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 rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
  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