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Plutonist

ˈpluːt(ə)nɪst

Meanings of Plutonist:

noun

An advocate of plutonism, the theory (now accepted) that rocks such as granite were formed by solidification from the molten state rather than by precipitation from the sea.

Usage examples:

As regards the origin of basalt and granite, the plutonists had secured a victory by 1820
adjective

Relating to plutonism, the theory (now accepted) that rocks such as granite were formed by solidification from the molten state rather than by precipitation from the sea.

Usage examples:

He published his plutonist description of salisbury crags

Plutonium

pluːˈtəʊ.ni.əm

Meanings of Plutonium:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 94, a dense silvery radioactive metal of the actinide series, used as a fuel in nuclear reactors and as an explosive in nuclear fission weapons. plutonium only occurs in trace amounts in nature but is manufactured in nuclear reactors from uranium-238.

Usage examples:

The only manufacturing left on the site when reprocessing goes will be the plant for making nuclear…

Meanings of Plutonometamorphism:

noun

Metamorphism occurring at high temperatures and pressures at great depths in the earth's crust.

Meanings of Plutonomic:

adjective

Of or relating to plutonomy.

Meanings of Plutonomist:

noun

An expert in plutonomy; a political economist.

Meanings of Plutonomy:

noun

The science of the production and distribution of wealth.

Plutons

ˈpluːt(ə)n

Meanings of Plutons:

noun

A body of intrusive igneous rock.

Usage examples:

The igneous complex is composed of four steep-walled plutons separated by country rock septa and su…

Pluvial

ˈpluːvɪəl

Meanings of Pluvial:

adjective

Relating to or characterized by rainfall.

Usage examples:

The alternation of pluvial and arid periods in the quaternary
noun

A period marked by increased rainfall.

Pluvials

ˈpluːvɪəl

Meanings of Pluvials:

noun

A period marked by increased rainfall.

adjective

Relating to or characterized by rainfall.

Usage examples:

The alternation of pluvial and arid periods in the quaternary

Meanings of Pluvian:

adjective

Rain-giving, rain-bringing; rainy. in early use chiefly literary in "pluvian jove", "pluvian jupiter".

Meanings of Pluviograph:

noun

A recording rain gauge.

Meanings of Pluviometer:

noun

An instrument for measuring rainfall; a rain gauge.

Meanings of Pluviometric:

adjective

Of or relating to the measurement of rainfall; relating to or obtained by means of a pluviometer.

Meanings of Pluviometrical:

adjective

= pluviometric .

Meanings of Pluviometry:

noun

The measurement of rainfall; the use of a pluviometer.

Meanings of Pluvioscope:

noun

A kind of instrument to measure rainfall; a pluviometer.

Pluviose

ˈpluːvɪəʊs

Meanings of Pluviose:

noun

The fifth month of the french republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 20 january to 18 february.

Usage examples:

Out went the old months - january to december - and in came vendémiaire, brumaire, frimaire, nivôse…

Meanings of Pluviosity:

noun

The quality of being rainy or of bringing rain; rainfall.

Meanings of Plyboard:

noun

Plywood.

Meanings of Plyer:

noun

A person who plies; a merchant or trader; a person who solicits clients or customers; an industrious or energetic person.

Meanings of Plyers:

noun

A person who plies; a merchant or trader; a person who solicits clients or customers; an industrious or energetic person.

Plying

plʌɪ

Meanings of Plying:

verb

Work steadily with (a tool).

Usage examples:

A tailor delicately plying his needle
noun

A thickness or layer of a folded or laminated material.

Usage examples:

Tiles that have a black pvc ply in the lamination

Meanings of Plymouth:

proper noun

A port and naval base in devon, south-western england; population 251,900 (est. 2009). in 1620 it was the scene of the pilgrim fathers' departure to north america in the mayflower.

Meanings of Plymouthism:

noun

The religious beliefs and practices of the plymouth brethren; = plymouth brethrenism .

Meanings of Plymouthite:

noun

A member of the plymouth brethren; = plymouthist .

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