[poh-guh-nof-er-uh n] /ˌpoʊ gəˈnɒf ər ən/
any member of the small phylum Pogonophora, slender tentacled animals having a tubelike outer covering, living on the deep ocean bottom.
pogonophoran (pō’gə-nŏf’ər-ən) also pogonophore
Any of various wormlike marine invertebrates of the phylum Pogonophora that grow in upright chitin tubes, usually at great depths. Pogonophorans have tentacles that are often featherlike and are attached to the head region. An intestine is present in the embryonic stage but disappears as the animal matures. Pogonophorans are preserved in the fossil record as early as the Cambrian Period, and are thought to be related to chaetognaths, hemichordates, and echinoderms.
[poh-goh] /ˈpoʊ goʊ/ noun 1. a long stick having a pair of handles at the top and, near the bottom, a pair of footrests attached to a powerful spring, so that by standing on the footrests while grasping the handles, one can propel oneself along in a series of leaps. noun 1. a stout pole […]
[puh-gruhm, -grom, poh-] /pəˈgrʌm, -ˈgrɒm, poʊ-/ noun 1. an organized massacre, especially of Jews. /ˈpɒɡrəm/ noun 1. an organized persecution or extermination of an ethnic group, esp of Jews n. 1882, from Yiddish pogrom, from Russian pogromu “devastation, destruction,” from po- “by, through, behind, after” (cognate with Latin post-; see post-) + gromu “thunder, roar,” […]
- Pogson ratio
/ˈpɒdʒsən/ noun 1. the brightness ratio of two celestial objects that differ by one magnitude. On the Pogson scale a difference of 5 magnitudes is defined as a difference of 100 in the intensities of two stars; therefore a difference of 1 magnitude is equal to the fifth root of 100, i.e. 2.512
[poh-gee, pog-ee] /ˈpoʊ gi, ˈpɒg i/ noun, plural (especially collectively) pogy (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pogies. 1. a porgy. 2. a viviparous perch, Amphistichus rhodoterus, found in the shallow waters off the Pacific coast of the U.S. 3. the menhaden. [poh-gee] /ˈpoʊ gi/ noun, plural pogies. Slang. 1. (def 1). […]