15 letter words

Acquisitiveness (n.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and possessing.

Amphiarthrodial (a.) Characterized by amphiarthrosis.

Amphibiological (a.) Pertaining to amphibiology.

Amphitheatrical (a.) Of, pertaining to, exhibited in, or resembling, an amphitheater.

Anaglyptography (n.) The art of copying works in relief, or of engraving as to give the subject an embossed or raised appearance; -- used in representing coins, bas-reliefs, etc.

Anemometrograph (n.) An anemograph.

Anthropomorphic (a.) Of or pertaining to anthropomorphism.

Anthropophagite (n.) A cannibal.

Anthropophagous (a.) Feeding on human flesh; cannibal.

Antiaphrodisiac (a. & n.) Same as Antaphrodisiac.

Antihydrophobic (a.) Counteracting or preventing hydrophobia.

Antihydrophobic (n.) A remedy for hydrophobia.

Antiphlogistian (n.) An opposer of the theory of phlogiston.

Aristotelianism () The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy.

Atmospherically (adv.) In relation to the atmosphere.

Autobiographist (n.) One who writes his own life; an autobiographer.

Autobiographies (pl. ) of Autobiography

Autochronograph (n.) An instrument for the instantaneous self-recording or printing of time.

Batrachophagous (a.) Feeding on frogs.

Bibliographical (a.) Pertaining to bibliography, or the history of books.

Boustrophedonic (a.) Relating to the boustrophedon made of writing.

Brachycephalous (a.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

Brachycephalism (n.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.

Circumesophagal (a.) Surrounding the esophagus; -- in Zool. said of the nerve commissures and ganglia of arthropods and mollusks.

Circumscription (n.)

Cirrobranchiata (n. pl.) A division of Mollusca having slender, cirriform appendages near the mouth; the Scaphopoda.

Conversationism (n.) A word or phrase used in conversation; a colloquialism.

Cryptographical (a.) Relating to cryptography; written in secret characters or in cipher, or with sympathetic ink.

Crystallography (n.) The doctrine or science of crystallization, teaching the system of forms among crystals, their structure, and their methods of formation.

Crystallography (n.) A discourse or treatise on crystallization.

Dolichocephalic (a.) Alt. of Dolichocephalous

Edriophthalmous (a.) Pertaining to the Edriophthalma.

Enantiomorphous (a.) Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- said of certain hemihedral crystals.

Endolymphangial (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel.

Epistolographic (a.) Pertaining to the writing of letters; used in writing letters; epistolary.

Gymnophthalmata (n. pl.) A group of acalephs, including the naked-eyed medusae; the hydromedusae. Most of them are known to be the free-swimming progeny (gonophores) of hydroids.

Haemadromograph (n.) An instrument for registering the velocity of the blood.

Haemodromograph (n.) Same as Haemadromograph.

Hermaphroditism (n.) The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual.

Hierogrammatist (n.) A writer of hierograms; also, one skilled in hieroglyphics.

Historiographer (n.) An historian; a writer of history; especially, one appointed or designated to write a history; also, a title bestowed by some governments upon historians of distinction.

Horologiography (n.) An account of instruments that show the hour.

Horologiography (n.) The art of constructing clocks or dials; horography.

Hydrencephsloid (a.) Same as Hydrocephaloid.

Hydrometrograph (n.) An instrument for determining and recording the quantity of water discharged from a pipe, orifice, etc., in a given time.

Hydrosulphurous (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the reduction of sulphurous acid. See Hyposulphurous acid, under Hyposulphurous.

Hypocrateriform (a.) hypocraterimorphous; salver-shaped.

Hypophosphorous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphorous acid.

Ichthyomorphous (a.) Fish-shaped; as, the ichthyomorphic idols of ancient Assyria.

Interfollicular (a.) Between follicles; as, the interfollicular septa in a lymphatic gland.

