1. popularity contest competition (real or figurative) for popular support
  2. tape recording a recording made on magnetic tape
  3. bipolar disorder a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
  4. sound recording a recording of acoustic signals
  5. alphabetic writing a writing system based on alphabetic characters
  6. military greeting a formal military gesture of respect
  7. polar coordinate either of two values that locate a point on a plane by its distance from a fixed pole and its angle from a fixed line passing through the pole
  8. popular sovereignty doctrine that government derives authority from the people
  9. Populus nigra italica distinguished by its columnar fastigiate shape and erect branches
  10. audio recording a recording of acoustic signals
  11. popular front a leftist coalition organized against a common opponent
  12. popular culture the art, media, and ideas preferred by ordinary people
  13. macular degeneration eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision; can cause blindness
  14. interior decoration the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
  15. penetrating tending to penetrate
  16. phonograph recording sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
  17. cellular respiration the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs
  18. popular music genre any genre of music having wide appeal
  19. plutocratic relating to a system in which the wealthy hold power
  20. play reading performance of a play by a group of readers