Name Report For First Name PLAT:


First name PLAT's origin is French. PLAT means "from the flat land". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PLAT below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of plat.(Brown names are of the same origin (French) with PLAT and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with PLAT - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming PLAT


plato platon platt

NAMES RHYMING WITH PLAT (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (lat) - Names That Ends with lat:

astolat gilat wemilat siolat carlat ailat

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (at) - Names That Ends with at:

effiwat talawat hayat najat ni'mat sirvat anat maat tamirat sadaqat ameretat beat dat nhat cat desirat enat feenat gobnat gubnat kat keenat kinnat omat rinat akshat ayawamat benat etlelooaat gilmat lamorat nat nawat pat payat skeat wat xabat donat angharat khayyat rahimat ronat efrat

NAMES RHYMING WITH PLAT (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (pla) - Names That Begins with pla:

placida placido plaise

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (pl) - Names That Begins with pl:

pleasure pleoh plexippus plutus


First Names which starts with 'p' and ends with 't':

padgett paget pant parfait payatt pazit pert phelot pierpont pierrepont pit preost preostcot preruet prescot prescott prewitt priest pruet pruitt pyt

English Words Rhyming PLAT


backplatenoun (n.) A piece, or plate which forms the back of anything, or which covers the back; armor for the back.

bedplatenoun (n.) The foundation framing or piece, by which the other parts are supported and held in place; the bed; -- called also baseplate and soleplate.

bookplatenoun (n.) A label, placed upon or in a book, showing its ownership or its position in a library.

breastplatenoun (n.) A plate of metal covering the breast as defensive armor.
 noun (n.) A piece against which the workman presses his breast in operating a breast drill, or other similar tool.
 noun (n.) A strap that runs across a horse's breast.
 noun (n.) A part of the vestment of the high priest, worn upon the front of the ephod. It was a double piece of richly embroidered stuff, a span square, set with twelve precious stones, on which were engraved the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. See Ephod.

chloroplatinicadjective (a.) See Platinichloric.

contemplatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Contemplate

contemplationnoun (n.) The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.
 noun (n.) Holy meditation.
 noun (n.) The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.

contemplatistnoun (n.) A contemplator.

contemplativenoun (n.) A religious or either sex devoted to prayer and meditation, rather than to active works of charity.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to contemplation; addicted to, or employed in, contemplation; meditative.
 adjective (a.) Having the power of contemplation; as, contemplative faculties.

contemplativenessnoun (n.) The state of being contemplative; thoughtfulness.

contemplatornoun (n.) One who contemplates.

copperplatenoun (n.) A plate of polished copper on which a design or writing is engraved.
 noun (n.) An impression on paper taken from such a plate.

coplatryadjective (a.) Pertaining to copulation; tending or serving to unite; copulative.
 adjective (a.) Used in sexual union; as, the copulatory organs of insects.

drawplatenoun (n.) A hardened steel plate having a hole, or a gradation of conical holes, through which wires are drawn to be reduced and elongated.

electroplaternoun (n.) One who electroplates.

electroplatingnoun (n.) The art or process of depositing a coating (commonly) of silver, gold, or nickel on an inferior metal, by means of electricity.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Electroplate

footplatenoun (n.) See Footboard (a).

implatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Implate

neckplatenoun (n.) See Gorget, 1 and 2.

neoplatonicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, Neoplatonism or the Neoplatonists.

neoplatoniciannoun (n.) A neoplatonist.

neoplatonismnoun (n.) A pantheistic eclectic school of philosophy, of which Plotinus was the chief (A. D. 205-270), and which sought to reconcile the Platonic and Aristotelian systems with Oriental theosophy. It tended to mysticism and theurgy, and was the last product of Greek philosophy.

neoplatonistnoun (n.) One who held to Neoplatonism; a member of the Neoplatonic school.

omoplatenoun (n.) The shoulder blade, or scapula.

plattingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Plat
 noun (n.) Plaited strips or bark, cane, straw, etc., used for making hats or the like.

