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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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 1880s

1880s means: the decade from 1880 to 1889

Meaning of Anomia ephippium

anomia ephippium means: thin-shelled bivalve having the right valve deeply notched

Meaning of Bluish-lilac

bluish-lilac means: of lavender tinged with blue

Meaning of Chimney corner

chimney corner means: a corner by a fireplace

Meaning of Cyanophyta

cyanophyta means: prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)

Meaning of Draining

draining means: having a debilitating effect

Meaning of Folsom culture

folsom culture means: the Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by a thin finely made flint projectile point having the shape of a leaf

Meaning of Grammatical

grammatical means: conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers

Meaning of Grammatical

grammatical means: of or pertaining to grammar

Meaning of Grass pink

grass pink means: European pink cultivated for its very fragrant pink or rosy flowers

Meaning of Grass pink

grass pink means: an orchid

Meaning of Homological

homological means: similar in evolutionary origin but not in function

Meaning of Iota

iota means: the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

Meaning of Iota

iota means: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Meaning of Os ischii

os ischii means: one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

Meaning of Overhand stitch

overhand stitch means: a stitch passing over an edge vertically

Meaning of Sesbania exaltata

sesbania exaltata means: tall-growing annual of southwestern United States widely grown as green manure; yields a strong tough bast fiber formerly used by Indians for cordage

Meaning of Swimmeret

swimmeret means: one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

Meaning of Tsetse

tsetse means: bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.

Meaning of Ungraciously

ungraciously means: without grace; rigidly

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