to impregnate with camphor.
(transitive) to apply, treat with, or impregnate with camphor
of, relating to, or characterized by camp: a campy send-up of romantic operetta. adjective (informal) campier, campiest effeminate; affected in mannerisms, dress, etc relating to or considered characteristic of homosexuals consciously artificial, exaggerated, vulgar, or mannered; self-parodying, esp when in dubious taste Effeminate; overtly homosexual (1940s+ Homosexuals) Displaying naive, affected, and old-fashioned style: a campy […]
a city in SE Brazil, NNW of São Paulo. Historical Examples All About Coffee William H. Ukers All About Coffee William H. Ukers Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Washington Irving All About Coffee William H. Ukers noun a city in SE Brazil, in São Paulo state: centre of a rich agricultural region, producing esp […]
any of several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene, having white, pink, or reddish flowers. Thomas, 1567–1620, English songwriter and poet. Contemporary Examples Cannes’ Eight Buzziest Films Anne Thompson May 18, 2009 Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009 Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September […]
noun any plant that undergoes a form of photosynthesis known as crassulacean acid metabolism, in which carbon dioxide is taken up only at night