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PHP (other) : PHP is a popular scripting language used for designed interactive websites. This recursive acronym means "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

Submitted by: Bryan Sebesta from California on Dec. 02, 2005 23:41


phrinque (pronounced frink) (noun) : Small extraneous lines or dots left on a chalkboard or a whiteboard when not completely erased.

Would you erase the board better? All the phrinques you left look like accent marks or periods where they shouldn't be.

Submitted by: atommyco from Washington on Jan. 23, 2006 01:47


phubbing (noun) : the practice of ignoring one's companions in order to pay attention to one's phone or other mobile device

Phubbing is just one symptom of our increasing reliance on mobile phones and the Internet.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 11, 2017 18:35


physiquish (adjective) : having well defined musculature : fit or toned

Corey’s hard work in the gym was obviously paying off as his muscles were accentuated by the shirt he wore making him look rather physiquish.

Submitted by: Corey McLaughlin from Kansas on Nov. 02, 2012 09:25


phytoceutical (noun) : an all-natural, nutrient-packed compound that works with the body's own natural healing systems

Submitted by: Bill from Florida on Sep. 01, 2017 11:52


phytoconstituent (noun) : a chemical constituent of a plant

commonly used in research

Submitted by: lalitha from India on Aug. 16, 2012 20:52


phytoremediation (noun) : the treatment of polluted soil, water, or air using the properties or processes of plants to destroy or remove the harmful elements

Phytoremediation is now a preferred method to clean polluted sites as it is a natural treatment approach, relying on solar energy, and concurrently restoring polluted environments.

Submitted by: Dr. Joel G. Burken from Missouri on Nov. 09, 2008 20:16


Pi Approximation Day (noun) : July 22 celebrated in commemoration of the mathematical constant pi

Pi Approximation Day is on July 22 because that date, written as 22/7, represents "22 divided by 7," which equals the approximate value of pi.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 24, 2012 17:48


Pi Day (noun) : March 14 celebrated in commemoration of the mathematical constant pi

Pi Day is March 14 because that date, written as 3/14, includes 3.14, the first three digits of pi.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 24, 2012 17:43


pianic (adjective) : relating to or for the piano

The music is pianic.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 01, 2013 13:26