the portion of a solution remaining after crystallization of its important component.
[muhth -er-lohd] /ˈmʌð ərˌloʊd/ noun 1. Mining. a rich or important lode. 2. a major or profitable source or supply: New York City is a mother lode of actors. noun 1. (mining) the principal lode in a system
[muhth -er-lee] /ˈmʌð ər li/ adjective 1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a ; maternal: motherly solicitude. 2. like a : to take a motherly interest in an orphan. adverb 3. in the manner of a . /ˈmʌðəlɪ/ adjective 1. of or resembling a mother, esp in warmth, or protectiveness adj. Old English modorlic […]
[muhth -er-ney-kid] /ˈmʌð ərˈneɪ kɪd/ adjective 1. stark naked; as naked as when born.
noun 1. a personification of the forces of nature as a controlling and regulating maternal being, sometimes creative and caring.