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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
P   Dico Tools
The 16th letter of the Roman alphabet


P   Dico Tools
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


P-n-p_transistor   Dico Tools
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


P-n_junction   Dico Tools
The junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor; "a p-n junction has marked rectifying characteristics"


P-type_semiconductor   Dico Tools
A semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes


P.A.   Dico Tools
An electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas


P.a.   Dico Tools
By the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received); "he earned $100,000 per annum"; "we issue six volumes per annum"


P.A._system   Dico Tools
An electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas


P.E.   Dico Tools
The mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy


P.m.   Dico Tools
After noon


P.M.   Dico Tools
Between noon and midnight; "let''s meet at 8 P.M."


P.O.   Dico Tools
A noncommissioned officer in the navy with a rank comparable to sergeant in the army


P._G._Wodehouse   Dico Tools
English writer known for his humorous novels and stories (1881-1975)


P._P._von_Mauser   Dico Tools
German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)


P._T._Barnum   Dico Tools
United States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891)


P/E_ratio   Dico Tools
(stock market) the price of a stock divided by its earnings


PA   Dico Tools
An electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas


PA   Dico Tools
A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies


Pa   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Pa   Dico Tools
A unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter


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Pa   Dico Tools
A short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead


Pa'anga   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Tonga


PABA   Dico Tools
A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sunblockers


Pabir   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad


Pablo_Casals   Dico Tools
An outstanding Spanish cellist noted for his interpretation of Bach''s cello suites (1876-1973)


Pablo_Neruda   Dico Tools
Chilean poet (1904-1973)


Pablo_Picasso   Dico Tools
Prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)


Pablum   Dico Tools
Worthless or oversimplified ideas


Pablum   Dico Tools
A soft form of cereal for infants


Pabulum   Dico Tools
Insipid intellectual nourishment


Pabulum   Dico Tools
Any substance that can be used as food


PAC   Dico Tools
Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates


Pac-man_strategy   Dico Tools
The target company defends itself by threatening to take over its acquirer


Paca   Dico Tools
Large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food


Pace   Dico Tools
A step in walking or running


Pace   Dico Tools
The relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"


Pace   Dico Tools
A unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride


Pace   Dico Tools
The distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"


Pace   Dico Tools
The rate of moving (especially walking or running)


Pace   Dico Tools
The rate of some repeating event


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Pace   Dico Tools
Measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"


Pace   Dico Tools
Regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"


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Walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"


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Go at a pace; "The horse paced"


Pacemaker   Dico Tools
A horse used to set the pace in racing


Pacemaker   Dico Tools
An implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker


Pacemaker   Dico Tools
A specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat


Pacemaker   Dico Tools
A leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations"


Pacer   Dico Tools
A horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together


Pacer   Dico Tools
A horse used to set the pace in racing


Pacesetter   Dico Tools
A horse used to set the pace in racing


Pacesetter   Dico Tools
A leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations"


Pace_car   Dico Tools
A high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course


Pace_lap   Dico Tools
The first lap of a car race that prepares the cars for a fast start


Pacha   Dico Tools
A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt


Pachinko   Dico Tools
A Japanese pinball game played on a vertical board


Pachisi   Dico Tools
An ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board


Pachouli   Dico Tools
A heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant


Pachouli   Dico Tools
Small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes


Pachuco   Dico Tools
A Mexican-American teenager who belongs to a neighborhood gang and who dresses in showy clothes


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Pachycephala   Dico Tools
Arboreal insectivorous birds


Pachycephalosaur   Dico Tools
Bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its head; largest bone-headed dinosaur ever found


Pachycephalosaurus   Dico Tools
Bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its head; largest bone-headed dinosaur ever found


Pachycheilia   Dico Tools
An abnormal thickness of the lips


Pachyderm   Dico Tools
Any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus


Pachyderma   Dico Tools
Thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction


Pachydermal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms


Pachydermatous   Dico Tools
Emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"


Pachydermatous   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms


Pachydermic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms


Pachydermous   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms


Pachyrhizus   Dico Tools
Small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots


Pachyrhizus_erosus   Dico Tools
Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils


Pachyrhizus_tuberosus   Dico Tools
Twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots


Pachysandra   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover


Pachysandra_procumbens   Dico Tools
Low semi-evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere


Pachysandra_terminalis   Dico Tools
Slow-growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover


Pachytene   Dico Tools
The third stage of the prophase of meiosis


Pacific   Dico Tools
The largest ocean in the world


Pacific   Dico Tools
Promoting peace; "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"


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Disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"


Pacific   Dico Tools
Relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean; "Pacific islands"


Pacifically   Dico Tools
In a peaceable manner; "the tenant paying the rent hereby reserved and performing the several covenants herein on his part contained shall peaceably hold and enjoy the demised premises"


Pacification   Dico Tools
Actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency


Pacification   Dico Tools
The act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined; "a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants"; "his unsuccessful mollification of the mob"


Pacification   Dico Tools
A treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th"


Pacificist   Dico Tools
Someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes


Pacific_bonito   Dico Tools
Probably a northern strain of Chile bonito


Pacific_bottlenose_dolphin   Dico Tools
A bottlenose dolphin found in the Pacific Ocean


Pacific_Coast   Dico Tools
A coast of the Pacific Ocean


Pacific_cod   Dico Tools
Closely related to Atlantic cod


Pacific_giant_salamander   Dico Tools
Large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America


Pacific_halibut   Dico Tools
A righteye flounder found in the Pacific


Pacific_hemlock   Dico Tools
Tall evergreen of western North America; commercially important timber tree


Pacific_herring   Dico Tools
Important food fish of the northern Pacific


Pacific_newt   Dico Tools
Any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America


Pacific_Northwest   Dico Tools
A region of the northwestern United States usually including Wshington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia


Pacific_Ocean   Dico Tools
The largest ocean in the world


Pacific_plum   Dico Tools
Shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit


Pacific_ridley   Dico Tools
Olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans


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Pacific_sardine   Dico Tools
Small pilchards common off the pacific coast of North America


Pacific_silver_fir   Dico Tools
Medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed


Pacific_spiny_dogfish   Dico Tools
Dogfish of Pacific coast of North America


Pacific_Standard_Time   Dico Tools
Standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States


Pacific_sturgeon   Dico Tools
Food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America


Pacific_Time   Dico Tools
Standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States


Pacific_tree_toad   Dico Tools
Most commonly heard frog on the Pacific coast of America


Pacific_tripletail   Dico Tools
Tripletail found in the Pacific


Pacific_walrus   Dico Tools
A walrus of the Bering Sea and northern Pacific


Pacific_yew   Dico Tools
Small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood


Pacifier   Dico Tools
Device used for an infant to suck or bite on


Pacifier   Dico Tools
Someone who tries to bring peace


Pacifism   Dico Tools
The belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration


Pacifism   Dico Tools
The doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable


Pacifist   Dico Tools
Someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes


Pacifist(a)   Dico Tools
Opposed to war


Pacifistic   Dico Tools
Opposed to war


Pacifistically   Dico Tools
In a pacifistic manner; "the pacifistically inclined liberals"


Pacify   Dico Tools
Fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"


Pacify   Dico Tools
Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"


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Pacifying   Dico Tools
Freeing from fear and anxiety


Pacing   Dico Tools
Walking with slow regular strides


Pacing   Dico Tools
(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played


Pacinian_corpuscle   Dico Tools
A specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals


Pack   Dico Tools
A small parcel (as of cigarettes or film)


Pack   Dico Tools
A bundle (especially one carried on the back)


Pack   Dico Tools
A sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect


Pack   Dico Tools
A cream that cleanses and tones the skin


Pack   Dico Tools
A complete collection of similar things


Pack   Dico Tools
A group of hunting animals


Pack   Dico Tools
An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose


Pack   Dico Tools
An association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"


Pack   Dico Tools
A large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"


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Treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood; "The nurse packed gauze in the wound"; "You had better pack your swol


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Carry, as on one''s back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"


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Arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"


Pack   Dico Tools
Load with a pack


Pack   Dico Tools
Compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"


Pack   Dico Tools
Have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"


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Seal with packing; "pack the faucet"


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Press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"


Pack   Dico Tools
Hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"


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Press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"


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Fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "They murder trial packed the court house"


Pack   Dico Tools
Set up a committee or legislative body with one''s own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"


Pack   Dico Tools
Have with oneself; have on one''s person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"


Package   Dico Tools
A wrapped container


Package   Dico Tools
(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"


Package   Dico Tools
A collection of things wrapped or boxed together


Package   Dico Tools
Put into a box; "box the gift, please"


Packaged   Dico Tools
Enclosed in a package or protective covering; "packaged cereals"


Packaged_goods   Dico Tools
Groceries that are packaged for sale


Package_bomb   Dico Tools
A thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened


Package_holiday   Dico Tools
A tour arranged by a travel agent; transportation and food and lodging are all provided at an inclusive price


Package_store   Dico Tools
A store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere


Package_tour   Dico Tools
A tour arranged by a travel agent; transportation and food and lodging are all provided at an inclusive price