platnoun (n.) Work done by platting or braiding; a plait.
 noun (n.) A small piece or plot of ground laid out with some design, or for a special use; usually, a portion of flat, even ground.
 noun (n.) Plain; flat; level.
 noun (n.) The flat or broad side of a sword.
 noun (n.) A plot; a plan; a design; a diagram; a map; a chart.
 verb (v. t.) To form by interlaying interweaving; to braid; to plait.
 verb (v. t.) To lay out in plats or plots, as ground.
 adverb (adv.) Plainly; flatly; downright.
 adverb (adv.) Flatly; smoothly; evenly.

platannoun (n.) The plane tree.

platanistnoun (n.) The soosoo.

platanusnoun (n.) A genus of trees; the plane tree.

platbandnoun (n.) A border of flowers in a garden, along a wall or a parterre; hence, a border.
 noun (n.) A flat molding, or group of moldings, the width of which much exceeds its projection, as the face of an architrave.
 noun (n.) A list or fillet between the flutings of a column.

platenoun (n.) A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a thick sheet of metal; as, a steel plate.
 noun (n.) Metallic armor composed of broad pieces.
 noun (n.) Domestic vessels and utensils, as flagons, dishes, cups, etc., wrought in gold or silver.
 noun (n.) Metallic ware which is plated, in distinction from that which is genuine silver or gold.
 noun (n.) A small, shallow, and usually circular, vessel of metal or wood, or of earth glazed and baked, from which food is eaten at table.
 noun (n.) A piece of money, usually silver money.
 noun (n.) A piece of metal on which anything is engraved for the purpose of being printed; hence, an impression from the engraved metal; as, a book illustrated with plates; a fashion plate.
 noun (n.) A page of stereotype, electrotype, or the like, for printing from; as, publisher's plates.
 noun (n.) That part of an artificial set of teeth which fits to the mouth, and holds the teeth in place. It may be of gold, platinum, silver, rubber, celluloid, etc.
 noun (n.) A horizontal timber laid upon a wall, or upon corbels projecting from a wall, and supporting the ends of other timbers; also used specifically of the roof plate which supports the ends of the roof trusses or, in simple work, the feet of the rafters.
 noun (n.) A roundel of silver or tinctured argent.
 noun (n.) A sheet of glass, porcelain, metal, etc., with a coating that is sensitive to light.
 noun (n.) A prize giving to the winner in a contest.
 noun (n.) A small five-sided area (enveloping a diamond-shaped area one foot square) beside which the batter stands and which must be touched by some part of a player on completing a run; -- called also home base, or home plate.
 noun (n.) One of the thin parts of the bricket of an animal.
 noun (n.) A very light steel racing horsehoe.
 noun (n.) Loosely, a sporting contest for a prize; specif., in horse racing, a race for a prize, the contestants not making a stake.
 noun (n.) Skins for fur linings of garments, sewed together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted.
 noun (n.) The fine nap (as of beaver, hare's wool, musquash, nutria, or English black wool) on a hat the body of which is of an inferior substance.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical process, as electrotyping.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or overlay with plates of metal; to arm with metal for defense.
 verb (v. t.) To adorn with plated metal; as, a plated harness.
 verb (v. t.) To beat into thin, flat pieces, or laminae.
 verb (v. t.) To calender; as, to plate paper.

platingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Plate
 noun (n.) The art or process of covering anything with a plate or plates, or with metal, particularly of overlaying a base or dull metal with a thin plate of precious or bright metal, as by mechanical means or by electro-magnetic deposition.
 noun (n.) A thin coating of metal laid upon another metal.
 noun (n.) A coating or defensive armor of metal (usually steel) plates.

plateaunoun (n.) A flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land.
 noun (n.) An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.

platefulnoun (n.) Enough to fill a plate; as much as a plate will hold.

platelnoun (n.) A small dish.

platennoun (n.) The part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made.
 noun (n.) Hence, an analogous part of a typewriter, on which the paper rests to receive an impression.
 noun (n.) The movable table of a machine tool, as a planer, on which the work is fastened, and presented to the action of the tool; -- also called table.

platernoun (n.) One who plates or coats articles with gold or silver; as, a silver plater.
 noun (n.) A machine for calendering paper.
 noun (n.) A horse that runs chiefly in plate, esp. selling-plate, races; hence, an inferior race horse.

plateresqueadjective (a.) Resembling silver plate; -- said of certain architectural ornaments.

