Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

All English words - page 5289

Meanings of Sphalerite:

noun

A shiny mineral, yellow to dark brown or black in colour, consisting of zinc sulphide.

Usage examples:

The crystals are perched on quartz along with rosin-colored sphalerite showing the black tarnish re…

Sphene

sfiːn

Meanings of Sphene:

noun

A greenish-yellow or brown mineral consisting of a silicate of calcium and titanium, occurring in granitic and metamorphic rocks in wedge-shaped crystals.

Usage examples:

The main constituent phases of these rocks are plagioclase, hornblende, pyroxene, quartz and k-feld…

Meanings of Sphenoid:

noun

A compound bone which forms the base of the cranium, behind the eye and below the front part of the brain. it has two pairs of broad lateral ‘wings’ and a number of other projections, and contains two air-filled sinuses.

Usage examples:

A large groove (sinus of breschet) may occur on the intracranial face, parallel to the coronal sutu…
adjective

Relating to the sphenoid bone.

Usage examples:

The maxillary sinus is most commonly involved; however, most patients with radiologic maxillary sin…

Sphenoidal

sfiːˈnɔɪ.dəl

Meanings of Sphenoidal:

adjective

Relating to the sphenoid (= a bone in the lower part of the skull)

Sphenoids

ˈsfiːn.ɔɪd

Meanings of Sphenoids:

noun

A compound bone which forms the base of the cranium, behind the eye and below the front part of the brain. it has two pairs of broad lateral ‘wings’ and a number of other projections, and contains two air-filled sinuses.

Usage examples:

A large groove (sinus of breschet) may occur on the intracranial face, parallel to the coronal sutu…
adjective

Relating to the sphenoid bone.

Usage examples:

The maxillary sinus is most commonly involved; however, most patients with radiologic maxillary sin…

Sphenopalatine

ˌsfiːn.əʊˈpæl.ə.taɪn

Meanings of Sphenopalatine:

adjective

Relating to the sphenoid (= a bone in the lower part of the skull) and the palate (= the top part of the inside of the mouth)

Meanings of Spheral:

adjective

Another term for spherical.

Usage examples:

A spheral valve fitting in the head

Sphere

sfɪər

Meanings of Sphere:

noun

A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its centre.

Usage examples:

There's a particularly good 3d objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectang…
verb

Enclose in or as if in a sphere.

Usage examples:

Mourners, sphered by their dark garb
combining form

Denoting a structure or region of spherical form, especially a region round the earth.

Usage examples:

Ionosphere

Sphere-of-influence

sfɪər əv ˈɪn.flu.əns

Meanings of Sphere-of-influence:

noun

An area in which the power or interests of a country or an organization are of greatest importance

Sphered

sfɪə

Meanings of Sphered:

verb

Enclose in or as if in a sphere.

Usage examples:

Mourners, sphered by their dark garb
noun

A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its centre.

Usage examples:

There's a particularly good 3d objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectang…

Meanings of Spheres:

noun

A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its centre.

Usage examples:

There's a particularly good 3d objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectang…
verb

Enclose in or as if in a sphere.

Usage examples:

Mourners, sphered by their dark garb

Spheric

ˈsfɛrɪk

Meanings of Spheric:

adjective

Spherical.

Usage examples:

Two years later, j. j. thomson modified kelvin's model, having the electrons move in concentric cir…

Spherical

ˈsfɛrɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Spherical:

adjective

Shaped like a sphere.

Usage examples:

Spherical pearls

Sphering

sfɪə

Meanings of Sphering:

verb

Enclose in or as if in a sphere.

Usage examples:

Mourners, sphered by their dark garb
noun

A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its centre.

Usage examples:

There's a particularly good 3d objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectang…

Spheroid

ˈsfɪərɔɪd

Meanings of Spheroid:

noun

A sphere-like but not perfectly spherical body.

Usage examples:

A remarkable feature of oligoamine-condensed dna is the ability to assume condition-defined morphol…

Meanings of Spheroids:

noun

A sphere-like but not perfectly spherical body.

Usage examples:

A remarkable feature of oligoamine-condensed dna is the ability to assume condition-defined morphol…

Spheroplast

ˈsfɪərəʊplast

Meanings of Spheroplast:

noun

A bacterium or plant cell bound by its plasma membrane, the cell wall being deficient or lacking and the whole having a spherical form.

Usage examples:

Mitochondria were isolated after conversion of cells to spheroplasts.

Spherule

ˈsfɛrjuːl

Meanings of Spherule:

noun

A small sphere.

Usage examples:

The impact record would be preserved in spherules - microscopic glass beads formed when droplets of…

Spherules

ˈsfɛrjuːl

Meanings of Spherules:

noun

A small sphere.

Usage examples:

The impact record would be preserved in spherules - microscopic glass beads formed when droplets of…

Spherulite

ˈsfɛrjʊlʌɪt

Meanings of Spherulite:

noun

A small spheroidal mass of crystals (especially of a mineral) grouped radially around a point.

Usage examples:

Although they lack the fibrous, radiating crystals that conform to the traditional definition of a …

Sphincter

ˈsfɪŋktə

Meanings of Sphincter:

noun

A ring of muscle surrounding and serving to guard or close an opening or tube, such as the anus or the openings of the stomach.

Usage examples:

The anal sphincter

Sphincters

ˈsfɪŋk.tər

Meanings of Sphincters:

noun

A ring of muscle surrounding and serving to guard or close an opening or tube, such as the anus or the openings of the stomach.

Usage examples:

The anal sphincter

Sphingid

ˈsfɪndʒɪd

Meanings of Sphingid:

noun

A moth of the hawkmoth family ( sphingidae ).

Meanings of Sphingids:

noun

A moth of the hawkmoth family ( sphingidae ).

Sphingomyelin

ˌsfɪŋɡə(ʊ)ˈmʌɪəlɪn

Meanings of Sphingomyelin:

noun

A substance which occurs widely in brain and nervous tissue, consisting of complex phosphoryl derivatives of sphingosine and choline.

Usage examples:

In this study, we have examined how the headgroup size and properties affect the membrane propertie…

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Random words from our English dictionary

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.