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Ballota nigra
Horehound Hore"hound`, n. [OE. horehune, AS. h[=a]rhune; h[=a]r hoar, gray + hune horehound; cf. L. cunila a species of organum, Gr. ?, Skr. kn?y to smell.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Marrubium (M. vulgare), which has a bitter taste, and is a weak tonic, used as a household remedy for colds, coughing, etc. [Written also hoarhound.] Fetid horehound, or Black horehound, a disagreeable plant resembling horehound (Ballota nigra). Water horehound, a species of the genus Lycopus, resembling mint, but not aromatic.
Ballotade
Ballotade Bal"lo*tade`, n. [F. ballottade, fr. ballotter to toss. See Ballot, v. i.] (Man.) A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so that when his four feet are in the air, he shows only the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking out.
Ballotage
Ballotage Bal"lot*age, n. [F. ballottage.] In France, a second ballot taken after an indecisive first ballot to decide between two or several candidates.
Ballotation
Ballotation Bal`lo*ta"tion, n. Voting by ballot. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
Balotade
Balotade Bal"o*tade`, n. See Ballotade.
Center of flotation
Flotation Flo*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. flottation a floating, flottaison water line, fr. flotter to float. See Flotilla.] 1. The act, process, or state of floating. 2. The science of floating bodies. Center of flotation. (Shipbuilding) (a) The center of any given plane of flotation. (b) More commonly, the middle of the length of the load water line. --Rankine. Plane, or Line, of flotation, the plane or line in which the horizontal surface of a fluid cuts a body floating in it. See Bearing, n., 9 (c) . Surface of flotation (Shipbuilding), the imaginary surface which all the planes of flotation touch when a vessel rolls or pitches; the envelope of all such planes.
Flota
Flota Flo"ta, n. [Sp. See Flotilla.] A fleet; especially, a ?eet of Spanish ships which formerly sailed every year from Cadiz to Vera Cruz, in Mexico, to transport to Spain the production of Spanish America.
Flotage
Flotage Flo"tage, n. [OF. flotage, F. flottage, fr. flotter to float.] 1. The state of floating. 2. That which floats on the sea or in rivers. [Written also floatage.]
Flotant
Flotant Flo"tant, a. [OF. flotant, F. flottant, p. pr. of flotter to float.] (Her.) Represented as flying or streaming in the air; as, a banner flotant.
Flotation
Flotation Flo*ta"tion, n. (Com. & Finance) Act of financing, or floating, a commercial venture or an issue of bonds, stock, or the like.
Flotation
Flotation Flo*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. flottation a floating, flottaison water line, fr. flotter to float. See Flotilla.] 1. The act, process, or state of floating. 2. The science of floating bodies. Center of flotation. (Shipbuilding) (a) The center of any given plane of flotation. (b) More commonly, the middle of the length of the load water line. --Rankine. Plane, or Line, of flotation, the plane or line in which the horizontal surface of a fluid cuts a body floating in it. See Bearing, n., 9 (c) . Surface of flotation (Shipbuilding), the imaginary surface which all the planes of flotation touch when a vessel rolls or pitches; the envelope of all such planes.
Flotation process
Flotation process Flotation process A process of separating the substances contained in pulverized ore or the like by depositing the mixture on the surface of a flowing liquid, the substances that are quickly wet readily overcoming the surface tension of the liquid and sinking, the others flowing off in a film or slime on the surface, though, perhaps, having a greater specific gravity than those that sink.
Gallotannic
Gallotannic Gal`lo*tan"nic, a. [Gall nutgall + tannic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to the tannin or nutgalls. Gallotannic acid. See Tannic acid, under Tannic.
gallotannic acid
Tannic Tan"nic, a. Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid. Tannic acid. (Chem.) (a) An acid obtained from nutgalls as a yellow amorphous substance, C14H10O9, having an astringent taste, and forming with ferric salts a bluish-black compound, which is the basis of common ink. Called also tannin, and gallotannic acid. (b) By extension, any one of a series of astringent substances resembling tannin proper, widely diffused through the vegetable kingdom, as in oak bark, willow, catechu, tea, coffee, etc.
Gallotannic acid
Gallotannic Gal`lo*tan"nic, a. [Gall nutgall + tannic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to the tannin or nutgalls. Gallotannic acid. See Tannic acid, under Tannic.
Gryllotalpa vulgaris
Duck mole. See under Duck. Golden mole. See Chrysochlore. Mole cricket (Zo["o]l.), an orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllotalpa, which excavates subterranean galleries, and throws up mounds of earth resembling those of the mole. It is said to do damage by injuring the roots of plants. The common European species (Gryllotalpa vulgaris), and the American (G. borealis), are the best known. Mole rat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of Old World rodents of the genera Spalax, Georychus, and several allied genera. They are molelike in appearance and habits, and their eyes are small or rudimentary. Mole shrew (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of short-tailed American shrews of the genus Blarina, esp. B. brevicauda. Water mole, the duck mole.
