[pur-kuh-ley-ter] /ˈpɜr kəˌleɪ tər/
a kind of coffeepot in which boiling water in a repeated process is forced up a hollow stem, filters down through ground coffee in a sievelike container, and returns to the pot below.
something that .
a kind of coffeepot in which boiling water is forced up through a tube and filters down through the coffee grounds into a container
1795, agent noun in Latin form from percolate. Slang meaning “house party” is recorded from 1946.
A party where one sells drinks and food to friends in order to pay one’s rent; rent party: You could always get together and charge a few coins and have a percolator (1946+ Black)
- Per contiguum
per contiguum per con·tig·u·um (pər kən-tĭg’yōō-əm) adv. By or through contiguity, as in the spread of infection or inflammation between adjacent structures.
- Per continuum
per continuum per con·tin·u·um (pər kən-tĭn’yōō-əm) adv. By or through continuity, as in the spread of infection or inflammation from one part to another through continuous tissue.
[per kyoo r-ee-am] /pər ˈkyʊər iˌæm/ adjective, Law. 1. noting an action taken by the court as a whole, especially an anonymous opinion of the whole court, as contrasted with an opinion delivered in the name of a particular judge.
[per kon-truh; Latin per kohn-trah] /pər ˈkɒn trə; Latin pɛr ˈkoʊn trɑ/ adverb 1. on the other hand; on the contrary. /ˈpɜː ˈkɒntrə/ adverb 1. on the contrary