fruitful, an ancient town on the northern frontier of Palestine, 35 miles north-east of Baalbec, and 10 or 12 south of Lake Homs, on the eastern bank of the Orontes, in a wide and fertile plain. Here Nebuchadnezzar had his head-quarters in his campaign against Jerusalem, and here also Necho fixed his camp after he had routed Josiah’s army at Megiddo (2 Kings 23:29-35; 25:6, 20, 21; Jer. 39:5; 52:10). It was on the great caravan road from Palestine to Carchemish, on the Euphrates. It is described (Num. 34:11) as “on the eastern side of Ain.” A place still called el Ain, i.e., “the fountain”, is found in such a position about 10 miles distant. (See JERUSALEM.)
noun 1. a boneless cut of meat from the end of a rib of veal, lamb, or pork. 2. any of a series of microscopic grooves set into a material that is applied to the exterior surface of aircraft or boats to reduce drag.
ribo- pref. A five-carbon sugar: ribose. A monosaccharide that has three carbohydrate groups arranged in the manner of ribose: d-ribo-pentose.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a vitamin B complex factor appearing as an orange-yellow, crystalline compound, C 1 7 H 2 0 N 4 O 6 , derived from ribose, essential for growth, found in milk, fresh meat, eggs, leafy vegetables, etc., or made synthetically, and used in enriching flour, in vitamin preparations, and in treating facial […]
- Riboflavin kinase
riboflavin kinase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of flavin mononucleotide from riboflavin, using ATP or ADP as a phosphorylating agent.