Words containing p

Meaning of Abstract expressionism

abstract expressionism means: a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles

Meaning of Abutilon theophrasti

abutilon theophrasti means: tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States

Meaning of Acacia pycnantha

acacia pycnantha means: shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental

Meaning of Acacia xanthophloea

acacia xanthophloea means: African tree supposed to mark healthful regions

Meaning of Academic department

academic department means: a division of a school that is responsible for a given subject

Meaning of Academic program

academic program means: (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)

Meaning of Academicianship

academicianship means: the position of member of an honorary academy

Meaning of Academy of motion picture arts and sciences

academy of motion picture arts and sciences means: an academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance

Meaning of Acadia national park

acadia national park means: a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast

Meaning of Acalypha

acalypha means: a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae

Meaning of Acetylene

acetylene means: a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis

Meaning of Book of daniel

book of daniel means: an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar

Meaning of Classical conditioning

classical conditioning means: conditioning that pairs a neutral stimulus with a stimulus that evokes a reflex; the stimulus that evokes the reflex is given whether or not the conditioned response occurs until eventually the neutral stimulus comes to evoke the reflex

Meaning of Crash program

crash program means: a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency)

Meaning of Culbertson

culbertson means: United States authority on contract bridge whose books helped to popularize the game (1891-1955)

Meaning of Diakinesis

diakinesis means: the final stage of the prophase of meiosis

Meaning of Endoblast

endoblast means: the inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems

Meaning of Entoloma sinuatum

entoloma sinuatum means: a deadly poisonous agaric; a large cap that is first white (livid or lead-colored) and then turns yellowish or tan

Meaning of Fluorouracil

fluorouracil means: an antimetabolite used to treat certain cancers

Meaning of Georges leopold chretien frederic dagobert cuvier

georges leopold chretien frederic dagobert cuvier means: French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)

Meaning of James henry leigh hunt

james henry leigh hunt means: British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

Meaning of Mamet

mamet means: United States playwright (born in 1947)

Meaning of Miscreant

miscreant means: a person without moral scruples

Meaning of Parnassus

parnassus means: (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry

Meaning of Phase-out

phase-out means: the act or instance of a planned discontinuation

Meaning of Philip roth

philip roth means: United States writer whose novels portray middle-class Jewish life (born in 1933)

Meaning of Tuberculin

tuberculin means: a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis

Meaning of Up to now

up to now means: used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

Meaning of Up to now

up to now means: prior to the present time

Meaning of Weed out

weed out means: remove unwanted elements

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