Perm



[purm] /pɜrm/ Informal.

noun
1.
(def 4).
verb (used with object)
2.
to give (the hair) a .
verb (used without object)
3.
to apply a to the hair.
[purm, pairm; Russian pyerm] /pɜrm, pɛərm; Russian pyɛrm/
noun
1.
a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, on the Kama River.
/pɜːm/
noun
1.
a hairstyle produced by treatment with heat, chemicals, etc which gives long-lasting waves, curls, or other shaping Also called (esp formerly) permanent wave
2.
the act of giving or receiving such a hairstyle
verb
3.
(transitive) to give a perm to (hair)
/pɜːm/
noun
1.
short for permutation (sense 4)
/Russian pjermj/
noun
1.
a port in W Russia, on the Kama River: oil refinery; university (1916). Pop: 984 000 (2005 est) Former name (1940–62) Molotov
n.

1927, shortened form of permanent wave (1909). The verb is first recorded 1928.
1.
permanent
2.
permanent wave

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  • Perma-

    prefix 1. (informal) indicating a fixed state: a perma-tan, perma-grin

  • Permacultural

    adjective pertaining to any perennial agricultural ecosystem emphasizing renewability, sustainability, and self-sufficiency Word Origin 1989; permanent + agriculture Usage Note also permaculture , (n.), permaculturist , (n.)



  • Permaculturalist

    [pur-muh-kuhl-cher] /ˈpɜr məˌkʌl tʃər/ noun 1. a system of cultivation intended to maintain permanent agriculture or horticulture by relying on renewable resources and a self-sustaining ecosystem. /ˈpɜːməˌkʌltʃə/ noun 1. the practice of producing food, energy, etc, using ways that do not deplete the earth’s natural resources noun See permacultural n. by 1978, from permanent + […]

  • Permaculture

    [pur-muh-kuhl-cher] /ˈpɜr məˌkʌl tʃər/ noun 1. a system of cultivation intended to maintain permanent agriculture or horticulture by relying on renewable resources and a self-sustaining ecosystem. /ˈpɜːməˌkʌltʃə/ noun 1. the practice of producing food, energy, etc, using ways that do not deplete the earth’s natural resources noun See permacultural n. by 1978, from permanent + […]



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