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noun see chill II
noun Etymology: Hindi cilam & Urdu chilam, from Persian chilam Date: 1781 1. the part of a water pipe that contains the substance (as tobacco or hashish) which is smoked; ...
adjective (chillier; -est) Date: 1570 1. noticeably cold ; chilling 2. unpleasantly affected by cold 3. lacking warmth of feeling ; unfriendly 4. tending to ...
geographical name island S central Chile area 4700 square miles (12,220 square kilometers), population 65,161
geographical name city S Mexico capital of Guerrero population 136,243
also chiltepine noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish chiltepín, from Nahuatl chīltecpin, from chīlli chili pepper + tecpin, tecpintli flea Date: 1985 a small red oblong wild ...
noun see chiltepin
Chiltern Hills
geographical name hills S central England in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, & Bedfordshire
I. chiefly British variant of chimera II. noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin, chimera Date: 1804 any of a family (Chimaeridae) of marine cartilaginous fishes ...
chiefly British variant of chimeric
chiefly British variant of chimerism
geographical name mountain 20,561 feet (6267 meters) W central Ecuador
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chimbe, from Old English cimb-; akin to Middle Dutch kimme edge of a cask Date: 14th century the edge or rim of a cask or drum II. ...
chime in
verb Date: 1681 intransitive verb 1. to combine harmoniously
noun see chime II
noun Etymology: Latin chimaera, from Greek chimaira she-goat, chimera; akin to Old Norse gymbr yearling ewe, Greek cheimōn winter — more at hibernate 1. a. capitalized a ...
noun Etymology: Middle English chimmer, chemeyr Date: 14th century a loose sleeveless robe worn by Anglican bishops over the rochet
adjective Date: 1963 relating to, derived from, or being a genetic chimera or its genetic material
also chimeric adjective Etymology: chimera Date: 1638 1. existing only as the product of unchecked imagination ; fantastically visionary or improbable 2. given to fantastic ...
adverb see chimerical
noun Date: 1961 the state of being a genetic chimera
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, trinket Date: 1970 a tortilla wrapped around a filling (as of meat) and deep-fried
geographical name — see Shymkent
noun (plural chimneys) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French chiminee, from Late Latin caminata, from Latin caminus furnace, fireplace, from Greek kaminos; perhaps akin to ...
chimney pot
noun Date: circa 1806 a usually earthenware pipe placed at the top of a chimney
chimney swallow
noun see chimney swift
chimney sweep
noun Date: 1727 a person whose occupation is cleaning soot from chimney flues — called also chimney sweeper
chimney sweeper
noun see chimney sweep
chimney swift
noun Date: 1849 a small sooty-gray swift (Chaetura pelagica) with long narrow wings that often builds its nest inside an unused chimney — called also chimney swallow
adjective see chimney
noun Date: 1664 an ornamental construction over and around a fireplace that includes the mantel
noun Date: 1877 chimpanzee
noun Etymology: Kongo dialect chimpenzi Date: 1738 an anthropoid ape (Pan troglodytes) of equatorial Africa that is smaller and more arboreal than the gorilla — compare ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cinn; akin to Old High German kinni chin, Latin gena cheek, Greek genys jaw, cheek Date: before 12th century 1. the lower ...
Chin Hills
geographical name hills W Myanmar; highest 10,016 feet (3053 meters)
chin music
noun Date: 1826 1. idle talk 2. a usually high inside pitch in baseball intended to intimidate the batter
geographical name see Jinzhou
Chin-chou, Chinchow
geographical name — see Jinzhou
noun Date: 1954 the act or an instance of chinning oneself performed especially as a conditioning exercise
noun Date: 1879 slang conversation, chat
noun Etymology: Persian chīnī Chinese porcelain Date: 1579 1. porcelain; also vitreous porcelain wares (as dishes, vases, or ornaments) for domestic use 2. earthenware ...
