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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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

argonne forest means: an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11

Meaning of Arthrogram

arthrogram means: an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium

Meaning of Benzene nucleus

benzene nucleus means: a closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached

Meaning of Boyhood

boyhood means: the childhood of a boy

Meaning of Columbia university

columbia university means: a university in New York City

Meaning of Forgivably

forgivably means: in an excusable manner or to an excusable degree

Meaning of Genus tamandua

genus tamandua means: lesser anteater

Meaning of Geologist

geologist means: a specialist in geology

Meaning of Kissing disease

kissing disease means: an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing

Meaning of Knotgrass

knotgrass means: low-growing weedy grass with spikelets along the leaf stems

Meaning of Limbo

limbo means: (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)

Meaning of Limbo

limbo means: an imaginary place for lost or neglected things

Meaning of Limbo

limbo means: the state of being disregarded or forgotten

Meaning of Neurobiology

neurobiology means: the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

Meaning of Pilothouse

pilothouse means: an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

Meaning of Power line

power line means: cable used to distribute electricity

Meaning of R and b

r and b means: a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll

Meaning of Respiratory tract

respiratory tract means: the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

Meaning of Santa lucia fir

santa lucia fir means: a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines

Meaning of Thomas hobbes

thomas hobbes means: English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)

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