Birth Rate: The ratio between births and individuals in a specified population at a particular time.
Personal Inflation Rate: The inflation rate as it affects a specific individual.
Pherecratean: A classical greek and latin metrical pattern consisting of an iamb or a trochee, a dactyl, and a trochee or a spondee.
Periodic Rate: The monthly effective interest rate. For example, the periodic rate on a credit card with an 18% annual percentage rate is 1.5% per month.
Phosphoglycerate (PGA): A three-carbon molecule formed when carbon dioxide is added to ribulose biphosphate (RuBP) during the dark reaction of photosynthesis (Calvin, or Calvin-Benson Cycle). PGA is converted to PG . . . View Full Definition
Periodic Interest Rate: The periodic interest rate, sometimes called the nominal rate, is the interest rate a lender charges on the amount you borrow. Lenders are also required to tell you what a loan will actually . . . View Full Definition
Payment Rate: Generally, the amount paid per unit of production (i.e., bushel, pound, hundredweight) to each participating farmer for eligible production under commodity income and price support programs.
Photosynthetic Rate: The rate of conversion of dissolved carbon dioxide and bicarbonate ion to photosynthetic product
Polyunsaturated Fat: A fat in which there are two or more links in the chain of carbon atoms that can be opened to accept hydrogen atoms.
Plowback Rate: Related: Retention rate
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.