DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

6 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ir·ri·tant /ˈɪrətənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ir·ri·tant /ˈɪrətənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ir·ri·tant a.  Scots Law Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
    The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance.   --Hayward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ir·ri·tant, a.  Irritating; producing irritation or inflammation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ir·ri·tant, n.
 1. That which irritates or excites.
 2. Physiol. & Med. Any agent by which irritation is produced; as, a chemical irritant; a mechanical or electrical irritant.
 3. Toxicology A poison that produces inflammation.
 Counter irritant. See under Counter.
 Pure irritant Toxicology, a poison that produces inflammation without any corrosive action upon the tissues.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : something that causes irritation and annoyance; "he's a
          thorn in my flesh" [syn: thorn]