antipernicious anemia factor
antipernicious anemia factor an·ti·per·ni·cious anemia factor (ān’tē-pər-nĭsh’əs, ān’tī-)
See vitamin B12.
an astringent preparation for reducing perspiration, usually containing aluminum or zirconium and used to prevent body odor and clothing stains. noun an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce or prevent perspiration adjective reducing or preventing perspiration adj. by 1946, from anti- + perspire + adjectival suffix -ant. antiperspirant an·ti·per·spi·rant (ān’tē-pûr’spər-ənt, ān’tī-) n. An […]
a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response. Ecclesiastical. a psalm, hymn, or prayer sung in alternate parts. a verse or a series of verses sung as a prelude or conclusion to some part of the service. Historical Examples antiphon is also said to have composed a Τέχνη or art of Rhetoric. […]
a book of . Historical Examples He is said to dwell mainly upon the proper manner of performing the antiphonary and the graduale. A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews The antiphonary contained the antiphons or anthems, sung at the canonical hours, and certain other minor parts of the service. […]
the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning. noun (rhetoric) the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal one, esp for ironic effect n. 1530s, from Latin antiphrasis, from Greek antiphrasis, from antiphrazein “to express (something) by the opposite,” from anti- (see anti-) + phrazein “to […]