verb (pants, panting, panted)
- A quick breathe, breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
- A violent palpitation of the heart.
- (intransitive) 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.
- (transitive) To long for (something); to be eager for (something).
- (intransitive) To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
- (intransitive) Of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate.
- (intransitive) To sigh; to flutter; to languish.
- A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.
- of scripture
- She struggled to play the difficult passages.
- Part of a path or journey.
- He made his through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.
- A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot
- An official agreement of a bill or act by a parliament.
- The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the of the act.
- An artistic term describing use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
- Shortened form of passageway
- (slang, lang=en) a vagina
- (context, now mostly, North America) Punctuation mark ending a sentence or marking an abbreviation. <!-- What languages does this apply to? All? Or just most? Should it be
- appropriate, Appropriate for a given historical era.
- 2004, Mark Singer, Somewhere in America, Houghton Mifflin, page 70
- :As the guests arrived — there were about a hundred, a majority in attire — I began to feel out of place in my beige summer suit, white shirt, and red necktie. Then I got over it. I certainly didn't suffer from Confederate-uniform envy.
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- (neuroanatomy) The part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system.
- the action or process of perspiring
- a saline fluid secreted by the sweat glands
verb (perspir, ing)
- emit matter through the skin
- the perception of sound by animals through specialized sense organs; hearing
- (biology) the absorption of light energy by plants and animals, and its utilization for biologically important purposes
- Physical examination.
adjective (wikipedia, Physical)
- How long has it been since your last physical?
- Having to do with the body.
- Are you feeling any physical effects?
- Having to do with the material world.
- It's not so much a physical place as a state of mind.
- Involving bodily force.
- This team plays a very physical game, so watch out.
- Having to do with physics.
- This substance has a number of interesting physical properties.
- Of, or relating to physiology
- Relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person, as distinguished from its therapeutic action
- A branch of biology that deals with the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved. Typically divided into plant physiology and animal physiology.
- (context, of a reflex or impulse) of or involving multiple synapses
- A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon. --w:Wyclif, Wyclif.
- Charity will hardly water the ground where it must first fill a . --W:Francis Bacon, Francis Bacon.
- The sleepy pool above the dam. --W:Tennyson, Tennyson.
- A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle.
- The filthy mantled pool beyond your cell. --W:Shak, Shak.
- The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes.
- put together; contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.
- Finally, it favors the pooling of all issues. -- w:Grant, Grant.
- combine or contribute with others, as for a commercial,speculative, or gambling transaction.
- (cytology) in a synapse, of or pertaining to the neuron that releases neurotransmitter into the synaptic cleft
- (fencing) The position of the sword hand when the palm is facing down
- Walking on the inner edge of the foot.
- (anatomy) The action of rotate, rotating the forearm so that the palm of the hand is turned down or back.
- lying face downward; prostrate
- bending forward; inclined
- A shooting position
- see prone to
- the sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body.
- (anatomy) A nerve ending that functions as a sensory receptor in muscles, tendons, joints and the inner ear; they respond to movement and position
- the scientific study of all the psychological interactions between humans and the world of sound; includes the perception and production of speech
- A single beat, throb or vibration
- A recurring increase and decrease of some quantity
- Any annual legume yielding from 1 to 12 grains or seeds of variable size, shape and colour within a pod, and used as food for humans or animals.
- (physiology) A normally regular beat felt when arteries are depressed, caused by the pumping action of the heart.
- A beat, throb.
- (music) A periodically recurring short stimulus, perceived as points in time. (DeLone? et. al. (Eds.), 1975, chap. 3) Often the stimuli are defined as identical (Cooper & Meyer, 1960). (rfc, music definition needs rewritten because the current one is copyrighted)
- anthropological: A short, thickset person characterised by thick neck, large abdomen and relatively short limbs. A mesomorph.