China aster
noun Date: 1794 a common annual garden aster (Callistephus chinensis) native to northern China that occurs in many showy forms
china clay
noun Date: 1840 kaolin
china closet
noun Date: 1771 a cabinet or cupboard for the storage or display of household china
China rose
noun Date: circa 1731 any of numerous garden roses derived from a shrubby Chinese rose (Rosa chinensis)
China Sea
geographical name the East & South China seas
China Syndrome
noun Etymology: from the notion that the molten reactor contents could hypothetically sink through the earth to reach China Date: 1970 meltdown 1
China tree
noun Date: 1819 chinaberry
China, People's Republic of
geographical name country E Asia; a republic capital Beijing area 3,691,502 square miles (9,597,905 square kilometers), population 1,179,467,000
China, Republic of
geographical name — see Taiwan
noun Date: 1890 a small Asian tree (Melia azedarach) of the mahogany family naturalized in the southern United States where it is widely planted for shade or ornament
noun Date: 1789 often offensive a native of China ; Chinese
geographical name — see Jinan
noun Date: 1857 the Chinese quarter of a city
noun Date: 1634 tableware made of china
noun Date: before 12th century mandible; especially the median anterior part of the human mandible
noun Etymology: Spanish chinche, from Latin cimic-, cimex Date: 1616 bedbug
chinch bug
noun Date: 1785 a small black-and-white bug (Blissus leucopterus) that is very destructive to cereal grasses
noun (plural chincherinchee or chincherinchees) Etymology: Afrikaans tjienkerientjee Date: 1904 a southern African perennial bulbous herb (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) of the lily ...
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1604 1. either of two small South American rodents (Chinchilla laniger and C. brevicaudata of the family Chinchillidae) of the high Andes that ...
geographical name see Jinzhou
Chincoteague Bay
geographical name bay Maryland & Virginia on Atlantic coast
geographical name river NW Myanmar flowing S into the Irrawaddy
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French eschine, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German scina shinbone, needle — more at shin Date: 14th century 1. ...
noun (plural Chinese) Date: 1606 1. a. a native or inhabitant of China b. a person of Chinese descent 2. a group of related languages used by the people of China that ...
Chinese boxes
noun plural Date: 1829 1. a set of boxes graduated in size so that each fits into the next larger one 2. something that resembles a set of Chinese boxes especially in ...
Chinese cabbage
noun Date: 1842 either of two Asian brassicas now grown in the United States and widely used as greens: a. bok choy b. one (Brassica rapa pekinensis) that forms elongate ...
Chinese checkers
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1938 a game in which each player seeks to be the first to transfer a set of marbles from a home point to the opposite ...
Chinese chestnut
noun Date: circa 1909 an Asian chestnut (Castanea mollissima) that is resistant to chestnut blight
Chinese chive
noun Date: 1968 garlic chive — usually used in plural
Chinese copy
noun Date: 1920 an exact imitation or duplicate that includes defects as well as desired qualities
Chinese crested
noun Date: 1976 any of a breed of hairless or coated dogs with a plumed tail and a crest of hair on the head
Chinese gooseberry
noun Date: 1925 a subtropical vine (Actinidia deliciosa syn. A. chinensis of the family Actinidiaceae) that bears kiwifruit; also kiwifruit
Chinese lantern
noun Date: 1825 a collapsible translucent covering for a light
Chinese parsley
noun Date: circa 1953 cilantro
Chinese puzzle
noun Date: circa 1815 1. an intricate or ingenious puzzle 2. something intricate and obscure
Chinese restaurant syndrome
noun Date: 1968 a group of symptoms (as numbness of the neck, arms, and back with headache, dizziness, and palpitations) that is held to affect susceptible persons eating food ...
Chinese shar-pei
noun Date: 1975 shar-pei
Chinese Turkestan
geographical name region W China in W & central Xinjiang Uygur
Chinese wall
noun Etymology: Chinese Wall, a defensive wall built in the 3d century B.C. between China and Mongolia Date: 1900 a strong barrier; especially a serious obstacle to ...
Chinese white
noun Date: circa 1884 zinc white
or Ch'ing noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) Qīng Date: 1795 a Manchu dynasty in China dated 1644-1912 and the last imperial dynasty
noun or adjective Etymology: perhaps alteration of Chinese Date: 1887 usually offensive Chinese
I. noun Etymology: probably alteration of Middle English chine crack, fissure Date: 1535 1. a small cleft, slit, or fissure 2. a weak spot that may leave one vulnerable ...
noun see chinquapin
adjective see chin I
geographical name — see Nampo
Chinnereth, Sea of
geographical name — see galilee (Sea of)
noun (plural chinos) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1943 1. a usually khaki cotton or synthetic-fiber twill of the type used for military uniforms 2. plural an article of ...
geographical name city SW California E of Los Angeles population 67,168
Chino Hills
geographical name city S California S of Pomona population 66,787
noun Etymology: French, from chinois Chinese, from Chine China Date: 1883 a style in art (as in decoration) reflecting Chinese qualities or motifs; also an object or ...
noun (plural Chinook or Chinooks) Etymology: Lower Chehalis (Salishan language of western Washington) c̓inúk, name of a Chinook village Date: 1795 1. a member of an American ...
