[pen-i-trom-i-ter] /ˌpɛn ɪˈtrɒm ɪ tər/
a device for measuring the power of x-ray or other radiations.
a device for measuring the penetrability of a solid.
(physics) an instrument used to measure the penetrating power of radiation, such as X-rays
penetrometer pen·e·trom·e·ter (pěn’ĭ-trŏm’ĭ-tər) or pen·e·tram·e·ter (-trām’ĭ-tər)
penetrometer (pěn’ĭ-trŏm’ĭ-tər) also penetrameter
[puh-nee-uh s] /pəˈni əs/ noun 1. ancient name of . /pɪˈniːəs/ noun 1. the ancient name for the Salambria
Penfield (pěn’fēld’) American-born Canadian neurosurgeon noted for his experimental work on the exposed brains of conscious humans. His findings increased scientific understanding of the functions of the brain, brain diseases such as epilepsy, and the mechanisms involved in speech.
- Peng Dehuai
[peng duh-hwahy] /ˈpɛŋ ˈdʌˈʰwaɪ/ noun 1. 1898–1974, Chinese Communist military leader: defense minister 1954–59.
[peng-gœ] /ˈpɛŋˌgœ/ noun, plural pengö, pengös [peng-gœz] /ˈpɛŋˌgœz/ (Show IPA) 1. a former silver coin and monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér: replaced by the forint in 1946. /ˈpɛŋɡɜː/ noun (pl) -gös 1. (formerly) the standard monetary unit of Hungary, replaced by the forint in 1946