Acronical Place: From the Greek akronychos, at sunset. The position occupied by a planet when it is opposite the Sun.
Placental Mammals: One of three groups of mammals that carry their young in the mothers body for long periods during which the fetus is nourished by the placenta. Humans are placental mammals.
Placenta: An organ produced from interlocking maternal and embryonic tissue in placental mammals; supplies nutrients to the embryo and fetus and removes wastes.
Placer Deposit: A mass of stream sediment that contains an economically significant concentration of mineral particles. This accumulation of mineral particles is a result of their being of high specific gra . . . View Full Definition
Private Placement: If securities are sold directly to an institutional investor, such as a corporation or bank, the transaction is called a private placement. Unlike a public offering, a private placement does . . . View Full Definition
Product Placement: The appearance of a trademarked product (e.g., Budweiser beer or Apple computers) in a program-when the sponsor pays for such placement.
Placement Testing: Placement tests ensure that you get started in the right classes for your academic background and your program. Taking a class for which you are not prepared could prevent you from successfu . . . View Full Definition
Post-Placement Visits: Investigation and interviews with an adoptive family once a child has been placed with them.
Placement Ratio: The percentages of last week's new municipal bond offerings that have been bought from the underwriters, according to the Bond Buyer newspaper.
Place Of Articulation: The point in the oral cavity where the position of speech organs (lips, teeth, tongue, etc.) Is most important for a particular sound.