1. public nuisance a nuisance that unreasonably interferes with a right that is common to the general public
  2. conscience motivation deriving from ethical or moral principles
  3. public assistance governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
  4. public convenience a toilet that is available to the public
  5. consensus agreement in the judgment reached by a group as a whole
  6. public violence a public act of violence by an unruly mob
  7. public service a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions
  8. public housing a housing development that is publicly funded and administered for low-income families
  9. public transit a public transportation system for moving passengers
  10. purple chinese houses white and lavender to pale-blue flowers grow in perfect rings of widely spaced bands around the stems forming a kind of pagoda; California
  11. Populus canescens large rapidly growing poplar with faintly lobed dentate leaves grey on the lower surface; native to Europe but introduced and naturalized elsewhere
  12. public exposure the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
  13. public discussion free and open discussion of some question of public interest
  14. publicise make public
  15. publicised made known; especially made widely known
  16. nuisance anything that disturbs, endangers life, or is offensive
  17. publication the act of issuing printed materials
  18. public opinion a belief or sentiment shared by most people
  19. public defender a lawyer who represents indigent defendants at public expense
  20. consonance a harmonious state of things and of their properties