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Meanings of Paraffin:

noun

A flammable, whitish, translucent, waxy solid consisting of a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons, obtained by distillation from petroleum or shale and used in candles, cosmetics, polishes, and sealing and waterproofing compounds.

Meanings of Paraffinic:

adjective

Of or relating to paraffin or a paraffin; consisting or characteristic of paraffins.

Meanings of Paraffinized:

adjective

Treated with paraffin.

Meanings of Paraffinoid:

adjective

Of the nature of or resembling paraffin or a paraffin.

Meanings of Paraffins:

noun

A flammable, whitish, translucent, waxy solid consisting of a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons, obtained by distillation from petroleum or shale and used in candles, cosmetics, polishes, and sealing and waterproofing compounds.

Meanings of Paraffiny:

adjective

Of, relating to, or suggestive of paraffin; covered or smeared with paraffin; smelling of paraffin.

Meanings of Parafoil:

noun

A structure of fabric designed to function as both a parachute and an aerofoil, providing lift that enables the person or object supported to glide.

Meanings of Paraform:

noun

Paraformaldehyde, especially as a commercial product.

Meanings of Paraformaldehyde:

noun

A white crystalline solid, obtained by the evaporation of an aqueous solution of formaldehyde (methanal), which is a polymer of formaldehyde and is used as a disinfectant, fumigant, and bactericide, and as an intermediate in chemical synthesis; polyoxymethylene, (hcho)ₙ.

Meanings of Paraforms:

noun

Paraformaldehyde, especially as a commercial product.

Meanings of Paraganglion:

noun

Any of the small aggregates of chromaffin cells found in association with autonomic ganglia and nerves. also: any of the small collections of glomus cells found in association with certain blood vessels, acting as chemoreceptors.

Meanings of Paragaster:

noun

A central cavity in a sponge, open to the exterior through ostia.

Meanings of Paragastric:

adjective

Situated next to the stomach or gastric cavity; specifically designating either of a pair of canals arising from the stomach of a ctenophore adjacent to the pharynx.

Meanings of Parage:

noun

Lineage, descent, or rank; especially noble or high lineage. also: the qualities of courtesy, generosity, etc., held to be proper to a person of noble lineage.

Meanings of Paragenesis:

noun

A set of minerals which were formed together, especially in a rock, or with a specified mineral.

Usage examples:

The distribution of mineral parageneses and illite crystallinity across one of the upright folds su…

Meanings of Parageusia:

noun

Originally: any disorder of the sense of taste. in later use: specifically illusory perception of taste.

Meanings of Paraglider:

noun

A wide canopy resembling a parachute that is attached to a person's body by a harness in order to allow them to glide through the air after jumping from or being hauled to a height.

Usage examples:

Similar to parachutes, paragliders do not have frames like hang gliders - only lines and canopy.

Meanings of Paraglobulin:

noun

Serum globulin; (in early use) specifically a serum globulin believed to participate in the formation of fibrin (now historical).

Meanings of Paraglossa:

noun

The outer lobe of the ligula in certain insects.

Meanings of Paraglossal:

adjective

Of the nature of or relating to a paraglossa.

Meanings of Paragnath:

noun

Either of the two lobes forming the labium in many crustaceans.

Meanings of Paragnaths:

noun

Either of the two lobes forming the labium in many crustaceans.

Meanings of Paragneiss:

noun

A form of gneiss derived by metamorphism from sedimentary rocks.

Paragoge

ˌparəˈɡəʊdʒi

Meanings of Paragoge:

noun

The addition of a letter or syllable to a word in particular contexts (e.g. n in an ) or as a language develops (e.g. t in peasant ).

Paragoges

ˌparəˈɡəʊdʒi

Meanings of Paragoges:

noun

The addition of a letter or syllable to a word in particular contexts (e.g. n in an ) or as a language develops (e.g. t in peasant ).

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