Definition of Chimeras

1. Noun. (plural of chimera) ¹



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Definition of Chimeras

1. chimera [n] - See also: chimera

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimeras

chimbleys
chimblies
chimbly
chimbs
chime
chime in
chimed
chimelike
chimenea
chimeneas
chimer
chimera
chimeral
chimeralike
chimeraplast
chimeras (current term)
chimere
chimeres
chimeric
chimeric/humanised antibody
chimeric DNA
chimeric antibodies
chimeric antibody
chimeric molecule
chimeric proteins
chimerical
chimerically
chimerid
chimerids
chimerism

Literary usage of Chimeras

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1. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1838)
"... and v Lava- That they see and hear so many phantasms, chimeras, noises, visions, &c. we »mi bear that which indeed is neither heard nor seen. ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"A "SIAMESE TWIN" PIGWEED Three plants like Ob wore found growing in a sectorial chimeras-plants made « perfectly distinct. BO that one may s consisting of a ..."

3. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1881)
"chimeras, ignorance, exaltation.— VI. Summary. I. THE new philosophy, confined to a select circle, had long served as a mere luxury for refined society. ..."

4. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"CHAPTER XV THE HOLOCEPHALI, OR chimeras HE Chimaeras. — Very early in geological times, certainly as early as the middle Silurian, ..."

5. History of the French Revolution of 1848 by Alphonse de Lamartine (1849)
"He promised chimeras, but he did not offer either disorder, or violence, or blood. The Luxembourg, under his guidance, contributed greatly to intimidate ..."

6. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, a Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1858)
"... Remains—John Stewart's wonder at the Bones in the Stones—Description of the Bones — " Dragons, Gorgons, and chimeras" —Exploration and Discovery pursued ..."

7. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of by Great Exhibition (1851)
"1, a cabriolet sofa, with chimeras at front composed of head of Irish wolf and hoof of the giant deer, both animals now extinct. The back surmounted by war ..."

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