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ENTREPoT, ang'tr'p[=o], _n._ a storehouse: a bonded warehouse: a seaport through which exports and imports pass. [Fr.]

ENTRESOL, en'ter-sol, or ang'tr'sol, _n._ a low story between two main stories of a building, generally above the first story; in London, usually between the ground-floor and the first story. [Fr.,--_entre_, between, _sol_, the ground.]

ENTROCHITE, en'tr[=o]-k[=i]t, _n._ a wheel-like joint of an encrinite or fossil crinoid--also EN'TROCHUS.--_adj._ EN'TROCHAL. [Gr. _en_, in, _trochos_, a wheel.]

ENTROPION, -UM, en-tr[=o]'pi-on, -um, _n._ inversion of the edge of the eyelid. [Gr. _entrop[=e]_.]

ENTROPY, en'trop-i, _n._ a term in physics signifying 'the available energy.'

ENTRUST, en-trust', INTRUST, in-, _v.t._ to give in trust: to commission: to commit to another, trusting his fidelity.--_n._ ENTRUST'MENT.

ENTRY, en'tri, _n._ act of entering: a passage into a short lane leading into a court: act of committing to writing: the thing written: (_law_) the taking possession of.--_n._ EN'TRY-MON'EY, the money paid on entering a society, club, &c.--PORT OF ENTRY (see PORT).

ENTWINE, en-tw[=i]n', _v.t._ to interlace: to weave.

ENTWIST, en-twist', _v.t._ to twist round.

ENUBILATE, [=e]-n[=u]'bi-l[=a]t, _v.t._ to clear from clouds.--_adj._ EN[=U]'BILOUS.

ENUCLEATE, en-[=u]'kle-[=a]t, _v.t._ to lay bare, explain: to extract.--_n._ ENUCLE[=A]'TION. [L. _enucle[=a]re_--_e_, out, _nucleus_, a kernel.]

ENUMERATE, e-n[=u]'mer-[=a]t, _v.t._ to count the number of: to name over.--_n._ ENUMER[=A]'TION, act of numbering: a detailed account: a summing up.--_adj._ EN[=U]'MERATIVE.--_n._ EN[=U]'MERATOR, one who enumerates. [L. _e_, out, _numer[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to number.]

ENUNCIATE, e-nun'shi-[=a]t, _v.t._ to state formally: to pronounce distinctly.--_adj._ ENUN'CIABLE, capable of being enunciated.--_n._ ENUNCI[=A]'TION, act of enunciating: manner of uttering or pronouncing: a distinct statement or declaration: the words in which a proposition is expressed.--_adjs._ ENUN'CI[=A]TIVE, ENUN'CI[=A]TORY, containing enunciation or utterance: declarative.--_n._ ENUN'CI[=A]TOR, one who enunciates. [L. _enunti[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_e_, out, _nunti[=a]re_, to tell--_nuntius_, a messenger.]

ENURE, e-n[=u]r', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to practise.--_v.i._ to belong. [_En-_, and _ure_--O. Fr. _oeuvre_--work.]

ENURESIS, en-[=u]-r[=e]'sis, _n._ incontinence of urine.

ENVASSAL, en-vas'al, _v.t._ to reduce to vassalage.

ENVAULT, en-vawlt', _v.t._ to enclose in a vault.


ENVELOP, en-vel'up, _v.t._ to cover by wrapping: to surround entirely: to hide.--_n._ ENVELOPE (en'vel-[=o]p, sometimes, but quite unnecessarily, ang'vel-[=o]p), that which envelops, wraps, or covers, esp. the cover of a letter.--_adj._ ENVEL'OPED (_her._), entwined, as with serpents, laurels, &c.--_n._ ENVEL'OPMENT, a wrapping or covering on all sides. [O. Fr.

_enveloper_; origin obscure. Skeat refers it to the assumed Teut. root of M. E. _wlappen_, Eng. _lap_.]

ENVENOM, en-ven'um, _v.t._ to put venom into: to poison: to taint with bitterness or malice. [O. Fr. _envenimer_--_en_, and _venim_, venom.]

ENVERMEIL, en-v[.e]r'mil, _v.t._ (_Milt._) to dye red, to give a red colour to. [O. Fr. _envermeiller_--_en_, in, _vermeil_, red, vermilion.]

ENVIRON, en-v[=i]'run, _v.t._ to surround: to encircle: to invest:--_pr.p._ env[=i]'roning; _pa.p._ env[=i]'roned.--_n._ ENV[=I]'RONMENT, a surrounding: conditions influencing development or ENVIRONS (en-v[=i]'runz, or en'vi-), the places that environ: the outskirts of a city: neighbourhood. [Fr. _environner_--_environ_, around--_virer_, to turn round; cf. _veer_.]

