The rise in water level (above normal) on the upstream side of a bridge or obstruction caused when the effective flow area at the obstruction is less than the natural width of the stream immediately upstream of the obstruction.
Related to, or afflicted with alexia
A protective substance that exists in the serum or other bodily fluid and is capable of killing microorganisms; complement.
name, transferred from the male name and used since the 1940s.
A condition in which a tissue or environment is severely or totally deprived of oxygen, severe hypoxia.
Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.
Lack of coordination while performing voluntary movements, which may appear to be clumsiness, inaccuracy, or instability.
The condition of a polymer in which the orientation of the subunits is random
Pertaining to ataxia.
A man who wields an axe.
A musician who plays a guitar or saxophone.
Containing only a single species of microorganism. For example, an "axenic culture" is a pure grown sample of the organism in question.
Isolated from organisms of any other species.
of Mistakenly used for the plural of
Resembling an ax.
Of or pertaining to an axon.
Relating to axons.
axle or axletree.
Fat; grease; especially the fat of pigs or geese; usually (Pharm.), lard prepared for medical use.
a city in Georgia, USA
a suburban area in south-east London, England.
a London Borough within Greater London.
A city in Mississippi, USA.
An extinct language of the Biloxi Native Americans.
A village in southeastern Texas.
A town in Virginia.
To botch or bungle.
The great skua, Stercorarius skua.
as much as a box will hold
A casino employee who supervises the craps table.
The upper portion of a product's box, used as a proof of purchase when claiming an associated offer.
The ether radical derived from butanol
An alkaloid obtained from the Buxus sempervirens, or identical with bebeerine.
A junction of four roads.
The main intersection in a town.
name="OED"/> An enlargement of the stem, branch or root of a woody plant, usually serving to store water.
Any book printed by the first English printer.
Any member of the Cixiidae.
A person who coaxes
The final (bottommost) fused vertebrae at the base of the spine, the tailbone.
a hamlet in Saskatchewan, Canada, named after Colfax, Iowa.
a city in California, USA
a village in Illinois, USA.
a small town in Indiana, USA.
a city in Iowa, USA.
a town in Louisiana, USA, and parish seat of
an unincorporated community in North Carolina, USA.
a small city in North Dakota, USA.
a small unincorporated community in Texas, USA.
a town in Washington, USA
a town and village in Wisconsin, USA.
To mix separate things together, or to become mixed; to amalgamate.
An affix consisting of a prefix and suffix affixed simultaneously to the root
An affix which is not divided, and which does not divide a root: thus, a prefix, suffix, or interfix
To make firm; to fix in a particular place or state
curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle
arranged such that for any two points in the set, a straight line between the two points is contained within the set.
having no internal angles greater than 180 degrees.
having an epigraph which is a convex set.
Any convex body or surface.
A lascivious dance featuring in Ancient Greek comedy.
A pustular, eruptive skin disease of cattle caused by an with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur from touching cows, and gives immunity to smallpox.
Either of a pair of lamellate structures on the underside of each abdominal segment in silverfish
Having the arms curved or curled at the base so as to turn towards the archer when unstrung, reducing the strain on the limbs and also the energy stored by the weapon.
any of a broad range of toxic or carcinogenic halogenated polycyclic compounds that occur as byproducts of herbicides
the parent compound, dibenzo-p-dioxin, in which two benzene rings are connected vio two oxygen atoms; oxanthrene
the unsaturated six-membered heterocycle having four carbon atoms, two oxygen atoms and two double bonds
Involving the transmission of two messages in the same direction at the same time.