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A fortiori
A fortiori A for`ti*o"ri [L.] (Logic & Math.) With stronger reason.
Abort A*bort", n. [L. abortus, fr. aboriri.] 1. An untimely birth. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton. 2. An aborted offspring. [Obs.] --Holland.
Abort A*bort" ([.a]*b[^o]rt"), v. i. [L. abortare, fr. abortus, p. p. of aboriri; ab + oriri to rise, to be born. See Orient.] 1. To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely. 2. (Biol.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
Aborted A*bort"ed, a. 1. Brought forth prematurely. 2. (Biol.) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches. The eyes of the cirripeds are more or less aborted in their mature state. --Owen.
Aborticide A*bor"ti*cide ([.a]*b[^o]r"t[i^]*s[imac]d), n. [L. abortus + caedere to kill. See Abort.] (Med.) The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide.
Abortifacient A*bor`ti*fa"cient ([.a]*b[^o]r`t[i^]*f[=a]"shent), a. [L. abortus (see Abort, v.) + faciens, p. pr. of facere to make.] Producing miscarriage. -- n. A drug or an agent that causes premature delivery.
Abortion A*bor"tion ([.a]*b[^o]r"sh[u^]n), n. [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.] 1. The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage. Note: It is sometimes used for the offense of procuring a premature delivery, but strictly the early delivery is the abortion, ``causing or procuring abortion' is the full name of the offense. --Abbott.
Abortional A*bor"tion*al, a. Pertaining to abortion; miscarrying; abortive. --Carlyle.
Abortionist A*bor"tion*ist, n. One who procures abortion or miscarriage.
Abortive A*bor"tive, n. 1. That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. A fruitless effort or issue. [Obs.] 3. A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion.
Abortive A*bor"tive, a. [L. abortivus, fr. aboriri. See Abort, v.] 1. Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child. [R.] 2. Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum. [Obs.] 3. Rendering fruitless or ineffectual. [Obs.] ``Plunged in that abortive gulf.' --Milton. 4. Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt. ``An abortive enterprise.' --Prescott. 5. (Biol.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc. 6. (Med.) (a) Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines. --Parr. (b) Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid fever.
Abortively A*bor"tive*ly, adv. In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly.
Abortiveness A*bor"tive*ness, n. The quality of being abortive.
Abortment A*bort"ment ([.a]*b[^o]rt"ment), n. Abortion. [Obs.]
Abstorted Ab*stort"ed, a. [As if fr. abstort, fr. L. ab, abs + tortus, p. p. of torquere to twist.] Wrested away. [Obs.] --Bailey.
Adderwort Ad"der*wort`, n. (Bot.) The common bistort or snakeweed (Polygonum bistorta).
Adhort Ad*hort", v. t. [L. adhortari. See Adhortation.] To exhort; to advise. [Obs.] --Feltham.
Adhortation Ad`hor*ta"tion, n. [L. adhortatio, fr. adhortari to advise; ad + hortari to exhort.] Advice; exhortation. [Obs.] --Peacham.
Adhortatory Ad*hor"ta*to*ry, a. Containing counsel or warning; hortatory; advisory. [Obs.] --Potter.
Admortization Ad*mor`ti*za"tion, n. [LL. admortizatio. Cf. Amortization.] (Law) The reducing or lands or tenements to mortmain. See Mortmain.
African swallowwort
Swallowwort Swal"low*wort`, n. (Bot.) (a) See Celandine. (b) A poisonous plant (Vincetoxicum officinale) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; -- also called white swallowwort. African swallowwort, a plant of the genus Stapelia.
Air port
Port Port, n. [F. porte, L. porta, akin to portus; cf. AS. porte, fr. L. porta. See Port a harbor, and cf. Porte.] 1. A passageway; an opening or entrance to an inclosed place; a gate; a door; a portal. [Archaic] Him I accuse The city ports by this hath entered. --Shak. Form their ivory port the cherubim Forth issuing. --Milton. 2. (Naut.) An opening in the side of a vessel; an embrasure through which cannon may be discharged; a porthole; also, the shutters which close such an opening. Her ports being within sixteen inches of the water. --Sir W. Raleigh. 3. (Mach.) A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid, as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in a valve seat, or valve face. Air port, Bridle port, etc. See under Air, Bridle, etc. Port bar (Naut.), a bar to secure the ports of a ship in a gale. Port lid (Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the portholes of a vessel. Steam port, & Exhaust port (Steam Engine), the ports of the cylinder communicating with the valve or valves, for the entrance or exit of the steam, respectively.
