Tangible Group ACTIVE

Material, substantive, capable of being touched.

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
ab* v: 2v ag dis tg To pastor, lead (in a spiritual sense). Clergy
abak* abs ess sta m tg Chaff, dust. Unimportant essive of littleness. Chaff
abakempuraq* abl inst dis tg Instrument that removes chaff. Duster, vacuum cleaner.
abiburm* res dis tg Blossom.
abj* bio dis tg Genus Abies. Fir. Abies
abl* dis tg Apple. Specifically the fruit of genus Malus. Fruit
ablarb* bio dis tg Genus Malus. Apple tree. Malus
ablodr* m tg Apple juice.
abœk* fac dis tg Monastery. Literally abode for clergy. Monastery, Abbey
absinþ* bio dis tg Artemisia absinthium, wormwood. Artemisia
absinþodr* der tg Absinthe.
ac* tg Acid. Acid
-ac* (bio) (ess sta) dis tg Constructor for biological family names.
acet* m tg Vinegar, acetic acid. Sourness
acontent* act m itg Antacid. Matter
acr* bio dis tg Genus Acer. Maple. Acer
adalibertanj* spec loc dis tg Alberta. Canada
adam* n: ess sta dis tg Man, human being. Adam. Particularly in the sense of being a creature of God. Person
aden* dis tg Gland. Gland
adip* m tg Body fat. Lipid
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Analytical Instruments of Air in Motion

Wind-gauge, anemometer, anemoscope, anemograph, anemometrograph; weathercock, weathervane, vane.


Appetizer Small portion of food or drink served before or at the beginning of a meal to stimulate the desire to eat.


Army Company of combatants. Corps d’armée [F.], army corps; host, division, battalia [rare], sotnia [Russ.], column, wing, detachment, garrison, flying column, brigade, regiment, corps, battalion, squadron, company, battery, subdivision, section, platoon, squad; picket, guard, rank, file; legion, phalanx, cohort, maniple, manipulus [Rom. hist.].


Associate Professional auxiliary. Secretary, clerk, associate, marshal; handmaid; servant.


Busybody Agent of curiosity (pejorative).


Cage Prison for animals.


Camp Temporary abode. Bivouac, encampment, cantonment; barrack, casemate, casern or caserne.
Does not connote any specific type of structure.


Case Transport container, generally rigid and spacious. Chest, box, coffer, caddy, casket. Trunk, portmanteau, bandbox, valise, grip or gripsack [colloq., U. S.], suitcase, handbag.


Cauterant (agent of destructive calefaction) Scorifier; match (fuel) [See Fuel]; caustic, lunar caustic, apozem, moxa; catheretic, nitric acid, nitrochlorohydric acid, nitromuriatic acid, radium.


Certificate Indication of record. Warrant, credential, diploma, voucher, certificate, docket; testamur [L.]; record [See Record]; muniments; document; pièce justificative [F.]; deed, warranty (security) [See Security]; exhibit; citation, reference, quotation; admission (assent) [See Assent].


Claw Unguous instrument of retention. Talon, pincers, nippers, vise.


Adjunct of dissertation. Commentation, review, critique, criticism.


Generator of dissertation or commentary.
Scholiast, annotator; metaphrast, paraphrast; glossarist, prolocutor.
Critic, essayist, pamphleteer, publicist, reviewer, leader writer, editor, annotator.


Corset Undergarment intended for support of the upper torso. Stays, corsage, brassière, camisole, corselet, bodice.'


Coverlet Soft mobile covering, generally for furniture. Counterpane, sheet, quilt, blanket, rug, drugget; housing; tidy, antimacassar, eiderdown quilt or eiderdown; comforter or comfortable or comfort [all U. S.] numdah [Hind.], pillowcase, pillowslip; linoleum, oilcloth; tarpaulin; saddle blanket, saddlecloth; poncho.


Crematory Facility of disposal by calefaction. Crematorium, incinerator, calcinatory; cupel.


Cupboard Storage container of household utensils or materials. Closet, commode, cellaret, chiffonier or chiffonnier, chiffonnière [F.], locker, bin, bunker, buffet, press, clothespress, safe, sideboard, drawer, chest of drawers, till, escritoire, scrutoire [obs.], secretary, secrétaire [F.], davenport, book-case, cabinet, canterbury; étagère [F.], vargueno, vitrine.


Cuticle Biological secondary tegmen. Cutis, dermis, corium, scarfskin, epidermis, derm [rare], derma; ectoderm, epithelium, ecderon, ecteron, enderon.


Dentifrice Causative instrument of cleanness. Toothpaste, mouthwash.


Desk Article of furniture intended for performing business and for minor containment. Bureau, reliquary, shrine.


Discrimination Response to comparison. Distinction, differentiation, diagnosis, diorism; nice perception; perception -, appreciation- of difference; estimation [See Measurement]; nicety, refinement; taste [See Taste]; critique, judgment; tact; discernment (intelligence) [See Intelligence. Wisdom]; acuteness, penetration; nuances [F.].


Dock, quay, wharf, mole, landing.


Employee Compensated servant.


Exuviae Rubbish tegmen. Desquamation, slough.

Flap synonyms

Lug, lapel, apron, tab, fly, tuck, lap, piece, lappet, skirt, embroidery, trappings, cortege or cortège [F.].

Gauge of Linear Dimension

Pedometer, odometer, odograph, viameter, viatometer, telemeter, perambulator.

Gauge of Weighing

Gauge of Weighing Balance, scales.

Instruments of Hearing

Ear trumpet, speaking trumpet; telephone, phonograph, microphone; gramophone, phonograph, megaphone, phonorganon; audiphone, dentiphone; stethoscope.


Jewelry, bijouterie [F.] or bijoutry.
Jewel (instance), bijou [F.], trinket, locket, necklace, bracelet, bangle.
Armlet, anklet, earring, nose-ring, carcanet [archaic], chain, chatelaine, brooch, torque.

Quantitative Supergroup

The groups of the Quantitative supergroup are mutually exclusive.


Name Gloss
Abode Place of habitation.
Abode Aggregates
Air in Motion
Alien Extraneous person.
Almond The nutlike kernel of the fruit of species Prunus dulcis.
Anchor Vinculum dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for preventing or restricting the motion of a vessel or other floating object, typically having broad, hooklike arms that bury themselves in the bottom to provide a firm hold.
Anemometer Gauge of wind.
Angel Beneficent spirit.
Animal Discrete tangible essive of animality.
Arena Abode of sport or antagonism.
Arrow Wooden shaft with pointed metal head, intended to be launched as a projectile.
Ass (fig.)
Athlete Agent of athletics.
Atom Ultimate component of matter.
Audience Agent of hearing.
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Abbreviation Name Definition
bio-dis-tg Biological Discrete Tangible Subclass Denotes biological entities by general name, body structure or appearance.
dis-tg Discrete Tangential Subclass Denotes separate physical objects.


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