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Choisy-le-Roi
geographical name see Choisy
choke
I. verb (choked; choking) Etymology: Middle English, alteration of achoken, from Old English ācēocian, from ā-, perfective prefix + cēoce, cēace jaw, cheek — more at ...
choke chain
noun Date: 1955 a collar that may be tightened as a noose and that is used especially in training and controlling powerful or stubborn dogs — called also choke collar
choke coil
noun Date: circa 1896 reactor 2
choke collar
noun see choke chain
choke hold
noun Date: 1964 1. a hold that involves strong choking pressure applied to the neck of another 2. absolute dominance or control
choke off
transitive verb Date: 1818 to bring to a stop or to an end as if by choking
choke point
noun Date: 1944 a strategic narrow route providing passage through or to another region
chokeberry
noun Date: 1778 a small berrylike astringent fruit; also any of a genus (Aronia) of North American shrubs of the rose family bearing chokeberries
chokecherry
noun Date: 1784 a wild cherry (Prunus virginiana) of the United States and Canada having bitter or astringent red to black edible fruit; also this fruit
choker
noun Date: circa 1552 1. one that chokes 2. something (as a collar or necklace) worn closely about the throat or neck
choking
adjective Date: 1556 1. producing the feeling of strangulation 2. indistinct in utterance — used especially of a person's voice • chokingly adverb
chokingly
adverb see choking
choky
adjective Date: 1579 tending to cause choking or to become choked
chol-
or chole- or cholo- combining form Etymology: Greek chol-, cholē-, cholo-, from cholē, cholos — more at gall bile ; gall
cholangiogram
noun see cholangiography
cholangiographic
adjective see cholangiography
cholangiography
noun Date: 1936 radiographic visualization of the bile ducts after injection of a radiopaque substance • cholangiographic adjective • cholangiogram noun
cholate
noun Date: circa 1846 a salt or ester of cholic acid
chole-
combining form see chol-
cholecalciferol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1955 a sterol C27H43OH that is a natural form of vitamin D found especially in fish, egg yolks, and fish-liver oils ...
cholecystectomized
adjective see cholecystectomy
cholecystectomy
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: New Latin cholecystis gallbladder (from chol- + Greek kystis bladder) + International Scientific Vocabulary -ectomy — more at cyst Date: 1885 ...
cholecystitis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from cholecystis Date: 1866 inflammation of the gallbladder
cholecystokinin
noun Etymology: New Latin cholecystis + English -o- + kinin Date: circa 1929 a hormone secreted especially by the duodenal mucosa that regulates the emptying of the ...
cholecystokinin-pancreozymin
noun see cholecystokinin
cholelithiasis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1860 production of gallstones; also the resulting abnormal condition
choler
noun Etymology: Middle English coler, from Anglo-French colre, colere, from Latin cholera cholera, from Greek Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic yellow bile b. obsolete ...
cholera
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 1601 any of several diseases of humans and domestic animals usually marked by severe gastrointestinal symptoms; especially an acute diarrheal ...
cholera morbus
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, the disease cholera Date: 1673 gastrointestinal illness characterized by cramps, diarrhea, and sometimes vomiting — not used ...
choleric
adjective Date: 1566 1. easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger ; hot-tempered 2. angry, irate • cholerically adverb
cholerically
adverb see choleric
cholestasis
noun (plural cholestases) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1935 a checking or failure of bile flow • cholestatic adjective
cholestatic
adjective see cholestasis
cholesteric
adjective Etymology: cholesteric relating to cholesterol, from French cholesterique Date: 1942 of, relating to, or being the phase of a liquid crystal characterized by ...
cholesterol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from chol- + Greek stereos solid Date: 1894 a steroid alcohol C27H45OH that is present in animal cells and body fluids, ...
cholestyramine
noun Etymology: chol- + styrene + amine Date: circa 1962 a strongly basic synthetic resin that forms insoluble complexes with bile acids and has been used to lower ...
