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europium a highly reactive chemical element of the rare-earth group that has sixty-three protons in each nucleus. (symbol: Eu)
Eurymos father of the prophet Telemos.
euryphagous consuming a broad range of foods. (Cf. stenophagous.)
eurytherm an animal or plant able to survive through broad variations in temperature. (Cf. stenotherm.)
eurythmics (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the art of interpreting the rhythms of music through movements of the body.
eurytopic able to survive in a broad variety of environments. (Cf. stenotopic.)
Eustachian tube a passage connecting the middle ear with the throat; auditory canal.
euthanasia the act of putting to a painless death a person or animal suffering from a painful, incurable disease or injury; mercy killing.
euthenics (used with a sing. verb) a science dealing with the betterment of human life and performance by improving environment. (Cf. eugenics.)
eutrophic of or concerning a lake or pond rich in nutrients that cause excessive plant growth, which chokes out the animal life in the water.
eV abbreviation of "electron-volt," or "electron-volts," a unit of energy equal to the energy of one electron accelerated by one volt, or equal to 1.602 times 10-12 erg.
evacuate to remove (citizens, soldiers, or the like) from a place, esp. one considered unsafe. [5 definitions]
evacuation the act or process of emptying. [3 definitions]
evacuee a person who has been removed from a place, esp. for safety.
evade to avoid or escape by cleverness or trickery. [5 definitions]
evaluate to determine the level, value, or worth of; appraise. [2 definitions]
evaluation a report that tells the value or quality of something. [2 definitions]
evanesce to disappear like a vapor; vanish into nothing.
evanescent tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing; fleeting.
evangel1 the Christian gospel. [2 definitions]
evangel2 an evangelist.