[plak-oid] /ˈplæk ɔɪd/
platelike, as the scales or dermal investments of sharks.
platelike or flattened
(of the scales of sharks and other elasmobranchs) toothlike; composed of dentine with an enamel tip and basal pulp cavity
[pluh-fon; French pla-fawn] /pləˈfɒn; French plaˈfɔ̃/ noun, plural plafonds [pluh-fonz; French pla-fawn] /pləˈfɒnz; French plaˈfɔ̃/ (Show IPA). Architecture. 1. a ceiling, whether flat or arched, especially one of decorative character. /pləˈfɒn; French plafɔ̃/ noun 1. a ceiling, esp one having ornamentation 2. a card game, a precursor of contract bridge plafond pla·fond (plə-fŏn’, plä-fôɴ’) n. […]
[pley-guh l] /ˈpleɪ gəl/ adjective, Music. 1. (of a Gregorian mode) having the final in the middle of the compass. Compare (def 5a). /ˈpleɪɡəl/ adjective 1. (of a cadence) progressing from the subdominant to the tonic chord, as in the Amen of a hymn 2. (of a mode) commencing upon the dominant of an authentic […]
noun, Music. 1. a cadence in which the chord of the tonic is preceded by that of the subdominant.
[plahzh] /plɑʒ/ noun 1. a sandy bathing beach at a seashore resort. 2. Astronomy. a luminous area in the sun’s chromosphere that appears in the vicinity of a sunspot. /plɑːʒ/ noun 1. (astronomy) a bright patch in the sun’s chromosphere n. “a region,” late 14c., from Old French plage (13c.), from Late Latin plagia “a […]