platetropenoun (n.) One of a pair of a paired organs.

platformnoun (n.) A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively.
 noun (n.) A place laid out after a model.
 noun (n.) Any flat or horizontal surface; especially, one that is raised above some particular level, as a framework of timber or boards horizontally joined so as to form a roof, or a raised floor, or portion of a floor; a landing; a dais; a stage, for speakers, performers, or workmen; a standing place.
 noun (n.) A declaration of the principles upon which a person, a sect, or a party proposes to stand; a declared policy or system; as, the Saybrook platform; a political platform.
 noun (n.) A light deck, usually placed in a section of the hold or over the floor of the magazine. See Orlop.
 verb (v. t.) To place on a platform.
 verb (v. t.) To form a plan of; to model; to lay out.

plathelminthnoun (n.) One of the Platyelminthes.

plathelminthesnoun (n. pl.) Same as Platyelminthes.

platinnoun (n.) See Platen.

platinanoun (n.) Platinum.

platinicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with the platinous compounds; as, platinic chloride (PtCl4).

platinichloricadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid consisting of platinic chloride and hydrochloric acid, and obtained as a brownish red crystalline substance, called platinichloric, or chloroplatinic, acid.

platiniferousadjective (a.) Yielding platinum; as, platiniferous sand.

platiniridiumnoun (n.) A natural alloy of platinum and iridium occurring in grayish metallic rounded or cubical grains with platinum.

platinizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Platinize

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PLAT (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (lat) - English Words That Ends with lat:

callatnoun (n.) Same as Callet.

cervelatnoun (n.) An ancient wind instrument, resembling the bassoon in tone.

eclatnoun (n.) Brilliancy of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.
 noun (n.) Demonstration of admiration and approbation; applause.

flatnoun (n.) A level surface, without elevation, relief, or prominences; an extended plain; specifically, in the United States, a level tract along the along the banks of a river; as, the Mohawk Flats.
 noun (n.) A level tract lying at little depth below the surface of water, or alternately covered and left bare by the tide; a shoal; a shallow; a strand.
 noun (n.) Something broad and flat in form
 noun (n.) A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught.
 noun (n.) A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned.
 noun (n.) A car without a roof, the body of which is a platform without sides; a platform car.
 noun (n.) A platform on wheel, upon which emblematic designs, etc., are carried in processions.
 noun (n.) The flat part, or side, of anything; as, the broad side of a blade, as distinguished from its edge.
 noun (n.) A floor, loft, or story in a building; especially, a floor of a house, which forms a complete residence in itself.
 noun (n.) A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
 noun (n.) A dull fellow; a simpleton; a numskull.
 noun (n.) A character [/] before a note, indicating a tone which is a half step or semitone lower.
 noun (n.) A homaloid space or extension.
 adjective (a.) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft; -- said of a club.
 adjective (a.) Not having an inflectional ending or sign, as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign to. Many flat adverbs, as in run fast, buy cheap, are from AS. adverbs in -e, the loss of this ending having made them like the adjectives. Some having forms in ly, such as exceeding, wonderful, true, are now archaic.
 adjective (a.) Flattening at the ends; -- said of certain fruits.
 superlative (superl.) Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly so, without prominences or depressions; level without inclination; plane.
 superlative (superl.) Lying at full length, or spread out, upon the ground; level with the ground or earth; prostrate; as, to lie flat on the ground; hence, fallen; laid low; ruined; destroyed.
 superlative (superl.) Wanting relief; destitute of variety; without points of prominence and striking interest.
 superlative (superl.) Tasteless; stale; vapid; insipid; dead; as, fruit or drink flat to the taste.
 superlative (superl.) Unanimated; dull; uninteresting; without point or spirit; monotonous; as, a flat speech or composition.
 superlative (superl.) Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull; as, the market is flat.
 superlative (superl.) Clear; unmistakable; peremptory; absolute; positive; downright.
 superlative (superl.) Below the true pitch; hence, as applied to intervals, minor, or lower by a half step; as, a flat seventh; A flat.
 superlative (superl.) Not sharp or shrill; not acute; as, a flat sound.
 superlative (superl.) Sonant; vocal; -- applied to any one of the sonant or vocal consonants, as distinguished from a nonsonant (or sharp) consonant.
 adverb (adv.) In a flat manner; directly; flatly.
 adverb (adv.) Without allowance for accrued interest.
 verb (v. t.) To make flat; to flatten; to level.
 verb (v. t.) To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
 verb (v. t.) To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
 verb (v. i.) To become flat, or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
 verb (v. i.) To fall form the pitch.