Packaging   Dico Tools
The business of packaging; "the packaging of new ideas"; "packaging for transport"


Packaging   Dico Tools
Material used to make packages


Packaging   Dico Tools
A message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution


Packaging_company   Dico Tools
A company that packages goods for sale or shipment or storage


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Packaging_concern   Dico Tools
A company that packages goods for sale or shipment or storage


Packed   Dico Tools
Pressed together or compressed; "packed snow"


Packed   Dico Tools
Filled to capacity; "a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed theater"


Packed_cells   Dico Tools
A preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma; "packed cells are given to severely anemic patients in order to avoid overloading the circulatory system with too much fluid"


Packed_cell_volume   Dico Tools
The ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit


Packer   Dico Tools
A hiker who wears a backpack


Packer   Dico Tools
A wholesaler in the meat-packing business


Packer   Dico Tools
A workman employed to pack things into containers


Packera   Dico Tools
Genus of American of east Asian perennial herbs with yellow to orange or red flower rays; sometimes included in genus Senecio


Packera_aurea   Dico Tools
Weedy herb of the eastern United States to Texas having golden-yellow flowers; sometimes becomes invasive; sometimes placed in genus Senecio


Packet   Dico Tools
A boat for carrying mail


Packet   Dico Tools
A small package or bundle


Packet   Dico Tools
(computer science) a message or message fragment


Packet   Dico Tools
A collection of things wrapped or boxed together


Packet_boat   Dico Tools
A boat for carrying mail


Packhorse   Dico Tools
A workhorse used as a pack animal


Packing   Dico Tools
Carrying something in a pack on the back; "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"


Packing   Dico Tools
The enclosure of something in a package or box


Packing   Dico Tools
Any material used especially to protect something


Packinghouse   Dico Tools
A plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products


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Packinghouse   Dico Tools
A building where foodstuffs are processed and packed; "they came from an apple packinghouse"


Packing_box   Dico Tools
A large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage


Packing_box   Dico Tools
A small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal


Packing_case   Dico Tools
A large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage


Packing_material   Dico Tools
Any material used especially to protect something


Packing_needle   Dico Tools
A large needle used to sew up canvas packages


Packing_nut   Dico Tools
A nut used to tighten a stuffing box


Packing_plant   Dico Tools
A plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products


Packman   Dico Tools
Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)


Packrat   Dico Tools
Any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects


Packrat   Dico Tools
A collector of miscellaneous useless objects


Packsack   Dico Tools
A bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder


Packsaddle   Dico Tools
A saddle for pack animals to which loads can be attached


Packthread   Dico Tools
A strong three-ply twine used to sew or tie packages


Pack_animal   Dico Tools
An animal such as a mule or burro or horse used to carry loads


Pack_ice   Dico Tools
A large expanse of floating ice


Pack_of_cards   Dico Tools
A pack of 52 playing cards


Pack_on   Dico Tools
Gain (weight); "He packed on two pounds over the summer"


Pack_rat   Dico Tools
Any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects


Pack_rat   Dico Tools
Someone who collects things that have been discarded by others


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Pack_riding   Dico Tools
Riding with a pack


Pack_tent   Dico Tools
A tent that can be carried in a backpack


Pack_together   Dico Tools
Make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"


Pact   Dico Tools
A written agreement between two states or sovereigns


Pad   Dico Tools
The foot or fleshy cushion-like underside of the toes of an animal


Pad   Dico Tools
Temporary living quarters


Pad   Dico Tools
A platform from which rockets or space craft are launched


Pad   Dico Tools
A usually thin flat mass of padding


Pad   Dico Tools
A block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp


Pad   Dico Tools
The large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)


Pad   Dico Tools
A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge


Pad   Dico Tools
Add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"


Pad   Dico Tools
Add details to


Pad   Dico Tools
Line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra"


Pad   Dico Tools
Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"


Padauk   Dico Tools
Tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain


Padda   Dico Tools
A genus of Ploceidae


Padda_oryzivora   Dico Tools
Small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields


Padded   Dico Tools
Softened by the addition of cushions or padding


Padder   Dico Tools
A highwayman who robs on foot


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Padding   Dico Tools
Artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort


Paddle   Dico Tools
A short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat


Paddle   Dico Tools
An instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board


Paddle   Dico Tools
A blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel


Paddle   Dico Tools
Small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games


Paddle   Dico Tools
Stir with a paddle


Paddle   Dico Tools
Give a spanking to; subject to a spanking


Paddle   Dico Tools
Walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"


Paddle   Dico Tools
Propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"


Paddle   Dico Tools
Swim like a dog in shallow water


Paddle   Dico Tools
Play in or as if in water, as of small children


Paddle-box   Dico Tools
A wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel


Paddle-wheeler   Dico Tools
A steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels


Paddlefish   Dico Tools
Primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout


Paddler   Dico Tools
Someone paddling a canoe


Paddlewheel   Dico Tools
A large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat


Paddle_box   Dico Tools
A wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel


Paddle_steamer   Dico Tools
A steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels


Paddle_wheel   Dico Tools
A large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat


Paddock   Dico Tools
Pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race


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Paddy   Dico Tools
Rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field


Paddy   Dico Tools
An irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown


Paddy   Dico Tools
(slur) a person of Irish descent


Paddymelon   Dico Tools
Small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea


Paddy_field   Dico Tools
An irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown


Paddy_wagon   Dico Tools
Van used by police to transport prisoners


Pademelon   Dico Tools
Small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea


Paderewski   Dico Tools
Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)


Padlock   Dico Tools
A detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut


Padlock   Dico Tools
Fasten with a padlock


Padouk   Dico Tools
Tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain


Padova   Dico Tools
A city in Veneto


Padre   Dico Tools
`Father'' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre'' is frequently used in the military


Padre   Dico Tools
A chaplain in one of the military services


Padrone   Dico Tools
An employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S.


Padrone   Dico Tools
An owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy


Padua   Dico Tools
A city in Veneto


Paducah   Dico Tools
A town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River


Pad_of_paper   Dico Tools
A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge


Paean   Dico Tools
A formal expression of praise


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Paean   Dico Tools
(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)


Paederast   Dico Tools
A man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner


Paederastic   Dico Tools
Of homosexuality between a man and a boy


Paederasty   Dico Tools
Sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)


Paediatric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the medical care of children; "pediatric dentist"


Paediatrician   Dico Tools
A specialist in the care of babies


Paediatrics   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children


Paedophile   Dico Tools
An adult who is sexually attracted to children


Paedophilia   Dico Tools
Sexual activity of an adult with a child


Paella   Dico Tools
Saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken


Paeonia   Dico Tools
Peonies: herbaceous or shrubby plants having showy flowers


Paeoniaceae   Dico Tools
Perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America


Paeony   Dico Tools
Any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers


PAGAD   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti Western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of conducting bo


Pagan   Dico Tools
A person who does not acknowledge your God


Pagan   Dico Tools
Not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam


Paganini   Dico Tools
Italian violinist and composer of musice for the violin (1782-1840)


Paganise   Dico Tools
Make pagan in character; "The Church paganized Christianity"


Paganism   Dico Tools
Any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism


Paganize   Dico Tools
Make pagan in character; "The Church paganized Christianity"


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Pagan_religion   Dico Tools
Any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism


Page   Dico Tools
One side of one leaf (of a book or magasine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains


Page   Dico Tools
In medieval times a youth acting as a knight''s attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood


Page   Dico Tools
A youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings


Page   Dico Tools
A boy who is employed to run errands


Page   Dico Tools
United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)


Page   Dico Tools
English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)


Page   Dico Tools
Call out somebody''s name over a P.A. system


Page   Dico Tools
Number the pages of a book or manuscript


Page   Dico Tools
Work as a page; "He is paging in Congress this summer"


Page-at-a-time_printer   Dico Tools
A printer that prints one page at a time


Pageant   Dico Tools
An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes


Pageant   Dico Tools
A rich and spectacular ceremony


Pageantry   Dico Tools
An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes


Pageantry   Dico Tools
A rich and spectacular ceremony


Pageboy   Dico Tools
A smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward


Pageboy   Dico Tools
A boy who is employed to run errands


Pagellus   Dico Tools
Sea breams


Pagellus_centrodontus   Dico Tools
Food fish of European coastal waters


Pager   Dico Tools
An electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged


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Paget   Dico Tools
English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899)


Paget's_disease   Dico Tools
A disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities


Page_number   Dico Tools
The system of numbering pages


Page_printer   Dico Tools
A printer that prints one page at a time


Paginate   Dico Tools
Number the pages of a book or manuscript


Pagination   Dico Tools
The system of numbering pages


Paging   Dico Tools
The system of numbering pages


Paging   Dico Tools
Calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system); "the public address system in the hospital was used for paging"


Pagoda   Dico Tools
An Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof


Pagoda_tree   Dico Tools
Frangipani of India having an erect habit and conical form; grown in temple gardens


Pagoda_tree   Dico Tools
Tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers


