azaguanine az·a·gua·nine (āz’ə-gwä’nēn’)
Nitrogen-containing form of guanine believed to block the growth of certain tumors in mice. Also called guanazolo.
any of numerous shrubs belonging to a particular group (Azalea) of the genus Rhododendron, of the heath family, comprising species with handsome flower clusters of various colors, some of which are familiar in cultivation: the group was formerly the botanical genus Azalea but is now a horticultural classification. Contemporary Examples J. Lo introduced the pair, […]
azal (Zech. 14:5) should perhaps be rendered “very near” = “the way of escape shall be made easy.” If a proper name, it may denote some place near the western extremity of the valley here spoken of near Jerusalem. Historical Examples For many years Baha acted in Bagdad (1852-67) as factotum for azal, and acknowledged […]
(in Islamic countries) the call to prayer proclaimed five times a day by the muezzin. Historical Examples The old general was of a different type from the fire-eating dandies who played the master at azan. The Valley of Vision Henry Van Dyke Boville owed his life to the azan, the fetich cord, at that instant. […]
Manuel [mah-nwel] /mɑˈnwɛl/ (Show IPA), (Manuel Azaña y Diez) 1880–1940, Spanish statesman: prime minister 1931–33, 1936; president 1936–39. Contemporary Examples This past week, it was the shooting at the azana Spa in Brookfield, Wis., that triggered those flashbacks. Wisconsin Spa Shooting Brings Back Painful Memories for the Moms of Mass Killers Winston Ross October 24, […]