the part of the court into which a player must serve in various games, as tennis, badminton, handball, or squash.
noun, Pathology. 1. (formerly) a creeping or spreading skin disease, as ringworm. noun 1. (pathol) any progressive skin eruption, such as ringworm or herpes serpiginous ser·pig·i·nous (sər-pĭj’ə-nəs) adj. Relating to or being a cutaneous lesion, such as an ulcer, having an arciform border and a wavy margin. serpigo ser·pi·go (sər-pī’gō) n. Any creeping or serpiginous […]
noun 1. brittle star.
noun 1. genitive of Serpens. noun, genitive Serpentis [ser-pen-tis] /sərˈpɛn tɪs/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Serpent, a constellation consisting of two separate parts, the head (Serpens Caput) and the tail (Serpens Cauda) with Ophiuchus in between. noun (Latin genitive) Serpentis (səˈpɛntɪs) 1. a faint extensive constellation situated in the N and S equatorial regions […]
[sur-puh n-tee-nahyz] /ˌsɜr pənˈti naɪz/ verb (used with object), serpentinized, serpentinizing. Mineralogy. 1. to convert (a mineral or rock) into serpentine.