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Meaning of "sebific" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEBIFIC

sebific  [sɪˈbɪfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEBIFIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sebific is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SEBIFIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sebific in the English dictionary

The definition of sebific in the dictionary is producing fat or fatty matter.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEBIFIC


beatific
ˌbiːəˈtɪfɪk
colorific
ˌkʌləˈrɪfɪk
conspecific
ˌkɒnspɪˈsɪfɪk
honorific
ˌɒnəˈrɪfɪk
horrific
hɒˈrɪfɪk
interspecific
ˌɪntəspəˈsɪfɪk
intraspecific
ˌɪntrəspəˈsɪfɪk
morbific
mɔːˈbɪfɪk
neuroscientific
ˌnjʊərəʊˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk
nonspecific
ˌnɒnspɪˈsɪfɪk
pacific
pəˈsɪfɪk
prolific
prəˈlɪfɪk
scientific
ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk
soporific
ˌsɒpəˈrɪfɪk
specific
spɪˈsɪfɪk
stereospecific
ˌstɛrɪəʊspɪˈsɪfɪk
terrific
təˈrɪfɪk
transpacific
ˌtrænzpəˈsɪfɪk
unscientific
ˌʌnsaɪənˈtɪfɪk
unspecific
ˌʌnspɪˈsɪfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEBIFIC

seaze
sebaceous
sebaceous glands
sebacic
sebacic acid
Sebastian
Sebastopol
sebate
sebesten
sebiferous
seborrhea
seborrheal
seborrheic
seborrhoea
seborrhoeal
seborrhoeic
sebum
sebundy
sec
sec.

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEBIFIC

calorific
classific
deific
dolorific
frigorific
geoscientific
heterospecific
Indo-Pacific
infraspecific
magnific
mellific
mirific
monospecific
nonscientific
omnific
pseudoscientific
salvific
South Pacific
subspecific
the Pacific

Synonyms and antonyms of sebific in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sebific» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEBIFIC

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The translations of sebific from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sebific» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

sebific
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sebific
570 millions of speakers

English

sebific
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sebific
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sebific
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sebific
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sebific
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sebific
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sebific
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sebific
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sebific
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sebific
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tegese
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sebific
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sebific
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Sebific
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sebific
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sebific
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sebific
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sebific
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sebific
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sebific
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sebific
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sebific
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sebific
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sebific

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEBIFIC»

The term «sebific» is normally little used and occupies the 148.188 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEBIFIC» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEBIFIC»

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1
A Dictionary of Entomology
Gland. SEBACEOUS GLAND MITE Demodex brevis Akbulatova [Acarina: Demodicidae]. SEBIFIC DUCT A duct which carries secretions of Colleterial Gland to Bursa Copulatrix. SEBIFIC GLAND See Colleterial Gland. SEBORRHOEA Noun.
‎2011
2
Transactions of the Linnean Society. - London, Davis 1791-
These ova became covered at the same time with the sebific liquid; for some were seen to be provided with a little appendage intended to fix them to the bodies in which the parent lays them. This appendage was mucous, and arose from a ...
‎1859
3
Transactions of the Linnean Society
These ova became covered at the same time with the sebific liquid ; for some were seen to be provided with a little appendage intended to fix them to the bodies in which the parent lays them. This appendage was mucous, and arose from a ...
Linnean Society of London, 1859
4
Studies in Entomology: A Practical Work on Insects, ...
When an egg has been placed in the nest it is covered with the fluid, which is usually called sebific matter. This hardens and thus holds the egg in place. The alternate process of moistening the horny ovipositor, filling the hole with sebific ...
Henry Meade Bland, 1899
5
Report of the United States Entomological Commission
Harrowing the eggs to the surface in autumn, with the Rocky Mountain locust, is said to be very effective. The females deposit with the eggs a sebific or waxy substance that keeps the eggs in place, suitable for hatching. Brought to the surface, ...
United States Entomological Commission, 1880
6
Report of the United States Entomological Commission ...
From the under side, a little in advance of the middle, arises the sebific duct (Fig. 14), which, after making three tight coils next to the ganglion, passes back and empties into the upper side of the bursa copulatrix, dilating slightly before its ...
‎1878
7
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
There is no sebific gland. Thus the animal is not: hermaphrodite ;- and it will not be supposed to he the product of spontaneous generation ;- whilst it was not previously known that the influence of the male could be transmitted through ten or ...
‎1835
8
Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal
There is no sebific gland. Thus the animal is not hermaphrodite ; and it will not be supposed to be the product of spontaneous generation ; whilst it was not previously known that the influence e.f the male could be transmitted through ten or ...
Robert Jameson, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society, 1835
9
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
There is no sebific gland. Thus the animal is not hermaphrodite ; and it will not be supposed to be the product of spontaneous generation ; whilst it was not previously known that the influence of the male could be transmitted through ten or ...
Robert Jameson, 1835
10
Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
Exx: sebific, fat-producing (:fic); seborrh(o)ea, cf -rrhoea. eee(o)-, as in Zoo secodont (cf -odon), having teeth suitable for cutting: from L secdre (s sec-), to cut . Cf -sect. secrete: for E secretion, as in secretomotor. acct, accted: from L sectru, cut ...
Eric Partridge, 2006

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sebific [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sebific>. Jul 2020 ».
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