-noun 1. Also, aphaeresis. the loss or omission of one or more letters or sounds at the beginning of a word, as in squire for esquire, or count for account. 2. Medicine/Medical . the withdrawal of whole blood from the body, separation of one or more components, and return by transfusion of remaining blood to the donor.
My attempts at apheresis Did not quite result in the way I meant them to: One dragon down Eleven to go.
-noun 1. Something that is spread or laid under something else. 2. In biochemistry. the substance acted upon by an enzyme. 3. In electronics, a supporting material on which a circuit is formed or fabricated.
Substrate drawings Changing the nature of walls Helping them resonate The city's soul.
-noun 1. Astronomy . the ratio of the light reflected by a planet or satellite to that received by it. 2. Meteorology . such a ratio for any part of the earth's surface or atmosphere. 3. the white, inner rind of a citrus fruit.
Inner albedo Reflecting light from within All fragrant traces
CALIPER –noun 1. Usually, calipers. an instrument for measuring thicknesses and internal or external diameters inaccessible to a scale, consisting usually of a pair of adjustable pivoted legs. 2. any of various calibrated instruments for measuring thicknesses or distances between surfaces, usually having a screwed or sliding adjustable piece. 3. thickness or depth, as of paper or a tree. 4. Usually, calipers. the pincers of an earwig. 5. Automotive . the part of a disc-brake assembly that straddles the disc and presses the brake pads against it. 6. a similar part used with a hand brake on a bicycle. –verb (used with object) 7. to measure with calipers. –verb (used without object) 8. to use calipers.
Struggling to get out of bed ? Developing a sad case of caliper pillows. Howling at the moon.
—noun 1. a narrow path or ledge at the edge of a slope, road, or canal
2. ( NZ ) the grass verge of a suburban street, usually kept mown
3. fortifications a narrow path or ledge between a moat and a rampart
4. military a man-made ridge of sand, designed as an obstacle to tanks, which, in crossing it, have to expose their vulnerable underparts
Lover of soft berms
He looks at the world passing him by
-noun 1. Grammar .
a. the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives for categories such as case and number.
b. the whole set of inflected forms of such a word, or the recital thereof in a fixed order.
c. a class of such words having similar sets of inflected forms.
2. an act or instance of declining.
3. a bending, sloping, or moving downward.
4. deterioration; decline.
5. deviation, as from a standard.
In all manners of declension
From light and rosy
To stormy monsters
1. a sweetened usually cooked dessert made in many forms and of various ingredients, such as flour, milk, and eggs, with fruit, etc
2. a savoury dish, usually soft and consisting partially of pastry or batter
3. the dessert course in a meal
4. a sausage-like mass of seasoned minced meat, oatmeal, etc, stuffed into a prepared skin or bag and boiled
4. Nautical . a pad or fender for preventing scraping or chafing or for lessening shock between vessels or other objects.
–noun 1. a person or thing that ruins or spoils.
2. a deadly poison (often used in combination, as in the names of poisonous plants).
3. death; destruction; ruin.
4. Obsolete . that which causes death or destroys life
Rather than fight
Is the bane of our love
It’s hard to kiss