16 letter words

Acanthocephalous (a.) Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.

Agrostographical (a.) Pertaining to agrostography.

Anaglyptographic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaglyptography; as, anaglyptographic engraving.

Anthropomorphism (n.) The representation of the Deity, or of a polytheistic deity, under a human form, or with human attributes and affections.

Anthropomorphism (n.) The ascription of human characteristics to things not human.

Anthropomorphist (n.) One who attributes the human form or other human attributes to the Deity or to anything not human.

Anthropomorphite (n.) One who ascribes a human form or human attributes to the Deity or to a polytheistic deity. Taylor. Specifically, one of a sect of ancient heretics who believed that God has a human form, etc. Tillotson.

Anthropomorphize (v. t. & i.) To attribute a human form or personality to.

Anthropomorphous (a.) Having the figure of, or resemblance to, a man; as, an anthropomorphous plant.

Anthropophagical (a.) Relating to cannibalism or anthropophagy.

Apophlegmatizant (n.) An apophlegmatic.

Apophthegmatical (a.) Same as Apothegmatic.

Astrophotography (n.) The application of photography to the delineation of the sun, moon, and stars.

Autobiographical (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, autobiography; as, an autobiographical sketch.

Caducibranchiate (a.) With temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life.

Cartographically (adv.) By cartography.

Caryophyllaceous (a.) Having corollas of five petals with long claws inclosed in a tubular, calyx, as the pink

Caryophyllaceous (a.) Belonging to the family of which the pink and the carnation are the types.

Chromolithograph (n.) A picture printed in tints and colors by repeated impressions from a series of stones prepared by the lithographic process.

Chryselephantine (a.) Composed of, or adorned with, gold and ivory.

Circumesophageal (a.) Circumesophagal.

Circumlocutional (a.) Relating to, or consisting of, circumlocutions; periphrastic; circuitous.

Cosmographically (adv.) In a cosmographic manner; in accordance with cosmography.

Cryptobranchiata (n. pl.) A division of the Amphibia; the Derotremata.

Crystallographer (n.) One who describes crystals, or the manner of their formation; one versed in crystallography.

Crystallographic (a.) Alt. of Crystallographical

Dephlogisticated (imp. & p. p.) of Dephlogisticcate

Dephlogisticcate (v. t.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of inflammability.

Deuterocanonical (a.) Pertaining to a second canon, or ecclesiastical writing of inferior authority; -- said of the Apocrypha, certain Epistles, etc.

Diphthongization (n.) The act of changing into a diphthong.

Dolichocephalous (a.) Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to brachycephalic.

Dolichocephalism (n.) The quality or condition of being dolichocephalic.

Enteradenography (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestinal glands.

Epiphylospermous (a.) Bearing fruit on the back of the leaves, as ferns.

Ethnographically (adv.) In an ethnographical manner.

Glossopharyngeal (a.) Pertaining to both the tongue and the pharynx; -- applied especially to the ninth pair of cranial nerves, which are distributed to the pharynx and tongue. -- n. One of the glossopharyngeal nerves.

Gynandromorphism (n.) An abnormal condition of certain animals, in which one side has the external characters of the male, and the other those of the female.

Gynandromorphous (a.) Affected, with gynandromorphism.

Haematoporphyrin (n.) See Haematoin.

Hermaphroditical (a.) Partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; characterized by hermaphroditism.

Hieroglyphically (adv.) In hieroglyphics.

Horologiographer (n.) A maker of clocks, watches, or dials.

Horologiographic (a.) Of or pertaining to horologiography.

Hydrometeorology (n.) That branch of meteorology which relates to, or treats of, water in the atmosphere, or its phenomena, as rain, clouds, snow, hail, storms, etc.

Hydrosulphureted (a.) Combined with hydrogen sulphide.

Hystricomorphous (a.) Like, or allied to, the porcupines; -- said of a group (Hystricomorpha) of rodents.

Idiocyclophanous (a.) Same as Idiophanous.

Internationalize (v. t.) To make international; to cause to affect the mutual relations of two or more nations; as, to internationalize a principle of law, or a philanthropic enterprise.

Introspectionist (n.) One given to the introspective method of examining the phenomena of the soul.

Isosulphocyanate (n.) A salt of isosulphocyanic acid.

Lichenographical (a.) Of or pertaining to lichenography.

Lithophotography (n.) Same as Photolithography.

Microcosmography (n.) Description of man as a microcosm.

Microcrystalline (a.) crystal.

Microphotography (n.) The art of making microphotographs.

Necessitarianism (n.) The doctrine of philosophical necessity; the doctrine that results follow by invariable sequence from causes, and esp. that the will is not free, but that human actions and choices result inevitably from motives; deteminism.