slatnoun (n.) A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal; as, the slats of a window blind.
 verb (v. t.) To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.
 verb (v. t.) To split; to crack.
 verb (v. t.) To set on; to incite. See 3d Slate.

wellatnoun (n.) The king parrakeet See under King.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PLAT (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (pla) - Words That Begins with pla:

placabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being placable or appeasable; placable disposition.

placableadjective (a.) Capable of being appeased or pacified; ready or willing to be pacified; willing to forgive or condone.

placablenessnoun (n.) The quality of being placable.

placardnoun (n.) A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
 noun (n.) Permission given by authority; a license; as, to give a placard to do something.
 noun (n.) A written or printed paper, as an advertisement or a declaration, posted, or to be posted, in a public place; a poster.
 noun (n.) An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate.
 noun (n.) A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
 verb (v. t.) To post placards upon or within; as, to placard a wall, to placard the city.
 verb (v. t.) To announce by placards; as, to placard a sale.

placardingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Placard

placatenoun (n.) Same as Placard, 4 & 5.
 verb (v. t.) To appease; to pacify; to concilate.

placatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Placate

placationnoun (n.) The act of placating.

placenoun (n.) Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space.
 noun (n.) A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.
 noun (n.) A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country.
 noun (n.) Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.
 noun (n.) Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).
 noun (n.) A definite position or passage of a document.
 noun (n.) Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.
 noun (n.) Reception; effect; -- implying the making room for.
 noun (n.) Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; -- usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.
 noun (n.) To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis.
 noun (n.) To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed.
 noun (n.) To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.
 noun (n.) To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.
 noun (n.) To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
 noun (n.) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third.
 verb (v. t.) To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.
 verb (v. t.) To place-kick ( a goal).

placingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Place

placebonoun (n.) The first antiphon of the vespers for the dead.
 noun (n.) A prescription intended to humor or satisfy.

placefuladjective (a.) In the appointed place.

placelessadjective (a.) Having no place or office.

placemannoun (n.) One who holds or occupies a place; one who has office under government.

placementnoun (n.) The act of placing, or the state of being placed.
 noun (n.) Position; place.

placentanoun (n.) The vascular appendage which connects the fetus with the parent, and is cast off in parturition with the afterbirth.
 noun (n.) The part of a pistil or fruit to which the ovules or seeds are attached.

placentalnoun (n.) One of the Placentalia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the placenta; having, or characterized by having, a placenta; as, a placental mammal.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Placentalia.

placentalianoun (n. pl.) A division of Mammalia including those that have a placenta, or all the orders above the marsupials.

placentaryadjective (a.) Having reference to the placenta; as, the placentary system of classification.

placentationnoun (n.) The mode of formation of the placenta in different animals; as, the placentation of mammals.
 noun (n.) The mode in which the placenta is arranged or composed; as, axile placentation; parietal placentation.

placentiferousadjective (a.) Having or producing a placenta.

placentiformadjective (a.) Having the shape of a placenta, or circular thickened disk somewhat thinner about the middle.

placentiousadjective (a.) Pleasing; amiable.

placernoun (n.) One who places or sets.
 noun (n.) A deposit of earth, sand, or gravel, containing valuable mineral in particles, especially by the side of a river, or in the bed of a mountain torrent.

placetnoun (n.) A vote of assent, as of the governing body of a university, of an ecclesiastical council, etc.
 noun (n.) The assent of the civil power to the promulgation of an ecclesiastical ordinance.

placidadjective (a.) Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle.

placiditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being placid; calmness; serenity.

placidnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being placid.

placitnoun (n.) A decree or determination; a dictum.

placitoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to pleas or pleading, in courts of law.

placitumnoun (n.) A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign president when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
 noun (n.) A court, or cause in court.
 noun (n.) A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.

placknoun (n.) A small copper coin formerly current in Scotland, worth less than a cent.

