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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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

bone ash means: ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china

Meaning of Canalis inguinalis

canalis inguinalis means: oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus

Meaning of Crosswise

crosswise means: in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross

Meaning of Crosswise

crosswise means: lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction

Meaning of Crosswise

crosswise means: transversely

Meaning of Crosswise

crosswise means: not in the intended manner

Meaning of Devil's turnip

devil's turnip means: white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran

Meaning of Elder hand

elder hand means: the card player on the dealer's left

Meaning of Fatimah

fatimah means: youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)

Meaning of Garbageman

garbageman means: someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse

Meaning of Genus styracosaurus

genus styracosaurus means: genus of horned dinosaurs

Meaning of June

june means: the month following May and preceding July

Meaning of Kwell

kwell means: a preparation of lindane (trade name Kwell) that is used to kill lice and itch mites; available in cream or shampoo

Meaning of Lepisma

lepisma means: type genus of the Lepismatidae: silverfish

Meaning of Music paper

music paper means: paper with lines appropriate for writing music

Meaning of Old world oriole

old world oriole means: mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black

Meaning of Overgorge

overgorge means: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

Meaning of Oxalidaceae

oxalidaceae means: a family of widely distributed herbs of the order Geraniales; have compound leaves and pentamerous flowers

Meaning of Rhine wine

rhine wine means: any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

Meaning of Sima

sima means: rock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and magnesium

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