noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of onions and other plants, characterized by pink, withered roots, caused by a fungus, Pyrenochaeta terrestris.
[pingk] /pɪŋk/ noun 1. a color varying from light crimson to pale reddish purple. 2. any of several plants of the genus Dianthus, as the clove pink or carnation. Compare . 3. the flower of such a plant; carnation. 4. the highest form or degree; prime: a runner in the pink of condition. 5. Older […]
noun 1. a small Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, distinguished by its small scales and long anal fin and by the bright red spawning coloration of males, occurring from California to Alaska and in waters of Japan: fished commercially and for sport. noun 1. any salmon having pale pink flesh, esp Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, of the Pacific […]
- Pink-shirt book
publication “The Peter Norton Programmer’s Guide to the IBM PC”. The original cover featured a picture of Peter Norton with a silly smirk on his face, wearing a pink shirt. Perhaps in recognition of this usage, the current edition has a different picture of Norton wearing a pink shirt. See also book titles. [Jargon File] […]
[pingk-slip] /ˈpɪŋkˈslɪp/ verb (used with object), pink-slipped, pink-slipping. 1. to dismiss from a job: He will be pink-slipped next month. noun 1. notice of dismissal from one’s job. noun 1. (US, informal) a notice of redundancy issued to an employee noun phrase verb : They had pink-slipped Hartz one brutal afternoon (1915+) Related Terms get […]