The Meaning of an

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An

This word is properly an adjective, but is commonly called the indefinite article. It is used before nouns of the singular number only, and signifies one, or any, but somewhat less emphatically. In such expressions as \"twice an hour,\" \"once an age,\" a shilling an ounce (see 2d A, 2), it has a distributive force, and is equivalent to each, every.

An

conj.
If; -- a word used by old English authors.

Ana-

A prefix in words from the Greek, denoting up, upward, throughout, backward, back, again, anew.

Ana

adv.
Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), / ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces.

Anabaptism

n.
The doctrine of the Anabaptists.

Anabaptist

n.
A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy.

Anabaptistic

a.
Alt. of Anabaptistical

Anabaptistical

a.
Relating or attributed to the Anabaptists, or their doctrines.

Anabaptistry

n.
The doctrine, system, or practice, of Anabaptists.

Anabaptize

v. t.
To rebaptize; to rechristen; also, to rename.

Anabas

n.
A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes.

Anabasis

n.
A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called \"The Anabasis.\"

Anabasis

n.
The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.

Anabatic

a.
Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever.

Anabolic

a.
Pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature.

Anabolism

n.
The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.

Anacamptic

a.
Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

Anacamptically

adv.
By reflection; as, echoes are sound produced anacamptically.

Anacamptics

n.
The science of reflected light, now called catoptrics.

Anacamptics

n.
The science of reflected sounds.
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