Definition of Rarefies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of rarefy) ¹



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Definition of Rarefies

1. rarefy [v] - See also: rarefy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rarefies

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rarebit
rarebits
rared
raree-show
raree show
raree shows
rarefaction
rarefactional
rarefactions
rarefactive
rarefiable
rarefied
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rarefiers
rarefies (current term)
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rarefying
rareish
rarely
rareness
rarenesses
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rareripe
rareripes
rares
rarest
rareties
rarety
rarf

Literary usage of Rarefies

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... and as the enclosed air is prevented escaping, as it rarefies, by the thumb placed on the opening of the blow-pipe, it bursts at the softened part (fig. ..."

2. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1899)
"For if The water rarefies and then Condenses, all that great mass of water of the ... rises in its vast basin when it rarefies, and falls when it condenses. ..."

3. Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of by Jeremiah Joyce (1852)
"F. Heat, you know, expands all bodies, consequently it rarefies the air, ... The heat of the room rarefies the air, and the lighter particles ascending, ..."

4. Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of by Jeremiah Joyce (1838)
"The heat of the room rarefies the air, and the lighter particles ascending, a partial vacuum is made at the lower part of the room; to supply the deficiency ..."

5. Electrical Engineer (1890)
"It heats and rarefies the air around it, which ascends under pressure of the heavier and colder outer air. Every person not in the vicinity of bodies as ..."

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