dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for deliquium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deliquium \De*liq"ui*um\, n. [L. See Deliquiate.]
     1. (Chem.) A melting or dissolution in the air, or in a moist
        place; a liquid condition; as, a salt falls into a
        deliquium. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A sinking away; a swooning. [Obs.] --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A melting or maudlin mood. --Carlyle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  deliquium
      n 1: a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient
           blood to the brain [syn: faint, swoon, syncope,
           deliquium]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229