Interphalangeal (a.) Between phalanges; as, interphalangeal articulations.

Isomeromorphism (n.) Isomorphism between substances that are isomeric.

Isosulphocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, HNCS, isomeric with sulphocyanic acid.

Joseph's flower () A composite herb (Tragopogon pratensis), of the same genus as the salsify.

Labyrinthodonta (n. pl.) An extinct order of Amphibia, including the typical genus Labyrinthodon, and many other allied forms, from the Carboniferous, Permian, and Triassic formations. By recent writers they are divided into two or more orders. See Stegocephala.

Leucophlegmatic (a.) Having a dropsical habit of body, with a white bloated skin.

Lexicographical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or according to, lexicography.

Lichenographist (n.) One who describes lichens; one versed in lichenography.

Lithophosphoric (a.) Pertaining to lithophosphor; becoming phosphoric by heat.

Lophobranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Lophobranchii.

Macrencephalous (a.) Having a large brain.

Mechanographist (n.) An artist who, by mechanical means, multiplies copies of works of art.

Mephistophelian (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the devil Mephistopheles, "a crafty, scoffing, relentless fiend;" devilish; crafty.

Mesaticephalous (a.) Mesaticephalic.

Metacinnabarite (n.) Sulphide of mercury in isometric form and black in color.

Metallographist (n.) One who writes on the subject of metals.

Micrencephalous () Having a small brain.

Micropantograph (n.) A kind of pantograph which produces copies microscopically minute.

Microphotograph (n.) A microscopically small photograph of a picture, writing, printed page, etc.

Microphotograph (n.) An enlarged representation of a microscopic object, produced by throwing upon a sensitive plate the magnified image of an object formed by a microscope or other suitable combination of lenses.

Myelencephalous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Myelencephala.

Noematachograph (n.) An instrument for determining and registering the duration of more or less complex operations of the mind.

Numismatography (n.) A treatise on, or description of, coins and medals.

Astrophotometer (n.) A photometer for measuring the brightness of stars.

Astrophotometry (n.) The determination of the brightness of stars, and also of the sun, moon, and planets.

Barothermograph (n.) An instrument for recording both pressure and temperature, as of the atmosphere.

as due to congestion of internal organs with subsequent stasis of the blood.

Cinematographer (n.) One who exhibits moving pictures or who takes chronophotographs by the cinematograph.

Phenolphthalein () Alt. of Phenol phthalein

Photochromotype (n.) A colored print made photomechanically.

Photochromotype (v. t.) To represent by a colored print made by any photomechanical process.

Photochromotypy (n.) The art of making photochromotypes.

Photoheliometer (n.) A double-lens instrument for measuring slight variations of the sun's diameter by photography, utilizing the common chord of two overlapping images.

Photonephograph (n.) A nephoscope registering by photography, commonly consisting of a pair of cameras used simultaneously.

Phototelegraphy (n.) Telegraphy by means of light, as by the heliograph or the photophone. Also, less properly, telephotography.

Phototheodolite (n.) An arrangement of two photographic cameras, the plates of which may be brought into exactly the same plane, used in surveying and map making. From the differences between two pictures taken at the same moment, measurements in all dimensions of the region may be obtained.

Phototopography (n.) Photogrammetry.

Radiotelegraphy (n.) Telegraphy using the radiant energy of electrical (Hertzian) waves; wireless telegraphy; -- the term adopted for use by the Radiotelegraphic Convention of 1912.

Telegraphoscope (n.) An instrument for telegraphically transmitting a picture and reproducing its image as a positive or negative. The transmitter includes a camera obscura and a row of minute selenium cells. The receiver includes an oscillograph, ralay, equilibrator, and an induction coil the sparks from which perforate a paper with tiny holes that form the image.

Telephotography (n.) The photography of distant objects in more enlarged form than is possible by the ordinary means, usually by a camera provided with a telephoto lens or mounted in place of the eyepiece of a telescope, so that the real or a magnified image falls on the sensitive plate.

