French - French Dictionary

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soilthe part of the earth''s surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
dirtthe part of the earth''s surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
calichecrust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
hardpancrust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
waterbinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
H2Obinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
holy waterwater that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification
muskan odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative
nectara sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
pheromonea chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species
quintessencethe fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
etherthe fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
wateronce thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
ground waterunderground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
spring waterunderground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
well waterunderground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
eicosapentaenoic acidan omega-3 fatty acid with 20 carbon atoms; found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish)
eleostearic acida crystalline unsaturated fatty acid
elaeostearic acida crystalline unsaturated fatty acid
electrolytea solution that conducts electricity; "the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health"
eluatea liquid solution that results from elution
Fehling's solutiona liquid solution of copper sulfate and potassium tartrate and sodium hydroxide that is used to test for sugar in the urine; solution turns reddish when sugar is present
formalina 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
formola 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
garglea medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth