Entertainment / Video Games / Action Game
Action Game: Any game that requires fast reflexes on the part of the player.
Role Playing Game: A type or genre of game in which the player takes the part of a character. Usually a turn-based game in which the player character endures the effects of 'hit points' and attribute value cha . . . View Full Definition
Peak Contraction: Exercising a muscle until it cramps by using shortened movements.
Pay Per Action (PPA): Very similar to Pay Per Click except publishers only get paid when click throughs result in conversions.
Perfect Game: A score of 300, resulting from 12 consecutive strikes.
Peripheral Heart Action (PHA): A system of training where you go from one exercise to another, with little or no rest, preferably alternating upper body and lower body exercises. Designed for cardiovascular training and t . . . View Full Definition
Petrifaction: Mode of fossilization where f organic matter is replaced with silica.
Pack-in Game: A game that comes packaged with a system. For example, the NES pack-in was Super Mario Bros, and the Genesis pack-in was Sonic the Hedgehog.
Oxidation Half Reaction: That part of a redox reaction that involves loss of electrons. In the oxidation half reaction, the oxidation number of one or more atoms within the reactants is increased.
Noncash Transactions: Investing and financing activities that do not affect cash: if significant, they are disclosed below the statement of cash flows or in the notes to the financial statements.
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Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket.