Xylotomist
Xylotomist Xy*lot"o*mist, n. One versed or engaged in xylotomy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • xylotomist — See xylotomy. * * * …   Universalium

  • xylotomist — noun A person involved in xylotomy …   Wiktionary

  • xylotomist — xy·lot·o·mist …   English syllables

  • xylotomist — mə̇st noun ( s) : one skilled in xylotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xylotomy — is the preparation of small slivers of wood for examination under a microscope, often using a microtome.It is useful for providing forensic evidence in some criminal cases where finding a fragment of wood on an individual and matching it to a… …   Wikipedia

  • xylotomy — [zī lät′əmē] n. 〚 XYLO + TOMY〛 the preparation of sections of wood for microscopic inspection xylotomist n. * * * xy·lot·o·my (zī lŏtʹə mē) n. pl. xy·lot·o·mies Preparation of sections of wood for microscopic study.   xy·lotʹo·mist n …   Universalium

  • xylotomy — /zaɪˈlɒtəmi/ (say zuy lotuhmee) noun (plural xylotomies) the art of cutting sections of wood, as with a microtome, for microscopic examination. {xylo + tomy} –xylotomist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • xylotomy — [zī lät′əmē] n. [ XYLO + TOMY] the preparation of sections of wood for microscopic inspection xylotomist n …   English World dictionary

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