Telephotography (n.) Art or process of electrically transmitting and reproducing photographic or other pictures at a distance by methods similar to those used in electric telegraphy.

Telephotography (n.) Less properly, phototelegraphy.

Telestereograph (n.) An instrument for telegraphically reproducing a photograph.

Telethermograph (n.) A record of fluctuations of temperature made automatically at a distant station.

Telethermograph (n.) An instrument, usually electrical, making such records.

Thermobarograph (n.) An instrument for recording simultaneously the pressure and temperature of a gas; a combined thermograph and barograph.

Thermobarometer (n.) A siphon barometer adapted to be used also as a thermometer.

Typolithography (n.) A branch of lithography in which impressions from printers' types are transferred to stone for reproduction.

Omphalomesaraic (a.) Omphalomesenteric.

Omphalopsychite (n.) A name of the Hesychasts, from their habit of gazing upon the navel.

Ophthalmologist (n.) One skilled in ophthalmology; an oculist.

Organographical (a.) Of or pertaining to organography.

Orphanotrophism (n.) The care and support of orphans.

Paranaphthalene (n.) Anthracene; -- called also paranaphthaline.

Parthenogenesis (n.) The production of new individuals from virgin females by means of ova which have the power of developing without the intervention of the male element; the production, without fertilization, of cells capable of germination. It is one of the phenomena of alternate generation. Cf. Heterogamy, and Metagenesis.

Perilymphangial (a.) Around, or at the side of, a lymphatic vessel.

Perspectography (n.) The science or art of delineating objects according to the laws of perspective; the theory of perspective.

Persulphocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a yellow crystal.

Perthiocyanogen (n.) Same as Persulphocyanogen.

Phantasmagorial (a.) Of, relating to, or resembling phantasmagoria; phantasmagoric.

Philanthropical (a.) Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.

Philomathematic (n.) A philomath.

Phlogistication (n.) The act or process of combining with phlogiston.

Phosphorescence (n.) The quality or state of being phosphorescent; or the act of phosphorescing.

Phosphorescence (n.) A phosphoric light.

Photoheliograph (n.) A modified kind of telescope adapted to taking photographs of the sun.

Photolithograph (n.) A lithographic picture or copy from a stone prepared by the aid of photography.

Photolithograph (v. t.) To produce (a picture, a copy) by the process of photolithography.

Photomechanical (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, any photographic process in which a printing surface is obtained without the intervention of hand engraving.

Photomicrograph (n.) An enlarged or macroscopic photograph of a microscopic object. See Microphotograph.

Photomicrograph (n.) A microscopically small photograph of an object.

Phototypography (n.) Same as Phototypy.

Photoxylography (n.) The process of producing a representation of an object on wood, by photography, for the use of the wood engraver.

Photozincograph (n.) A print made by photozincography.

Phylactolaemata (n. pl.) An order of fresh-water Bryozoa in which the tentacles are arranged on a horseshoe-shaped lophophore, and the mouth is covered by an epistome. Called also Lophopoda, and hippocrepians.

Phyllomorphosis (n.) The succession and variation of leaves during different seasons.

Physicochemical (a.) Involving the principles of both physics and chemistry; dependent on, or produced by, the joint action of physical and chemical agencies.

Physiographical (a.) Of or pertaining to physiography.

Physiologically (adv.) In a physiological manner.

Phytophysiology (n.) Vegetable physiology.

Plethysmography (n.) The study, by means of the plethysmograph, of the variations in size of a limb, and hence of its blood supply.

Preraphaelitism (n.) The doctrine or practice of a school of modern painters who profess to be followers of the painters before Raphael. Its adherents advocate careful study from nature, delicacy and minuteness of workmanship, and an exalted and delicate conception of the subject.

Prezygapophyses (pl. ) of Prezygapophysis

Prezygapophysis (n.) An anterior zygapophysis.