ENVISAGE, en-viz'[=a]j, _v.t._ to face: to consider.--_n._ ENVIS'AGEMENT.

[Fr. _envisager_--_en_, and _visage_, the visage.]

ENVOY, en'voi, _n._ a messenger, esp. one sent to transact business with a foreign government: a diplomatic minister of the second order.--_n._ EN'VOYSHIP. [For Fr. _envoye_--_envoyer_, to send.]

ENVOY, ENVOI, en'voi, _n._ the concluding part of a poem or a book: the author's final words, esp. now the short stanza concluding a poem written in certain archaic metrical forms. [O. Fr. _envoye_--_envoiier_, to send--_en voie_, on the way--L. _in_, on, _via_, a way.]

ENVY, en'vi, _v.t._ to look upon with a grudging eye: to hate on account of prosperity:--_pr.p._ en'vying; _pa.p._ en'vied.--_n._ grief at the sight of another's success: a wicked desire to supplant one: a desire for the advantages enjoyed by another: (_B._) ill-will.--_adj._ EN'VIABLE, that is to be envied.--_n._ EN'VIABLENESS, the state or quality of being enviable.--_adv._ EN'VIABLY.--_n._ EN'VIER, one who envies.--_adj._ EN'VIOUS, feeling envy: directed by envy: (_Spens._) enviable.--_adv._ EN'VIOUSLY.--_ns._ EN'VIOUSNESS; EN'VYING (_B._), jealousy, ill-will. [Fr.

_envie_--L. _invidia_--_in_, on, _vid[=e]re_, to look.]

ENWALL, en-wawl', INWALL, in-, _v.t._ to enclose within a wall.

ENWALLOW, en-wol'[=o], _v.t._ (_Spens._) to roll about, to wallow.

ENWHEEL, en-hw[=e]l', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to encircle.

ENWIND, en-w[=i]nd', INWIND, in-, _v.t._ to wind itself round.

ENWOMB, en-w[=oo]m', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to make pregnant: (_Shak._) to conceive in the womb: to contain.

ENWRAP, en-rap', INWRAP, in-, _v.t._ to cover by wrapping: to perplex: to engross.--_n._ ENWRAP'MENT.--_p.adj._ ENWRAP'PING.

ENWREATHE, en-r[=e]_th_', INWREATHE, in-, _v.t._ to wreathe: to encircle as with a wreath.

ENZONE, en-z[=o]n', _v.t._ to enclose as with a zone.

ENZOOTIC, en-z[=o]-ot'ik, _adj._ endemic among animals in a particular district.--_n._ a disease of this character.

ENZYM, ENZYME, en'zim, _n._ any of the unorganised ferments: leavened bread--opp. to _Azym_ (q.v.).--_adj._ ENZYMOT'IC. [Gr. _en_, in, _zym[=e]_, leaven.]

EOAN, [=e]-[=o]'an, _adj._ of or pertaining to dawn. [L.,--Gr. _[=e][=o]s_, dawn.]

EOCENE, [=e]'[=o]-s[=e]n, _adj._ (_geol._) first in time of the three subdivisions of the Tertiary formation. [Gr. _[=e][=o]s_, daybreak, _kainos_, new.]


EON. See aeON.

EOTHEN, [=e]-[=o]'then, _adv._ from the east--the name given by Kinglake to his book of travel in the East (1844). [Gr., lit. 'from morn,' 'at earliest dawn.']

EOZOoN, [=e]-[=o]-z[=o]'on, _n._ an assumed organism whose remains constitute reefs of rocks in the Archaean system in Canada.--_adj._ EOZ[=O]'IC. [Gr. _[=e][=o]s_, dawn, _z[=o]on_, an animal.]

EPACRID, ep'a-krid, _n._ a plant of order _Epacridaceae_, a small order of heath-like shrubs or small trees. [Gr. _epi_, upon, _akris_, a summit.]

EPACT, [=e]'pakt, _n._ the moon's age at the beginning of the year: the excess of the solar month or year above the lunar: (_pl._) a set of nineteen numbers used for fixing the date of Easter and other church festivals, by indicating the age of the moon at the beginning of each civil year in the lunar cycle. [Fr.,--Gr. _epaktos_, brought on--_epi_, on, _agein_, to bring.]

EPAGOGE, ep-a-g[=o]'j[=e], _n._ induction, proof by example.

EPALPATE, [=e]-pal'p[=a]t, _adj._ having no palps or feeders.

EPANADIPLOSIS, ep-a-na-di-pl[=o]'sis, _n._ (_rhet._) a figure by which a sentence begins and ends with the same word, as in Phil. iv. 4. [Gr.]

EPANALEPSIS, ep-a-na-lep'sis, _n._ (_rhet._) repetition or resumption, as in 1 Cor. xi. 18 and 20. [Gr.]

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