not caused by or free from the presence of bacteria.
adjective (zoology) (of organisms showing radial symmetry) situated away from or opposite to the mouth; aboral Historical Examples The plane of the actinal surface at first meets that of the abactinal at an acute or nearly right angle. The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour These two series also […]
a city in SW Iran, on the Shatt-al-Arab: oil refineries. Historical Examples Dirty your face and you might walk about Abadan without attracting notice. A Dweller in Mesopotamia Donald Maxwell Abadan is on an island and the pipe line crosses the water from the mainland. A Dweller in Mesopotamia Donald Maxwell On the eastern side […]
. a place of destruction; the depths of hell. Historical Examples He is termed Abaddon, the angel of the bottomless pit—the prince of darkness. Ophiolatreia Anonymous After that, they settled down to planning the Battle of Abaddon. Space Viking Henry Beam Piper But we have this safeguard against such visits, that we never represented ourselves […]