Promorphologist (n.) One versed in the science of promorphology.

Propheticalness (n.) The quality or state of being prophetical; power or capacity to foretell.

Pseudepigraphic (a.) Alt. of Pseudepigraphic

Pseudepigraphic (a.) Of or pertaining to pseudepigraphy.

Rhamphorhynchus (n.) A genus of pterodactyls in which the elongated tail supported a leathery expansion at the tip.

Selenographical (a.) Of or pertaining to selenography.

Semicrystalline (a.) Half crystalline; -- said of certain cruptive rocks composed partly of crystalline, partly of amorphous matter.

Semidiaphaneity (n.) Half or imperfect transparency; translucency.

Siderographical (a.) Of or pertaining to siderography; executed by engraved plates of steel; as, siderographic art; siderographic impressions.

Spermatophorous (a.) Producing seed, or sperm; seminiferous; as, the so-called spermatophorous cells.

Sphenoethmoidal (a.) Sphenethmoid.

Splanchnography (n.) Splanchnology.

Staphylorrhaphy (n.) The operation of uniting a cleft palate, consisting in paring and bringing together the edges of the cleft.

Steganographist (n.) One skilled in steganography; a cryptographer.

Stereographical (a.) Made or done according to the rules of stereography; delineated on a plane; as, a stereographic chart of the earth.

Stratigraphical (a.) Pertaining to, or depended upon, the order or arrangement of strata; as, stratigraphical evidence.

Stratographical (a.) Of or pertaining to stratography.

Stylommatophora (n. pl.) A division of Pulmonata in which the eyes are situated at the tips of the tentacles. It includes the common land snails and slugs. See Illust. under Snail.

Subpodophyllous (a.) Situated under the podophyllous tissue of the horse's foot.

Sulphantimonate (n.) A salt of sulphantimonic acid.

Sulphantimonite (n.) A salt of sulphantimonious acid.

Sulphocarbonate (n.) A salt of sulphocarbonic acid; a thiocarbonate.

Sulphophosphate (n.) A salt of sulphophosphoric acid.

Sulphophosphite (n.) A salt of sulphophosphorous acid.

Sulphotungstate (n.) A salt of sulphotungstic acid.

Supernaturalism (n.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in the grace which renews and sanctifies men, -- in opposition to the doctrine which denies the agency of any other than physical or natural causes in the case.

Supersphenoidal (a.) Situated above, or on the dorsal side of, the body of the sphenoid bone.

Supersulphurize (v. t.) To impregnate or combine with an excess of sulphur.

Suprasphenoidal (a.) Situated above the sphenoidal bone; as, the suprasphenoidal appendage, or pituitary body.

Tetrabranchiata (n. pl.) An order of Cephalopoda having four gills. Among living species it includes only the pearly nautilus. Numerous genera and species are found in the fossil state, such as Ammonites, Baculites, Orthoceras, etc.

Theophilosophic (a.) Combining theism and philosophy, or pertaining to the combination of theism and philosophy.

Theosophistical (a.) Of or pertaining to theosophy; theosophical.

Toreumatography (n.) A description of sculpture such as bas-relief in metal.

Trachelorrhaphy (n.) The operation of sewing up a laceration of the neck of the uterus.

Trancscendental (a.) In the Kantian system, of or pertaining to that which can be determined a priori in regard to the fundamental principles of all human knowledge.

Transferography (n.) The act or process of copying inscriptions, or the like, by making transfers.

Transliteration (n.) The act or product of transliterating, or of expressing words of a language by means of the characters of another alphabet.

Unsophisticated (a.) Not sophisticated; pure; innocent; genuine.

Uraniscorrhaphy (n.) Suture of the palate. See Staphyloraphy.

Zincongraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to zincography; as, zincographic processes.

Zoogeographical (a.) Of or pertaining to zoography.

Zoophytological (a.) Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.

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