Pagophila   Dico Tools
A genus of Laridae


Pagophila_eburnea   Dico Tools
White arctic gull; migrates as far south as England and New Brunswick


Pagophilus   Dico Tools
Harp seals


Pagophilus_groenlandicus   Dico Tools
Common arctic seal; the young are all white


Pago_Pago   Dico Tools
A port in American Samoa


Pagrus   Dico Tools
A genus of Sparidae


Pagrus_pagrus   Dico Tools
Food fish of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Europe and America


Paguridae   Dico Tools
Hermit crabs


Pagurus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Paguridae


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Pahautea   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of New Zealand resembling the kawaka


Pahlavi   Dico Tools
The script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language


Pahlavi   Dico Tools
The Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries


Pahlavi   Dico Tools
Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)


Pahlevi   Dico Tools
Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)


Pahoehoe   Dico Tools
Freely flowing lava


Paid   Dico Tools
Marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check"


Paid   Dico Tools
Involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby


Paid   Dico Tools
Yielding a fair profit


Paid-up   Dico Tools
Paid in advance; "paid-up insurance"; "paid-up members"


Paid_vacation   Dico Tools
A vacation from work by an employee with pay granted


Paige   Dico Tools
United States baseball player; a Black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)


Paigle   Dico Tools
Early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers


Paigle   Dico Tools
Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel


Pail   Dico Tools
A roughly cylindrical that is vessel open at the top


Pail   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a pail


Pailful   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a pail


Paillasse   Dico Tools
Mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust


Pain   Dico Tools
A somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"


Pain   Dico Tools
Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction"


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Pain   Dico Tools
Emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"


Pain   Dico Tools
A bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"


Pain   Dico Tools
A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"


Pain   Dico Tools
Cause bodily suffering to


Pain   Dico Tools
Cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"


Pain-free   Dico Tools
Not accompanied by pain sensations; "pain-free surgery"


Paine   Dico Tools
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist''s fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)


Paine   Dico Tools
American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)


Pained   Dico Tools
Hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"


Painful   Dico Tools
Causing physical discomfort; "bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"


Painful   Dico Tools
Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"


Painful   Dico Tools
Causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"


Painful   Dico Tools
Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"


Painfully   Dico Tools
Unpleasantly; "his ignorance was painfully obvious"


Painfully   Dico Tools
In or as if in pain; "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"


Painfulness   Dico Tools
Emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"


Painful_sensation   Dico Tools
A somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"


Painkiller   Dico Tools
A medicine used to relieve pain


Painless   Dico Tools
Requiring little hard work or exertion; "a painless solution to the problem"


Painless   Dico Tools
With as little pain as possible; "a humanely painless killing"


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Painless   Dico Tools
Not causing physical or psychological pain; "painless dentistry"


Painlessly   Dico Tools
Without pain; "after the surgery, she could move her arms painlessly"


Pains   Dico Tools
An effortful attempt to attain a goal


Painstaking   Dico Tools
Characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"


Painstakingly   Dico Tools
In a fastidious and painstaking manner; "it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling"


Painstakingness   Dico Tools
The trait of being painstaking and careful


Paint   Dico Tools
A substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating


Paint   Dico Tools
Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks


Paint   Dico Tools
(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"


Paint   Dico Tools
Apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"


Paint   Dico Tools
Apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil


Paint   Dico Tools
Make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"


Paint   Dico Tools
Make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"


Paintable   Dico Tools
Lending itself to being painted; "a highly paintable landscape"; "made of sturdy eminently paintable wood"


Paintball   Dico Tools
A game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them


Paintball   Dico Tools
A capsule filed with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in the game of paintball


Paintball_gun   Dico Tools
An air gun used in the game of paintball; designed to simulate a semiautomatic


Paintbox   Dico Tools
A box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists'' paint


Paintbrush   Dico Tools
A brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)


Painted   Dico Tools
Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"


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Painted   Dico Tools
Lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting; "in public he wore a painted smile"


Painted   Dico Tools
Coated with paint; "freshly painted lawn furniture"


Painted   Dico Tools
Having makeup applied; "brazen painted faces"


Painted   Dico Tools
Represented in a painting; "as idle as a painted ship upon a painted ocean"


Painted-leaf_begonia   Dico Tools
Any of numerous usually rhizomatous hybrid begonias derived from an East Indian plant having rough-textured leaves patterned in silver and bronze and purple and red-brown with inconspicuous flowers


Painted_beauty   Dico Tools
American butterfly having dark brown wings with white and golden orange spots


Painted_cup   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Castilleja having dense spikes of hooded flowers with brightly colored bracts


Painted_daisy   Dico Tools
Spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Painted_Desert   Dico Tools
A desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona


Painted_greenling   Dico Tools
Greenling with whitish body marked with black bands


Painted_leaf   Dico Tools
Tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers


Painted_leaf   Dico Tools
Poinsettia of United States and eastern Mexico; often confused with Euphorbia heterophylla


Painted_nettle   Dico Tools
Perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Solenostemon


Painted_sandgrouse   Dico Tools
Sandgrouse of India


Painted_terrapin   Dico Tools
Freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States


Painted_tongue   Dico Tools
Chilean herb having velvety funnel-shaped yellowish or violet flowers with long tonguelike styles at the corolla throat


Painted_tortoise   Dico Tools
Freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States


Painted_turtle   Dico Tools
Freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States


Painter   Dico Tools
Large American feline resembling a lion


Painter   Dico Tools
A line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)


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Painter   Dico Tools
An artist who paints


Painter   Dico Tools
A worker who is employed to cover objects with paint


Painter's_colic   Dico Tools
Symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation


Painterly   Dico Tools
Having qualities unique to the art of painting


Painting   Dico Tools
The occupation of a house painter; "house painting was the only craft he knew"


Painting   Dico Tools
The act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"


Painting   Dico Tools
Creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"


Painting   Dico Tools
Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"


Paint_a_picture   Dico Tools
Call to mind or evoke


Paint_leaf   Dico Tools
Showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru


Paint_roller   Dico Tools
A roller that has an absorbent surface used for spreading paint


Paint_the_lily   Dico Tools
Make unnecessary additions to what is already complete


Paint_the_lily   Dico Tools
Adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)


Pain_in_the_ass   Dico Tools
Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction"


Pain_in_the_neck   Dico Tools
Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction"


Pain_in_the_neck   Dico Tools
A bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"


Pain_pill   Dico Tools
A medicine used to relieve pain


Pain_threshold   Dico Tools
The lowest intensity of stimulation at which pain is experienced; "some people have much higher pain thresholds than do other people"


Pain_unit   Dico Tools
A unit measuring the intensity of pain


Pair   Dico Tools
A poker hand with 2 cards of the same value


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Pair   Dico Tools
Two people considered as a unit


Pair   Dico Tools
A set of two similar things considered as a unit


Pair   Dico Tools
Two items of the same kind


Pair   Dico Tools
Bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"


Pair   Dico Tools
Make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"


Pair   Dico Tools
Arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"


Pair   Dico Tools
Occur in pairs


Pair   Dico Tools
Form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"


Paired   Dico Tools
Mated sexually


Paired   Dico Tools
Used of gloves, socks, etc.


Paired   Dico Tools
Of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"


Pairing   Dico Tools
The act of grouping things or people in pairs


Pairing   Dico Tools
The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"


Pair_creation   Dico Tools
The transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus


Pair_formation   Dico Tools
The transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus


Pair_off   Dico Tools
Form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"


Pair_of_pincers   Dico Tools
A hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever


Pair_of_pliers   Dico Tools
A gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws


Pair_of_scissors   Dico Tools
And edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades


Pair_of_tongs   Dico Tools
Any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below


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Pair_of_tweezers   Dico Tools
A hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever


Pair_of_virginals   Dico Tools
A legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries


Pair_production   Dico Tools
The transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus


Paisa   Dico Tools
A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan


Paisley   Dico Tools
A soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes


Paiute   Dico Tools
The Shoshonean language spoken by the Paiute people


Paiute   Dico Tools
A member of either of two Shoshonean peoples (northern Paiute and southern Paiute) related to the Aztecs and living in the southwestern United States


Paiwanic   Dico Tools
A Formosan language


Pajamas   Dico Tools
Loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers


Pajamas   Dico Tools
Lightweight trousers worn in various Eastern countries


Pakchoi   Dico Tools
Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves


Pakistan   Dico Tools
A Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947


Pakistani   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Pakistan


Pakistani   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Pakistan or its people or language; "Pakistani mountain passes"; "Pakistani soldiers"


Pakistani_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Pakistan


Pakistani_rupee   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisas


Pal   Dico Tools
A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities


Pal   Dico Tools
Become friends; act friendly towards


Palace   Dico Tools
Official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)


Palace   Dico Tools
A large and stately mansion


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Palace   Dico Tools
A large ornate exhibition hall


Palace   Dico Tools
The governing group of a kingdom; "the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"


Palace_car   Dico Tools
A passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs


Palace_of_Versailles   Dico Tools
A palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles


Paladin   Dico Tools
Someone who fights for a cause


Palaeencephalon   Dico Tools
The more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex


Palaemon   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus


Palaemonidae   Dico Tools
Prawns


Palaemon_australis   Dico Tools
Large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers


Palaeoanthropology   Dico Tools
The scientific study of human fossils


Palaeobiology   Dico Tools
A branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms


Palaeobotany   Dico Tools
The study of fossil plants


Palaeoclimatology   Dico Tools
The study of the climate of past ages


Palaeodendrology   Dico Tools
The branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees


Palaeoecology   Dico Tools
The branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology


Palaeoethnography   Dico Tools
The ethnography of paleolithic humans


Palaeogeography   Dico Tools
The study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs


Palaeogeology   Dico Tools
The study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks


Palaeolithic   Dico Tools
Second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC


Palaeolithic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic); "paleolithic artifacts"


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Palaeology   Dico Tools
The study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities


Palaeontological   Dico Tools
Of or relating to paleontology


Palaeontologist   Dico Tools
A specialist in paleontology


Palaeontology   Dico Tools
The earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains


Palaeopathology   Dico Tools
The study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)


Palaeornithology   Dico Tools
The paleobiology of birds


Palaeozoology   Dico Tools
The study of fossil animals


Palaestra   Dico Tools
A public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes


Palaetiology   Dico Tools
The explanation of past events in terms of scientific causes (as geological causes)


Palaic   Dico Tools
An Anatolian language


Palankeen   Dico Tools
A closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers


Palanquin   Dico Tools
A closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers


Palaquium   Dico Tools
Large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves


Palaquium_gutta   Dico Tools
East Indian tree yielding gutta-percha


Palas   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye


Palatability   Dico Tools
The property of being acceptable to the mouth


Palatable   Dico Tools
Acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"


Palatableness   Dico Tools
The property of being acceptable to the mouth


Palatably   Dico Tools
In a palatable way


Palatal   Dico Tools
A semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast'')


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Palatal   Dico Tools
Produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y'') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch'' in `chin'' or `j'' in `gin'')


Palatal   Dico Tools
Relating to or lying near the palate; "palatal index"; "the palatine tonsils"


Palatalise   Dico Tools
Pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate


Palatalised   Dico Tools
Produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y'') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch'' in `chin'' or `j'' in `gin'')


Palatalize   Dico Tools
Pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate


Palatalized   Dico Tools
Produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y'') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch'' in `chin'' or `j'' in `gin'')


Palate   Dico Tools
The upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities


Palatial   Dico Tools
Suitable for or like a palace; "palatial furnishings"; "a palatial yacht"


Palatial   Dico Tools
Relating to or being a palace; "the palatial residence"


Palatinate   Dico Tools
A territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine


Palatine   Dico Tools
Either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits


Palatine   Dico Tools
The most important of the Seven Hills of Rome; supposedly the location of the first settlement and the site of many imperial palaces


Palatine   Dico Tools
(Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands


Palatine   Dico Tools
Any of various important officials in ancient Rome


Palatine   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a palace


Palatine   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a count palatine and his royal prerogatives


Palatine   Dico Tools
Relating to or lying near the palate; "palatal index"; "the palatine tonsils"


Palatine_artery   Dico Tools
One of several arteries supplying the face


Palatine_bone   Dico Tools
Either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits


Palatine_raphe   Dico Tools
The seam at the middle of the hard palate


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Palatine_tonsil   Dico Tools
Either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx


Palatine_vein   Dico Tools
A vein that drains the region of the palate and empties into the facial vein


Palatoglossal   Dico Tools
Relating to the palate and tongue


Palatopharyngoplasty   Dico Tools
Surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)


Palau   Dico Tools
A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean


Palau   Dico Tools
A republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States


Palau_Islands   Dico Tools
A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean


Palaver   Dico Tools
Loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"


Palaver   Dico Tools
Flattery intended to persuade


Palaver   Dico Tools
Have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds


Palaver   Dico Tools
Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"


Palaver   Dico Tools
Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly


Pale   Dico Tools
A wooden strip forming part of a fence


Pale   Dico Tools
Turn pale, as if in fear


Pale   Dico Tools
Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"


Pale   Dico Tools
Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"


Pale   Dico Tools
Very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"


Pale   Dico Tools
Not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"


Pale   Dico Tools
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan li


Paleacrita   Dico Tools
Geometrid moths


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Paleacrita_vernata   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae are spring cankerworms


Paleencephalon   Dico Tools
The more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex


Paleface   Dico Tools
A derogatory term for a white person (said to have been used by North American Indians)


Palely   Dico Tools
In a pale manner; without physical or emotional color; "his wife, always palely appealing"


Palely   Dico Tools
In a manner lacking interest or vitality; "a palely entertaining show"


Paleness   Dico Tools
The property of having a naturally light complexion


Paleness   Dico Tools
Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


Paleo-American   Dico Tools
A member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch


Paleo-American_culture   Dico Tools
The prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America


Paleo-Amerind   Dico Tools
A member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch


Paleo-Amerind_culture   Dico Tools
The prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America


Paleo-Indian   Dico Tools
A member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch


Paleo-Indian_culture   Dico Tools
The prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America


Paleoanthropological   Dico Tools
Of or concerned with the scientific study of human fossils


Paleoanthropology   Dico Tools
The scientific study of human fossils


Paleobiology   Dico Tools
A branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms


Paleobotany   Dico Tools
The study of fossil plants


Paleocene   Dico Tools
From 63 million to 58 million years ago; appearance of birds and earliest mammals


Paleocene_epoch   Dico Tools
From 63 million to 58 million years ago; appearance of birds and earliest mammals


Paleocerebellum   Dico Tools
The anterior lobe of the cerebellum which was one of the earliest parts of the hindbrain to develop in mammals


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Paleoclimatology   Dico Tools
The study of the climate of past ages


Paleocortex   Dico Tools
The olfactory cortex of the cerebrum


Paleocortical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the olfactory cortex of the cerebrum


Paleodendrology   Dico Tools
The branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees


Paleoecology   Dico Tools
The branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology


Paleoencephalon   Dico Tools
The more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex


Paleoethnography   Dico Tools
The ethnography of paleolithic humans


Paleogeography   Dico Tools
The study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs


Paleogeology   Dico Tools
The study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks


Paleography   Dico Tools
The study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)


Paleolith   Dico Tools
A stone tool from the Paleolithic age


Paleolithic   Dico Tools
Second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC


Paleolithic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic); "paleolithic artifacts"


Paleolithic_Age   Dico Tools
Second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC


Paleology   Dico Tools
The study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities


Paleomammalogy   Dico Tools
The paleobiology of ancient mammals


Paleontological   Dico Tools
Of or relating to paleontology


Paleontologist   Dico Tools
A specialist in paleontology


Paleontology   Dico Tools
The earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains


Paleopathology   Dico Tools
The study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)


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Paleornithology   Dico Tools
The paleobiology of birds


Paleostriatum   Dico Tools
The inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus


Paleozoic   Dico Tools
From 544 million to about 230 million years ago


Paleozoic_era   Dico Tools
From 544 million to about 230 million years ago


Paleozoology   Dico Tools
The study of fossil animals


Palermo   Dico Tools
The capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years


Palestine   Dico Tools
An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism


Palestine   Dico Tools
A British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948


Palestine_Authority   Dico Tools
Combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO


Palestine_Islamic_Jihad   Dico Tools
A militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestime and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas


Palestine_Liberation_Front   Dico Tools
A terrorist group formed in 1977 as the result of a split with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; became a satellite of al-Fatah; made terrorist attacks on Israel across the Lebanese border


Palestine_Liberation_Organization   Dico Tools
A political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat''s al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by th


Palestine_National_Authority   Dico Tools
Combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO


Palestinian   Dico Tools
An ethnic group of Arabs formerly living in Palestine


Palestinian   Dico Tools
A descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine


Palestinian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants; "Palestinian guerrillas"


Palestinian_Arab   Dico Tools
A descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine


Palestinian_Hizballah   Dico Tools
A little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah; responsible for suicide bombings in Israel


Palestinian_Islamic_Jihad   Dico Tools
A militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestime and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas


Palestinian_National_Authority   Dico Tools
Combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO


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Palestra   Dico Tools
A public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes


Palestrina   Dico Tools
Italian composer (1526-1594)


Paletiology   Dico Tools
The explanation of past events in terms of scientific causes (as geological causes)


Palette   Dico Tools
Board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used


Palette   Dico Tools
One of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor


Palette   Dico Tools
The range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art


Palette_knife   Dico Tools
A spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paints


Pale_ale   Dico Tools
An amber colored ale brewed with pale malts; similar to bitter but drier and lighter


Pale_chrysanthemum_aphid   Dico Tools
Important pest of chrysanthemums


Pale_coral_root   Dico Tools
Plant having clumps of nearly leafless pale yellowish to greenish stems bearing similarly colored flowers with white lower lips; northern New Mexico north through South Dakota and Washington to Alaska


