6 letter word starting with oc

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
occamy noun An alloy imitating gold or silver.
occult adjective Hidden from the eye or the understanding; inviable; secret; concealed; unknown., To eclipse; to hide from sight.
occupy verb t. To take or hold possession of; to hold or keep for use; to possess., To hold, or fill, the dimensions of; to take up the room or space of; to cover or fill; as, the camp occupies five acres of ground., To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of; to employ; to busy., To do business in; to busy one’s self with., To use; to expend; to make use of., To have sexual intercourse with., To hold possession; to be an occupant., To follow business; to traffic.
ocelli plural of Ocellus
ocelot noun An American feline carnivore (Felis pardalis). It ranges from the Southwestern United States to Patagonia. It is covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches, which are variously arranged. The ground color varies from reddish gray to tawny yellow.
ochery adjective Ocherous.
ochimy noun See Occamy.
ochrea noun A greave or legging., A kind of sheath formed by two stipules united round a stem.
ochrey adjective See Ochery.
ochymy noun See Occamy.
octane noun Any one of a group of metametric hydrocarcons (C8H18) of the methane series. The most important is a colorless, volatile, inflammable liquid, found in petroleum, and a constituent of benzene or ligroin.
octant noun The eighth part of a circle; an arc of 45 degrees., The position or aspect of a heavenly body, as the moon or a planet, when half way between conjunction, or opposition, and quadrature, or distant from another body 45 degrees., An instrument for measuring angles (generally called a quadrant), having an arc which measures up to 9O¡, but being itself the eighth part of a circle. Cf. Sextant., One of the eight parts into which a space is divided by three coordinate planes.
octave noun The eighth day after a church festival, the festival day being included; also, the week following a church festival., The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones., The whole diatonic scale itself., The first two stanzas of a sonnet, consisting of four verses each; a stanza of eight lines., A small cask of wine, the eighth part of a pipe., Consisting of eight; eight.
octavo noun A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; — usually written 8vo or 8¡., Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
octene noun Same as Octylene.
octile noun Same as Octant, 2.
octoic adjective Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, octane; — used specifically, to designate any one of a group of acids, the most important of which is called caprylic acid.
octoyl noun A hypothetical radical (C8H15O), regarded as the essential residue of octoic acid.
octroi noun A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession., A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls.
octuor noun See Octet.
ocular adjective Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual sight; personally seeing or having seen; as, ocular proof., Of or pertaining to the eye; optic., The eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope.
oculo- A combining form from L. oculus the eye.
oculus noun An eye; (Bot.) a leaf bud., A round window, usually a small one.