cholic acid
noun Etymology: Greek cholikos bilious, from cholē Date: 1846 a crystalline bile acid C24H40O5
choline
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1871 a basic compound C5H15NO2 that is found in various foods (as egg yolks and legumes) or is synthesized in ...
cholinergic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1934 1. liberating, activated by, or involving acetylcholine 2. resembling acetylcholine especially in ...
cholinergically
adverb see cholinergic
cholinesterase
noun Date: 1932 1. acetylcholinesterase 2. an enzyme that hydrolyzes choline esters and that is found especially in blood plasma — called also pseudocholinesterase
cholla
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, head Date: 1846 any of numerous shrubby opuntias chiefly of the southwestern United States and Mexico that have needlelike ...
cholla cactus
noun see cholla
cholo-
combining form see chol-
Cholon
geographical name former city S Vietnam, now part of Ho Chi Minh City
Cholula
geographical name town SE central Mexico in Puebla state
Chomo Lhari
geographical name mountain 23,997 feet (7314 meters) in the Himalayas between Tibet & NW Bhutan; sacred to Buddhists
Chomolungma
geographical name — see everest (Mount)
chomp
verb Etymology: alteration of champ Date: 1581 intransitive verb 1. to chew or bite on something 2. champ 2 — usually used in the phrase chomping at the bit transitive ...
Chomskian
adjective see Chomsky
Chomsky
biographical name (Avram) Noam 1928- American linguist • Chomskyan also Chomskian adjective
Chomskyan
adjective see Chomsky
chon
noun (plural chon) Etymology: Korean chŏn — see won at money table
chondriosome
noun Etymology: Greek chondrion, diminutive of chondros grain + International Scientific Vocabulary -some Date: 1910 mitochondrion
chondrite
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek chondros Date: 1883 a meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules • chondritic adjective
chondritic
adjective see chondrite
chondrocranium
noun Etymology: Greek chondros grain, cartilage Date: 1875 the cartilaginous parts of an embryonic cranium; also the part of the adult skull derived therefrom
chondrocyte
noun Etymology: Greek chondros cartilage Date: 1903 a cartilage cell
chondroitin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chondroitic acid, an acid found in cartilage + 1-in Date: 1895 any of several glycosaminoglycans occurring in sulfated form ...
chondrule
noun Etymology: Greek chondros grain Date: circa 1889 a rounded granule of cosmic origin often found embedded in meteoric stones and sometimes free in marine sediments
Chongqing
or Ch'ung-ch'ing or Chungking geographical name city SE Sichuan on the Chang; capital of China 1937-43 population 2,266,772
Chonju
or Jeonju geographical name city SW South Korea SW of Taejon population 426,473
chook
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1880 Australian & New Zealand chicken 1
choose
verb (chose; chosen; choosing) Etymology: Middle English chosen, from Old English cēosan; akin to Old High German kiosan to choose, Latin gustare to taste Date: before 12th ...
choose up
verb Date: 1850 transitive verb to form (sides) especially for a game by having opposing captains choose their players intransitive verb to form sides for a game
chooser
noun see choose
choosey
adjective see choosy
choosy
or choosey adjective (choosier; -est) Date: 1862 fastidiously selective ; particular
chop
I. verb (chopped; chopping) Etymology: Middle English chappen, choppen — more at chap Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to cut into or sever usually by ...
chop logic
phrasal to argue with sophistical reasoning and minute distinctions
chop mark
noun Date: 1949 an indentation made on a coin to attest weight, silver content, or legality • chop-marked adjective
chop shop
noun Date: 1977 a place where stolen automobiles are stripped of salable parts
chop suey
noun (plural chop sueys) Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) jaahp-seui odds and ends, from jaahp miscellaneous + seui bits Date: 1888 a dish prepared chiefly from bean sprouts, ...