Pale_violet   Dico Tools
Leafy-stemmed violet of eastern North America having large white or creamy flowers faintly marked with purple


Pale_yellow   Dico Tools
A yellow tint; yellow diluted with white


Palfrey   Dico Tools
Especially a light saddle horse for a woman


Palgrave   Dico Tools
English poet (1824-1897)


Pali   Dico Tools
An ancient Prakrit language (derived from Sanskrit) that is the scriptural and liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism


Palilalia   Dico Tools
A pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated


Palimony   Dico Tools
Support paid by one half of an unmarried partnership after the relationship ends


Palimpsest   Dico Tools
A manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible


Palindrome   Dico Tools
A word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward


Paling   Dico Tools
A fence made of upright pickets


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Palingenesis   Dico Tools
Emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species


Palingenetic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to palingenesis


Palinuridae   Dico Tools
Spiny lobsters


Palinurus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Palinuridae


Palisade   Dico Tools
Fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground


Palisade   Dico Tools
Surround with a wall in order to fortify


Palish   Dico Tools
Slightly pale


Paliurus   Dico Tools
Thorny Eurasian shrubs


Paliurus_spina-christi   Dico Tools
Thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit


Pall   Dico Tools
Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)


Pall   Dico Tools
Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped


Pall   Dico Tools
A sudden numbing dread


Pall   Dico Tools
Get tired of something or somebody


Pall   Dico Tools
Lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her"


Pall   Dico Tools
Become less interesting or attractive


Pall   Dico Tools
Lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall"


Pall   Dico Tools
Cause to become flat; "pall the beer"


Pall   Dico Tools
Cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite"


Pall   Dico Tools
Cover with a pall


Pall   Dico Tools
Cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"


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Pall-mall   Dico Tools
A 17th century game; a wooden ball was driven along an alley with a mallet


Palladian   Dico Tools
Referring to or relating to or having the style of architecture created by Andrea Palladio; "the much imitated arch and column compositions known as the Palladian motif"


Palladio   Dico Tools
Highly original and much imitated Italian architect (1508-1580)


Palladium   Dico Tools
A silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry


Pallas   Dico Tools
A large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered


Pallas   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva


Pallas's_cat   Dico Tools
Small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and Mongolia


Pallas's_sandgrouse   Dico Tools
Eurasiatic sandgrouse with a black patch on the belly


Pallasite   Dico Tools
A meteorite composed principally of olivine and metallic iron


Pallas_Athena   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva


Pallas_Athene   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva


Pallbearer   Dico Tools
One of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral


Pallet   Dico Tools
Board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used


Pallet   Dico Tools
A mattress filled with straw or a pad made of quilts; used as a bed


Pallet   Dico Tools
A hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay


Pallet   Dico Tools
A portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it


Pallet   Dico Tools
The range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art


Pallette   Dico Tools
One of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor


Palliasse   Dico Tools
Mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust


Palliate   Dico Tools
Provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"


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Palliate   Dico Tools
Lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"


Palliation   Dico Tools
To act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious


Palliation   Dico Tools
Easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause


Palliative   Dico Tools
Remedy that alleviates pain without curing


Palliative   Dico Tools
Moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear


Pallid   Dico Tools
Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"


Pallid   Dico Tools
Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"


Pallid   Dico Tools
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan li


Pallidly   Dico Tools
In a manner lacking interest or vitality; "a palely entertaining show"


Pallidness   Dico Tools
Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


Pallidum   Dico Tools
The inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus


Pallid_bat   Dico Tools
Drab yellowish big-eared cave-dwelling bat


Pallium   Dico Tools
Cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome


Pallium   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back


Pallium   Dico Tools
(zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell


Pallium   Dico Tools
The layer of unmyelinated neurons (the gray matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum


Pallone   Dico Tools
An Italian game similar to tennis


Pallor   Dico Tools
Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


Pally   Dico Tools
(used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals


Pall_Mall   Dico Tools
A fashionable street in London noted for its many private clubs


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Palm   Dico Tools
The inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers


Palm   Dico Tools
An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event


Palm   Dico Tools
Any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves


Palm   Dico Tools
A linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand


Palm   Dico Tools
Touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don''t handle the merchandise"


Palm-shaped   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point


Palmaceae   Dico Tools
Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales


Palmae   Dico Tools
Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales


Palmales   Dico Tools
Coextensive with the family Palmae: palms


Palmar   Dico Tools
Relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot; "the volar surface"; "the palmar muscle"


Palmate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point


Palmate   Dico Tools
(of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin


Palmately   Dico Tools
In a palmate manner; "palmately cleft"


Palmate_leaf   Dico Tools
A leaf resembling an open hand; having lobes radiating from a common point


Palmatifid   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed


Palmature   Dico Tools
An abnormality in which the fingers are webbed


Palma_christ   Dico Tools
Large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics


Palma_christi   Dico Tools
Large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics


Palmer   Dico Tools
United States golfer (born in 1929)


Palmer_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America; separates the Weddell Sea from the South Pacific


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Palmetto   Dico Tools
Any of several low-growing palms with fan-shaped leaves


Palmetto_State   Dico Tools
A state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies


Palmist   Dico Tools
Fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms


Palmister   Dico Tools
Fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms


Palmistry   Dico Tools
Telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand


Palmitic_acid   Dico Tools
A saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products


Palmitin   Dico Tools
An ester of glycerol and palmitic acid


Palmlike   Dico Tools
Resembling a palm tree


Palmy   Dico Tools
Very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"


Palmyra   Dico Tools
Tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving


Palmyra_palm   Dico Tools
Tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving


Palm_Beach   Dico Tools
A resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast


Palm_cat   Dico Tools
Spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies


Palm_civet   Dico Tools
Spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies


Palm_family   Dico Tools
Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales


Palm_kernel   Dico Tools
See o any oil palm


Palm_nut   Dico Tools
See o any oil palm


Palm_off   Dico Tools
Sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive


Palm_oil   Dico Tools
Oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm


Palm_reading   Dico Tools
Telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand


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Palm_Sunday   Dico Tools
Sunday before Easter


Palm_tree   Dico Tools
Any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves


Palometa   Dico Tools
Smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies


Palometa_simillima   Dico Tools
Smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies


Palomino   Dico Tools
A horse of light tan or golden color with cream or white mane and tail


Palooka   Dico Tools
A second-rate prize fighter


Paloverde   Dico Tools
A thorny shrub of the genus Cercidium that grows in dry parts of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico; has smooth light green bark and racemes of yellow flowers and small leaves


Palo_Alto   Dico Tools
A university town in California


Palo_santo   Dico Tools
South American tree of dry interior regions of Argentina and Paraguay having resinous heartwood used for incense


Palo_verde   Dico Tools
Densely branched spiny tree of southwestern United States having showy yellow flowers and blue-green bark; sometimes placed in genus Cercidium


Palpability   Dico Tools
The quality of being perceivable by touch


Palpable   Dico Tools
Capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"


Palpable   Dico Tools
Can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"


Palpably   Dico Tools
So as to be palpable; "she was palpably nervous"


Palpate   Dico Tools
Examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient''s stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"


Palpation   Dico Tools
A method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)


Palpatory   Dico Tools
Relating to or involving palpation


Palpebra   Dico Tools
Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"


Palpebrate   Dico Tools
Wink or blink, especially repeatedly


Palpebrate   Dico Tools
Having eyelids


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Palpebration   Dico Tools
Repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)


Palpebra_conjunctiva   Dico Tools
The part of the conjunctiva lining the posterior surface of the eyelids; continuous with the bulbar conjunctiva


Palpitant   Dico Tools
Having a slight and rapid trembling motion; "palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions"; "my palpitating heart"


Palpitate   Dico Tools
Beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"


Palpitate   Dico Tools
Shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"


Palpitate   Dico Tools
Cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman''s heart"


Palpitating   Dico Tools
Having a slight and rapid trembling motion; "palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions"; "my palpitating heart"


Palpitation   Dico Tools
A shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"


Palpitation   Dico Tools
A rapid and irregular heart beat


Palsgrave   Dico Tools
(Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands


Palsied   Dico Tools
Affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor; "hands weak and palsied"


Palsy   Dico Tools
A condition marked by uncontrollable tremor


Palsy   Dico Tools
Loss of the ability to move a body part


Palsy   Dico Tools
Affect with palsy


Palsy-walsy   Dico Tools
(used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals


Palter   Dico Tools
Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information


Paltering   Dico Tools
A trivial act of lying or being deliberately unclear


Paltriness   Dico Tools
Worthlessness due to insignificance


Paltry   Dico Tools
Contemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"


Paltry   Dico Tools
Not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"


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Pal_up   Dico Tools
Become friends; act friendly towards


Pamelor   Dico Tools
A tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Pamelor) used along with psychotherapy to treat dysthymic depression; may interact dangerously if taken with other drugs


Pamlico   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language of the Pamlico people


Pamlico   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people formerly of the Pamlico river valley in North Carolina


Pampas   Dico Tools
The vast grassy plains of northern Argentina


Pampas_grass   Dico Tools
Tall perennial grass of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps


Pamper   Dico Tools
Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let''s not mollycoddle our students!"


Pampered   Dico Tools
Treated with excessive indulgence; "pampered from earliest childhood, he believed the world had been invented for his entertainment"


Pamperer   Dico Tools
Someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence


Pampering   Dico Tools
The act of indulging or gratifying a desire


Pampering(a)   Dico Tools
Overly indulgent; "pampering parents often have spoilt children"


Pamphlet   Dico Tools
A brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet


Pamphlet   Dico Tools
A small book usually having a paper cover


Pamphleteer   Dico Tools
A writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)


Pan   Dico Tools
Chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids


Pan   Dico Tools
Shallow container made of metal


Pan   Dico Tools
Cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel


Pan   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat''s legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus


Pan   Dico Tools
Express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"


Pan   Dico Tools
Wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals


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Pan   Dico Tools
Make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room"


Pan-broil   Dico Tools
Broil in a pan


Pan-fry   Dico Tools
Fry in a pan; "pan-fry the dumplings"


Pan-Hellenic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to all the Greeks; "the Olympic Games were a Panhellenic celebration"


Panacea   Dico Tools
Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists


Panache   Dico Tools
A feathered plume on a helmet


Panache   Dico Tools
Distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"


Panadol   Dico Tools
An analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril and Tylenol and Panadol and Phenaphen and Tempra and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)


Panama   Dico Tools
A stiff straw hat with a flat crown


Panama   Dico Tools
A republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903


Panamanian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Panama


Panamanian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Panama or its people; "Panamanian economy"


Panamanian_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Panama


Panamanian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Panama


Panama_Canal   Dico Tools
A ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)


Panama_Canal_Zone   Dico Tools
A zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal


Panama_City   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Panama


Panama_City   Dico Tools
A resort and fishing town on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida


Panama_hat   Dico Tools
A stiff straw hat with a flat crown


Panama_redwood   Dico Tools
Large erect shrub of Columbia having large odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and axillary racemes of fragrant yellow flowers


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Panama_redwood   Dico Tools
Hard heavy red wood of a quira tree


Panama_redwood_tree   Dico Tools
Large erect shrub of Columbia having large odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and axillary racemes of fragrant yellow flowers


Panama_tree   Dico Tools
Large deciduous tree native to Panama and from which the country takes its name; having densely leafy crown and naked trunk


Panamica   Dico Tools
Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers


Panamiga   Dico Tools
Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers


Panatela   Dico Tools
A long slender cigar


Panax   Dico Tools
Perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng


Panax_ginseng   Dico Tools
Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers


Panax_pseudoginseng   Dico Tools
Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers


Panax_quinquefolius   Dico Tools
North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng


Panax_schinseng   Dico Tools
Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers


Pancake   Dico Tools
A flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle


Pancake_batter   Dico Tools
Batter for making pancakes


Pancake_day   Dico Tools
The last day before Lent


Pancake_turner   Dico Tools
Turner for serving or turning pancakes


Pancake_turtle   Dico Tools
Voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites


Pancarditis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the entire heart (the epicardium and the myocardium and the endocardium)


Panchayat   Dico Tools
A village council in India or southern Pakistan


Panchayet   Dico Tools
A village council in India or southern Pakistan


Panchen_Lama   Dico Tools
The lama next in rank to the Dalai Lama


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Pancho_Villa   Dico Tools
Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)


Panchromatic_film   Dico Tools
Photographic film sensitive to light of all colors (including red)


Pancreas   Dico Tools
A large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin


Pancreatectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas


Pancreatic   Dico Tools
Of or involving the pancreas; "pancreatic cancer"


Pancreatic_artery   Dico Tools
A branch of the splenic artery that supplies the pancreas


Pancreatic_cancer   Dico Tools
Cancer of the pancreas


Pancreatic_duct   Dico Tools
A duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine


Pancreatic_fibrosis   Dico Tools
The most common congenital disease; the child''s lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; there is no cure


Pancreatic_juice   Dico Tools
A fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats


Pancreatic_vein   Dico Tools
Veins draining the pancreas and emptying into the superior mesenteric and splenic veins


Pancreatin   Dico Tools
Extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions


Pancreatitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain


Pancytopenia   Dico Tools
An abnormal deficiency in all blood cells (red blood cells and white blood cells and platelets); usually associated with bone marrow tumor or with aplastic anemia


Panda   Dico Tools
Reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas


Panda   Dico Tools
Large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae


Pandanaceae   Dico Tools
Family of woody plants of the order Pandanales including pandanus


Pandanales   Dico Tools
Families Typhaceae; Sparganiaceae; Pandanaceae


Pandanus   Dico Tools
Any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves


Pandanus   Dico Tools
Fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)


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Pandanus_tectorius   Dico Tools
Polynesian screw pine


Pandar   Dico Tools
Someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)


Panda_bear   Dico Tools
Large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae


Panda_car   Dico Tools
A police cruiser


Pandean_pipe   Dico Tools
A primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together


Pandemic   Dico Tools
An epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world


Pandemic   Dico Tools
Existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war"


Pandemic   Dico Tools
Epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria"


Pandemonium   Dico Tools
A state of extreme confusion and disorder


Pander   Dico Tools
Someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)


Pander   Dico Tools
Arrange for sexual partners for others


Pander   Dico Tools
Yield (to); give satisfaction to


Panderer   Dico Tools
A person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)


Panderer   Dico Tools
Someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)


Pandiculation   Dico Tools
Yawning and stretching (as when first waking up)


Pandion   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Pandionidae


Pandionidae   Dico Tools
Ospreys


Pandion_haliaetus   Dico Tools
Large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years


Pandora   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the first woman; created by Hephaestus on orders from Zeus who presented her to Epimetheus along with a box filled with evils


Pandora's_box   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it; she gave in to her curiosity and opened it; all the miseries and evils flew out to afflict mankind


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Pandowdy   Dico Tools
Deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust


Pandurate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape


Pandurate_leaf   Dico Tools
Fiddle-shaped


Panduriform   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape


Panduriform_leaf   Dico Tools
Fiddle-shaped


Pane   Dico Tools
Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide


Pane   Dico Tools
Sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors


Pane   Dico Tools
A panel or section of panels in a wall or door


Panegyric   Dico Tools
A formal expression of praise


Panegyric   Dico Tools
Formally expressing praise


Panegyrical   Dico Tools
Formally expressing praise


Panegyrist   Dico Tools
An orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics


Panel   Dico Tools
Electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"


Panel   Dico Tools
(computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay'' or `cancel''


Panel   Dico Tools
Sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat) section or component of something


Panel   Dico Tools
A pad placed under a saddle


Panel   Dico Tools
A group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc


Panel   Dico Tools
(law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)


Panel   Dico Tools
A committee appointed to judge a competition


Panel   Dico Tools
Select from a list; "empanel prospective jurors"


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Panel   Dico Tools
Decorate with panels; "panel the walls with wood"


Paneled   Dico Tools
Used of walls; decorated with panels or wainscoting


Paneling   Dico Tools
A panel or section of panels in a wall or door


Panelist   Dico Tools
A member of a panel


Panelling   Dico Tools
A panel or section of panels in a wall or door


Panellist   Dico Tools
A member of a panel


Panel_discussion   Dico Tools
Discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience


Panel_heating   Dico Tools
Heating system consisting of wall or floor or baseboard or ceiling panels containing electric conductors or heating pipes


Panel_light   Dico Tools
A light to illuminate an instrument panel


Panel_truck   Dico Tools
A van suitable for delivering goods or services to customers


Panencephalitis   Dico Tools
Diffuse inflammation of the entire brain


Panetela   Dico Tools
A long slender cigar


Panetella   Dico Tools
A long slender cigar


Pane_of_glass   Dico Tools
Sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors


Panfish   Dico Tools
Any of numerous small food fishes; especially those caught with hook and line and not available on the market


Pang   Dico Tools
A sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"


Pang   Dico Tools
A sharp spasm of pain


Pang   Dico Tools
A mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"


Panga   Dico Tools
A large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation


Pangaea   Dico Tools
(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland


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Pangea   Dico Tools
(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland


Pangloss   Dico Tools
An incurable optimist in Candide (a satire by Voltaire)


Pangolin   Dico Tools
Toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites


Pango_Pango   Dico Tools
A port in American Samoa


Panhandle   Dico Tools
The handle of a pan


Panhandle   Dico Tools
A relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area; "Wheeling is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia"


Panhandle   Dico Tools
Beg by accosting people in the street and asking for money


Panhandler   Dico Tools
A beggar who approaches strangers asking for money


Panhellenic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to all the Greeks; "the Olympic Games were a Panhellenic celebration"


Panhysterectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes


Panic   Dico Tools
An overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety


Panic   Dico Tools
Sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"


Panic   Dico Tools
Cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"


Panic   Dico Tools
Be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"


Panic-stricken   Dico Tools
Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"


Panic-struck   Dico Tools
Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"


Panicked   Dico Tools
Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"


Panicky   Dico Tools
Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"