Chinook jargon
noun Usage: often capitalized J Date: 1840 a pidgin language based on Chinook and other Indian languages, French, and English and formerly used as a lingua franca in the ...
chinook salmon
noun Date: 1851 a large commercially important Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) with red flesh that occurs in the northern Pacific Ocean — called also king salmon
noun Date: circa 1890 an American Indian language family of Washington and Oregon • Chinookan adjective
or chinkapin noun Etymology: probably modification of Virginia Algonquian chechinquamin chinquapin nut Date: 1612 1. the edible nut of a chinquapin 2. any of several trees ...
chinquapin oak
noun Date: 1785 either of two chestnut oaks (Quercus muhlenbergii and Q. prinoides) of the eastern United States
noun see chinstrap penguin
chinstrap penguin
noun Date: 1936 a penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) with a narrow band of black feathers from ear to ear under its chin that breeds on the Antarctic Peninsula and nearby islands ...
noun Etymology: earlier chints, plural of chint, from Hindi chīṭ & Urdu chīnṭ Date: 1614 1. a printed calico from India 2. a usually glazed printed cotton fabric
noun see chintzy
adjective (chintzier; -est) Date: 1851 1. decorated with or as if with chintz 2. a. gaudy, cheap b. stingy • chintziness noun
geographical name see Qinhuangdao
geographical name commune & port NE Italy on island in Lagoon of Venice population 52,582
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek chion-, chiōn snow (akin to Greek cheimōn winter) + doxa glory — more at hibernate, doxology Date: 1879 glory-of-the-snow
or Modern Greek Khíos geographical name 1. island E Greece in the Aegean off W coast of Turkey area 325 square miles (842 square kilometers), population 52,691 2. city & ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English -cippian Date: 14th century 1. a. a small usually thin and flat piece (as of wood or stone) cut, struck, or flaked ...
chip in
verb Date: 1861 intransitive verb 1. contribute 2. chiefly British chime in 2 transitive verb contribute
chip off the old block
phrasal a child that resembles his or her parent
chip on one's shoulder
phrasal a challenging or belligerent attitude
chip shot
noun Date: 1909 1. a short usually low approach shot in golf that lofts the ball to the green and allows it to roll 2. a short and easy field goal in football
noun Date: 1919 a cardboard usually made entirely from wastepaper
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier chitmunk, probably from Ojibwa ačitamo•nʔ red squirrel Date: 1832 any of a genus (Tamias) of small striped North American and Asian ...
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish chipotle, chilpotle, from Nahuatl *chīlpōctli, from chīlli chili pepper + pōctli smoke, something smoked Date: 1988 a smoked and usually ...
chipped beef
noun Date: 1833 smoked dried beef sliced thin
I. adjective Etymology: Thomas Chippendale Date: 1876 of or relating to an 18th century English furniture style characterized by graceful outline and often ornate rococo ...
I. noun Date: 1513 one that chips II. adjective Etymology: perhaps alteration of English dialect kipper lively Date: 1822 sprightly 1
I. noun (plural Chippewa or Chippewas) Date: 1671 Ojibwa II. geographical name river 183 miles (294 kilometers) NW Wisconsin flowing S into Mississippi River
also chippy noun (plural chippies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1886 tramp, prostitute
chipping sparrow
noun Etymology: chip to cheep Date: 1791 a small gray-breasted North American sparrow (Spizella passerina) with a black line through the eye, a white line above it, and in ...
