placentoma plac·en·to·ma (plās’ən-tō’mə)
noun 1. an area in a fortress or a fortified town where troops could assemble for defense. 2. an enlarged part of the covered way in a fortification.
noun, Phonetics. 1. the location at which two speech organs approach or come together in producing a speech sound, as in the contact of the tongue and the teeth to form a dental sound. Also called point of articulation. Compare (def 2).
- Place of safety order
noun 1. (social welfare, law) (in Britain) under the Children and Young Persons Act 1969, an order granted by a justice to a person or agency granting authority to detain a child or young person and take him or her to a place of safety for not more than 28 days, because of the child’s […]
[plas pee-gal] /plas piˈgal/ noun 1. a square in Paris, France: noted for its night clubs.