car´i|ous|ness

car´i|ous|ness
car|i|ous «KAIR ee uhs», adjective.
having caries; decayed: »

carious teeth.

[< Latin cariōsus < cariēs decay]
car´i|ous|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cal|car´e|ous|ness — cal|car|e|ous «kal KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. of or containing lime, calcium carbonate, or limestone: »The rate of deposition of the calcareous sediments formed from Foraminifera shells is faster with warmer water (Science News Letter). 2. of or …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|car´i|ous|ness — pre|car|i|ous «prih KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. not safe or secure; uncertain; dangerous; risky: »Soldiers on the battlefield lead a precarious life. His poor hold on the branch was precarious. His power was more precarious than…he was willing to …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|car´i|ous|ness — vi|car|i|ous «vy KAIR ee uhs, vih », adjective. 1. done or suffered for others: »vicarious work, vicarious punishment. 2. felt by sharing in the experience of another: »The invalid received vicarious pleasure from reading travel stories. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • car|i|ous — «KAIR ee uhs», adjective. having caries; decayed: »carious teeth. ╂[< Latin cariōsus < cariēs decay] –car´i|ous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|car´e|ous|ly — cal|car|e|ous «kal KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. of or containing lime, calcium carbonate, or limestone: »The rate of deposition of the calcareous sediments formed from Foraminifera shells is faster with warmer water (Science News Letter). 2. of or …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|car|e|ous — «kal KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. of or containing lime, calcium carbonate, or limestone: »The rate of deposition of the calcareous sediments formed from Foraminifera shells is faster with warmer water (Science News Letter). 2. of or containing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|car´i|ous|ly — pre|car|i|ous «prih KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. not safe or secure; uncertain; dangerous; risky: »Soldiers on the battlefield lead a precarious life. His poor hold on the branch was precarious. His power was more precarious than…he was willing to …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|car|i|ous — «prih KAIR ee uhs», adjective. 1. not safe or secure; uncertain; dangerous; risky: »Soldiers on the battlefield lead a precarious life. His poor hold on the branch was precarious. His power was more precarious than…he was willing to admit (Scott) …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|car´i|ous|ly — vi|car|i|ous «vy KAIR ee uhs, vih », adjective. 1. done or suffered for others: »vicarious work, vicarious punishment. 2. felt by sharing in the experience of another: »The invalid received vicarious pleasure from reading travel stories. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|car|i|ous — «vy KAIR ee uhs, vih », adjective. 1. done or suffered for others: »vicarious work, vicarious punishment. 2. felt by sharing in the experience of another: »The invalid received vicarious pleasure from reading travel stories. 3. taking the place… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”