Words starting with p

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Meaning of Pacific standard time

pacific standard time means: standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States

Meaning of Pacific sturgeon

pacific sturgeon means: food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America

Meaning of Pacific time

pacific time means: standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States

Meaning of Pacific tree toad

pacific tree toad means: the most commonly heard frog on the Pacific coast of America

Meaning of Pacific tripletail

pacific tripletail means: tripletail found in the Pacific

Meaning of Pacific walrus

pacific walrus means: a walrus of the Bering Sea and northern Pacific

Meaning of Pacific yew

pacific yew means: small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood

Meaning of Pacifically

pacifically means: in a peaceable manner

Meaning of Pacification

pacification means: actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency

Meaning of Pacification

pacification means: the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined

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Meaning of Aglaonema

aglaonema means: climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen

Meaning of Cauliflower ear

cauliflower ear means: an auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers

Meaning of Chiasma

chiasma means: an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

Meaning of Christmastide

christmastide means: period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6

Meaning of Conciliatory

conciliatory means: intended to placate

Meaning of Conciliatory

conciliatory means: making or willing to make concessions

Meaning of Egyptology

egyptology means: archeology of ancient Egyptian artifacts

Meaning of Intumescence

intumescence means: the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)

Meaning of Intumescence

intumescence means: swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)

Meaning of Krauthead

krauthead means: offensive term for a person of German descent

Meaning of Lawman

lawman means: an officer of the law

Meaning of Logan

logan means: a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)

Meaning of Maxim gun

maxim gun means: an obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel

Meaning of Mushroom poisoning

mushroom poisoning means: toxic condition caused by eating certain species of mushrooms (especially Amanita species)

Meaning of Open-plan

open-plan means: (of rooms or buildings) having large rooms with few dividing partitions

Meaning of Prothalamion

prothalamion means: a song in celebration of a marriage

Meaning of Read-only storage

read-only storage means: (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed

Meaning of Red herring

red herring means: any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue

Meaning of Red herring

red herring means: a first draft of a prospectus; must be clearly marked to indicate that parts may be changed in the final prospectus

Meaning of Red herring

red herring means: a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color

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