Permucosal Pin Implants
Permucosal Pin Implants: Endosseous dental implants, shafts of which are threaded or smooth, used in bipodial or tripodial configurations as an abutment.
Pulping: First step after picking in preparing coffee by the wet method. It consists of removing the outer skin. Machines rub away the pulp without crushing the beans.
Preferred Spin Axis (Psa): It is the final axis a ball achieves while rolling down the lane. It is heavily influenced by the amount of friction and bowler generated revolutions.
Promise Keeping-Truthtelling: An ethical principle which, when applied to managed care, states that managed care organizations and their providers have a duty to present information honestly and are obligated to honor co . . . View Full Definition
Pumping Iron: Phrase that has been in use since the 1950's, but recently greatly popularized. Lifting weights.
Rack And Pinion Focusing: Mechanical focusing system used on copying or monorail cameras. A pinion engages a rack on a slide. Focusing is achieved by turning a knob or wheel, which moves the lens or image panel.
Qualified Opinion: An auditor's opinion expressing certain limitations of an audit.
Porcupine Provision: Often used in risk arbitrage. See: Shark repellent.
Popping The Ribs: Splaying and spreading the ribs. Popping the ribs weakens the torso and can overarch the back, as in military posture.
Pinot Teinturier: Also known as Teinturier du Cher. Of ancient origin, it is genetically present in the majority of varieties grown in order to add deeper redness, due to its pink flesh, to blends. In the lat . . . View Full Definition