[pen-duh nt] /ˈpɛn dənt/
adjective, Also, .
hanging or suspended:
a pendent lamp.
overhanging; jutting; projecting:
undecided; undetermined; pending:
a lawsuit that is still pendent.
(of a grammatical construction) incomplete: a pendent nominative is a construction having no verb
a less common word for pending (sense 2), pending (sense 3)
a variant spelling of pendant
c.1600 respelling of Middle English pendaunt “hanging, overhanging” (late 14c., from Old French pendant; see pendant) on model of its Latin original, pendentem.
[pen-den-tee lahy-tee] /pɛnˈdɛn ti ˈlaɪ ti/ adverb, Law. 1. during litigation; while a suit is in progress. /pɛnˈdɛntɪ ˈlaɪtɪ/ adjective 1. (law) while a suit is pending
[pen-den-tiv] /pɛnˈdɛn tɪv/ noun, Architecture. 1. any of several spandrels, in the form of spherical triangles, forming a transition between the circular plan of a dome and the polygonal plan of the supporting masonry. 2. any of several masonry devices, as squinches or trompes, for forming a transition between a circular or polygonal construction, as […]
[pen-duh-ret-skee; Polish pen-de-rets-kee] /ˌpɛn dəˈrɛt ski; Polish ˌpɛn dɛˈrɛts ki/ noun 1. Krzysztof [kshish-tawf] /ˈkʃɪʃ tɔf/ (Show IPA), born 1933, Polish composer. /Polish pɛndɛˈrɛtski/ noun 1. Krzystof (ˈkʃiʃtɔf). born 1933, Polish composer, noted for his highly individual orchestration. His works include Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima for strings (1960), Stabat Mater (1962), Polish Requiem […]
[pen-ding] /ˈpɛn dɪŋ/ preposition 1. while awaiting; until: pending his return. 2. in the period before the decision or conclusion of; during: pending the negotiations. adjective 3. remaining undecided; awaiting decision or settlement; unfinished: pending business; pending questions; pending litigation. 4. about to take place; impending. [pend] /pɛnd/ verb (used without object) 1. to remain […]