(De*mand"a*ble) a. That may be demanded or claimed. "All sums demandable." Bacon.
(De*mand"ant) n. [F. demandant, p. pr. of demander.] One who demands; the plaintiff in
a real action; any plaintiff.
(De*mand"er) n. One who demands.
(De*mand"ress) n. A woman who demands.
(De*man"toid) n. [G. demant diamond + -oid.] (Min.) A yellow-green, transparent variety
of garnet found in the Urals. It is valued as a gem because of its brilliancy of luster, whence the name.
(De*mar"cate) v. t. [See Demarcation.] To mark by bounds; to set the limits of; to separate; to
(De`mar*ca"tion) n. [F. démarcation; pref. dé- (L. de) + marquer to mark, of German origin.
See Mark.] The act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit; separation; distinction.
The speculative line of demarcation, where obedience ought to end and resistance must begin, is faint,
obscure, and not easily definable.Burke.
(De*march") n. [F. démarche. See March, n.] March; walk; gait. [Obs.]
(De*march) n. [Gr. dh`marchos; dh^mos people + 'a`rchein to rule.] A chief or ruler of a
deme or district in Greece.
(De`mar*ka"tion), n. Same as Demarcation.
(De`ma*te"ri*al*ize) v. t. To deprive of material or physical qualities or characteristics.
Dematerializing matter by stripping it of everything which . . . has distinguished matter.Milman.
(Deme) n. [Gr. dh^mos.]
1. (Gr. Antiq.) A territorial subdivision of Attica corresponding to a township. Jowett
2. (Biol.) An undifferentiated aggregate of cells or plastids.
(De*mean") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demeaned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Demeaning.] [OF. demener to
conduct, guide, manage, F. se démener to struggle; pref. dé- (L. de) + mener to lead, drive, carry on,
conduct, fr. L. minare to drive animals by threatening cries, fr. minari to threaten. See Menace.]