chop-chop
adverb Etymology: Chinese Pidgin English, reduplication of chop fast Date: 1834 without delay ; quickly
chop-marked
adjective see chop mark
chop-socky
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1978 a genre of motion pictures featuring martial arts violence
chopfallen
variant of chapfallen
chophouse
noun Date: circa 1690 restaurant
Chopin
biographical name Frédéric François 1810-1849 Polish pianist & composer
chopine
noun Etymology: Middle French chapin, from Old Spanish Date: 1577 a woman's shoe of the 16th and 17th centuries with a very high sole designed to increase stature and protect ...
choplogic
noun Etymology: obsolete chop to exchange, trade, from Middle English choppen to barter Date: 1533 involved and often specious argumentation • choplogic adjective
chopped liver
noun Date: 1954 slang one that is insignificant or not worth considering
chopper
I. noun Date: 1552 1. one that chops 2. plural, slang teeth 3. a device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation (as light) at short regular intervals ...
choppily
adverb see choppy I
choppiness
noun Date: 1881 the quality or state of being choppy
chopping block
noun Date: 1600 1. a wooden block on which material (as meat, wood, or vegetables) is cut, split, or diced 2. a situation in which someone or something is threatened with ...
choppy
I. adjective (choppier; -est) Etymology: 2chop Date: 1605 1. being roughened ; chapped 2. rough with small waves 3. a. interrupted by ups and downs b. jerky ...
chops
noun plural Etymology: alteration of 3chap Date: 1589 1. jaw 2. a. mouth b. the fleshy covering of the jaws 3. embouchure; broadly the technical facility of a ...
chopstick
noun Etymology: Chinese Pidgin English chop fast + English stick Date: 1699 one of a pair of slender sticks held between thumb and fingers and used chiefly in Asian countries ...
choragic
adjective see choragus
choragus
or choregus noun Etymology: Latin & Greek; Latin choragus, from Greek choragos, chorēgos, from choros chorus + agein to lead — more at agent Date: 1625 1. the leader of a ...
choral
adjective Etymology: French or Medieval Latin; French choral, from Medieval Latin choralis, from Latin chorus Date: 1587 1. of or relating to a chorus or choir 2. sung or ...
chorale
noun Etymology: German Choral, short for Choralgesang choral song Date: 1841 1. a hymn or psalm sung to a traditional or composed melody in church; also a harmonization of a ...
chorale prelude
noun Date: circa 1924 a composition usually for organ based on a chorale
chorally
adverb see choral
Chorasmia
geographical name province of ancient Persia on Oxus River extending W to Caspian Sea; equivalent to Khwarazm — see Khiva
chord
I. noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English cord, short for accord Date: 1608 three or more musical tones sounded simultaneously II. verb Date: 14th century ...
chordal
adjective Date: 1848 1. of, relating to, or suggesting a chord 2. relating to music characterized more by harmony than by counterpoint
chordamesoderm
noun Etymology: New Latin chorda cord + English mesoderm Date: 1939 the portion of the embryonic mesoderm that forms the notochord and related structures and induces the ...
chordamesodermal
adjective see chordamesoderm
chordate
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin chorda cord Date: 1897 any of a phylum (Chordata) of animals having at least at some stage of development a notochord, dorsally situated ...
chore
noun Etymology: alteration of chare Date: 1746 1. plural the regular or daily light work of a household or farm 2. a routine task or job 3. a difficult or disagreeable ...
chorea
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, dance, from Greek choreia, from choros chorus Date: 1804 any of various nervous disorders (as of humans or dogs) marked by spasmodic ...
choregus
noun see choragus
choreic
adjective see chorea
choreiform
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1899 resembling or characteristic of chorea
choreograph
verb Date: 1943 transitive verb 1. to compose the choreography of 2. to arrange or direct the movements, progress, or details of intransitive verb to engage in ...
choreographer
noun see choreograph
choreographic
adjective see choreography
choreographically
adverb see choreography
choreography
noun (plural -phies) Etymology: French chorégraphie, from Greek choreia + French -graphie -graphy Date: circa 1789 1. the art of symbolically representing dancing 2. a. ...
