spissitude spis·si·tude (spĭs’ĭ-tōōd’, -tyōōd’)
The condition of a fluid thickened almost to a solid by inspissation.
verb (used without object), spit or spat, spitting. 1. to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate. 2. to express hatred, contempt, etc., by or as if by ejecting saliva from the mouth. 3. to sputter: grease spitting on the fire. 4. to fall in scattered drops or flakes, as rain or snow. verb (used with […]
noun, Archaic. 1. a hospital, especially one for lazars. 2. a shelter on a highway. noun (obsolete) 1. a hospital, esp for the needy sick 2. a highway shelter
noun 1. great care in maintaining smart appearance and crisp efficiency: The commander was concerned more with spit and polish than with the company’s morale. spit and polish noun 1. (informal) punctilious attention to neatness, discipline, etc, esp in the armed forces spin one’s wheels spit and polish Close attention to appearance and order, as […]
noun 1. a small ball or lump of chewed paper used as a missile. 2. Also called spitter. Baseball. a pitch, now illegal, made to curve by moistening one side of the ball with saliva or perspiration. spit