Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


an island in the E Mediterranean, NW of Crete: archaeological site. 8½ sq. mi. (22 sq. km).
Historical Examples

The teeth are shaped like equilateral triangles and square shanks are used, exactly as with the Antikythera machine.
On the Origin of Clockwork, Perpetual Motion Devices, and the Compass Derek J. de Solla Price


Read Also:

  • Antilabor

    productive activity, especially for the sake of economic gain. the body of persons engaged in such activity, especially those working for wages. this body of persons considered as a class (distinguished from and ). physical or mental work, especially of a hard or fatiguing kind; toil. a job or task done or to be done. […]

  • Antilegomena

    a group of books in the New Testament, generally held to be uncanonical by the early church. Historical Examples The inventive minds of scholars designated a group of writings in the Alexandrian canon as “antilegomena.” History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) Adolph Harnack The grounds on which each of the disputed books—antilegomena, chap. Companion […]

  • Antileprosy

    a chronic, mildly infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, affecting the peripheral nervous system, skin, and nasal mucosa and variously characterized by ulcerations, tubercular nodules, and loss of sensation that sometimes leads to traumatic amputation of the anesthetized part. noun (pathol) a chronic infectious disease occurring mainly in tropical and subtropical regions, characterized by the […]

  • Antilithic

    antilithic antilithic an·ti·lith·ic (ān’tē-lĭth’ĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Preventing the formation of calculi or promoting their dissolution.

Disclaimer: Antikythera definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.