Antidiphtheritic (a.) Destructive to, or hindering the growth of, diphtheria bacilli.

Antidiphtheritic (n.) An antidiphtheritic agent.

Barocyclonometer (n.) An aneroid barometer for use with accompanying graphic diagrams and printed directions designed to aid mariners to interpret the indications of the barometer so as to determine the existence of a violent storm at a distance of several hundred miles.

Chromophotograph (n.) A picture made by any of the processes for reproducing photographs in colors.

Chronophotograph (n.) One of a set of photographs of a moving object, taken for the purpose of recording and exhibiting successive phases of the motion.

Microseismograph (n.) A microseismometer; specif., a microseismometer producing a graphic record.

Pharmacodymanics (n.) That branch of pharmacology which treats of the action and the effects of medicines.

Photochromoscope (n.) A device for giving shifting effects of color to a photograph. The unmounted print, made translucent, is illuminated from behind with colored light.

Photochromoscope (n.) A combination of three optical lanterns for projecting objects on a screen in the colors of nature. The images of three partial photographs taken through color screens (red, green, and blue, respectively) are superimposed. Each image is given its own primary color, and these colors blend and reproduce the colors of the object.

Photochronograph (n.) An instrument for recording minute intervals of time. The record is made by the power of a magnetic field, due to an electric signaling current, to turn the plane of polarization of light. A flash, coinciding in time and duration with the signal, is thus produced and is photographed on a moving plate.

Photochronograph (n.) An instrument for the photographic recording of star transits.

Radiotelegraphic (a.) Of or pertaining to radiotelegraphy; employing, or used or employed in, radiotelegraphy.

Spectroheliogram (n.) A photograph of the sun made by monochromatic light,

Telemeteorograph (n.) Any apparatus recording meteorological phenomena at a distance from the measuring apparatus, as by electricity or by compressed air; esp., an apparatus recording conditions at many distant stations at a central office.

Telephotographic (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, the process of telephotography.

Ophthalmological (a.) Of or pertaining to ophthalmology.

Orbitosphenoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the orbitosphenoid bone; orbitosphenoid.

Orthographically (adv.) In an orthographical manner

Orthographically (adv.) according to the rules of proper spelling

Orthographically (adv.) according to orthographic projection.

Paleophytologist (n.) A paleobotanist.

Paragraphistical (a.) Of or relating to a paragraphist.

Periphrastically (adv.) With circumlocution.

Persulphocyanate (n.) A salt of persulphocyanic acid.

Phalansterianism (n.) A system of phalansteries proposed by Fourier; Fourierism.

Pharmacodynamics (n.) That branch of pharmacology which considers the mode of action, and the effects, of medicines.

Philanthropinist (n.) An advocate of, or believer in, philanthropinism.

Philanthropistic (a.) Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a philanthropist.

Philosophistical (a.) Of or pertaining to the love or practice of sophistry.

Phonographically (adv.) In a phonographic manner; by means of phonograph.

Photographometer (n.) An instrument for determining the sensibility of the plates employed in photographic processes to luminous rays.

Photolithography (n.) The art or process of producing photolithographs.

Photomicrography (n.) The art of producing photomicrographs.

Photozincography (n.) A process, analogous to photolithography, for reproducing photographed impressions transferred to zinc plate.

Phytolithologist (n.) One versed in phytolithology; a paleobotanist.

Porphyrogenitism (n.) The principle of succession in royal families, especially among the Eastern Roman emperors, by which a younger son, if born after the accession of his father to the throne, was preferred to an elder son who was not so born.

Postzygapophyses (pl. ) of Postzygapophysis

Postzygapophysis (n.) A posterior zygapophysis.

Praezygapophysis (n.) Same as Prezygapophysis.

Promerphological (a.) Relating to promorphology; as, a promorphological conception.

Pseudepigraphous (a.) Inscribed with a false name.

Siphonostomatous (a.) Having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon; -- said of certain gastropods.

Siphonostomatous (a.) Pertaining to the Siphonostomata.

Stereotypography (n.) The act or art of printing from stereotype plates.

Sulphantimonious (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid of antimony (called also thioantimonious acid) analogous to sulpharsenious acid.

Sulphophosphoric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid of phosphorus, analogous to phosphoric acid, and known in its salts.

Supersulphureted (a.) Supersulphurized.

Syphilodermatous (a.) Of or pertaining to the cutaneous manifestations of syphilis.

Thalamencephalon (n.) The segment of the brain next in front of the midbrain, including the thalami, pineal gland, and pituitary body; the diencephalon; the interbrain.

Theophilanthropy (n.) Theophilanthropism.

Thermometrograph (n.) An instrument for recording graphically the variations of temperature, or the indications of a thermometer.

Copyright © 2011 by Mark McCracken, All Rights Reserved.