Panicle   Dico Tools
Compound raceme or branched cluster of flowers


Panicled   Dico Tools
Having panicles; occurring in panicles; "a panicled inflorescence"


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Panicled_aster   Dico Tools
A variety of aster


Paniculate   Dico Tools
Having a panicle


Panicum   Dico Tools
Panic grass


Panicum_capillare   Dico Tools
North American grass with slender brushy panicles; often a weed on cultivated land


Panicum_miliaceum   Dico Tools
Extensively cultivated in Europe and Asia for its grain and in United States sometimes for forage


Panicum_Texanum   Dico Tools
Annual weedy grass used for hay


Panicum_virgatum   Dico Tools
Grass of western America used for hay


Panic_attack   Dico Tools
A sudden attack of fear


Panic_button   Dico Tools
A button to push in order to summon help in case of an emergency; "the circuit is operated by a panic button"; "when he saw that I was angry he hit the panic button"


Panic_disorder   Dico Tools
An anxiety disorder characterized by unpredictable panic attacks; the attacks are usually severe but brief


Panic_grass   Dico Tools
Any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder


Panini   Dico Tools
Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC)


Panipat   Dico Tools
Battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761


Panjabi   Dico Tools
The Indic language spoken by most people in Punjab in northwestern India


Panjabi   Dico Tools
A member of the majority people of Punjab in northwestern India


Panjandrum   Dico Tools
An important or influential (and often overbearing) person


Pannier   Dico Tools
Set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips


Pannier   Dico Tools
A large wicker basket (usually one of a pair)


Pannikin   Dico Tools
A small pan or cup (usually of tin)


Panocha   Dico Tools
Fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts


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Panoche   Dico Tools
Fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts


Panofsky   Dico Tools
Art historian (1892-1968)


Panonychus   Dico Tools
A genus of Tetranychidae


Panonychus_ulmi   Dico Tools
Small web-spinning mite; a serious orchard pest


Panoplied   Dico Tools
In ceremonial attire and paraphernalia; "professors arrayed in robes"


Panoplied   Dico Tools
Equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior


Panoply   Dico Tools
A complete and impressive array


Panoptic   Dico Tools
Broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide


Panoptic   Dico Tools
Including everything visible in one view; "a panoptic aerial photograph of the missile base"; "a panoptic stain used in microscopy"


Panoptical   Dico Tools
Including everything visible in one view; "a panoptic aerial photograph of the missile base"; "a panoptic stain used in microscopy"


Panopticon   Dico Tools
A circular prison with cells distributed around a central surveillance station; proposed by Jeremy Bentham in 1791


Panopticon   Dico Tools
An area where everything is visible


Panorama   Dico Tools
A picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene


Panorama   Dico Tools
The visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"


Panoramic   Dico Tools
As from an altitude or distance; "a bird''s-eye survey"; "a panoramic view"


Panoramic_sight   Dico Tools
Gunsight (a telescopic device for an artillery piece) that can be rotated horizontally in a full circle


Panoramic_view   Dico Tools
A situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance


Panorpidae   Dico Tools
A family of insects of the order Mecoptera


Panpipe   Dico Tools
A primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together


Pansa   Dico Tools
The tenth month of the Hindu calendar


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Pansexual   Dico Tools
A person who participates in (or is open to) sexual activities of many kinds


Pansinusitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of all of the paranasal sinuses


Pansy   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for an openly homosexual man


Pansy   Dico Tools
A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive


Pansy   Dico Tools
Large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors


Pansy_orchid   Dico Tools
Any of various orchids of the genus Miltonia having solitary or loosely racemose showy broadly spreading flowers


Pansy_violet   Dico Tools
Common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies


Pant   Dico Tools
A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"


Pant   Dico Tools
The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)


Pant   Dico Tools
Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"


Pant   Dico Tools
Utter while panting, as if out of breath


Pant-hoot   Dico Tools
Communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates


Pantaloon   Dico Tools
Trousers worn in former times


Pantaloon   Dico Tools
A character in the commedia dell''arte; portrayed as a foolish old man


Pantaloon   Dico Tools
A buffoon in modern pantomimes; the butt of jokes


Pantalooned   Dico Tools
Dressed in trousers


Pantechnicon   Dico Tools
A large moving van (especially one used for moving furniture)


Pantheism   Dico Tools
The doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God


Pantheism   Dico Tools
(rare) worship that admits or tolerates all gods


Pantheist   Dico Tools
Someone who believes that God and the universe are the same


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Pantheist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to pantheism


Pantheistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to pantheism


Pantheon   Dico Tools
(antiquity) a temple to all the gods


Pantheon   Dico Tools
A monument commemorating a nation''s dead heroes


Pantheon   Dico Tools
All the gods of a religion


Panther   Dico Tools
Large American feline resembling a lion


Panther   Dico Tools
A leopard in the black color phase


Panther   Dico Tools
A large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis


Panthera   Dico Tools
Lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers


Panthera_leo   Dico Tools
Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male


Panthera_onca   Dico Tools
A large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis


Panthera_pardus   Dico Tools
Large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots


Panthera_tigris   Dico Tools
Large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered


Panthera_uncia   Dico Tools
Large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur


Panther_cat   Dico Tools
Nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat


Panther_lily   Dico Tools
Lily of western United States having orange-red to crimson maroon-spotted flowers


Pantie   Dico Tools
Short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)


Pantile   Dico Tools
A roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap


Panting   Dico Tools
Breathing heavily (as after exertion)


Panting   Dico Tools
Any fabric used to make trousers


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Panting   Dico Tools
Breathing laboriously or convulsively


Pantingly   Dico Tools
As someone winded and out of breath; "he came running after us pantingly"


Panto   Dico Tools
An abbreviation of pantomime


Pantograph   Dico Tools
Mechanical device used to copy a figure or plan on a different scale


Pantomime   Dico Tools
A performance using gestures and body movements without words


Pantomime   Dico Tools
Act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only; "The acting students mimed eating an apple"


Pantomimer   Dico Tools
An actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression


Pantomimist   Dico Tools
An actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression


Pantothen   Dico Tools
A vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods


Pantothenic_acid   Dico Tools
A vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods


Pantotheria   Dico Tools
Generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic; commonly conceded to be ancestral to marsupial and placental mammals


Pantropic   Dico Tools
Distributed throughout the tropics


Pantropical   Dico Tools
Distributed throughout the tropics


Pantry   Dico Tools
A small storeroom for storing foods or wines


Pantryman   Dico Tools
A manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table


Pants   Dico Tools
(usually in the plural) underpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"


Pants   Dico Tools
(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"


Pants_presser   Dico Tools
A home appliance in which trousers can be hung and the wrinkles pressed out


Pants_suit   Dico Tools
A slack suit for women


Panty   Dico Tools
Short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)


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Pantyhose   Dico Tools
A woman''s tights consisting of underpants and stockings


Pantywaist   Dico Tools
A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive


Panty_girdle   Dico Tools
A woman''s undergarment that combines a girdle and panties


Pant_leg   Dico Tools
The leg of a pair of trousers


Panzer   Dico Tools
An armored vehicle or tank


Panzer   Dico Tools
Equipped with armored vehicles; "a panzer division"


Pan_American_Day   Dico Tools
A day celebrating political and economic unity among American countries


Pan_American_Union   Dico Tools
The administrative agency of the Organization of American States


Pan_gravy   Dico Tools
Pan juices thickened and seasoned


Pan_off   Dico Tools
Wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals


Pan_out   Dico Tools
Wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals


Pan_out   Dico Tools
Be a success; "The idea panned out"


Pan_paniscus   Dico Tools
Small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species


Pan_roast   Dico Tools
Roast in a pan; "pan-roast that meat"


Pan_troglodytes   Dico Tools
Intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests


Pan_troglodytes_schweinfurthii   Dico Tools
Long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees


Pan_troglodytes_troglodytes   Dico Tools
Black-faced chimpanzees of central Africa; closely related to eastern chimpanzees


Pan_troglodytes_verus   Dico Tools
Masked or pale-faced chimpanzees of western Africa; distantly related to the eastern and central chimpanzees; possibly a distinct species


Paola_Caliari   Dico Tools
Italian painter of the venetian school (1528-1588)


Paolo_Veronese   Dico Tools
Italian painter of the venetian school (1528-1588)


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Pap   Dico Tools
The small projection of a mammary gland


Pap   Dico Tools
Worthless or oversimplified ideas


Pap   Dico Tools
A diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders


Papa   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Papacy   Dico Tools
The government of the Roman Catholic Church


Papaia   Dico Tools
Tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit


Papain   Dico Tools
A proteolytic enzyme obtained from the unripe papaya; used as a meat tenderizer


Papal   Dico Tools
Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles; "papal dispensation"


Papal_bull   Dico Tools
A formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)


Papal_cross   Dico Tools
A cross with three crossbars


Papal_infallibility   Dico Tools
Belief of the Roman Catholic Church that God protects the Pope from error when he speaks about faith or morality


Papal_nuncio   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status


Papanicolaou_smear   Dico Tools
A sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells


Papanicolaou_test   Dico Tools
A method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer


