reply to post by UziLiberman
I'm looking up retorts...ebarrassed(?) never heard of them...
Retort Meaning and Definition
(n.) To bend or curve back; as, a retorted line.
(n.) To throw back; to reverberate; to reflect.
(v. t.) A vessel in which substances are subjected to distillation or decomposition by heat. It is made of different forms and materials for different
uses, as a bulb of glass with a curved beak to enter a receiver for general chemical operations, or a cylinder or semicylinder of cast iron for the
manufacture of gas in gas works.
(n.) To return, as an argument, accusation, censure, or incivility; as, to retort the charge of vanity.
(v. i.) To return an argument or a charge; to make a severe reply.
(v. t.) The return of, or reply to, an argument, charge, censure, incivility, taunt, or witticism; a quick and witty or severe response.
Retort: words in the definition
A, Accusation, An, And, Are, Argument, As, Back, Beak, Bend, Bulb, By, Cast, Censure, Charge, Chemical, Curve, Curved, Cylinder, Decomposition,
Different, Distillation, Enter, For, Gas, General, Glass, Heat, In, Incivility, Iron, Is, It, Line, Made, Make, Manufacture, Of, Or, Quick, Receiver,
Reflect, Reply, Response, Retort, Retorted, Return, Reverberate, Severe, Subjected, Taunt, The, Throw, To, Vanity, Vessel, Which, With, Witticism,
Counter, Rejoin, Rejoinder, Repay, Replication, Return,
Ok...so, that curved cylinder is pouring something into the little bowl? I wonder about the 2 lines coming out of the thicker part of the " retort "
edit on 19-9-2012 by tracehd1 because: (no reason given)