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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ??O???T?O?

closestool

close-stool
(n.) A utensil to hold a chamber vessel, for the use of the sick and infirm. It is usually in the form of a box, with a seat and tight cover.

cooptation

cooptation
(n.) The act of choosing; selection; choice.

elongation

elongation
(n.) The act of lengthening, or the state of being lengthened; protraction; extension.
(n.) That which lengthens out; continuation.
(n.) Removal to a distance; withdrawal; a being at a distance; distance.
(n.) The angular distance of a planet from the sun; as, the elongation of Venus or Mercury.

emollition

emollition
(n.) The act of softening or relaxing; relaxation.

exornation

exornation
(n.) Ornament; decoration; embellishment.

exossation

exossation
(n.) A depriving of bone or of fruit stones.

frondation

frondation
(n.) The act of stripping, as trees, of leaves or branches; a kind of pruning.

hyopastron

hyopastron
(n.) The second lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also hyosternum.

production

production
(n.) The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of a witness.
(n.) That which is produced, yielded, or made, whether naturally, or by the application of intelligence and labor; as, the productions of the earth; the productions of handicraft; the productions of intellect or genius.
(n.) The act of lengthening out or prolonging.

profection

profection
(n.) A setting out; a going forward; advance; progression.

projection

projection
(n.) The act of throwing or shooting forward.
(n.) A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else.
(n.) The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan.
(n.) The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction of a line drawn through it from a given point of sight, or central point; as, the projection of a sphere. The several kinds of projection differ according to the assumed point of sight and plane of projection in each.
(n.) Any method of representing the surface of the earth upon a plane.

promottion

promottion
(n.) The act of promoting, advancing, or encouraging; the act of exalting in rank or honor; also, the condition of being advanced, encouraged, or exalted in honor; preferment.

proportion

proportion
(n.) The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or degree; comparative relation; ratio; as, the proportion of the parts of a building, or of the body.
(n.) Harmonic relation between parts, or between different things of the same kind; symmetrical arrangement or adjustment; symmetry; as, to be out of proportion.
(n.) The portion one receives when a whole is distributed by a rule or principle; equal or proper share; lot.
(n.) A part considered comparatively; a share.
(n.) The equality or similarity of ratios, especially of geometrical ratios; or a relation among quantities such that the quotient of the first divided by the second is equal to that of the third divided by the fourth; -- called also geometrical proportion, in distinction from arithmetical proportion, or that in which the difference of the first and second is equal to the difference of the third and fourth.
(n.) The rule of three, in arithmetic, in which the three given terms, together with the one sought, are proportional.
(v.) To adjust in a suitable proportion, as one thing or one part to another; as, to proportion the size of a building to its height; to proportion our expenditures to our income.
(v.) To form with symmetry or suitableness, as the parts of the body.
(v.) To divide into equal or just shares; to apportion.

proruption

proruption
(n.) The act or state of bursting forth; a bursting out.

protection

protection
(n.) The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection.
(n.) That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge.
(n.) A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport.
(n.) A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade.

provection

provection
(n.) A carrying forward, as of a final letter, to a following word; as, for example, a nickname for an ekename.

spoliation

spoliation
(v. t.) The act of plundering; robbery; deprivation; despoliation.
(v. t.) Robbery or plunder in war; especially, the authorized act or practice of plundering neutrals at sea.
(v. t.) The act of an incumbent in taking the fruits of his benefice without right, but under a pretended title.
(v. t.) A process for possession of a church in a spiritual court.
(v. t.) Injury done to a document.