adjective (chippier; -est) Etymology: chip on one's shoulder Date: 1898 aggressively belligerent ; also marked by much fighting
or chiro- combining form Etymology: Latin, from Greek cheir-, cheiro-, from cheir; akin to Hittite keššar hand hand
biographical name Jacques (René) 1932- prime minister of France (1974-76; 1986-88); president (1995- )
adjective Etymology: chir- + 1-al Date: 1894 of or relating to a molecule that is not superimposable on its mirror image • chirality noun
chiral center
noun Date: 1970 an atom especially in an organic molecule that has four unique atoms or groups attached to it
noun see chiral
noun (plural Chiricahua or Chiricahuas) Etymology: Chiricahua Mountains, southeast Arizona Date: 1885 a member of an Apache people of Arizona
Chiricahua National Monument
geographical name reservation SE Arizona containing curious rock formations
Chirico, de
biographical name Giorgio 1888-1978 Italian painter
variant of cherimoya
geographical name — see baru
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English charken, chirken to creak, chirp, from Old English cearcian to creak; akin to Old English cracian to crack Date: 1843 cheer
combining form see chir-
noun see chirography
adjective see chirography
adjective see chirography
noun Date: 1631 1. handwriting, penmanship 2. calligraphy 1 • chirographer noun • chirographic or chirographical adjective
noun see chiromancy
noun Etymology: probably from Middle French chiromancie, from Medieval Latin chiromantia, from Greek cheir- chir- + -manteia -mancy Date: circa 1528 palmistry • chiromancer ...
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek cheironomos one who gestures with his hands Date: 1915 any of a family (Chironomidae) of midges that lack piercing mouthparts • ...
noun see chiropody
noun Etymology: chir- + pod-; from its original concern with both hands and feet Date: 1886 podiatry • chiropodist noun
noun Etymology: chir- + Greek praktikos practical, operative — more at practical Date: 1898 a system of therapy which holds that disease results from a lack of normal nerve ...
noun see chiropractic
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek cheir hand + pteron wing — more at feather Date: 1835 bat III
I. verb Etymology: imitative Date: 1557 intransitive verb to make a chirp or a sound resembling a chirp transitive verb to utter with a cheerful liveliness II. noun ...
adverb see chirpy
noun see chirpy
adjective (chirpier; -est) Date: 1837 1. cheerfully lively 2. a. making chirps b. suggestive of chirping • chirpily adverb • chirpiness noun
noun Etymology: imitative Date: circa 1600 the short vibrant or trilled sound characteristic of an insect (as a grasshopper or cicada) • chirr intransitive verb
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1722 chirp • chirrup intransitive verb
adjective Date: 1808 chirpy
noun Etymology: probably of Tibeto-Burman origin Date: 1825 an antelope (Pantholops hodgsoni) chiefly of the Tibetan plateau having a pinkish-fawn wooly coat and in the male ...
noun Etymology: Middle English cirurgian, from Anglo-French cirurgien, from cirurgie surgery Date: 13th century archaic surgeon
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French *chisel, cisel, from Vulgar Latin *cisellum, alteration of caesellum, from Latin caesus, past participle of caedere to cut ...
or chiselled adjective Date: 1781 formed or crafted as if with a chisel
noun see chisel II
adjective see chiseled
noun see chisel II
Chisholm Trail
geographical name pioneer cattle trail between San Antonio (Texas) & Abilene (in E central Kansas) used especially 1866-85
or Kishinev geographical name city central Moldova, its capital population 665,000
Chislehurst and Sidcup
geographical name former urban district SE England in Kent, now partly in Bexley & partly in Bromley
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chitte kitten, cub Date: 1578 1. archaic child 2. a pert young woman II. noun Etymology: Hindi ciṭṭhī & Urdu chitthī Date: 1757 ...
geographical name city Russia in Asia E of Lake Baikal population 377,000
noun Etymology: reduplication of chat Date: 1605 small talk, gossip • chitchat intransitive verb
noun Etymology: French chitine, from Greek chitōn Date: circa 1839 a horny polysaccharide (C8H13NO5)n that forms part of the hard outer integument especially of insects, ...
adjective see chitin
noun plural see chitterlings
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek chitōn tunic, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew kuttōneth tunic Date: 1816 1. any of a class (Polyplacophora) of ...
geographical name river 300 miles (483 kilometers) N Pakistan & Afghanistan flowing SW into Kabul River
geographical name city & port SE Bangladesh on Bay of Bengal population 1,566,070
intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English chiteren, probably of imitative origin Date: 13th century twitter, chirp; also chatter
or chitlins noun plural Etymology: Middle English chiterling Date: 13th century the intestines of hogs especially when prepared as food
geographical name city NE central Zimbabwe, SSE of Harare population 274,035
or ancient Clusium geographical name town central Italy in Tuscany SE of Siena
adjective Date: 1794 relating to chivalry ; chivalrous
adjective Date: 14th century 1. valiant 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of chivalry and knight-errantry 3. a. marked by honor, generosity, and courtesy b. ...
