Word Definitions for today

hexachlorophene [n] antibacterial substance that is a water-soluble powder used in antiseptic soaps and toothpaste antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide

abrogate [v] revoke formally abolish, get rid of

sweet bay [n] shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States magnolia

isomerisation [n] the conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself changeover, conversion, transition

reinforcer [n] (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it input, negative reinforcer, negative reinforcing stimulus, positive reinforcer, positive reinforcing stimulus, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus


shirred egg [n] egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin dish