3rd century bc, Greek mathematician, whose eight-volume Synagoge is a valuable source of information about Greek mathematics
[pap-uh s] /ˈpæp əs/ noun, plural pappi [pap-ahy] /ˈpæp aɪ/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. a downy, bristly, or other tuftlike appendage of the achene of certain plants, as the dandelion and the thistle. /ˈpæpəs/ noun (pl) pappi (ˈpæpaɪ) 1. a ring of fine feathery hairs surrounding the fruit in composite plants, such as the thistle; […]
[oi-ster-shel] /ˈɔɪ stərˌʃɛl/ noun 1. a scale insect, Lepidosaphes ulmi, having a scale shaped like the of an , which infests various deciduous trees and shrubs.
[pap] /pæp/ noun 1. soft food for infants or invalids, as bread soaked in water or milk. 2. an idea, talk, book, or the like, lacking substance or real value. [pap] /pæp/ noun, Chiefly Dialect. 1. a teat; nipple. 2. something resembling a teat or nipple. /pæp/ noun 1. any soft or semiliquid food, such […]
- Pap technique
PAP technique (pāp) n. An enzymatic antigen detection technique in which an unlabeled antibody peroxidase reacts with both the rabbit antihorseradish peroxidase antibody and with free horseradish peroxidase to form a soluble complex of peroxidase antiperoxidase, or PAP.