1. practical nurse a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick
  2. practicality concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities
  3. pyramidal tract any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
  4. practical joker someone who plays practical jokes on others
  5. practical joke a prank or trick played on a person
  6. practice range a place for practicing golf shots
  7. political detainee some held in custody
  8. rattlebrained lacking sense or discretion
  9. practical politics politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations
  10. preclinical trial a laboratory test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on animal subjects; conducted to gather evidence justifying a clinical trial
  11. political arena a sphere of intense political activity
  12. practicableness the quality of being usable
  13. critical point a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
  14. practicability the quality of being usable
  15. practice teacher a college student who is teaching under the supervision of a certified teacher in order to qualify for a degree in education
  16. potty-trained (of children) trained to use the toilet
  17. pot-trained (of children) trained to use the toilet
  18. practically in a manner concerned with actual use
  19. practical guided by experience and observation rather than theory
  20. horticulturist an expert in the science of cultivating plants

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