adverb see chivalrous
noun see chivalrous
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Middle English chivalrie, from Anglo-French chevalerie, from chevaler knight — more at chevalier Date: 14th century 1. mounted men-at-arms 2. ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin cepa onion Date: 14th century a perennial plant (Allium schoenoprasum) related to the onion and having slender ...
transitive verb see chivy
or chivvy transitive verb (chivied or chivvied; chivying or chivvying) Etymology: chivy, noun, chase, hunt, probably from English dialect Chevy Chase chase, confusion, from the ...
geographical name — see Orenburg
noun (plural chlamydiae) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chlamyd-, chlamys Date: 1966 1. any of a genus (Chlamydia, family Chlamydiaceae) of spherical gram-negative ...
adjective see chlamydia
noun Etymology: Latin chlamyd-, chlamys + International Scientific Vocabulary spore Date: 1884 a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore
noun (plural chlamyses or chlamydes) Etymology: Latin chlamyd-, chlamys, from Greek Date: 1699 a short oblong mantle worn by young men of ancient Greece
biographical name see Clovis I
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Chloē Date: 1587 a lover of Daphnis in a Greek pastoral romance
or chloro- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from chlōros greenish yellow — more at yellow 1. green 2. chlorine ; containing chlorine
noun Date: circa 1928 a skin eruption resembling acne and resulting from exposure to chlorine or its compounds
noun Etymology: French, from chlor- + alcool alcohol Date: 1838 1. a pungent colorless oily aldehyde CCl3CHO used in making DDT and chloral hydrate 2. chloral hydrate
chloral hydrate
noun Date: 1874 a bitter white crystalline drug C2H3Cl3O2 used as a hypnotic and sedative or in knockout drops
noun Date: 1893 a bitter crystalline compound C8H11Cl3O6 used especially to anesthetize animals
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1893 any of various compounds containing nitrogen and chlorine
noun Etymology: chlor- + amide + phen- + nitr- + glycol Date: 1949 a broad-spectrum antibiotic C11H12Cl2N2O5 isolated from cultures of a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces ...
noun Date: 1823 a salt containing the anion ClO3-
noun Etymology: chlor- + indane (C9H10) Date: 1947 a viscous volatile toxic liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8 formerly used in the United States
noun Etymology: chlor- + benzodiazepine + oxide Date: 1960 a benzodiazepine C16H14ClN3O related to diazepam and used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as a ...
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek chlōros Date: 1904 any of a genus (Chlorella) of unicellular green algae
noun Date: 1894 chlorophyll-containing parenchyma of plants
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + hex- + -idine Date: 1957 an antibacterial compound C22H30Cl2N10 used as a local antiseptic (as in mouthwash) and ...
noun Etymology: German Chlorid, from chlor- + -id -ide Date: 1812 1. a compound of chlorine with another element or group; especially a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid 2. ...
chloride of lime
Date: 1826 bleaching powder
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1855 to treat or combine with chlorine or a chlorine compound • chlorination noun • chlorinator noun
chlorinated lime
noun Date: 1876 bleaching powder
noun see chlorinate
noun see chlorinate
noun Date: 1810 a halogen element that is isolated as a heavy greenish-yellow diatomic gas of pungent odor and is used especially as a bleach, oxidizing agent, and disinfectant ...
chlorine dioxide
noun Date: circa 1925 a heavy reddish-yellow gas ClO2 used especially as a bleach and disinfectant
chlorine monoxide
noun Date: 1965 a reactive monovalent radical ClO that plays a major role in stratospheric ozone depletion
noun Date: circa 1931 a measure of the concentration of halides in one kilogram of seawater
I. noun Etymology: German Chlorit, from Latin chloritis, a green stone, from Greek chlōritis, from chlōros Date: 1794 any of a group of usually green silicate minerals ...
adjective see chlorite I
— see chlor-
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1889 a colorless flammable volatile toxic liquid C6H5Cl used in organic synthesis (as of DDT) and as a ...
noun Date: 1949 any of several simple gaseous compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, fluorine, and sometimes hydrogen, that are used as refrigerants, cleaning solvents, and ...
noun Date: 1965 a chlorofluorocarbon derived from methane
I. noun Etymology: French chloroforme, from chlor- + formyle formyl; from its having been regarded as a trichloride of this group Date: 1838 a colorless volatile heavy toxic ...
chlorogenic acid
noun Date: circa 1889 a crystalline acid C16H18O9 occurring in various plant parts (as coffee beans)
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + hydr- + 1-in Date: circa 1890 any of various organic compounds derived from diols or polyhydroxy alcohols by ...
noun Etymology: French chlorophylle, from chlor- + Greek phyllon leaf — more at blade Date: 1819 1. the green photosynthetic pigment found chiefly in the chloroplasts of ...
adjective see chlorophyll
noun Etymology: German Chlorpikrin, from chlor- + Greek pikros sharp — more at paint Date: circa 1889 a colorless liquid CCl3NO2 that causes tears and vomiting and is used ...
