Words containing p

Meaning of 11-plus

11-plus means: (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

Meaning of 16 pf

16 pf means: a self-report personality inventory developed by Raymond B. Cattell to measure the 16 personality dimensions that emerged from his factor analysis of a wide range of traits

Meaning of 2-methylpropenoic acid

2-methylpropenoic acid means: an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics

Meaning of 401-k plan

401-k plan means: a retirement savings plan that is funded by employee contributions and (often) matching contributions from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments yourself

Meaning of 5-hydroxytryptamine

5-hydroxytryptamine means: a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: without musical accompaniment

Meaning of A capella singing

a capella singing means: singing without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A cappella

a cappella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A cappella

a cappella means: without musical accompaniment

Meaning of Autistic

autistic means: characteristic of or affected with autism

Meaning of Brinjal

brinjal means: hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

Meaning of Common mood

common mood means: a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

Meaning of Cornelian cherry

cornelian cherry means: deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit

Meaning of Corneum

corneum means: the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off

Meaning of Dutchman's-pipe

dutchman's-pipe means: hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe

Meaning of Eupatorium coelestinum

eupatorium coelestinum means: rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium

Meaning of Genus hydrocharis

genus hydrocharis means: frogbit

Meaning of Infant death

infant death means: sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

Meaning of Judas tree

judas tree means: small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers

Meaning of Leptosporangium

leptosporangium means: a sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell; characteristic of the Filicales or of almost all modern ferns

Meaning of Parliamentary procedure

parliamentary procedure means: a body of rules followed by an assembly

Meaning of Quercus agrifolia

quercus agrifolia means: highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves

Meaning of Reproductive cloning

reproductive cloning means: making a full living copy of an organism; requires a surrogate mother

Meaning of Rodgers

rodgers means: United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979)

Meaning of Sedge

sedge means: grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers

Meaning of Senegal

senegal means: a republic in northwestern Africa on the coast of the Atlantic; formerly a French colony but achieved independence in 1960

Meaning of Spanish gorse

spanish gorse means: erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers

Meaning of Vena basivertebralis

vena basivertebralis means: one of a number of veins draining the spongy substance of the vertebrae and emptying into the anterior internal vertebral venous plexus

Meaning of Wages

wages means: a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

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