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Definition of the noun alterant

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noun - plural: alterants

  1. Something that causes alteration, that alters.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Alterant and diaphoretic. Infusions and extract. Sassafras. Laurus saffafras. The root. Alterant, aperient, and c6r'roborant. An essential oil ; an ingredient in some officinal preparations. Satureia. Satureia bortensisf Summer savory. The leaves.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dyeing and Calico Printing (1869)

Containing a Brief Account of All the Substances and Processes in Use in the Arts of Dyeing and Printing Textile Fabrics

Alterant. — Term invented by Bancroft, to designate any substance employed to modify or change the hue of a dyed color; as for example, cotton mordanted in tin and dyed in logwood, acquires a very dull color, but if passed through weak ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ALTERANT Adj. (Late Latin, alterant, singular of alterāns = changing + alterāre, alter other + ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

Alterant, and diaphoretic. Alterant, . aperient, . An essential oil;, an ingre- and corroborant. ent in some- officinal pro. parations. A very pungent warm aromatic. Coagulant and cor- Salep supposed to be a pre- The root.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibit: I. The Origin and the Affinities of Every English Word ... II. The Orthography and the Pronunciation of Words ... III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions of Technical and Scientific Terms ... To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster

ALTERANT, a. changing. ALTERANT, n. A medicine which, without a sensible operation, gradually corrects the state of the body and changes it from a diseased to a healthy condition. An alterative. Encyc. Quincy. ALTERATION, n. [L. alteratio.] ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, an English grammar. To this ed. are added, a history of the English language [&c.]. (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

ALTERANT, a. [alterant, Fr.] That which ha*, the power of producing changes. Bacon. ALTERATION, j.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, A grammar of the English language. [Another] (1799)

by Samuel Johnson

[alterant, French.] That has the power of producing changes in any thing. Bacon. ALTERATION./, [horn alter; alteration, French.] 1. The act of altering or changing. Hooker.

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

alterant (awl' tur-ant) [L. alterare, to change.] Alterative. 1. Causing a favorable change in the disordered functions of the body or in metabolism. 2. A remedy, such as arsenic, ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

ALTERANT ALVEUS alterant, alterative. An old term for a medicine which is supposed to produce favorable changes in the body without appreciably changing the nature of its fluids and solids. The following drugs were classed as alteratives: ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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