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1887 a plastid that contains chlorophyll and is the site of photosynthesis — see cell illustration • ...
adjective see chloroplast
noun Etymology: chlor- + isoprene Date: 1931 a colorless liquid C4H5Cl used especially in making neoprene by polymerization
noun Etymology: chlor- + quinoline Date: 1946 an antimalarial drug C18H26ClN3 administered in the form of its bitter crystalline diphosphate
noun Date: 1678 1. an iron-deficiency anemia especially of adolescent girls that may impart a greenish tint to the skin — called also greensickness 2. a diseased condition ...
noun Date: 1957 a thiazide diuretic C7H6ClN3O4S2 used especially in the treatment of edema and hypertension
adjective see chlorosis
noun Etymology: chlor- + phen- + -ir- (probably alteration of pyridine) + amine Date: 1964 an antihistamine C16H19ClN2 that is usually administered in the form of its maleate
noun Etymology: chlor- + propyl + methyl + azine Date: 1952 a phenothiazine C17H19ClN2S used chiefly as a tranquilizer especially in the form of its hydrochloride to control ...
noun Etymology: chlor- + propane + amide Date: 1960 a sulfonylurea drug C10H13ClN2O3S used orally to reduce blood sugar in the treatment of mild diabetes
noun Etymology: chlor- + pyridine + -fos (alteration of phosphorus) Date: 1970 a toxic crystalline organophosphate pesticide C9H11Cl3NO3PS that inhibits acetylcholinesterase ...
noun Date: 1953 a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H23ClN2O8 that is produced by a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces aureofaciens) and is sometimes used in animal ...
abbreviation 1. chairman 2. checkmate
abbreviation chairman
Cho Oyu
geographical name mountain 26,750 feet (8153 meters) Nepal & Tibet in the Himalayas; 6th highest in the world
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary choan- funnel-shaped (from Greek choanē funnel) + -cyte Date: 1888 collar cell
geographical name — see Karkheh
I. biographical name Joseph Hodges 1832-1917 American lawyer & diplomat II. biographical name Rufus 1799-1859 American jurist
noun see chocoholic
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1769 1. a wedge or block for steadying a body (as a cask) and holding it motionless, for filling in an unwanted space, or for ...
or chockful adjective Etymology: Middle English chokkefull, probably from choken to choke + full Date: 15th century full to the limit
I. adverb Date: 1840 chock II. adjective Date: 1850 1. brought close together 2. very full
adjective see chock-full
also chocaholic noun Etymology: chocolate + -aholic Date: 1968 a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Nahuatl chocolātl, probably alteration of eastern Nahuatl dialect chikolātl, from chikolli hook (probably used to refer to the beater used to mix ...
adjective Etymology: from the pictures formerly commonly seen on boxes of chocolates Date: 1901 superficially pretty or sentimental
adjective see chocolaty
noun Etymology: French, from chocolat chocolate Date: 1888 a maker or seller of chocolate candy
or chocolatey adjective Date: 1926 made of or like chocolate; also having a rich chocolate flavor
noun (plural Choctaw or Choctaws) Etymology: Choctaw čahta Date: 1722 1. a member of an American Indian people of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana 2. the language of the ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chois, from Anglo-French, from choisir to choose, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kiosan to choose — more at choose Date: 13th ...
adverb see choice II
noun see choice II
I. noun Etymology: Middle English quer, from Anglo-French queor, from Medieval Latin chorus, from Latin, chorus — more at chorus Date: 14th century 1. an organized company ...
choir loft
noun Date: 1929 a gallery occupied by a church choir
noun Date: 1837 a boy member of a choir
noun Date: 1840 the director of a choir (as in a church)
I. biographical name Étienne-François de 1719-1785 Duc de Choiseul French statesman II. geographical name island W Pacific in the Solomons SE of Bougainville Island nearly ...
or Choisy-le-Roi geographical name commune N France on the Seine SSE of Paris population 38,629

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