Scalebeam

n.

A weighing apparatus with a sliding weight, resembling a steelyard.

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Washbowl

n.

A basin, or bowl, to hold water for washing one's hands, face, etc.

Flourish

v. i.

To grow luxuriantly; to increase and enlarge, as a healthy growing plant; a thrive.

Hake

n.

A drying shed, as for unburned tile.

Zaim

n.

A Turkish chief who supports a mounted militia bearing the same name.

Rebutter

n.

The answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

Homodromous

a.

Moving in the same direction; -- said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.

Husband

n.

One who manages or directs with prudence and economy; a frugal person; an economist.

Adunation

n.

A uniting; union.

Actinometric

a.

Pertaining to the measurement of the intensity of the solar rays, either (a) heating, or (b) actinic.

Regulus

n.

A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Leo; -- called also the Lion's Heart.

Filter

n.

Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.

Notate

a.

Marked with spots or lines, which are often colored.