Paparazzo   Dico Tools
A freelance photographer who pursues celebrities trying to take candid photographs of them to sell to newspapers or magazines


Papaver   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers


Papaveraceae   Dico Tools
Herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits


Papaverales   Dico Tools
An order of dicotyledonous plants


Papaverine   Dico Tools
An alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium; used to relax smooth muscles; it is nonaddictive


Papaver_alpinum   Dico Tools
Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers


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Papaver_argemone   Dico Tools
Annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit


Papaver_californicum   Dico Tools
Showy annual of California with red flowers


Papaver_heterophyllum   Dico Tools
California wild poppy with bright red flowers


Papaver_nudicaule   Dico Tools
Subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers


Papaver_orientale   Dico Tools
Commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers


Papaver_rhoeas   Dico Tools
Annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated


Papaver_somniferum   Dico Tools
Southwestern Asian herb with grayish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium


Papaw   Dico Tools
Fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples


Papaw   Dico Tools
Small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit


Papaw_tree   Dico Tools
Small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit


Papaya   Dico Tools
Large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh


Papaya   Dico Tools
Tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit


Papaya_family   Dico Tools
Trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves


Papaya_juice   Dico Tools
Juice from papayas


Papaya_tree   Dico Tools
Tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit


Papa_Doc   Dico Tools
Oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)


Papeete   Dico Tools
The capital of French Polynesia on the northwestern coast of Tahiti


Paper   Dico Tools
A newspaper as a physical object; "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"


Paper   Dico Tools
Medium for written communication; "the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"


Paper   Dico Tools
A daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"


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Paper   Dico Tools
A scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses; "he has written many scientific papers"


Paper   Dico Tools
An essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"


Paper   Dico Tools
A business firm that publishes newspapers; "Murdoch owns many newspapers"


Paper   Dico Tools
A material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses


Paper   Dico Tools
Cover with wallpaper


Paper   Dico Tools
Cover with paper; "paper the box"


Paper   Dico Tools
Made of paper; "they wore paper hats at the party"


Paper-back_book   Dico Tools
A book with paper covers


Paper-pusher   Dico Tools
A clerk or bureaucrat who does paperwork


Paperback   Dico Tools
A book with paper covers


Paperback   Dico Tools
(of books) having a flexible binding


Paperbacked   Dico Tools
(of books) having a flexible binding


Paperback_book   Dico Tools
A book with paper covers


Paperbark_birch   Dico Tools
Small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes


Paperboard   Dico Tools
A cardboard suitable for making posters


Paperboy   Dico Tools
A boy who sells or delivers newspapers


Paperclip   Dico Tools
A wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"


Paperer   Dico Tools
One whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper


Paperhanger   Dico Tools
One whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper


Paperhanger   Dico Tools
Someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money


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Paperhanging   Dico Tools
The application of wallpaper


Papering   Dico Tools
The application of wallpaper


Paperknife   Dico Tools
Dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books


Paperlike   Dico Tools
Of or like paper


Papermaking   Dico Tools
The craft of making paper


Papers   Dico Tools
Writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)


Paperweight   Dico Tools
A weight used to hold down a stack of papers


Paperwork   Dico Tools
Work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.


Papery   Dico Tools
Thin and paperlike; "papery leaves"; "wasps that make nests of papery material"


Papery   Dico Tools
Of or like paper


Paper_bag   Dico Tools
A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer''s purchases


Paper_birch   Dico Tools
Small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes


Paper_chain   Dico Tools
A chain made of loops of colored paper; used to decorate a room


Paper_chase   Dico Tools
An outdoor game; the hares start off on a long run scattering bits of paper (the scent) and the hounds try to catch them before they reach a designated spot


Paper_chromatography   Dico Tools
Chromatography that uses selective adsorption on a strip of paper


Paper_clip   Dico Tools
A wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"


Paper_cup   Dico Tools
A disposable paper cup for holding drinks


Paper_currency   Dico Tools
Currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie


Paper_cutter   Dico Tools
A cutting implement for cutting sheets of paper to the desired size


Paper_doll   Dico Tools
A piece of paper cut or folded into the shape of a human being


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Paper_electrophoresis   Dico Tools
Electrophoresis carried out on filter paper


Paper_fastener   Dico Tools
A fastener for holding a sheet of paper in place


Paper_feed   Dico Tools
A device for inserting sheets of paper into a printer or typewriter; "the job was delayed because the paper feed was clogged"


Paper_flower   Dico Tools
Brazilian vine that tends to flower continuously


Paper_gold   Dico Tools
Reserve assets in the International Monetary Fund; designed to supplement reserves of gold and convertible currencies used to maintain stability in the foreign exchange market


Paper_knife   Dico Tools
Dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books


Paper_loss   Dico Tools
An unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from from the investor''s cost


Paper_mill   Dico Tools
A mill where paper is manufactured


Paper_money   Dico Tools
Currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie


Paper_mulberry   Dico Tools
Shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth; grown as a shade tree in Europe and America; male flowers are pendulous catkins and female are urn-shaped followed by small orange-red aggregate berries


Paper_nautilus   Dico Tools
Cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells


Paper_plant   Dico Tools
Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times


Paper_plate   Dico Tools
A disposable plate made of cardboard


Paper_profit   Dico Tools
An unrealized gain on an investment calculated by subtracting the investor''s cost from the current market price


Paper_round   Dico Tools
The route taken when delivering newspapers every day


Paper_route   Dico Tools
The job of delivering newspapers regularly


Paper_route   Dico Tools
The route taken when delivering newspapers every day


Paper_rush   Dico Tools
Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times


Paper_tape   Dico Tools
A long narrow strip of paper


Paper_thin   Dico Tools
Thin as paper; "her blouse was paper thin"


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Paper_tiger   Dico Tools
The nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual; "he reminded Mao that the paper tiger had nuclear teeth"


Paper_towel   Dico Tools
A disposable towel made of absorbent paper


Paper_toweling   Dico Tools
Absorbent paper used as toweling


Paper_trail   Dico Tools
The written evidence of someone''s activities; "this paper trail consisted mainly of electronically stored information"


Paper_wasp   Dico Tools
Any of several social wasps that construct nests of a substance like paper


Paper_white   Dico Tools
A daffodil having star-shaped white blossoms; often grown indoors to bloom in the winter


Paphiopedilum   Dico Tools
Horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium


Papier-mache   Dico Tools
A substance made from paper pulp that can be molded when went and painted when dry


Papilionaceae   Dico Tools
Leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae


Papilionoideae   Dico Tools
Alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae


Papilla   Dico Tools
A small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather


Papilla   Dico Tools
A small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell; "the papillae of the tongue"


Papillary   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling papilla


Papillary_muscle   Dico Tools
Any of several muscles associated with the atrioventricular valves; "the papillary muscles contract during systole to prevent regurgitation of blood into the atria"


Papillary_tumor   Dico Tools
A benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass


Papillary_tumour   Dico Tools
A benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass


Papillate   Dico Tools
Resembling or covered with papillae


Papilledema   Dico Tools
Swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure


Papilliform   Dico Tools
Shaped like a papilla


Papilloma   Dico Tools
A benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass


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Papillon   Dico Tools
Small slender toy spaniel with erect ears and a black-spotted brown to white coat


Papillose   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling papilla


Papio   Dico Tools
Baboons


Papio_ursinus   Dico Tools
Grayish baboon of southern and eastern Africa


Papist   Dico Tools
A Roman Catholic who is a strong advocate of the papacy


Papist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"


Papistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"


Papistical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"


Papoose   Dico Tools
An American Indian infant


Papooseroot   Dico Tools
Tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally


Papoose_root   Dico Tools
Tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally


Papovavirus   Dico Tools
Any of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas


Pappa   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Pappataci_fever   Dico Tools
A mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii


Pappoose   Dico Tools
An American Indian infant


Pappose   Dico Tools
(of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles


Pappus   Dico Tools
Calyx composed of scales or bristles or featherlike hairs in plants of the Compositae such as thistles and dandelions


Paprika   Dico Tools
A mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos


Paprika   Dico Tools
Plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers


Paprika_sauce   Dico Tools
Veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onion and paprika and cream


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Paprilus   Dico Tools
A genus of Stromateidae


Paprilus_alepidotus   Dico Tools
Butterfish up to a foot long of Atlantic waters from Chesapeake Bay to Argentina


Papua   Dico Tools
A Pacific island north of Australia; the 2nd largest island in the world; governed by Australia and Indonesia


Papuan   Dico Tools
Any of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages


Papuan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Papua or its people or language; "Papuan native crafts"; "Papuan vowels"


Papuan_language   Dico Tools
Any of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages


Papuan_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Papua New Guinea


Papua_New_Guinea   Dico Tools
A parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea


Papule   Dico Tools
A small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)


Papulovesicle   Dico Tools
A papule that changes into a blister


Papyrus   Dico Tools
A document written on papyrus


Papyrus   Dico Tools
Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times


Papyrus   Dico Tools
Paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans


Pap_smear   Dico Tools
A sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells


Pap_test   Dico Tools