[pah-muh-stree] /ˈpɑ mə stri/
the art or practice of telling fortunes and interpreting character from the lines and configurations of the palm of a person’s hand.
the process or art of interpreting character, telling fortunes, etc, by the configuration of lines, marks, and bumps on a person’s hand Also called chiromancy
“divination from the palm of the hand,” early 15c., from palme (see palm (n.1)) + obscure second element, perhaps -estre (as in Middle English webbestre “weaver”) or -rie (as in Middle English archerie “archery”). Palmist (n.) is an 1886 back-formation.
[pal-mi-teyt, pahl-, pah-mi-] /ˈpæl mɪˌteɪt, ˈpɑl-, ˈpɑ mɪ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of . /ˈpælmɪˌteɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of palmitic acid palmitate (pāl’mĭ-tāt’, päl’-, pä’mĭ-) A salt or ester of palmitic acid, containing the group C16H31O2.
[pal-mit-ik, pahl-, pah-mit-] /pælˈmɪt ɪk, pɑl-, pɑˈmɪt-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from .
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 1 6 H 3 2 O 2 , obtained by hydrolysis from palm oil and natural fats, in which it occurs as the glyceride, and from spermaceti: used in the manufacture of soap. /pælˈmɪtɪk/ noun 1. a white crystalline solid that is a saturated fatty acid: […]
[puh-ley-dee-uh m] /pəˈleɪ di əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a rare metallic element of the platinum group, silver-white, ductile and malleable, harder and fusing more readily than platinum: used chiefly as a catalyst and in dental and other alloys. Symbol: Pd; atomic weight: 106.4; atomic number: 46; specific gravity: 12 at 20°C. [puh-ley-dee-uh m] /pəˈleɪ di […]