Adenose to Adjoin
(Ad"e*nose`) a. Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.
(Ad`e*no*tom"ic) a. Pertaining to adenotomy.
(Ad`e*not"o*my) n. [Adeno- + Gr. a cutting, to cut.] (Anat.) Dissection of, or incision into,
a gland or glands.
(Ad"e*nous) a. Same as Adenose.
(||Ad"eps) n. [L.] Animal fat; lard.
(A*dept") n. [L. adeptus obtained he who has obtained an art, p. p. of adipsci to arrive at, to
obtain; ad + apisci to pursue. See Apt, and cf. Adapt.] One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a
proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
(A*dept"), a. Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.
Beaus adept in everything profound.
(A*dep"tion) n. [L. adeptio. See Adept, a.] An obtaining; attainment. [Obs.]
In the wit and policy of the capitain consisteth the chief adeption of the victory.
(A*dept"ist), n. A skilled alchemist. [Obs.]
(A*dept"ness), n. The quality of being adept; skill.
(Ad"e*qua*cy) n. [See Adequate.] The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or
sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.
(Ad"e*quate) a. [L. adaequatus, p. p. of adaequare to make equal to; ad + aequare to
make equal, aequus equal. See Equal.] Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully
sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition.
Ireland had no adequate champion.
Syn. Proportionate; commensurate; sufficient; suitable; competent; capable.
(Ad"e*quate) v. t. [See Adequate, a.]
1. To equalize; to make adequate. [R.] Fotherby.
2. To equal. [Obs.]
It [is] an impossibility for any creature to adequate God in his eternity.
(Ad"e*quate*ly) adv. In an adequate manner.
(Ad"e*quate*ness), n. The quality of being adequate; suitableness; sufficiency; adequacy.
(Ad`e*qua"tion) n. [L. adaequatio.] The act of equalizing; act or result of making adequate; an
equivalent. [Obs.] Bp. Barlow.
(A*des"my) n. [Gr. unfettered; 'a priv. + a fetter.] (Bot.) The division or defective coherence
of an organ that is usually entire.