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Definition of the noun alterant

What does alterant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alterants

  1. Something that causes alteration, that alters.

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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 previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Alterant and laxative. Hyoseiamus. Hyo/ciamus niger. Common wild or black hen -bane. The leaves and feeds. Narcotic. Cataplasm, plaster, powder, ointment. Hypericum. Hypericum perforatum. St John's Wort. The leaves, flowers, and feeds .

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

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

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibi ... : in Two Volumes by Noah Webster

ALTERANT, a. changing. ALTERANT, n. A medicine which, without a sensible operation, gradually corrects the state of the ...

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 the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1815)

by Samuel Johnson

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

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

alterative; alterant. Both words may act as noun and adjective. As adjectives, they both mean "causing alteration." As nouns, however, the meanings diverge. An alterant is "anything that alters or ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Alterant and laxative. Hyoseiamus. Hyoseiamus niger. Common wild or black hen-bane. The leaves and seeds. Narcotic. Cataplasm, plaster, powder, ointment . Hypericum. Hyperieum perforatum. St John's wort. The leaves, flowers, and seeds ...

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 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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