Words containing pl

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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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

a couple of means: more than one but indefinitely small in number

Meaning of Aaron copland

aaron copland means: United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)

Meaning of Abdominal nerve plexus

abdominal nerve plexus means: a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach

Meaning of Abdominoplasty

abdominoplasty means: cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach

Meaning of Abruptio placentae

abruptio placentae means: a disorder of pregnancy in which the placenta prematurely separates from the wall of the uterus

Meaning of Acceptance sampling

acceptance sampling means: a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected

Meaning of Accommodating lens implant

accommodating lens implant means: a lens implant containing a hinge that allows for both near and far vision (thus mimicking the natural lens of a young person)

Meaning of Accomplice

accomplice means: a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

Meaning of Armpit

armpit means: the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder

Meaning of Calamintha grandiflora

calamintha grandiflora means: aromatic herb with large pink flowers; southern and southeastern Europe; Anatolia; northern Iran

Meaning of Chamber orchestra

chamber orchestra means: small orchestra; usually plays classical music

Meaning of Crystal gazing

crystal gazing means: staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events

Meaning of Eimeriidae

eimeriidae means: a family of protoctist in the order Coccidia

Meaning of Extravaganza

extravaganza means: any lavishly staged or spectacular entertainment

Meaning of Laelia

laelia means: any of various spectacular plants of the genus Laelia having showy flowers in many colors

Meaning of Lapsing

lapsing means: a failure to maintain a higher state

Meaning of Ligneous

ligneous means: consisting of or containing lignin or xylem

Meaning of Max bruch

max bruch means: German composer (1838-1920)

Meaning of Mineralogy

mineralogy means: the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

Meaning of Negligible

negligible means: so small as to be meaningless; insignificant

Meaning of Negligible

negligible means: not worth considering

Meaning of Nonrandom

nonrandom means: not random

Meaning of Nova scotia

nova scotia means: the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns

Meaning of Nova scotia

nova scotia means: a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River

Meaning of Oddish

oddish means: somewhat strange

Meaning of One-way

one-way means: moving or permitting movement in one direction only

Meaning of Palankeen

palankeen means: a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers

Meaning of Poliosis

poliosis means: loss of color from the hair

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