placketnoun (n.) A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term for a woman.
 noun (n.) The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for convenience in putting it on; -- called also placket hole.
 noun (n.) A woman's pocket.

placodermnoun (n.) One of the Placodermi.

placodermaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the placoderms; like the placoderms.

placodermatanoun (n. pl.) Same as Placodermi.

placoderminoun (n. pl.) An extinct group of fishes, supposed to be ganoids. The body and head were covered with large bony plates. See Illust. under Pterichthys, and Coccosteus.

placoganoidadjective (a.) Pertaining to the Placoganoidei.

placoganoideinoun (n. pl.) A division of ganoid fishes including those that have large external bony plates and a cartilaginous skeleton.

placoidnoun (n.) Any fish having placoid scales, as the sharks.
 noun (n.) One of the Placoides.
 adjective (a.) Platelike; having irregular, platelike, bony scales, often bearing spines; pertaining to the placoids.

placoidesnoun (n. pl.) A group of fishes including the sharks and rays; the Elasmobranchii; -- called also Placoidei.

placoidiannoun (n.) One of the placoids.

placophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Called also Polyplacophora. See Illust. under Chiton, and Isopleura.

plaganoun (n.) A stripe of color.

plagaladjective (a.) Having a scale running from the dominant to its octave; -- said of certain old church modes or tunes, as opposed to those called authentic, which ran from the tonic to its octave.

plagateadjective (a.) Having plagae, or irregular enlongated color spots.

plagenoun (n.) A region; country.

plagiarismnoun (n.) The act or practice of plagiarizing.
 noun (n.) That which plagiarized.

plagiaristnoun (n.) One who plagiarizes; or purloins the words, writings, or ideas of another, and passes them off as his own; a literary thief; a plagiary.

plagiarizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Plagiarize


English Words which starts with 'p' and ends with 't':

packetnoun (n.) A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters.
 noun (n.) Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat.
 verb (v. t.) To make up into a packet or bundle.
 verb (v. t.) To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
 verb (v. i.) To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.

pageantnoun (n.) A theatrical exhibition; a spectacle.
 noun (n.) An elaborate exhibition devised for the entertainmeut of a distinguished personage, or of the public; a show, spectacle, or display.
 adjective (a.) Of the nature of a pageant; spectacular.
 verb (v. t.) To exhibit in show; to represent; to mimic.

paintnoun (n.) A pigment or coloring substance.
 noun (n.) The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
 noun (n.) A cosmetic; rouge.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc.
 verb (v. t.) Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors.
 verb (v. t.) To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
 verb (v. t.) Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
 verb (v. t.) To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well.
 verb (v. t.) To color one's face by way of beautifying it.

pairmentnoun (n.) Impairment.

palaetiologistnoun (n.) One versed in palaetiology.

paleobotanistnoun (n.) One versed in paleobotany.

paleographistnoun (n.) One versed in paleography; a paleographer.

paleologistnoun (n.) One versed in paleology; a student of antiquity.

paleontologistnoun (n.) One versed in paleontology.

paleophytologistnoun (n.) A paleobotanist.

paletnoun (n.) Same as Palea.
 noun (n.) A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.

paletotnoun (n.) An overcoat.
 noun (n.) A lady's outer garment, -- of varying fashion.

palimpsestnoun (n.) A parchment which has been written upon twice, the first writing having been erased to make place for the second.

palindromistnoun (n.) A writer of palindromes.

palletnoun (n.) A small and mean bed; a bed of straw.
 noun (n.) Same as Palette.
 noun (n.) A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works. It is oval, round, and of other forms.
 noun (n.) A potter's wheel.
 noun (n.) An instrument used to take up gold leaf from the pillow, and to apply it.
 noun (n.) A tool for gilding the backs of books over the bands.
 noun (n.) A board on which a newly molded brick is conveyed to the hack.
 noun (n.) A click or pawl for driving a ratchet wheel.
 noun (n.) One of the series of disks or pistons in the chain pump.
 noun (n.) One of the pieces or levers connected with the pendulum of a clock, or the balance of a watch, which receive the immediate impulse of the scape-wheel, or balance wheel.
 noun (n.) In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.
 noun (n.) One of a pair of shelly plates that protect the siphon tubes of certain bivalves, as the Teredo. See Illust. of Teredo.
 noun (n.) A cup containing three ounces, -- /ormerly used by surgeons.

