a seed beetle, Bruchus pisorum, the larvae of which live in and feed on the seeds of the pea plant.
[peb-uh] /ˈpɛb ə/ noun 1. . polyether block amide
power electronic building block
[peb-uh l] /ˈpɛb əl/ noun 1. a small, rounded stone, especially one worn smooth by the action of water. 2. Also called pebble leather. leather that has been given a granulated surface. 3. any granulated or crinkled surface, especially of a textile. 4. a transparent colorless rock crystal used for the lenses of eyeglasses. 5. […]
- Pebble bed reactor
noun a type of nuclear reactor which is graphite-moderated and gas-cooled, with fuel elements in the form of pellets Examples A pebble bed reactor is a type of Very High Temperature reactor. Word Origin 1961