• Try Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In Rugby and Northern Union football, a score (counting three points) made by grounding the ball on or behind the opponents goal line; -- so called because it entitles the side making it to a place kick for a goal (counting two points more if successful).
  2. (v. t.) To purify or refine, as metals; to melt out, and procure in a pure state, as oil, tallow, lard, etc.
  3. (v. t.) To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose of determining the quality; to examine; to prove; to test; as, to try weights or measures by a standard; to try a mans opinions.
  4. (v. i.) To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort or an attempt; as, you must try hard if you wish to learn.
  5. (v. t.) To experiment with; to test by use; as, to try a remedy for disease; to try a horse.
  6. (v. t.) To experience; to have or gain knowledge of by experience.
  7. (v. t.) To settle; to decide; to determine; specifically, to decide by an appeal to arms; as, to try rival claims by a duel; to try conclusions.
  8. (v. i.) To do; to fare; as, how do you try!
  9. (v. t.) To divide or separate, as one sort from another; to winnow; to sift; to pick out; -- frequently followed by out; as, to try out the wild corn from the good.
  10. (v. t.) To strain; to subject to excessive tests; as, the light tries his eyes; repeated disappointments try ones patience.
  11. (v. t.) To examine or investigate judicially; to examine by witnesses or other judicial evidence and the principles of law; as, to try a cause, or a criminal.
  12. (v. t.) To subject to severe trial; to put to the test; to cause suffering or trouble to.
  13. (v. t.) To essay; to attempt; to endeavor.
  14. (n.) A screen, or sieve, for grain.
  15. (v. t.) Refined; select; excellent; choice.
  16. (n.) Act of trying; attempt; experiment; trial.

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• Trypsin Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A proteolytic ferment, or enzyme, present in the pancreatic juice. Unlike the pepsin of the gastric juice, it acts in a neutral or alkaline fluid, and not only converts the albuminous matter of the food into soluble peptones, but also, in part, into leucin and tyrosin.