palliamentnoun (n.) A dress; a robe.

palmatisectadjective (a.) Alt. of Palmatisected

palmcristnoun (n.) The palma Christi. (Jonah iv. 6, margin, and Douay version, note.)

palpitantadjective (a.) Palpitating; throbbing; trembling.

palsywortnoun (n.) The cowslip (Primula veris); -- so called from its supposed remedial powers.

paludamentnoun (n.) See Paludamentum.

pamentnoun (n.) A pavement.

pamphletnoun (n.) A writing; a book.
 noun (n.) A small book consisting of a few sheets of printed paper, stitched together, often with a paper cover, but not bound; a short essay or written discussion, usually on a subject of current interest.
 verb (v. i.) To write a pamphlet or pamphlets.

pancratiastnoun (n.) One who engaged in the contests of the pancratium.

pancratistnoun (n.) An athlete; a gymnast.

pandectnoun (n.) A treatise which comprehends the whole of any science.
 noun (n.) The digest, or abridgment, in fifty books, of the decisions, writings, and opinions of the old Roman jurists, made in the sixth century by direction of the emperor Justinian, and forming the leading compilation of the Roman civil law.

panditnoun (n.) See Pundit.

panegyristnoun (n.) One who delivers a panegyric; a eulogist; one who extols or praises, either by writing or speaking.

panhellenistnoun (n.) An advocate of Panhellenism.

panslavistnoun (n.) One who favors Panslavism.

panspermatistnoun (n.) Alt. of Panspermist

panspermistnoun (n.) A believer in panspermy; one who rejects the theory of spontaneous generation; a biogenist.

pantnoun (n.) A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
 noun (n.) A violent palpitation of the heart.
 verb (v. i.) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
 verb (v. i.) Hence: To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
 verb (v. i.) To beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; -- said of the heart.
 verb (v. i.) To sigh; to flutter; to languish.
 verb (v. t.) To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.
 verb (v. t.) To long for; to be eager after.

pantaletnoun (n.) One of the legs of the loose drawers worn by children and women; particularly, the lower part of such a garment, coming below the knee, often made in a separate piece; -- chiefly in the plural.

pantheistnoun (n.) One who holds to pantheism.

pantheologistnoun (n.) One versed in pantheology.

pantisocratnoun (n.) A pantisocratist.

pantisocratistnoun (n.) One who favors or supports the theory of a pantisocracy.

pantologistnoun (n.) One versed in pantology; a writer of pantology.

pantomimistnoun (n.) An actor in pantomime; also, a composer of pantomimes.

pantophagistnoun (n.) A person or an animal that has the habit of eating all kinds of food.

papalistnoun (n.) A papist.

papboatnoun (n.) A kind of sauce boat or dish.
 noun (n.) A large spiral East Indian marine shell (Turbinella rapha); -- so called because used by native priests to hold the oil for anointing.

paperweightnoun (n.) See under Paper, n.

papescentadjective (a.) Containing or producing pap; like pap.

papistnoun (n.) A Roman catholic; one who adheres to the Church of Rome and the authority of the pope; -- an offensive designation applied to Roman Catholics by their opponents.

parablastnoun (n.) A portion of the mesoblast (of peripheral origin) of the developing embryo, the cells of which are especially concerned in forming the first blood and blood vessels.

parabolistnoun (n.) A narrator of parables.

paracelsistnoun (n.) A Paracelsian.

paradoxistnoun (n.) One who proposes a paradox.

paragrammatistnoun (n.) A punster.

paragraphistnoun (n.) A paragrapher.

parakeetnoun (n.) Same as Parrakeet.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.

paramentnoun (n.) Ornamental hangings, furniture, etc., as of a state apartment; rich and elegant robes worn by men of rank; -- chiefly in the plural.

paramountnoun (n.) The highest or chief.
 adjective (a.) Having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preeminent; as, a paramount duty.

parapetnoun (n.) A low wall, especially one serving to protect the edge of a platform, roof, bridge, or the like.
 noun (n.) A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

paraphrastnoun (n.) A paraphraser.

