putrescence

  • 1 Putrescence — Pu*tres cence, n. The state of being putrescent; putrescent matter. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 putrescence — index spoilage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 putrescence — 1640s, from L. putrescentem (nom. putrescens), prp. of putrescere grow rotten, inchoative of putrere be rotten (see PUTRID (Cf. putrid)) …

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  • 4 putrescence — putrescent, ente [ pytresɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1549; lat. putrescens, p. prés. de putrescere « se putréfier » ♦ Didact. Qui est en voie de putréfaction. ⇒ putride. N. f. PUTRESCENCE , 1801 . ● putrescence nom féminin Début de la putréfaction.… …

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  • 5 putrescence — (pu trè ssan s ) s. f. État dans lequel est un corps en voie de putréfaction. •   Il n y a nulle putrescence à la température de la glace et au dessous ; mais l altération septique commence à six ou huit degrés au dessus, FOURCROY Connais. chim.… …

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  • 6 putrescence — noun Date: 1646 the state of being putrescent …

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  • 7 putrescence — pu·tres·cence (pyo͞o trĕsʹəns) n. 1. A putrescent character or condition. 2. Putrid matter. * * * …

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  • 8 putrescence — noun a) The condition of being putrid; decay b) Putrid matter …

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  • 9 putrescence — The state of putrefaction. * * * pu·tres·cence (pu tresґəns) partial or complete rottenness. putrescent adj …

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  • 10 putrescence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being decayed: breakdown, decay, decomposition, deterioration, disintegration, putrefaction, putridness, rot, rottenness, spoilage. See BETTER, THRIVE …

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  • 11 putrescence — pu·tres·cence || pjuː tresns n. rot, decomposition; smelliness caused by decomposition, foulness caused by decay …

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  • 12 putrescence — n. Rottenness, putridity …

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  • 13 putrescence — pu·tres·cence …

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  • 14 putrescence — See: putrescent …

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  • 15 putrescence — noun 1. in a state of progressive putrefaction • Syn: ↑putridness, ↑rottenness, ↑corruption • Derivationally related forms: ↑rotten (for: ↑rottenness), ↑putrid …

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  • 16 putrescent — putrescence, putrescency, n. /pyooh tres euhnt/, adj. 1. becoming putrid; undergoing putrefaction. 2. of or pertaining to putrefaction. [1725 35; < L putrescent (s. of putrescens), prp. of putrescere to grow rotten] * * * …

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  • 17 rottenness — noun 1. in a state of progressive putrefaction • Syn: ↑putrescence, ↑putridness, ↑corruption • Derivationally related forms: ↑rotten, ↑putrid (for: ↑putridness), ↑ …

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  • 18 putrescent — putrescent, ente [ pytresɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1549; lat. putrescens, p. prés. de putrescere « se putréfier » ♦ Didact. Qui est en voie de putréfaction. ⇒ putride. N. f. PUTRESCENCE , 1801 . ● putrescent, putrescente adjectif (latin putrescens, entis …

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