1. public toilet a toilet that is available to the public
  2. public utility a company that performs a public service
  3. public holiday authorized by law and limiting work or official business
  4. public debate the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
  5. public debt the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments; an indicator of how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation
  6. public trust a trust created for charitable or religious or educational or scientific purposes
  7. public domain property rights that are held by the public at large
  8. publically in a manner accessible to or observable by the public
  9. publicly in a manner accessible to or observable by the public
  10. public law a law affecting the public at large
  11. public transit a public transportation system for moving passengers
  12. public charity a charity that is deemed to receive the major part of its support from the public (rather than from a small group of individuals)
  13. publication the act of issuing printed materials
  14. public nudity vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
  15. public violence a public act of violence by an unruly mob
  16. punctuality the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
  17. public house tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms
  18. publicized made known; especially made widely known
  19. public knowledge knowledge that is available to anyone
  20. blacktail mule deer of western Rocky Mountains