autocide

autocide

Biology
A rarely used term for a chemical produced by one bacterium that is toxic to other bacteria in the same (but not other) species.

Psychology
Suicide using a car, clues for which include massive damage to the front end of a vehicle against a concrete or steel structure, located at 90º or nearly 90º to the vehicle’s trajectory; no brake marks on the road; and drugs or alcohol in the driver’s system.
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Ring Ignoring blank Including blank (shown in lowercase) 1 AILERONS JOuRNALISE 2 AUTOCIDE AUCTIOnED 3 NAEVOID OBtAINED 4 EROTICA CATEGORIc 5 ECTOPIA FOrCIPATE 6 CUSPARINE EPICUReANS 7 MONERULA UNMORALiZE 8 ORGANIZE HARmONIZE 9 PROFITED PEDATIFORm 10 AMORTISED MEDIATORS MEDITAtORS 11 ASCRIBE CRABbIEST 12 LUNARIES JOuRNALISE 13 SOLVENT UNHOLiEST 14 IRKSOME quakerism 15 GLOATER TRIALOGuE 16 OYSTRIGE SIGnATORY
3) An additional group is discussed, namely that where the blend looks as if it is "analysable in terms of other word-formation processes, in particular as a neo-classical compound" (1983: 236), for example, autocide (automobile x suicide).