Air port
14. (Paint.) (a) The representation or reproduction of the effect of the atmospheric medium through which every object in nature is viewed. --New Am. Cyc. (b) Carriage; attitude; action; movement; as, the head of that portrait has a good air. --Fairholt. 15. (Man.) The artificial motion or carriage of a horse. Note: Air is much used adjectively or as the first part of a compound term. In most cases it might be written indifferently, as a separate limiting word, or as the first element of the compound term, with or without the hyphen; as, air bladder, air-bladder, or airbladder; air cell, air-cell, or aircell; air-pump, or airpump. Air balloon. See Balloon. Air bath. (a) An apparatus for the application of air to the body. (b) An arrangement for drying substances in air of any desired temperature. Air castle. See Castle in the air, under Castle. Air compressor, a machine for compressing air to be used as a motive power. Air crossing, a passage for air in a mine. Air cushion, an air-tight cushion which can be inflated; also, a device for arresting motion without shock by confined air. Air fountain, a contrivance for producing a jet of water by the force of compressed air. Air furnace, a furnace which depends on a natural draft and not on blast. Air line, a straight line; a bee line. Hence Air-line, adj.; as, air-line road. Air lock (Hydr. Engin.), an intermediate chamber between the outer air and the compressed-air chamber of a pneumatic caisson. --Knight. Air port (Nav.), a scuttle or porthole in a ship to admit air. Air spring, a spring in which the elasticity of air is utilized. Air thermometer, a form of thermometer in which the contraction and expansion of air is made to measure changes of temperature. Air threads, gossamer. Air trap, a contrivance for shutting off foul air or gas from drains, sewers, etc.; a stench trap. Air trunk, a pipe or shaft for conducting foul or heated air from a room. Air valve, a valve to regulate the admission or egress of air; esp. a valve which opens inwardly in a steam boiler and allows air to enter. Air way, a passage for a current of air; as the air way of an air pump; an air way in a mine. In the air. (a) Prevalent without traceable origin or authority, as rumors. (b) Not in a fixed or stable position; unsettled. (c) (Mil.) Unsupported and liable to be turned or taken in flank; as, the army had its wing in the air. To take air, to be divulged; to be made public. To take the air, to go abroad; to walk or ride out.
Alamort Al`a*mort", a. [F. [`a] la mort to the death. Cf. Amort.] To the death; mortally.
All-a-mort All`-a-mort", a. See Alamort.
Alligator tortoise
Alligator Al"li*ga`tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See Lizard.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pits in the upper jaw, which has no marginal notches. Besides the common species of the southern United States, there are allied species in South America. 2. (Mech.) Any machine with strong jaws, one of which opens like the movable jaw of an alligator; as, (a) (Metal Working) a form of squeezer for the puddle ball; (b) (Mining) a rock breaker; (c) (Printing) a kind of job press, called also alligator press. Alligator apple (Bot.), the fruit of the Anona palustris, a West Indian tree. It is said to be narcotic in its properties. --Loudon. Alligator fish (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish of northwestern America (Podothecus acipenserinus). Alligator gar (Zo["o]l.), one of the gar pikes (Lepidosteus spatula) found in the southern rivers of the United States. The name is also applied to other species of gar pikes. Alligator pear (Bot.), a corruption of Avocado pear. See Avocado. Alligator snapper, Alligator tortoise, Alligator turtle (Zo["o]l.), a very large and voracious turtle (Macrochelys lacertina) inhabiting the rivers of the southern United States. It sometimes reaches the weight of two hundred pounds. Unlike the common snapping turtle, to which the name is sometimes erroneously applied, it has a scaly head and many small scales beneath the tail. This name is sometimes given to other turtles, as to species of Trionyx. Alligator wood, the timber of a tree of the West Indies (Guarea Swartzii).
Amort A*mort", a. [Pref. a- + F. mort death, dead; all amort is for alamort.] As if dead; lifeless; spiritless; dejected; depressed. --Shak.
Amortise A*mor"tise, v., Amortisation A*mor`ti*sa"tion, n., Amortisable A*mor"tis*a*ble, a., Amortisement A*mor"tise*ment, n. Same as Amortize, Amortization, etc.
Amortise A*mor"tise, v., Amortisation A*mor`ti*sa"tion, n., Amortisable A*mor"tis*a*ble, a., Amortisement A*mor"tise*ment, n. Same as Amortize, Amortization, etc.
Amortise A*mor"tise, v., Amortisation A*mor`ti*sa"tion, n., Amortisable A*mor"tis*a*ble, a., Amortisement A*mor"tise*ment, n. Same as Amortize, Amortization, etc.

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- Schloss Ort (or Schloss Orth) is an Austrian castle situated in the Traunsee lake, in Gmunden, 19 kilometres (12 mi) from Vöcklabruck, the gate to Salzkammergut...
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- was affiliated with ORT America, a volunteer organization that is the umbrella organization of ORT in the United States, and World ORT, the parent nonprofit...
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