Words containing p

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 16 pf

16 pf means: a self-report personality inventory developed by Raymond B. Cattell to measure the 16 personality dimensions that emerged from his factor analysis of a wide range of traits

Meaning of 2-methylpropenoic acid

2-methylpropenoic acid means: an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics

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from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments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 5-hydroxytryptamine

5-hydroxytryptamine means: a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A capella

a capella means: without musical accompaniment

Meaning of A capella singing

a capella singing means: singing without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A cappella

a cappella means: sung without instrumental accompaniment

Meaning of A cappella

a cappella means: without musical accompaniment

Meaning of Acrocentric chromosome

acrocentric chromosome means: a chromosome with the centromere near one end so that one chromosomal arm is short and one is long

Meaning of Adversary

adversary means: someone who offers opposition

Meaning of Akko

akko means: a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

Meaning of Ashbin

ashbin means: a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected

Meaning of Bliss

bliss means: a state of extreme happiness

Meaning of Caracara

caracara means: any of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South America and Central America

Meaning of Contra danse

contra danse means: a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line

Meaning of Contra danse

contra danse means: perform a contradance

Meaning of Doughy

doughy means: having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking

Meaning of Family oniscidae

family oniscidae means: a family of Isopoda

Meaning of Hatched

hatched means: shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines

Meaning of Hatched

hatched means: emerged from an egg

Meaning of Kinaesthetic

kinaesthetic means: of or relating to kinesthesis

Meaning of Linalool

linalool means: a colorless fragrant liquid found in many essential oils

Meaning of Lucius clay

lucius clay means: United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

Meaning of Osteodystrophy

osteodystrophy means: defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism

Meaning of Paperboard

paperboard means: a cardboard suitable for making posters

Meaning of Prism

prism means: optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image

Meaning of Prism

prism means: a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms

Meaning of Shipping office

shipping office means: the office of a shipping agent; an office where seamen are hired

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