choric
adjective Date: 1830 of, relating to, or being in the style of a chorus and especially a Greek chorus
chorine
noun Etymology: chorus + -ine, feminine noun suffix (as in Pauline) Date: 1922 chorus girl
chorioallantoic
adjective see chorioallantois
chorioallantoic membrane
noun see chorioallantois
chorioallantois
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chorion + New Latin allantois Date: 1933 a vascular fetal membrane composed of the fused chorion and adjacent wall of the allantois that ...
choriocarcinoma
noun Etymology: New Latin, from chorion + carcinoma Date: 1901 a malignant tumor typically developing in the uterus from the trophoblast
chorioid
noun see choroid
chorion
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, afterbirth Date: 1545 the highly vascular outer embryonic membrane of reptiles, birds, and mammals that in placental mammals is ...
chorionic
adjective Date: 1892 1. of, relating to, or being part of the chorion 2. secreted or produced by chorionic or related tissue (as in the placenta or a choriocarcinoma)
chorionic villi sampling
noun see chorionic villus sampling
chorionic villus sampling
noun Date: 1983 biopsy of a villus of the chorion at usually 10 to 12 weeks of gestation to obtain fetal cells for the prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal abnormalities — ...
chorister
noun Etymology: Middle English querister, from Anglo-French cueristre, from Medieval Latin chorista, from Latin chorus Date: 14th century 1. a singer in a choir; specifically ...
chorizo
noun (plural -zos) Etymology: Spanish Date: 1802 a pork sausage highly seasoned especially with chili powder and garlic
chorographer
noun see chorography
chorographic
adjective see chorography
chorography
noun Etymology: Latin chorographia, from Greek chōrographia, from chōros place + -graphia -graphy Date: 1559 1. the art of describing or mapping a region or district 2. a ...
choroid
also chorioid noun Etymology: New Latin choroides resembling the chorion, from Greek chorioeidēs, from chorion chorion Date: 1683 a vascular membrane containing large ...
choroid coat
noun see choroid
choroidal
adjective see choroid
chorten
noun Etymology: Tibetan mchod rten, literally, offering holder Date: 1891 a Lamaist shrine or monument
chortle
verb (chortled; chortling) Etymology: probably blend of chuckle and snort Date: 1872 intransitive verb 1. to sing or chant exultantly 2. to laugh or chuckle especially ...
chortler
noun see chortle
chorus
I. noun Etymology: Latin, ring dance, chorus, from Greek choros Date: 1567 1. a. a company of singers and dancers in Athenian drama participating in or commenting on the ...
chorus boy
noun Date: 1943 a young man who sings or dances in the chorus of a theatrical production (as a musical or revue)
chorus girl
noun Date: 1894 a young woman who sings or dances in the chorus of a theatrical production (as a musical or revue)
Chorzow
geographical name city SW Poland in Silesia population 132,674
chose
I. past of choose II. noun Etymology: French, from Latin causa cause, reason Date: 1670 a piece of personal property ; thing
Chosen
geographical name — see Korea
chosen
I. noun (plural chosen) Date: 13th century one who is the object of choice or of divine favor ; an elect person II. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from past participle ...
Chota Nagpur
geographical name plateau region E India N of Mahanadi basin in N Orissa & S Bihar
Chou
noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) Zhōu Date: 1771 a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated 1122 to about 256 B.C. and marked by the development of the philosophical schools of ...
Chou En-lai
biographical name 1898-1976 pinyin Zhou Enlai Chinese Communist politician; premier (1949-76)
Chou-shan
geographical name — see Zhoushan
choucroute
noun Etymology: French, modification of German Sauerkraut Date: 1849 1. sauerkraut 2. sauerkraut cooked and served with meat — called also choucroute gar.nie
choucroute gar.nie
noun see choucroute
chough
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century either of two Old World birds (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax and P. graculus) that are related to the crows and have red legs and ...
chouse
I. transitive verb (choused; chousing) Etymology: perhaps from Turkish çavuş doorkeeper, messenger Date: circa 1659 cheat, trick II. transitive verb (choused; chousing) ...
chow
I. noun Etymology: short for chowchow Date: 1856 food, victuals II. intransitive verb Date: 1917 eat — often used with down III. noun Etymology: by shortening Date: ...
chow chow
noun Usage: often capitalized both Cs Etymology: perhaps from chow-chow Chinese person, from Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food Date: 1886 any of a breed of heavy-coated ...
chow line
noun Date: 1917 a line of people waiting to be served food
chow mein
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) cháau-mihn fried noodles Date: 1898 a seasoned stew of shredded or diced meat, mushrooms, and vegetables that is usually served with ...