paraquetnoun (n.) Alt. of Paraquito

parchmentnoun (n.) The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum.
 noun (n.) The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp.

parementnoun (n.) See Parament.

parentnoun (n.) One who begets, or brings forth, offspring; a father or a mother.
 noun (n.) That which produces; cause; source; author; begetter; as, idleness is the parent of vice.

parfitadjective (a.) Perfect.

pargetnoun (n.) Gypsum or plaster stone.
 noun (n.) Plaster, as for lining the interior of flues, or for stuccowork.
 noun (n.) Paint, especially for the face.
 verb (v. t.) To coat with parget; to plaster, as walls, or the interior of flues; as, to parget the outside of their houses.
 verb (v. t.) To paint; to cover over.
 verb (v. i.) To lay on plaster.
 verb (v. i.) To paint, as the face.

parliamentnoun (n.) A parleying; a discussion; a conference.
 noun (n.) A formal conference on public affairs; a general council; esp., an assembly of representatives of a nation or people having authority to make laws.
 noun (n.) The assembly of the three estates of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, viz., the lords spiritual, lords temporal, and the representatives of the commons, sitting in the House of Lords and the House of Commons, constituting the legislature, when summoned by the royal authority to consult on the affairs of the nation, and to enact and repeal laws.
 noun (n.) In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts.

parodistnoun (n.) One who writes a parody; one who parodies.

paroketnoun (n.) See Paroquet.

paroquetnoun (n.) Same as Parrakeet.

parquetnoun (n.) A body of seats on the floor of a music hall or theater nearest the orchestra; but commonly applied to the whole lower floor of a theater, from the orchestra to the dress circle; the pit.
 noun (n.) Same as Parquetry.
 noun (n.) In various European public bourses, the railed-in space within which the "agents de change," or privileged brokers, conduct business; also, the business conducted by them; -- distinguished from the coulisse, or outside market.
 noun (n.) In most European countries, the branch of the administrative government which is charged with the prevention, investigation, and punishment of crime, representing the public and not the individual injured.

parrakeetnoun (n.) Alt. of Parakeet

parrotnoun (n.) In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci.
 noun (n.) Any species of Psittacus, Chrysotis, Pionus, and other genera of the family Psittacidae, as distinguished from the parrakeets, macaws, and lories. They have a short rounded or even tail, and often a naked space on the cheeks. The gray parrot, or jako (P. erithacus) of Africa (see Jako), and the species of Amazon, or green, parrots (Chrysotis) of America, are examples. Many species, as cage birds, readily learn to imitate sounds, and to repeat words and phrases.
 verb (v. t.) To repeat by rote, as a parrot.
 verb (v. i.) To chatter like a parrot.

partnoun (n.) One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.
 noun (n.) An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.
 noun (n.) A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.
 noun (n.) A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; -- usually in the plural with a collective sense.
 noun (n.) Quarter; region; district; -- usually in the plural.
 noun (n.) Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; -- the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.
 noun (n.) That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.
 noun (n.) One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.
 noun (n.) A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life. See To act a part, under Act.
 noun (n.) One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.
 noun (n.) To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.
 noun (n.) To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.
 noun (n.) To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
 noun (n.) Hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.
 noun (n.) To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.
 noun (n.) To leave; to quit.
 verb (v. i.) To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
 verb (v. i.) To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; -- often with from.
 verb (v. i.) To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; -- followed by with or from.
 verb (v. i.) To have a part or share; to partake.
 adverb (adv.) Partly; in a measure.

partialistnoun (n.) One who is partial.
 noun (n.) One who holds that the atonement was made only for a part of mankind, that is, for the elect.

participantnoun (n.) A participator; a partaker.
 adjective (a.) Sharing; participating; having a share of part.

particularistnoun (n.) One who holds to particularism.

particularmentnoun (n.) A particular; a detail.

partitionmentnoun (n.) The act of partitioning.

partletnoun (n.) A covering for the neck, and sometimes for the shoulders and breast; originally worn by both sexes, but laterby women alone; a ruff.
 noun (n.) A hen; -- so called from the ruffing of her neck feathers.

parturientadjective (a.) Bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful.

parturifacientnoun (n.) A medicine tending to cause parturition, or to give relief in childbearing.

