1. paternoster a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in an endless loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
  2. Paternoster the Lord's Prayer in Latin; translates as `our father'
  3. Petronas Towers twin skyscrapers built in Kuala Lumpur in 1997
  4. trend-setter someone who popularizes a new fashion
  5. patterned advance a series with a definite pattern of advance
  6. paternity suit a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
  7. butternut tree North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye
  8. Bronte sisters a 19th century family of three sisters who all wrote novels
  9. paternalistic benevolent but sometimes intrusive
  10. down the stairs on a floor below
  11. butternut squash plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
  12. southern white cedar slow-growing medium-sized cedar of east coast of the United States; resembles American arborvitae
  13. paternity test a test based on blood groups to determine whether a particular man could be the biological father of a particular child; negative results prove he was not the father but positive results show only that he could be
  14. fits and starts repeated bursts of activity
  15. trend setting the initiating or popularizing of a trend or fashion
  16. country and western a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
  17. eastern United States the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
  18. male-patterned baldness loss of hair on the crown of the head
  19. bitternut hickory hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts
  20. patternmaker someone who makes patterns