|shutter, opening covered with overlapping slats which can be angled to let in air and light while keeping out rain; one of the angled slats covering an opening (also louver)||louvre|
|(about plants) light-loving; thriving in response to light||photophilous|
|(Anatomy) circular muscle enclosing a bodily opening (i.e. eye, mouth)||orbicularis|
|(Anatomy) layer covering the neuraxon, membrane surrounding the nerve fiber (also neurilema), membrane covering nerve fiber, neurolemma||neurilemma|
|(Biochemistry) visual purple, photosensitive pigment found in the retina of many vertebrates (breaks down into retinal and opsin upon contact which light), light-sensitive pigment||rhodopsin|
|(Biology) primitive eye-like receptor that is light-sensitive and helps orient an organism (in primitive single-celled organisms), eye-shaped marking, light-sensitive part||eyespot|
|(Biology) process of using sunlight to produce carbohydrates (esp. in plants), carbohydrate production using light and chlorophyll||photosynthesis|
|(Botany) fleshy covering on some seeds, seed covering||aril|
|(Botany) from the point of view of photodynamics (study of the influence of light on plants)||photodynamically|
|(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin something||scupper|
|(British) undergarment which is worn under another shirt; short jacket; vest, light sleeveless shirt, sleeveless undergarment||singlet|
|(French) farinaceous; resembling or yielding flour; (Biology) covered with mealy powder or dust, floury in appearance, yielding starch||farinose|
|(from French) under-garment worn by women (covering the neck, shoulders and breasts), decorative undergarment||chemisette|
|(Hinduism) one of the principle Vedic deities, Vedic god of battle and rain||Indra|
|(in Optics) breakage of a light ray into two different directions therefore creating two separate light rays (occurs in many types of crystals - also known as double refraction), splitting in two of ray of light||birefringence|
|(Li) soft metallic element which is the lightest of all metals (Chemistry), `:Li, extremely light metallic element||lithium|
|(Medicine) surgically perform a marsupialization (opening of a cyst)||marsupialize|
|(Na) light malleable silvery-white chemical element (Chemistry), `:Na, abundantly occurring chemical element||sodium|
|(Nautical) small shallow cargo boat with a keeled hull; large yacht with a permanent keel (rather than a removable centerboard), covered river boat with shallow draft||keelboat|
|(of sound) silenced, diminished by the presence of insulating material; wrapped in a cloak, covered, not heard clearly, wrapped to stifle sound||muffled|
Translations: 1 – 20 / 1876
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