1. formic acid a colorless pungent fuming vesicatory liquid acid HCOOH found naturally in ants and many plants or made catalytically from carbon monoxide and steam; used in finishing textiles and paper and in the manufacture of insecticides and fumigants
  2. deuterium oxide water containing a substantial proportion of deuterium atoms, used in nuclear reactors
  3. ceramics the art of making and decorating pottery
  4. wormcast cylindrical mass of earth voided by a burrowing earthworm or lugworm
  5. ceramicist a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
  6. ceramist a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
  7. fusarium wilt wilt caused by fungi of the genus Fusarium
  8. Wassermann test a blood test to detect syphilis
  9. barium oxide an oxide of barium; a whitish toxic powder
  10. Cerambycidae long-horned beetles
  11. steam chest the chamber from which steam is distributed to a cylinder
  12. formicate crawl about like ants
  13. dichromic acid the hypothetical acid from which dichromates are derived
  14. family Cerambycidae long-horned beetles
  15. midterm exam an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
  16. panoramic sight gunsight that can be rotated horizontally in a full circle
  17. Fosamax a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
  18. racemic acid the optically inactive form of tartaric acid that is often found in grape juice
  19. water moccasin venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
  20. farm cheese mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk

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