[peyn-tee] /ˈpeɪn ti/
adjective, paintier, paintiest.
of, coated with, or soiled with :
a painty finish; painty overalls.
having a crudely or clumsily surface:
The stage set consisted chiefly of painty scenery.
[per] /pɛr/ adjective 1. French. noting any even number, especially in roulette. Compare . [pair] /pɛər/ noun, plural pairs, pair. 1. two identical, similar, or corresponding things that are matched for use together: a pair of gloves; a pair of earrings. 2. something consisting of or regarded as having two parts or pieces joined together: […]
[pair-bond] /ˈpɛərˌbɒnd/ Animal Behavior verb (used without object) 1. (of a mating couple) to form and maintain a . noun 2. . noun, Animal Behavior. 1. a partnership between a mating couple that lasts through one season, serving primarily in the cooperative rearing of young. 2. the couple that forms such a partnership. noun 1. […]
[pair-ing] /ˈpɛər ɪŋ/ noun 1. a coupling. 2. Cell Biology. the lining up of the two homologous chromosomes or chromatids of each chromosome in meiosis or mitosis. Compare . [pair] /pɛər/ noun, plural pairs, pair. 1. two identical, similar, or corresponding things that are matched for use together: a pair of gloves; a pair of […]
[pairl, perl] /pɛərl, pɛrl/ noun, Heraldry. 1. a device representing the front of an ecclesiastical pallium, consisting of a broad Y -shaped form covered with crosses.