Eudemon to Eurasiatio
(Eu*de"mon, Eu*dæ"mon) , n. [Gr. e'y^ well, good + one's demon.] A good angel. Southey.
(Eu`de*mon"ics, Eu`dæ*mon"ics) , n. [Gr. conducive to happiness. See Eudemonism.]
That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; contrasted with
aretaics. J. Grote.
(Eu*de"mon*ism, Eu*dæ"mon*ism) , n. [Gr. a thinking happy, fr, blessed with a good genius,
happy; e'y^ well, good + one's demon of genius. See Demon.] That system of ethics which defines
and enforces moral obligation by its relation to happiness or personal well-being.
(Eu*de"mon*ist, Eu*dæ"mon*ist), n. One who believes in eudemonism.
I am too much of a eudæmonist; I hanker too much after a state of happiness both for myself and others.De Quincey.
(Eu*de`mon*is"tic , Eu*dæ`mon*is"tic) , a. Of or pertaining to eudemonism.
(Eu*de`mon*is"tic*al, Eu*dæ`mon*is"tic*al) , a. Eudemonistic.
(Eu*di"a*lyte) n. [Gr. e'y^ well, easily + to dissolve. So called because easily dissolvable in
acids.] (Min.) A mineral of a brownish red color and vitreous luster, consisting chiefly of the silicates of
iron, zirconia, and lime.
(Eu`di*om"e*ter) n. [Gr. fair, clear weather, fr. fine, clear ( said of the air or weather) + -
meter: cf. F. ediomètre.] (Chem.) An instrument for the volumetric measurement of gases; so named
because frequently used to determine the purity of the air.
It usually consists of a finely graduated and calibrated glass tube, open at one end, the bottom; and having
near the top a pair of platinum wires fused in, to allow the passage of an electric spark, as the process
involves the explosion and combustion of one of the ingredients to be determined. The operation is
conducted in a trough of mercury, or sometimes over water. Cf. Burette. Ure's eudiometer has the
tube bent in the form of the letter. U.
(Eu`di*o*met"ric Eu`di*o*met"ric*al) a. Of or pertaining to a eudiometer; as, eudiometrical
experiments or results.
(Eu`di*om"e*try) n. [Cf. F. eudiométrie.] (Chem.) The art or process of determining the
constituents of a gaseous mixture by means of the eudiometer, or for ascertaining the purity of the air or
the amount of oxygen in it.
(||Eu`di*pleu"ra) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. e'y^ well + double + rib, pl.,side.] (Biol.) The fundamental
forms of organic life, that are composed of two equal and symmetrical halves. Syd. Soc. Lex.
(Eu*dox"i*an) n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Eudoxius, patriarch of Antioch and Constantinople
in the 4th century, and a celebrated defender of the doctrines of Arius.
(||Eu`ga*noi"de*i) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. e'y^ well + NL. ganoidei. See Ganoid.] (Zoöl) A
group which includes the bony ganoids, as the gar pikes.
(||Eu"ge) n. [L., well done! bravo! Gr. .] Applause. [Obs.] Hammond.
(||Eu*ge"ni*a) n. [NL. Named in honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy.] (Bot.) A genus of myrtaceous
plants, mostly of tropical countries, and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which are
the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.