditory organs.

lohocknoun (n.) See Loch, a medicine.

manihocnoun (n.) Alt. of Manihot

mohocknoun (n.) See Mohawk.

opisthocoelianadjective (a.) Alt. of Opisthocoelous

opisthocoelousadjective (a.) Concave behind; -- applied especially to vertebrae in which the anterior end of the centrum is convex and the posterior concave.

orthocarbonicadjective (a.) Designating a complex ether, C.(OC2H5)4, which is obtained as a liquid of a pleasant ethereal odor by means of chlorpicrin, and is believed to be a derivative of the hypothetical normal carbonic acid, C.(OH)4.

orthocenternoun (n.) That point in which the three perpendiculars let fall from the angles of a triangle upon the opposite sides, or the sides produced, mutually intersect.

orthocerasnoun (n.) An extinct genus of Paleozoic Cephalopoda, having a long, straight, conical shell. The interior is divided into numerous chambers by transverse septa.

orthoceratitenoun (n.) An orthoceras; also, any fossil shell allied to Orthoceras.

orthoclasenoun (n.) Common or potash feldspar crystallizing in the monoclinic system and having two cleavages at right angles to each other. See Feldspar.

orthoclasticadjective (a.) Breaking in directions at right angles to each other; -- said of the monoclinic feldspars.

persulphocyanatenoun (n.) A salt of persulphocyanic acid.

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

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

capocnoun (n.) A sort of cotton so short and fine that it can not be spun, used in the East Indies to line palanquins, to make mattresses, etc.

en blocnoun (n.) In a lump; as a whole; all together.

havocnoun (n.) Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste.
 noun (n.) A cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter.
 verb (v. t.) To devastate; to destroy; to lay waste.

kleenebocnoun (n.) (Zool.) An antelope (Cerphalopus pygmaeus), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at shoulder. It is remarkable for its activity, and for its mild and timid disposition. Called also guevi, and pygmy antelope.

mandiocnoun (n.) Alt. of Mandioca

maniocnoun (n.) The tropical plants (Manihot utilissima, and M. Aipi), from which cassava and tapioca are prepared; also, cassava.

medocnoun (n.) A class of claret wines, including several varieties, from the district of Medoc in the department of Gironde.

nostocnoun (n.) A genus of algae. The plants are composed of moniliform cells imbedded in a gelatinous substance.

opodeldocnoun (n.) A kind of plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus, -- used for external injuries.
 noun (n.) A saponaceous, camphorated liniment; a solution of soap in alcohol, with the addition of camphor and essential oils; soap liniment.

plocnoun (n.) A mixture of hair and tar for covering the bottom of a ship.

rheebocnoun (n.) The peele.

rietbocnoun (n.) The reedbuck, a South African antelope (Cervicapra arundinacea); -- so called from its frequenting dry places covered with high grass or reeds. Its color is yellowish brown. Called also inghalla, and rietbok.

rocnoun (n.) A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology.

sintocnoun (n.) A kind of spice used in the East Indies, consisting of the bark of a species of Cinnamomum.

sirocnoun (n.) See Sirocco.

socnoun (n.) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction.
 noun (n.) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
 noun (n.) An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of grinding all the corn used within the manor or township which the mill stands.

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

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

hoarnoun (n.) Hoariness; antiquity.
 adjective (a.) White, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs.
 adjective (a.) Gray or white with age; hoary.
 adjective (a.) Musty; moldy; stale.
 verb (v. t.) To become moldy or musty.

hoardnoun (n.) See Hoarding, 2.
 noun (n.) A store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid up; a hidden supply; a treasure; as, a hoard of provisions; a hoard of money.
 verb (v. t.) To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating; as, to hoard grain.
 verb (v. i.) To lay up a store or hoard, as of money.

hoardingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hoard
 noun (n.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work.
 noun (n.) A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something.

hoardernoun (n.) One who hoards.

hoaredadjective (a.) Moldy; musty.

hoarfrostnoun (n.) The white particles formed by the congelation of dew; white frost.

hoarhoundnoun (n.) Same as Horehound.

hoarinessnoun (n.) The state of being hoary.

hoarseningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hoarsen

hoarsenessnoun (n.) Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords.

hoarstonenoun (n.) A stone designating the /ounds of an estate; a landmark.

hoaryadjective (a.) White or whitish.
 adjective (a.) White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs.
 adjective (a.) remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity.
 adjective (a.) Moldy; mossy; musty.
 adjective (a.) Of a pale silvery gray.
 adjective (a.) Covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent.

hoatzinnoun (n.) Same as Hoazin.