Chowan
geographical name river 50 miles (80 kilometers) NE North Carolina flowing into Albemarle Sound
chowchow
noun Etymology: Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food Date: 1850 1. a Chinese preserve of ginger, fruits, and peels in heavy syrup 2. a relish of chopped mixed pickles in ...
chowder
I. transitive verb Date: 1732 to make chowder of II. noun Etymology: French chaudière kettle, contents of a kettle, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron Date: ...
chowderhead
noun Etymology: alteration of dialect jolterhead blockhead Date: 1833 dolt, blockhead • chowderheaded adjective
chowderheaded
adjective see chowderhead
chowhound
noun Date: 1917 one fond of eating
chrestomathy
noun (plural -thies) Etymology: New Latin chrestomathia, from Greek chrēstomatheia, from chrēstos useful + manthanein to learn — more at mathematical Date: 1832 1. a ...
Chrétien
biographical name (Joseph Jacques) Jean 1934- prime minister of Canada (1993- )
Chrétien de Troyes
biographical name flourished 1170 French trouvère
chrism
noun Etymology: Middle English crisme, from Old English crisma, from Late Latin chrisma, from Greek, ointment, from chriein to anoint Date: before 12th century consecrated oil ...
chrismation
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin chrismation-, chrismatio anointment with chrism, from Late Latin chrismare to anoint with chrism, from chrisma Date: 1642 a confirmatory ...
chrismon
noun (plural chrisma or chrismons) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin Christus Christ + Late Latin monogramma monogram Date: 1872 Chi-Rho
chrisom
noun Etymology: Middle English crisom, short for crisom cloth, from crisom chrism + cloth Date: 13th century a white cloth or robe put on a person at baptism as a symbol of ...
chrisom child
noun Date: 1593 a child that dies in its first month
Christ
I. noun Etymology: Middle English Crist, from Old English, from Latin Christus, from Greek Christos, literally, anointed, from chriein Date: before 12th century 1. messiah ...
Christ Jesus
biographical name see Jesus II
Christ's-thorn
or Christ-thorn noun Date: 1562 any of several prickly or thorny shrubs (as the shrub Paliurus spina-christi or the jujube Ziziphus spina-christi)
Christ-thorn
noun see Christ's-thorn
Christchurch
geographical name city New Zealand on E coast of South Island population 292,858 — see Lyttelton
christen
transitive verb (christened; christening) Etymology: Middle English cristnen, from Old English cristnian, from cristen Christian, from Latin christianus Date: before 12th ...
Christendom
noun Etymology: Middle English cristendom, from Old English cristendōm, from cristen Date: before 12th century 1. Christianity 1 2. the part of the world in which ...
christening
noun Date: 14th century the ceremony of baptizing and naming a child
Christian
I. noun Etymology: Latin christianus, adjective & noun, from Greek christianos, from Christos Date: 1526 1. a. one who professes belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ ...
Christian Brother
noun Date: 1883 a member of the Roman Catholic institute of Brothers of the Christian Schools founded by St. John Baptist de la Salle in France in 1684 and dedicated to ...
Christian era
noun Date: 1657 the period dating from the birth of Christ
Christian name
noun Date: 1549 given name
Christian Science
noun Date: circa 1867 a religion founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866 that was organized under the official name of the Church of Christ, Scientist, that derives its teachings ...
