Plague Of Justinian
Plague Of Justinian: (541-542) The Plague of Justinian was a pandemic that afflicted the Byzantine Empire, including its capital Constantinople, in the years 541–542 AD. It has been speculated that this pandemic . . . View Full Definition
Plaster Of Paris: A quick setting, pure white powder, used to set bathroom wall fixtures such as towel racks or used by craft groups for pouring molds and making plaster objects.
Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970: P.L. 91-577 (December 24, 1970) was enacted to provide patent-like protection for new non-hybrid seed varieties. The ultimate goal was to create an incentive for public and private research . . . View Full Definition
Playoff Beard: A playoff beard is the superstitious practice of a national hockey league (nhl) player not shaving his beard during the stanley cup playoffs.
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.
Playoffs: The post-season tournament that determines the NFL champion.
Point Of Exposure: The place where someone can come into contact with a substance present in the environment [see exposure pathway].
Point Of Beginning (POB): In a metes-and bounds legal description, the starting point of the survey, situated in one corner of the parcel, all metes-and-bounds descriptions must follow the boundaries of the parcel ba . . . View Full Definition
Pneumonic Plague: A generally fatal form of bubonic plague in which the infecting organisms infect the lungs. In contrast to other forms of Bubonic Plague pneumonic plague is transmissible from person to person.
Pie Model Of Capital Structure: A model of the debt-equity ratio of the firms, graphically depicted in slices of a pie that represent the value of the firm in the capital markets.
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Fragrance: The sensation of the gases released from ground coffee as they are inhaled through the nose. Ranges from sweetly floral to sweetly spicy.