hoaxnoun (n.) A deception for mockery or mischief; a deceptive trick or story; a practical joke.
 verb (v. t.) To deceive by a story or a trick, for sport or mischief; to impose upon sportively.

hoaxingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hoax

hoaxernoun (n.) One who hoaxes.

hoazinnoun (n.) A remarkable South American bird (Opisthocomus cristatus); the crested touraco. By some zoologists it is made the type of a distinct order (Opisthocomi).

hobnoun (n.) The hub of a wheel. See Hub.
 noun (n.) The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
 noun (n.) A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc.
 noun (n.) A fairy; a sprite; an elf.
 noun (n.) A countryman; a rustic; a clown.
 noun (n.) A peg, pin, or mark used as a target in some games, as an iron pin in quoits; also, a game in which such a target is used.
 noun (n.) The male ferret.

hobbismnoun (n.) The philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes, an English materialist (1588-1679); esp., his political theory that the most perfect form of civil government is an absolute monarchy with despotic control over everything relating to law, morals, and religion.

hobbistnoun (n.) One who accepts the doctrines of Thomas Hobbes.

hobblingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hobble

hobblenoun (n. i.) To walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; to walk with a hitch or hop, or with crutches.
 noun (n. i.) To move roughly or irregularly; -- said of style in writing.
 noun (n.) An unequal gait; a limp; a halt; as, he has a hobble in his gait.
 noun (n.) Same as Hopple.
 noun (n.) Difficulty; perplexity; embarrassment.
 verb (v. t.) To fetter by tying the legs; to hopple; to clog.
 verb (v. t.) To perplex; to embarrass.

hobblebushnoun (n.) A low bush (Viburnum lantanoides) having long, straggling branches and handsome flowers. It is found in the Northern United States. Called also shinhopple.

hobbledehoynoun (n.) Alt. of Hobbletehoy

hobbletehoynoun (n.) A youth between boy and man; an awkward, gawky young fellow .

hobblernoun (n.) One who hobbles.
 noun (n.) One who by his tenure was to maintain a horse for military service; a kind of light horseman in the Middle Ages who was mounted on a hobby.

hobblyadjective (a.) Rough; uneven; causing one to hobble; as a hobbly road.

hobbynoun (n.) A small, strong-winged European falcon (Falco subbuteo), formerly trained for hawking.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Hobbyhorse

hobbyhorsenoun (n.) A strong, active horse, of a middle size, said to have been originally from Ireland; an ambling nag.
 noun (n.) A stick, often with the head or figure of a horse, on which boys make believe to ride.
 noun (n.) A subject or plan upon which one is constantly setting off; a favorite and ever-recurring theme of discourse, thought, or effort; that which occupies one's attention unduly, or to the weariness of others; a ruling passion.

hobbyhorsicalnoun (n.) Pertaining to, or having, a hobby or whim; eccentric; whimsical.

hobgoblinnoun (n.) A frightful goblin; an imp; a bugaboo; also, a name formerly given to the household spirit, Robin Goodfellow.

hobilernoun (n.) A light horseman. See 2d Hobbler.

hobitnoun (n.) A small mortar on a gun carriage, in use before the howitzer.

hobnailnoun (n.) A short, sharp-pointed, large-headed nail, -- used in shoeing houses and for studding the soles of heavy shoes.
 noun (n.) A clownish person; a rustic.
 verb (v. t.) To tread down roughly, as with hobnailed shoes.

hobnailedadjective (a.) See with hobnails, as a shoe.

hornobbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hobnob

hobnobnoun (n.) Familiar, social intercourse.
 adverb (adv.) Have or have not; -- a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking.
 adverb (adv.) At random; hit or miss. (Obs.)
 verb (v. i.) To drink familiarly (with another).
 verb (v. i.) To associate familiarly; to be on intimate terms.

hoboynoun (n.) A hautboy or oboe.

houghnoun (n.) The joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding to the ankle in man.
 noun (n.) A piece cut by butchers, esp. in pork, from either the front or hind leg, just above the foot.
 noun (n.) The popliteal space; the ham.
 noun (n.) Same as Hock, a joint.
 noun (n.) An adz; a hoe.
 verb (v. t.) Same as Hock, to hamstring.
 verb (v. t.) To cut with a hoe.

hodnoun (n.) A kind of wooden tray with a handle, borne on the shoulder, for carrying mortar, brick, etc.
 noun (n.) A utensil for holding coal; a coal scuttle.

hoddengrayadjective (a.) Applied to coarse cloth made of undyed wool, formerly worn by Scotch peasants.

hoddynoun (n.) See Dun crow, under Dun, a.

hoddydoddynoun (n.) An awkward or foolish person.

hodgepodgenoun (n.) A mixed mass; a medley. See Hotchpot.

hodiernadjective (a.) Alt. of Hodiernal

hodiernaladjective (a.) Of this day; belonging to the present day.

hodmannoun (n.) A man who carries a hod; a mason's tender.

hodmandodnoun (n.) See Dodman.

hodographnoun (n.) A curve described by the moving extremity of a line the other end of which is fixed, this line being constantly parallel to the direction of motion of, and having its length constantly proportional to the velocity of, a point moving in any path; -used in investigations respecting central forces.

hodometernoun (n.) See Odometer.