Lota maculosa
Lawyer Law"yer, n. [From Law, like bowyer, fr. bow.] 1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The black-necked stilt. See Stilt. (b) The bowfin (Amia calva). (c) The burbot (Lota maculosa).
Lota vulgaris
Burbot Bur"bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st Barb.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water fish of the genus Lota, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also burbolt.] Note: The fish is also called an eelpout or ling, and is allied to the codfish. The Lota vulgaris is a common European species. An American species (L. maculosa) is found in New England, the Great Lakes, and farther north.
of flotation
Flotation Flo*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. flottation a floating, flottaison water line, fr. flotter to float. See Flotilla.] 1. The act, process, or state of floating. 2. The science of floating bodies. Center of flotation. (Shipbuilding) (a) The center of any given plane of flotation. (b) More commonly, the middle of the length of the load water line. --Rankine. Plane, or Line, of flotation, the plane or line in which the horizontal surface of a fluid cuts a body floating in it. See Bearing, n., 9 (c) . Surface of flotation (Shipbuilding), the imaginary surface which all the planes of flotation touch when a vessel rolls or pitches; the envelope of all such planes.
Pelota
Pelota Pe*lo"ta, n. [Sp., lit., ball.] A Basque, Spanish, and Spanish-American game played in a court, in which a ball is struck with a wickerwork racket.
Pelotage
Pelotage Pel"o*tage, n. [F.] Packs or bales of Spanish wool.
Phyllotactic
Phyllotactic Phyl`lo*tac"tic, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to phyllotaxy.
Phyllotaxis
Phyllotaxy Phyl"lo*tax`y, Phyllotaxis Phyl"lo*tax`is, n. [Phyllo- + Gr. ? order.] (Bot.) The order or arrangement of leaves on the stem; the science of the relative position of leaves.
Phyllotaxy
Phyllotaxy Phyl"lo*tax`y, Phyllotaxis Phyl"lo*tax`is, n. [Phyllo- + Gr. ? order.] (Bot.) The order or arrangement of leaves on the stem; the science of the relative position of leaves.
Quincuncial phyllotaxy
Quincuncial Quin*cun"cial, [L. quincuncialis, from quincunx. See Quincunx.] 1. Having the form of a quincunx. 2. (Bot.) Having the leaves of a pentamerous calyx or corolla so imbricated that two are exterior, two are interior, and the other has one edge exterior and one interior; as, quincuncial [ae]stivation. Quincuncial phyllotaxy (Bot.), an arrangement of five leaves in a spiral, each leaf two fifths of a circle from the next.
Surface of flotation
Flotation Flo*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. flottation a floating, flottaison water line, fr. flotter to float. See Flotilla.] 1. The act, process, or state of floating. 2. The science of floating bodies. Center of flotation. (Shipbuilding) (a) The center of any given plane of flotation. (b) More commonly, the middle of the length of the load water line. --Rankine. Plane, or Line, of flotation, the plane or line in which the horizontal surface of a fluid cuts a body floating in it. See Bearing, n., 9 (c) . Surface of flotation (Shipbuilding), the imaginary surface which all the planes of flotation touch when a vessel rolls or pitches; the envelope of all such planes.

Meaning of Lota from wikipedia

- A lota (Hindi: लोटा, Odia: ଲୋଟା/ନୋଟା, Urdu: لوٹا‎), a type of spouted vessel made of br****, copper or plastic used in Indian subcontinent, specially in...
- The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform (cod-like) freshwater fish. It is also known as bubbot, mariah, freshwater ling, the lawyer, coney-fish, lingcod...
- Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia is a Nigerian actress po****rly known as Lota Chukwu. She gained po****rity after starring in po****r Nigerian TV series...
- Lota may refer to: Lota (crater), a crater on Mars Lota, Chile, a city and commune in Chile Lota, Punjab, village in ****stan Lota, Queensland, a suburb...
- Sata Lota Pan Sagla Khota (Marathi: साटं लोटं पण सगळं खोटं) is a 2015 Marathi comedy film directed by Shrabani Deodhar. The film had its theatrical release...
- Dennis Lota (8 November 1973 – 4 February 2014) was a Zambian football striker. He started his professional career with Zanaco FC of Zambia in 1989 before...
- following: Lota Bowen (1872–1935), British painter Lota Chukwu, stagename of Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia, Nigerian actress Lota Delgado, nickname...
- in Paris, France into a prominent political family from Rio de Janeiro. Lota, as she was known, had a relationship with the American poet Elizabeth Bishop...
- Carlota "Lota" Concepcion Delgado (May 19, 1921 – April 28, 2009) was a Filipino actress noted mostly for her pre-World War II career. She was born in...
- Lota is a city and commune located in the center of Chile on the Gulf of Arauco, in the southern Concepción Province of the Biobío Region, 39 kilometres...
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