Kill The Ball
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Kill The Ball: To take the spin off the ball, resulting in a straight shot. Often used to maximimize accuracy on easy spare leaves.
Pressureless Ball: A special type of tennis ball that does not have a core of pressurized air as standard balls do but rather has a core made of solid rubber, or a core filled tightly with micro-particles. Qua . . . View Full Definition
Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that believes the term structure reflects the expectation of the future path of interest rates as well as risk premium. The theory rejects the assertion that the . . . View Full Definition
Presidential Election Cycle Theory: A theory that stock market trends can be predicted and explained by the four-year presidential election cycle.
Proof Theory: This deals with the actual 'logic' of the programming. Using mathematical analysis techniques, the programming language is proof checked.
Prosthetic Devices: A device that replaces all or a part of the human body because a part of the body is permanently damaged, is absent or is malfunctioning.
Prosthesis: Adding an extra syllable or letters to the beginning of a word for poetic effect. Shakespeare writes in his sonnets, 'All alone, I beweep my outcast state.' He could have simply written weep . . . View Full Definition
Precession Of The Equinoxes: The gradual westward shift (about 50' each year) of the equinoctial points along the ecliptic due to the ecliptic due to the rotational movement of the poles of Earth's axis. This phenomena . . . View Full Definition
Powder Puff, Puff Ball: Same as nothing ball.
Popping The Ribs: Splaying and spreading the ribs. Popping the ribs weakens the torso and can overarch the back, as in military posture.