Christian Scientist
noun see Christian Science
Christian X
biographical name 1870-1947 king of Denmark (1912-47)
christiania
noun Etymology: Christiania, former name of Oslo, Norway Date: 1905 christie
Christiania
geographical name — see Oslo
Christianity
noun Date: 14th century 1. the religion derived from Jesus Christ, based on the Bible as sacred scripture, and professed by Eastern, Roman Catholic, and Protestant bodies 2. ...
Christianization
noun see Christianize
Christianize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1593 to make Christian • Christianization noun
Christianly
adjective or adverb see Christian II
Christiansted
geographical name town Virgin Islands of the United States on N coast of St. Croix Island population 2555
christie
or christy noun (plural christies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from christiania Date: 1925 a skiing turn used for altering the direction of hill descent or for ...
Christie
biographical name Dame Agatha 1890-1976 née Miller English writer
Christina
biographical name 1626-1689 daughter of Gustav II Adolphus queen of Sweden (1632-54)
Christine de Pisan
biographical name 1364-circa 1430 French poet
Christlike
adjective see Christ I
Christly
adjective see Christ I
Christmas
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English Christemasse, from Old English Cristes mæsse, literally, Christ's mass Date: before 12th century 1. a Christian feast ...
Christmas cactus
noun Etymology: from its annual blooming around Christmastime Date: circa 1900 a branching Brazilian cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii syn. S. buckleyi) having flat jointed ...
Christmas card
noun Date: 1883 a greeting card sent at Christmas
Christmas club
noun Date: circa 1925 a savings account in which regular deposits are made year-round to provide money for Christmas shopping
Christmas fern
noun Date: 1878 a North American evergreen fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)
Christmas Island
geographical name 1. island E Indian Ocean 225 miles (360 kilometers) S of W end of Java; administered by Australia area 52 square miles (135 square kilometers), population ...
Christmas pudding
noun Date: 1797 plum pudding
Christmas rose
noun Date: 1688 a European evergreen herb (Helleborus niger) of the buttercup family that has usually white flowers produced in winter
Christmas tree
noun Date: 1835 1. a usually evergreen tree decorated at Christmas 2. an oil-well control device consisting of an assembly of fittings placed at the top of the well
Christmassy
adjective see Christmas
Christmastide
noun Date: 1626 the festival season from Christmas Eve till after New Year's Day or especially in England till Epiphany
Christmastime
noun Date: 1607 the Christmas season
Christmasy
adjective see Christmas
Christo
biographical name 1935- in full Christo Javacheff American (Bulgarian-born) artist
Christocentric
adjective Etymology: Greek Christos Christ + English -centric Date: 1873 centering theologically on Christ
Christogram
noun Etymology: Greek Christos + English -gram Date: 1900 a graphic symbol of Christ; especially Chi-Rho
Christological
adjective see Christology
Christology
noun (plural -gies) Etymology: Greek Christos + English -logy Date: 1673 theological interpretation of the person and work of Christ • Christological adjective
Christophe
biographical name Henri 1767-1820 king of Haiti (1811-20)
christophene
or christophine noun Etymology: American French Date: 1887 chayote
Christopher
biographical name Warren Minor 1925- United States secretary of state (1993-97)
christophine
noun see christophene
Christy
biographical name Howard Chandler 1873-1952 American artist
christy
noun see christie
chrom-
or chromo- combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek chrōma color 1. chromium 2. a. color ; colored b. pigment
chroma
noun Etymology: Greek chrōma Date: circa 1889 1. saturation 4a 2. a quality of color combining hue and saturation
chroma-key
noun Date: 1974 a photographic compositing technique based on the separation of colors in the original images; especially blue screen
chromaffin
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chrom- + Latin affinis bordering on, related — more at affinity Date: 1903 staining deeply with chromium salts
chromat-
or chromato- combining form Etymology: Greek chrōmat-, chrōma 1. color 2. chromatin
chromate
noun Etymology: French, from Greek chrōma Date: 1815 a salt of chromic acid
chromatic
I. noun Date: 1708 accidental 2 II. adjective Etymology: Greek chrōmatikos, from chrōmat-, chrōma skin, color, modified tone; akin to Greek chrōs color Date: 1630 1. ...
