[peen-l-ahyz, pen-] /ˈpin lˌaɪz, ˈpɛn-/
verb (used with object), penalized, penalizing.
to subject to a penalty, as a person.
to declare (an action, deed, etc.) punishable by law or rule.
to put under a disadvantage or handicap.
to impose a penalty on (someone), as for breaking a law or rule
to inflict a handicap or disadvantage on
(sport) to award a free stroke, point, or penalty against (a player or team)
to declare (an act) legally punishable; make subject to a penalty
1868, from penal + -ize. Related: Penalized; penalizing.
noun, English Criminal Law. 1. imprisonment together with hard labor. noun 1. (English criminal law) (formerly) the imprisonment of an offender and his subjection to hard labour. It was substituted for transportation in 1853 and abolished in 1948 Compare hard labour
- Penicillin g
penicillin G n. The most commonly used penicillin compound, used primarily in the form of its stable salts. Also called benzylpenicillin.
- Penicillin v
penicillin V n. A semisynthetic oral pencillin compound that is very stable even in high humidity and that resists destruction by gastric juice.
[pen-uh-sil-ee-uh m] /ˌpɛn əˈsɪl i əm/ noun, plural penicilliums, penicillia [pen-uh-sil-ee-uh] /ˌpɛn əˈsɪl i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. any fungus of the genus Penicillium, certain species of which are used in cheesemaking and as the source of . /ˌpɛnɪˈsɪlɪəm/ noun (pl) -cilliums, -cillia (-ˈsɪlɪə) 1. any ascomycetous saprotrophic fungus of the genus Penicillium, which commonly […]