[pluh-fon; French pla-fawn] /pləˈfɒn; French plaˈfɔ̃/
noun, plural plafonds
[pluh-fonz; French pla-fawn] /pləˈfɒnz; French plaˈfɔ̃/ (Show IPA). Architecture.
a ceiling, whether flat or arched, especially one of decorative character.
/pləˈfɒn; French plafɔ̃/
a ceiling, esp one having ornamentation
a card game, a precursor of contract bridge
plafond pla·fond (plə-fŏn’, plä-fôɴ’)
An anatomical part or surface that is farthest from the midline of the body, especially the articular surface of the distal end of the tibia.
[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 […]
[pley-juh-rahyz, -jee-uh-rahyz] /ˈpleɪ dʒəˌraɪz, -dʒi əˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), plagiarized, plagiarizing. 1. to take and use by . 2. to take and use ideas, passages, etc., from (another’s work) by . verb (used without object), plagiarized, plagiarizing. 3. to commit . /ˈpleɪdʒəˌraɪz/ verb 1. to appropriate (ideas, passages, etc) from (another work or author) […]