(Di*al`o*gis"tic Di*al`o*gis"tic*al) a. Pertaining to a dialogue; having the form or nature of a
dialogue. Di*al`o*gis"tic*al*ly, adv.
(Di*al"o*gite) n. [From Gr. an arguing.] (Min.) Native carbonate of manganese; rhodochrosite.
(Di*al"o*gize) v. t. [Gr. : cf. F. dialogiser.] To discourse in dialogue. Fotherby.
(Di"a*logue) n. [OE. dialogue, L. dialogus, fr. Gr. fr. to converse, dia` through + to speak: cf.
F. dialogue. See Legend.]
1. A conversation between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conservation in theatrical performances
or in scholastic exercises.
2. A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on
some topic; as, the Dialogues of Plato.
(Di"a*logue), v. i. [Cf. F. dialoguer.] To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize. [R.] Shak.
(Di"a*logue), v. t. To express as in dialogue. [R.]
And dialogued for him what he would say.Shak.
(Di`al*y*pet"al*ous) a. [Gr. dia` through, asunder + to loose + leaf.] (Bot.) Having separate
(||Di*al"y*sis) n.; pl. Dialyses [L., separation, fr. Gr. fr. to part asunder, dissolve; dia` through
+ to loose.]
1. (Gram.) Diæresis. See Diæresis, 1.
2. (Rhet.) Same as Asyndeton.
3. (Med.) (a) Debility. (b) A solution of continuity; division; separation of parts.
4. (Chem.) The separation of different substances in solution, as crystalloids and colloids, by means of
their unequal diffusion, especially through natural or artificial membranes.
Dialytic telescope, an achromatic telescope in which the colored dispersion produced by a single object
lens of crown glass is corrected by a smaller concave lens, or combination of lenses, of high dispersive
power, placed at a distance in the narrower part of the converging cone of rays, usually near the middle
of the tube.
(Di`a*lyt"ic) a. [Gr. fr. . See Dialysis.] Having the quality of unloosing or separating. Clarke.
(Di*al"y*zate) n. (Chem.) The material subjected to dialysis.
(Di`a*ly*za"tion) n. (Chem.) The act or process of dialysis.
(Di"a*lyze) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dialyzed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dialyzing.] (Chem.) To separate,
prepare, or obtain, by dialysis or osmose; to pass through an animal membrane; to subject to dialysis.
[Written also dialyse.]
(Di"a*lyzed) a. Prepared by diffusion through an animal membrane; as, dialyzed iron.
(Di"a*ly`zer) n. The instrument or medium used to effect chemical dialysis.
(Di`a*mag"net) n. [Pref. dia- + magnet.] A body having diamagnetic polarity.