chromatic aberration
noun Date: 1831 aberration caused by the differences in refraction of the colored rays of the spectrum
chromatic scale
noun Date: circa 1789 a musical scale consisting entirely of half steps
chromatically
adverb see chromatic II
chromaticism
noun see chromatic II
chromaticity
noun Date: 1922 the quality of color characterized by its dominant or complementary wavelength and purity taken together
chromatics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1790 the branch of colorimetry that deals with hue and saturation
chromatid
noun Date: 1900 one of the usually paired and parallel strands of a duplicated chromosome joined by a single centromere
chromatin
noun Date: 1882 a complex of nucleic acid and basic proteins (as histone) in eukaryotic cells that is usually dispersed in the interphase nucleus and condensed into chromosomes ...
chromatinic
adjective see chromatin
chromato-
combining form see chromat-
chromatogram
noun Date: 1922 1. the pattern formed on an adsorbent medium by the layers of components separated by chromatography 2. a time-based graphic record (as of concentration of ...
chromatograph
noun Date: 1946 an instrument for performing chromatographic separations and producing chromatograms • chromatograph verb • chromatographer noun
chromatographer
noun see chromatograph
chromatographic
adjective see chromatography
chromatographically
adverb see chromatography
chromatography
noun Date: 1936 a process in which a chemical mixture carried by a liquid or gas is separated into components as a result of differential distribution of the solutes as they ...
chromatolysis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1901 the dissolution and breaking up of chromophil material (as chromatin) of a cell and especially a nerve cell • chromatolytic adjective
chromatolytic
adjective see chromatolysis
chromatophore
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 1. a pigment-bearing cell; especially one of the cells of an animal integument capable of causing ...
chrome
I. noun Etymology: French, from Greek chrōma Date: 1800 1. a. chromium b. a chromium pigment 2. something plated with an alloy of chromium II. transitive ...
chrome green
noun Date: circa 1859 any of various brilliant green pigments containing or consisting of chromium compounds
chrome yellow
noun Date: 1819 a yellow pigment consisting essentially of neutral lead chromate PbCrO4
chromic
adjective Date: 1800 of, relating to, or derived from chromium especially with a valence of three
chromic acid
noun Date: 1800 an acid H2CrO4 analogous to sulfuric acid but known only in solution and especially in the form of its salts
chrominance
noun Etymology: chrom- + luminance Date: 1952 the difference between a color and a chosen reference color of the same luminous intensity in color television
chromite
noun Etymology: German Chromit, from chrom- Date: 1799 1. a black mineral that consists of an oxide of iron and chromium and is the only chromium ore 2. an oxide of divalent ...
chromium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from French chrome Date: 1807 a blue-white metallic element found naturally only in combination and used especially in alloys and in electroplating ...
chromium picolinate
noun Date: 1989 a biologically active chromium salt C18H12CrN3O6 used as a dietary supplement
chromize
transitive verb (chromized; chromizing) Date: 1939 to treat (metal) with chromium in order to form a protective surface alloy
chromo
noun (plural chromos) Date: 1868 chromolithograph
chromo-
combining form see chrom-
chromocenter
noun Date: 1926 a densely staining aggregation of heterochromatic regions in the nucleus of some cells
chromodynamics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1976 quantum chromodynamics
chromogen
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1858 1. a precursor of a biochemical pigment 2. a pigment-producing microorganism
chromogenic
adjective Date: 1859 1. of or relating to a chromogen 2. being a process of photographic film development in which silver halides activate precursors of chemical dyes that ...
chromolithograph
noun Date: 1850 a picture printed in colors from a series of lithographic stones or plates • chromolithograph transitive verb • chromolithographic adjective • ...
chromolithographer
noun see chromolithograph
chromolithographic
adjective see chromolithograph
chromolithography
noun see chromolithograph

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