a small apse, especially one attached to a larger apse or a transept.
an Akkadian god: the consort of Tiamat and the father of the gods. Historical Examples Apsu was the waters underneath the dry land and Timat the salt sea. Archology and the Bible George A. Barton The fragments of text show that Ea waged war against Apsu and Mummu. The Babylonian Legends of the Creation British […]
a son of Aeëtes, killed by his sister Medea, who, while fleeing with Jason, threw pieces of her brother’s body into the sea so that her father, in pursuing her, might be delayed while picking them up. Historical Examples How then by evil doom did she slay Apsyrtus when he came to meet her? The […]
. abbreviation (pl) apts. apartment apartment
inclined; disposed; given; prone: too apt to slander others. likely: Am I apt to find him at home? unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily: an apt pupil. suited to the purpose or occasion; appropriate: an apt metaphor; a few apt remarks on world peace. Archaic. prepared; ready; willing. Historical Examples From the first […]