Words starting with p

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of P

p means: the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of P

p means: a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms

Meaning of P-n junction

p-n junction means: the junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor

Meaning of P-n-p transistor

p-n-p transistor means: a junction transistor having an n-type semiconductor between a p-type semiconductor that serves as an emitter and a p-type semiconductor that serves as a collector

Meaning of P-type semiconductor

p-type semiconductor means: a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes

Meaning of P. g. wodehouse

p. g. wodehouse means: English writer known for his humorous novels and stories (1881-1975)

Meaning of P. p. von mauser

p. p. von mauser means: German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)

Meaning of P. t. barnum

p. t. barnum means: United States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891)

Meaning of P.a.

p.a. means: an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas

Meaning of P.a.

p.a. means: by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Athol fugard

athol fugard means: South African playwright whose plays feature the racial tensions in South Africa during apartheid (born in 1932)

Meaning of Awash

awash means: covered with water

Meaning of Backside

backside means: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Meaning of Backside

backside means: the side of an object that is opposite its front

Meaning of Crustose thallus

crustose thallus means: thin crusty lichen thallus; adheres closely to or is embedded in the surface on which it grows

Meaning of Dortmund

dortmund means: an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League

Meaning of Draining

draining means: having a debilitating effect

Meaning of Eupatorium

eupatorium means: large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers

Meaning of Homeland security

homeland security means: the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security

Meaning of Immunoelectrophoresis

immunoelectrophoresis means: electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies

Meaning of Invocation

invocation means: the act of appealing for help

Meaning of Invocation

invocation means: calling up a spirit or devil

Meaning of Invocation

invocation means: an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil

Meaning of Invocation

invocation means: a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

Meaning of Jewish calendar

jewish calendar means: (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years

Meaning of Living space

living space means: space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding

Meaning of Matsyendra

matsyendra means: (Hinduism) a religious posture

Meaning of Pastness

pastness means: the quality of being past

Meaning of Roebling

roebling means: United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)

Meaning of Silk stocking

silk stocking means: women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)

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