carbon atoms. Specifically, a colorless liquid, found as a constituent of petroleum, in the tar oil of cannel
(Hep*tan"gu*lar) a. [Hepta- + angular: cf. F. heptangulaire. Cf. Septangular.] Having
(Hep*taph"yl*lous) a. [Hepta- + Gr. leaf: cf. F. heptaphylle.] (Bot.) Having seven leaves.
(Hep"tarch) n. Same as Heptarchist.
(Hep*tar"chic) a. [Cf. F. heptarchique.] Of or pertaining to a heptarchy; constituting or
consisting of a heptarchy. T. Warton.
(Hep"tarch*ist) n. A ruler of one division of a heptarchy. [Written also heptarch.]
(Hep"tarch*y) n. [Hepta- + -archy: cf. F. heptarchie.] A government by seven persons; also,
a country under seven rulers.
The word is most commonly applied to England, when it was divided into seven kingdoms; as, the Saxon
heptachy, which consisted of Kent, the South Saxons West Saxons East Saxons the East Angles, Mercia,
(Hep`ta*sper"mous) a. [Hepta- + Gr. a seed.] (Bot.) Having seven seeds.
(Hep"ta*stich) n. [Hepta- + Gr. sti`chos line, verse.] (Pros.) A composition consisting of
seven lines or verses.
(Hep"ta*teuch) n. [L. heptateuchos, Gr. "epta` seven + tool, book; to prepare, make, work: cf.
F. heptateuque.] The first seven books of the Testament.
(Hep*tav"a*lent) a. [Hepta- + L. valens, p. pr. See Valence.] (Chem.) Having seven
units of attractive force or affinity; said of heptad elements or radicals.
(Hep"tene) n. [Gr. "epta` seven.] (Chem.) Same as Heptylene.
(Hep"tine) n. [Heptane + - ine.] (Chem.) Any one of a series of unsaturated metameric hydrocarbons,
C7H12, of the acetylene series.
(Hep*to"ic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptane; as, heptoic acid.
(Hep"tone) n. [Gr. "epta` seven.] (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C7H10, of the valylene
(Hep" tree`) [See Hep.] The wild dog- rose.
(Hep"tyl) n. [Hepta- + - yl.] (Chem.) A compound radical, C7H15, regarded as the essential
radical of heptane and a related series of compounds.
(Hep"tyl*ene) n. (Chem.) A colorless liquid hydrocarbon, C7H14, of the ethylene series; also,
any one of its isomers. Called also heptene.
(Hep*tyl"ic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptyl or heptane; as, heptylic alcohol.
(Her) pron. & a. [OE. hire, here, hir, hure, gen. and dat. sing., AS. hire, gen. and dat. sing. of
héo she. from the same root as E. he. See He.] The form of the objective and the possessive case of
the personal pronoun she; as, I saw her with her purse out.