Extreme and mean ratio(Geom.), the relation of a line and its segments when the line is so divided that the whole is to the greater segment is to the less.Extreme distance. (Paint.) See Distance., n., 6.Extreme unction. See under Unction.

Extravagantly to Exuviate

(Ex*trav"a*gant*ly), adv. In an extravagant manner; wildly; excessively; profusely.

(Ex*trav"a*gant*ness), n. The state of being extravagant or in excess; excess; extravagance.

(Ex*trav`a*gan"za) n. [Extravagance with an Italian ending: cf. It. stravaganza.]

1. A composition, as in music, or in the drama, designed to produce effect by its wild irregularity; esp., a musical caricature.

2. An extravagant flight of sentiment or language.

(Ex*trav"a*gate) v. i. [Pref. extra- + L. vagatus, p. p. of vagari to rove. See Extravagant.] To rove. Bp. Warburton.

(Ex*trav`a*ga"tion) n. A wandering beyond limits; excess. [Obs.] Smollett.

(Ex*trav"a*sate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extravasated; p. pr. & vb. n. Extravasating] [Pref. extra- + L. vas vessel: cf. F. extravaser. See Vase.] To force or let out of the proper vessels or arteries, as blood.

(Ex*trav`a*sa"tion) n. [Cf. F. extravasation.] The act of forcing or letting out of its proper vessels or ducts, as a fluid; effusion; as, an extravasation of blood after a rupture of the vessels.

(Ex`tra*vas"cu*lar) a. (Anat.) (a) Outside the vessels; — said of the substance of all the tissues. (b) Destitute of vessels; non-vascular.

(Ex*trav"e*nate) a. [Pref. extra- + L. vena vein.] Let out of the veins. [Obs.] "Extravenate blood." Glanvill.

(Ex`tra*ver"sion) n. [Pref. extra- + L. vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. extraversion.] The act of throwing out; the state of being turned or thrown out. [Obs.] Boyle.

(Ex*treat") n. [See Estreat, Extract.] Extraction. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Ex*treme") a. [L. extremus, superl. of exter, extrus, on the outside, outward: cf. F. extrême. See Exterior.]

1. At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost; farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.

2. Last; final; conclusive; — said of time; as, the extreme hour of life.

3. The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest; immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case; extreme folly. "The extremest remedy." Dryden. "Extreme rapidity." Sir W. Scott.

Yet extreme gusts will blow out fire.

4. Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.

The Puritans or extreme Protestants.

5. (Mus.) Extended or contracted as much as possible; — said of intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat forth.

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