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a defect of vision in which the images at the retinas are unequal in size. noun a condition caused by a defect in the lens of the eye in which the images produced in the two eyes differ in size or shape aniseikonia an·i·sei·ko·ni·a (ān-ī’sī-kō’nē-ə) n. A condition in which the shape and size of […]
a cordial or liqueur flavored with aniseed. Historical Examples Then too, she had often helped her mother empty a bottle of anisette. L’Assommoir Emile Zola Bibi-the-Smoker rose from his seat to fetch her a glass of anisette. L’Assommoir Emile Zola The alcoholic strength of liqueurs ranges from close on 80% of alcohol by volume in […]
- Anisic alcohol
. a colorless liquid, the para form of C 8 H 10 O 2 , having a hawthornlike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
- Anisic aldehyde
. a colorless, oily, aromatic liquid, the para form of C 8 H 8 O 2 , having a vanillalike odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfume, and as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Historical Examples Treating the odorless solid with methyl alcohol we get audepine (or anisic aldehyde) which is the […]