Pierre Robin syndrome Pierre Ro·bin syndrome (pyěr’ rô-bāɴ’)
Abnormal smallness of the jaw and tongue, often accompanied by cleft palate and bilateral eye defects such as myopia, congenital glaucoma, and retinal detachment.
[pee-uh-ret; French pye-ret] /ˌpi əˈrɛt; French pyɛˈrɛt/ noun, plural Pierrettes [pee-uh-rets; French pye-ret] /ˌpi əˈrɛts; French pyɛˈrɛt/ (Show IPA). (sometimes lowercase) 1. the female counterpart of a Pierrot, usually accompanying him, as in an entertainment or masquerade.
- Pierre vernier
[vur-nee-er; French ver-nyey] /ˈvɜr ni ər; French vɛrˈnyeɪ/ noun 1. Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1580–1637, French mathematician and inventor. /ˈvɜːnɪə/ noun 1. a small movable scale running parallel to the main graduated scale in certain measuring instruments, such as theodolites, used to obtain a fractional reading of one of the divisions on the main […]
[pee-uh-roh; French pye-roh] /ˌpi əˈroʊ; French pyɛˈroʊ/ noun, plural Pierrots [pee-uh-rohz; French pye-roh] /ˌpi əˈroʊz; French pyɛˈroʊ/ (Show IPA) 1. a male character in certain French pantomime, having a whitened face and wearing a loose, white, fancy costume. 2. (lowercase) an actor, masquerader, or buffoon so made up. /ˈpɪərəʊ; French pjɛro/ noun 1. a male […]
[pee-uh-roh loo-nair; French pye-roh ly-ner] /ˌpi əˈroʊ luˈnɛər; French pyɛ roʊ lüˈnɛr/ noun 1. a cycle of 21 songs (1912) for voice and instruments, by Arnold Schönberg, written in Sprechgesang style and set to poems of Albert Giraud in German translation.