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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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

absentminded means: lost in thought; showing preoccupation

Meaning of Alkalemia

alkalemia means: a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)

Meaning of Cathodic

cathodic means: of or at or pertaining to a cathode

Meaning of Chicken yard

chicken yard means: an enclosed yard for keeping poultry

Meaning of Chutzpah

chutzpah means: (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

Meaning of Corinthian order

corinthian order means: the last Greek order; similar to the Ionic order except the capital is decorated with carvings of acanthus leaves

Meaning of Cyperus alternifolius

cyperus alternifolius means: African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves

Meaning of Disinherited

disinherited means: deprived of your rightful heritage

Meaning of Genus aneides

genus aneides means: climbing salamanders

Meaning of Glossopharyngeal nerve

glossopharyngeal nerve means: sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue; motor fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion

Meaning of Hygienise

hygienise means: make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing

Meaning of Justinian code

justinian code means: the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law

Meaning of Lyonia mariana

lyonia mariana means: deciduous shrub of coastal plain of the eastern United States having nodding pinkish-white flowers; poisonous to stock

Meaning of Mag

mag means: a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it

Meaning of Nontransferable

nontransferable means: incapable of being transferred

Meaning of Purportedly

purportedly means: believed or reputed to be the case

Meaning of Salix arctica

salix arctica means: low creeping shrub of Arctic Europe and America

Meaning of Temperature gradient

temperature gradient means: change in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude)

Meaning of Torero

torero means: a matador or one of the supporting team during a bull fight

Meaning of Trade name

trade name means: a name given to a product or service

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