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

haemapoieticadjective (a.) Bloodforming; as, the haemapoietic function of the spleen.

haematicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the blood; sanguine; brownish red.

haematinometricadjective (a.) Same as Hematinometric.

haematiticadjective (a.) Of a blood-red color; crimson; (Bot.) brownish red.

haematogenicadjective (a.) Relating to haematogenesis.

haematoplasticadjective (a.) Blood formative; -- applied to a substance in early fetal life, which breaks up gradually into blood vessels.

haematosacnoun (n.) A vascular sac connected, beneath the brain, in many fishes, with the infundibulum.

haemicadjective (a.) Pertaining to the blood; hemal.

haemoplasticadjective (a.) Same as Haematoplastic.

haemostaticadjective (a.) Same as Hemostatic.

hallelujaticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, hallelujahs.

haiticadjective (a.) Pertaining to Ham or his descendants.

hanseaticadjective (a.) Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.

harmonicnoun (n.) A musical note produced by a number of vibrations which is a multiple of the number producing some other; an overtone. See Harmonics.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Harmonical

hebraicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hebrews, or to the language of the Hebrews.

hebraisticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Hebrew language or idiom.

hecticnoun (n.) Hectic fever.
 noun (n.) A hectic flush.
 adjective (a.) Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush.
 adjective (a.) In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient.

hedericadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the ivy (Hedera); as, hederic acid, an acid of the acetylene series.

hedonicadjective (a.) Pertaining to pleasure.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect.

hedonisticadjective (a.) Same as Hedonic, 2.

hegemonicadjective (a.) Alt. of Hegemonical

heliacadjective (a.) Heliacal.

heliocentricadjective (a.) Alt. of Heliocentrical

heliochromicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, heliochromy.

heliographicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to heliography or a heliograph; made by heliography.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a description of the sun.

heliometricadjective (a.) Alt. of Heliometrical

heliotropicadjective (a.) Manifesting heliotropism; turning toward the sun.

heliotypicadjective (a.) Relating to, or obtained by, heliotypy.

helisphericadjective (a.) Alt. of Helispherical

hellanodicnoun (n.) A judge or umpire in games or combats.

hellenicnoun (n.) The dialect, formed with slight variations from the Attic, which prevailed among Greek writers after the time of Alexander.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece; Greek; Grecian.

hellenisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Hellenistical

helminthicnoun (n.) A vermifuge; an anthelmintic.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to worms, or Helminthes; expelling worms.

helminthologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Helminthological

helveticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Helvetii, the ancient inhabitant of the Alps, now Switzerland, or to the modern states and inhabitant of the Alpine regions; as, the Helvetic confederacy; Helvetic states.

hemastaticnoun (a. & n.) Alt. of Hemastatical

hematicnoun (n.) A medicine designed to improve the condition of the blood.
 adjective (a.) Same as Haematic.

hematinometricadjective (a.) Relating to the measurement of the amount of hematin or hemoglobin contained in blood, or other fluids.

hematiticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to hematite, or resembling it.

hemimelliticadjective (a.) Having half as many (three) carboxyl radicals as mellitic acid; -- said of an organic acid.

hemimetabolicadjective (a.) Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvae differing from the adults chiefly in laking wings, as in the grasshoppers and cockroaches.

hemimorphicadjective (a.) Having the two ends modified with unlike planes; -- said of a crystal.

hemisphericadjective (a.) Alt. of Hemispherical

hemorrhagicadjective (a.) Pertaining or tending to a flux of blood; consisting in, or accompanied by, hemorrhage.

hemostaticnoun (n.) A medicine or application to arrest hemorrhage.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to stagnation of the blood.
 adjective (a.) Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic.

hendecasyllabicadjective (a.) Pertaining to a line of eleven syllables.

hendecatoicadjective (a.) Undecylic; pertaining to, or derived from, hendecane; as, hendecatoic acid.

hennotannicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a brown resinous substance resembling tannin, and extracted from the henna plant; as, hennotannic acid.

henoticadjective (a.) Harmonizing; irenic.

hepaticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases.
 adjective (a.) Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepaticae, or scale mosses and liverworts.

hepatocysticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver and gall bladder; as, the hepatocystic ducts.

