any substance that interferes with the action of a .
antivitamin an·ti·vi·ta·min (ān’tē-vī’tə-mĭn, ān’tī-)
A substance that prevents a vitamin from exerting its typical metabolic effects.
(in the Republic of South Africa) a rigid former policy of segregating and economically and politically oppressing the nonwhite population. any system or practice that separates people according to color, ethnicity, caste, etc. noun (in South Africa) the official government policy of racial segregation; officially renounced in 1992 n. 1947 (policy begun 1948), from Afrikaans […]
the upas tree. Also, antiarin [an-tee-er-in] /ˈæn ti ər ɪn/ (Show IPA). an arrow poison prepared from the sap of the upas tree. noun another name for upas (sense 1), upas (sense 2)
suffering from . pertaining to : an asthmatic wheeze. a person suffering from . adjective of, relating to, or having asthma noun a person who has asthma adj. 1540s, from Latin asthmaticus, from Greek asthmatikos, from asthma (see asthma). Noun meaning “person with asthma” is recorded from 1610s.
- Antiballistic missile
noun a missile designed to destroy an incoming ballistic missile before it reaches its target ABM antiballistic missile [(an-tee-buh-lis-tik, an-teye-buh-lis-tik)] A defensive missile, designed to destroy a ballistic missile in flight.