zoomastigoph-r-a zoomastigoph-r-a zo·o·mas·ti·go·pho·re·a (zō’ə-mās’tĭ-gō-fôr’ē-ə, -gŏf’ə-rē’ə) n. a cl-ss of flagellates having animal-like rather than plantlike characteristics, including parasites such as trypanosomes and trich-m-nads.
noun a p-ssion for animals word origin zoo- ‘animal’ historical examples his princ-p-l work is zoomania, or the laws of organic life , for which he was accused of atheism. a biographical dictionary of freethinkers of all ages and nations joseph mazzini wheeler
- Zoomed in
to move quickly or suddenly with a loud humming or buzzing sound: cars zooming by on the freeway. to fly an airplane suddenly and sharply upward at great speed for a short distance, as in regaining alt-tude, clearing an obstacle, or signaling. movies, television. to bring a subject, scene, etc., into closeup or cause it […]
zoomer computer a pda from casio, based on the geos microkernel operating system. (http://biostat.washington.edu/zoomer.html). (http://eit.com/mailinglists/zoomer/resources.html). usenet newsgroup: news:comp.sys.pen, news:comp.sys.handhelds, news:comp.sys.palmtops. (1995-01-23)
- Zooming in on the
zooming in on the adjective like a zoo; nasty; barbaric: it’s been zooey down here. it’s een hecti (1970s+)