hepatogastricadjective (a.) See Gastrohepatic.

hepatogenicadjective (a.) Alt. of Hepatogenous

heptarchicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a heptarchy; constituting or consisting of a heptarchy.

heptoicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptane; as, heptoic acid.

heptylicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptyl or heptane; as, heptylic alcohol. Cf. /nanthylic.

heraldicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as, heraldic blazoning; heraldic language.

herdicnoun (n.) A kind of low-hung cab.

hereticnoun (n.) One who holds to a heresy; one who believes some doctrine contrary to the established faith or prevailing religion.
 noun (n.) One who having made a profession of Christian belief, deliberately and pertinaciously refuses to believe one or more of the articles of faith "determined by the authority of the universal church."

hermaphroditicadjective (a.) Alt. of Hermaphroditical

hermeneuticadjective (a.) Alt. of Hermeneutical

hermeticadjective (a.) Alt. of Hermetical

heroicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor.
 adjective (a.) Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
 adjective (a.) Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure.

heroicomicadjective (a.) Alt. of Heroicomical

herpeticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the herpes; partaking of the nature of herpes; as, herpetic eruptions.

herpetologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Herpetological

heterocliticadjective (a.) Alt. of Heteroclitical

heterogeneticadjective (a.) Relating to heterogenesis; as, heterogenetic transformations.

heterographicadjective (a.) Employing the same letters to represent different sounds in different words or syllables; -- said of methods of spelling; as, the ordinary English orthography is heterographic.

heteromorphicadjective (a.) Deviating from the normal, perfect, or mature form; having different forms at different stages of existence, or in different individuals of the same species; -- applied especially to insects in which there is a wide difference of form between the larva and the adult, and to plants having more than one form of flower.

heteropathicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the method of heteropathy; allopathic.

heteroplasticadjective (a.) Producing a different type of organism; developing into a different form of tissue, as cartilage which develops into bone.

heterosporicadjective (a.) Alt. of Heterosporous

heuristicadjective (a.) Serving to discover or find out.

hexabasicadjective (a.) Having six hydrogen atoms or six radicals capable of being replaced or saturated by bases; -- said of acids; as, mellitic acid is hexabasic.

hexametricadjective (a.) Alt. of Hexametrical

hexatomicadjective (a.) Having six atoms in the molecule.
 adjective (a.) Having six replaceable radicals.

hexdecylicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexdecyl or hecdecane; as, hexdecylic alcohol.

hexoicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexane; as, hexoic acid.

hexylicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexyl or hexane; as, hexylic alcohol.

hierarchicadjective (a.) Pertaining to a hierarch.

hieraticadjective (a.) Consecrated to sacred uses; sacerdotal; pertaining to priests.

hieroglyphicadjective (a.) A sacred character; a character in picture writing, as of the ancient Egyptians, Mexicans, etc. Specifically, in the plural, the picture writing of the ancient Egyptian priests. It is made up of three, or, as some say, four classes of characters: first, the hieroglyphic proper, or figurative, in which the representation of the object conveys the idea of the object itself; second, the ideographic, consisting of symbols representing ideas, not sounds, as an ostrich feather is a symbol of truth; third, the phonetic, consisting of symbols employed as syllables of a word, or as letters of the alphabet, having a certain sound, as a hawk represented the vowel a.
 adjective (a.) Any character or figure which has, or is supposed to have, a hidden or mysterious significance; hence, any unintelligible or illegible character or mark.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Hieroglyphical

hierogrammaticadjective (a.) Written in, or pertaining to, hierograms; expressive of sacred writing.

hierographicadjective (a.) Alt. of Hierographical

hierologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Hierological

hierophanticadjective (a.) Of or relating to hierophants or their teachings.

himyaricadjective (a.) Alt. of Himyaritic

himyariticadjective (a.) Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia.

hippocraticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Hippocrates, or to his teachings.

hippuricadjective (a.) Obtained from the urine of horses; as, hippuric acid.

hircicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, mutton suet; -- applied by Chevreul to an oily acid which was obtained from mutton suet, and to which he attributed the peculiar taste and smell of that substance. The substance has also been called hircin.

hispanicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Spain or its language; as, Hispanic words.

histogeneticadjective (a.) Tissue-producing; connected with the formation and development of the organic tissues.

histologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Histological

histolyticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to histolysis, or the degeneration of tissues.

historicadjective (a.) Alt. of Historical

histrionicadjective (a.) Alt. of Histrionical

holethnicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a holethnos or parent race.

holoblasticadjective (a.) Undergoing complete segmentation; composed entirely of germinal matter, the whole of the yolk undergoing fission; -- opposed to meroblastic.