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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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

alkali grass means: plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers

Meaning of Amphibology

amphibology means: an ambiguous grammatical construction; e.g., `they are flying planes' can mean either that someone is flying planes or that something is flying planes

Meaning of Cheerily

cheerily means: in a cheerful manner

Meaning of Chlamydial

chlamydial means: of or pertaining to the sexually transmitted infection or to the parasite

Meaning of Completeness

completeness means: (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that a contradiction arises if any proposition is introduced that cannot be derived from the axioms of the system

Meaning of Completeness

completeness means: the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed

Meaning of Fall in

fall in means: break down, literally or metaphorically

Meaning of Fall in

fall in means: to take one's place in a military formation or line

Meaning of Fall in

fall in means: become part of; become a member of a group or organization

Meaning of Genus brassia

genus brassia means: genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids

Meaning of Live wire

live wire means: an alert and energetic person

Meaning of Massif central

massif central means: a mountainous plateau in southern France that covers almost one sixth of the country

Meaning of Molucca balm

molucca balm means: aromatic annual with a tall stems of small whitish flowers enclosed in a greatly enlarged saucer-shaped or bell-shaped calyx

Meaning of Mudwrestle

mudwrestle means: wrestle in mud

Meaning of Newspaperman

newspaperman means: a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media

Meaning of Pure imaginary number

pure imaginary number means: an imaginary number of the form a+bi where a is 0

Meaning of Quantitatively

quantitatively means: in a quantitative manner

Meaning of Red-shouldered hawk

red-shouldered hawk means: North American hawk with reddish brown shoulders

Meaning of Salah

salah means: the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca

Meaning of She-goat

she-goat means: female goat

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