(A*dip"ic) a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances;
applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid.
(Ad`i*poc"er*ate) v. t. To convert into adipocere.
(Ad`i*poc`er*a"tion) n. The act or process of changing into adipocere.
(Ad"i*po*cere`) n. [L. adeps, adipis, fat + cera wax: cf. F. adipocere.] A soft, unctuous, or
waxy substance, of a light brown color, into which the fat and muscle tissue of dead bodies sometimes
are converted, by long immersion in water or by burial in moist places. It is a result of fatty degeneration.
(Ad`i*po*cer"i*form) a. [Adipocere + -form.] Having the form or appearance of adipocere; as,
an adipoceriform tumor.
(Ad`i*poc"er*ous) a. Like adipocere.
Adipose fin (Zoöl.), a soft boneless fin. Adipose tissue (Anat.), that form of animal tissue which
forms or contains fat.
(Ad"i*pose`) a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat, grease.] Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
(Ad"i*pose`ness Ad`i*pos"i*ty) n. The state of being fat; fatness.
(Ad"i*pous) a. Fatty; adipose. [R.]
(A*dip"sous) a. [Gr. 'a priv. + thirst.] Quenching thirst, as certain fruits.
(Ad"ip*sy) n. [Gr. not thirsty; 'a priv. + thirst.] (Med.) Absence of thirst.
(Ad"it) n. [L. aditus, fr. adire, aitum, to go to; ad + ire to go.]
1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by
which water and ores are carried away; called also drift and tunnel.
2. Admission; approach; access. [R.]
Yourself and yours shall have
(Ad"ja"cence Ad*ja"cen*cy) [Cf. LL. adjacentia.]
1. The state of being adjacent or contiguous; contiguity; as, the adjacency of lands or buildings.
2. That which is adjacent. [R.] Sir T. Browne.
Adjacent or contiguous angle. (Geom.) See Angle.
(Ad*ja"cent) a. [L. adjacens, -centis, p. pr. of adjacere to lie near; ad + jacere to lie: cf.
F. adjacent.] Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the
highway. "The adjacent forest." B. Jonson.
Syn. Adjoining; contiguous; near. Adjacent, Adjoining, Contiguous. Things are adjacent when
they lie close each other, not necessary in actual contact; as, adjacent fields, adjacent villages, etc.
I find that all Europe with her adjacent isles is peopled with Christians.