(Schorl"y)> a. Pertaining to, or containing, schorl; as, schorly granite.

(Schot"tish, Schot"tische), n. [F. schottish, schotisch from G. schottisch Scottish, Scotch.] A Scotch round dance in 2-4 time, similar to the polka, only slower; also, the music for such a dance; — not to be confounded with the Écossaise.

(Schrei"bers*ite) n. [Named after Carl von Schreibers, of Vienna.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in steel-gray flexible folia. It contains iron, nickel, and phosphorus, and is found only in meteoric iron.

(Schrode) n. See Scrod.

Schwann's sheath
(Schwann's" sheath`) [So called from Theodor Schwann, a German anatomist of the 19th century.] (Anat.) The neurilemma.

Schwann's white substance
(Schwann's white" sub"stance) (Anat.) The substance of the medullary sheath.

(Schwan"pan`) n. Chinese abacus.

(||Schweit"zer*kä"se) n. [G. schweizerkäse Swiss cheese.] Gruyère cheese.

(Schwenk"feld`er Schwenk"feld`i*an) , n. A member of a religious sect founded by Kaspar von Schwenkfeld, a Silesian reformer who disagreed with Luther, especially on the deification of the body of Christ.

(Sci*æ"noid) a. [L. sciæna a kind of fish (fr. Gr. ) + -oid.] (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Sciænidæ, a family of marine fishes which includes the meagre, the squeteague, and the kingfish.

(Sci"a*graph) n. [See Sciagraphy.]

1. (Arch.) An old term for a vertical section of a building; — called also sciagraphy. See Vertical section, under Section.

2. (Phys.) A radiograph. [Written also skiagraph.]

(Sci`a*graph"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. sciagraphique, Gr. .] Pertaining to sciagraphy. - - Sci`a*graph"ic*al*ly, adv.

(Sci*ag"ra*phy) n. [Gr. fr. drawing in light and shade; a shadow + to delineate, describe: cf. F. sciagraphie.]

1. The art or science of projecting or delineating shadows as they fall in nature. Gwilt.

2. (Arch.) Same as Sciagraph.

(Sci*am"a*chy) n. See Sciomachy.

(Sci`a*ther"ic Sci`a*ther"ic*al) , a. [Gr. fr. a sundial; a shadow + to hunt, to catch.] Belonging to a sundial. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

Sci`a*ther"ic*al*ly, adv. [Obs.] J. Gregory.

(Sci*at"ic) a. [F. sciatique, LL. sciaticus, from L. ischiadicus, Gr. . See Ischiadic.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the hip; in the region of, or affecting, the hip; ischial; ischiatic; as, the sciatic nerve, sciatic pains.

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