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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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 Adventive

adventive means: not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized

Meaning of Berkeley

berkeley means: a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

Meaning of Berkeley

berkeley means: Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)

Meaning of Broken wind

broken wind means: a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks

Meaning of Department of history

department of history means: the academic department responsible for teaching history

Meaning of Douay version

douay version means: an English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars

Meaning of Felloe

felloe means: rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted

Meaning of Gainsay

gainsay means: take exception to

Meaning of Gibson girl

gibson girl means: the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson

Meaning of Lithophyte

lithophyte means: plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere

Meaning of Midstream

midstream means: the middle of a stream

Meaning of Museum

museum means: a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

Meaning of Organic brain syndrome

organic brain syndrome means: mental abnormality resulting from disturbance of the structure or function of the brain

Meaning of Palmlike

palmlike means: resembling a palm tree

Meaning of Paper wasp

paper wasp means: any of several social wasps that construct nests of a substance like paper

Meaning of Puny

puny means: (used especially of persons) of inferior size

Meaning of Puny

puny means: inferior in strength or significance

Meaning of Segregation

segregation means: the act of segregating or sequestering

Meaning of Segregation

segregation means: a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups

Meaning of Segregation

segregation means: (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes

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