a liquid alkaloid, C 10 H 12 N 2 , obtained from tobacco.
a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO 2 . Historical Examples Minute crystals of brookite have been detected with anatase and rutile in the iron-ore of Cleveland in Yorkshire. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various There is no distinct cleavage (rutile and anatase have cleavages); hardness 5-6; sp. Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]
the process by which igneous rock remelts into magma. noun (geology) the partial melting of rocks, esp in the formation of metamorphic rocks
anath an answer; i.e., to “prayer”, the father of Shamgar, who was one of the judges of Israel (Judg. 3:31). Historical Examples After him Shamgat, the son of anath, was elected for their governor, but died in the first year of his government. The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus anath signified the fountain of […]
a person or thing detested or loathed: That subject is anathema to him. a person or thing accursed or consigned to damnation or destruction. a formal ecclesiastical curse involving excommunication. any imprecation of divine punishment. a curse; execration. Contemporary Examples Government regulations were not anathema to the market but requisite. Obamacare Is as American as […]