pasquilantnoun (n.) A lampooner; a pasquiler.

passementnoun (n.) Lace, gimp, braid etc., sewed on a garment.

passe partoutnoun (n.) That by which one can pass anywhere; a safe-conduct.
 noun (n.) A master key; a latchkey.
 noun (n.) A light picture frame or mat of cardboard, wood, or the like, usually put between the picture and the glass, and sometimes serving for several pictures.

passionistnoun (n.) A member of a religious order founded in Italy in 1737, and introduced into the United States in 1852. The members of the order unite the austerities of the Trappists with the activity and zeal of the Jesuits and Lazarists. Called also Barefooted Clerks of the Most Holy Cross.

passportnoun (n.) Permission to pass; a document given by the competent officer of a state, permitting the person therein named to pass or travel from place to place, without molestation, by land or by water.
 noun (n.) A document carried by neutral merchant vessels in time of war, to certify their nationality and protect them from belligerents; a sea letter.
 noun (n.) A license granted in time of war for the removal of persons and effects from a hostile country; a safe-conduct.
 noun (n.) Figuratively: Anything which secures advancement and general acceptance.

pastnoun (n.) A former time or state; a state of things gone by.
 verb (v.) Of or pertaining to a former time or state; neither present nor future; gone by; elapsed; ended; spent; as, past troubles; past offences.
 adverb (adv.) By; beyond; as, he ran past.
 prep (prep.) Beyond, in position, or degree; further than; beyond the reach or influence of.
 prep (prep.) Beyond, in time; after; as, past the hour.
 prep (prep.) Above; exceeding; more than.

patnoun (n.) A light, quik blow or stroke with the fingers or hand; a tap.
 noun (n.) A small mass, as of butter, shaped by pats.
 adjective (a.) Exactly suitable; fit; convenient; timely.
 verb (v. t.) To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap; as, to pat a dog.
 adverb (adv.) In a pat manner.

patentadjective (a.) Open; expanded; evident; apparent; unconcealed; manifest; public; conspicuous.
 adjective (a.) Open to public perusal; -- said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent, under 3d Letter.
 adjective (a.) Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by official authority to the exclusive possession, control, and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a patent right; patent medicines.
 adjective (a.) Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the steam or branch; as, a patent leaf.
 adjective (a.) A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party.
 adjective (a.) A writing securing to an invention.
 adjective (a.) A document making a grant and conveyance of public lands.
 adjective (a.) The right or privilege conferred by such a document; hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the nature of a patent.
 verb (v. t.) To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to patent public lands.

pathologistnoun (n.) One skilled in pathology; an investigator in pathology; as, the pathologist of a hospital, whose duty it is to determine the causes of the diseases.

patientnoun (n.) ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
 noun (n.) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
 adjective (a.) Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
 adjective (a.) Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
 adjective (a.) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.
 adjective (a.) Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
 adjective (a.) Forbearing; long-suffering.
 verb (v. t.) To compose, to calm.

patriotnoun (n.) One who loves his country, and zealously supports its authority and interests.
 adjective (a.) Becoming to a patriot; patriotic.

patristnoun (n.) One versed in patristics.

pauciloquentadjective (a.) Uttering few words; brief in speech.

paulianistnoun (n.) A follower of Paul of Samosata, a bishop of Antioch in the third century, who was deposed for denying the divinity of Christ.

paulistnoun (n.) A member of The Institute of the Missionary Priests of St. Paul the Apostle, founded in 1858 by the Rev. I. T. Hecker of New York. The majority of the members were formerly Protestants.

pavementnoun (n.) That with which anythingis paved; a floor or covering of solid material, laid so as to make a hard and convenient surface for travel; a paved road or sidewalk; a decorative interior floor of tiles or colored bricks.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a pavement; to pave.

paymentnoun (n.) The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.
 noun (n.) That which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return.
 noun (n.) Punishment; chastisement.

peagritnoun (n.) A coarse pisolitic limestone. See Pisolite.

peanutnoun (n.) The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit.

pearlwortnoun (n.) A name given to several species of Sagina, low and inconspicuous herbs of the Chickweed family.

peartadjective (a.) Active; lively; brisk; smart; -- often applied to convalescents; as, she is quite peart to-day.