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  1. prescription medicine a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
  2. prescription drug a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
  3. 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
  4. perception the process of becoming aware through the senses
  5. inception an event that is a beginning
  6. restriction nuclease any of the enzymes that cut nucleic acid at specific restriction sites and produce restriction fragments; obtained from bacteria (where they cripple viral invaders); used in recombinant DNA technology
  7. prescription the action of issuing authoritative rules or directions
  8. proscription a decree or act that prohibits something
  9. descriptive clause a subordinate clause that does not limit or restrict the meaning of the noun phrase it modifies
  10. prescriptive grammar a grammar that is produced by prescriptive linguistics
  11. restriction endonuclease any of the enzymes that cut nucleic acid at specific restriction sites and produce restriction fragments; obtained from bacteria (where they cripple viral invaders); used in recombinant DNA technology
  12. brass knuckles a small metal weapon
  13. projection screen a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
  14. subscription warrant a warrant that expires on a stipulated date
  15. arbitration clause a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract
  16. 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
  17. presumption a premise that is taken for granted
  18. reception line a line of people who welcome the guests at a reception party
  19. prescriptivism a doctrine supporting or promoting prescriptive linguistics
  20. radiation sickness syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation