1. prescriptive linguistics an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics
  2. pass with flying colors succeed at easily
  3. descriptive linguistics a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments
  4. Distinguished Flying Cross a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
  5. unidentified flying object an flying object whose nature is unknown
  6. department of linguistics the academic department responsible for teaching and research in linguistics
  7. antifouling paint a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
  8. neglectfulness the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  9. guilt feelings remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
  10. classical conditioning conditioning that pairs a neutral stimulus with a stimulus that evokes a reflex; the stimulus that evokes the reflex is given whether or not the conditioned response occurs until eventually the neutral stimulus comes to evoke the reflex
  11. prevailing party the party in a lawsuit who obtains a judgment in their own favor
  12. gliding bacteria bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime
  13. swaddling bands a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant
  14. Lactuca sativa longifolia lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
  15. pus-forming bacteria bacteria that produce pus
  16. phase III clinical trial a large clinical trial of a treatment or drug that in phase I and phase II has been shown to be efficacious with tolerable side effects; after successful conclusion of these clinical trials it will receive formal approval from the FDA
  17. suckling pig whole young pig suitable for roasting
  18. phase II clinical trial a clinical trial on more persons than in phase I
  19. phase I clinical trial a clinical trial on a few persons to determine the safety of a new drug or invasive medical device; for drugs, dosage or toxicity limits should be obtained
  20. electric frying pan a frying pan heated by electricity