(En"sta*tite) n. [Named fr. Gr. an adversary, because infusible before the blowpipe.] (Min.)
A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; color grayish
white or greenish. It is a silicate of magnesia with some iron. Bronzite is a ferriferous variety.
(En`sta*tit"ic) a. Relating to enstatite.
(En*store") v. t. [See Instaurate.] To restore. [Obs.] Wyclif.
(En*style") v. t. To style; to name. [Obs.]
(En*su"a*ble) a. Ensuing; following.
(En*sue") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ensued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ensuing.] [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre,
fr. L. insequi; in + sequi to pursue. See Sue.] To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake. [Obs.] "Seek
peace, and ensue it." 1 Pet. iii. 11.
To ensue his example in doing the like mischief.Golding.
(En*sue"), v. i. To follow or come afterward; to follow as a consequence or in chronological succession; to
result; as, an ensuing conclusion or effect; the year ensuing was a cold one.
So spoke the Dame, but no applause ensued.Pope.
Damage to the mind or the body, or to both, ensues, unless the exciting cause be presently removed.I.
Syn. To follow; pursue; succeed. See Follow.
(En*sure") v. t.
1. To make sure. See Insure.
2. To betroth. [Obs.] Sir T. More.
(En*sur"er) n. See Insurer.
(En*swathe") v. t. To swathe; to envelop, as in swaddling clothes. Shak.
(En*swathe"ment) n. The act of enswathing, or the state of being enswathed.
(En*sweep") v. t. To sweep over or across; to pass over rapidly. [R.] Thomson.
(Ent-) A prefix signifying within. See Ento-.
(-ent) [F. -ent, L. -ens, - entis.] An adjective suffix signifying action or being; as, corrodent, excellent,
emergent, continent, quiescent. See - ant.
(En*tab"la*ture) n. [OF. entablature: cf. It intavolatura, fr. LL. intabulare to construct a
basis; L. in + tabulatum board work, flooring, fr. tabula. See Table.] (Arch.) The superstructure which
lies horizontally upon the columns. See Illust. of Column, Cornice.
It is commonly divided into architrave, the part immediately above the column; frieze, the central space; and
cornice, the upper projecting moldings. Parker.
(En*tab"le*ment) n. [F. entablement, LL. intabulamentum.] See Entablature. [R.] Evelyn.
(En*tac"kle) v. t. To supply with tackle. [Obs.] Skelton.