[pawrn] /pɔrn/ Informal.
[pawr-noh] /ˈpɔr noʊ/ (Show IPA). pornography; sexually explicit videos, photographs, writings, or the like, produced to elicit sexual arousal (often used attributively): arrested for selling porn; a porn star;
television shows, articles, photographs, etc., thought to cater to an excessive, irresistible desire for or interest in something:
a magazine filled with enticing food porn; an addiction to real-estate porn.
Slang. , especially on the Internet:
When his girlfriend borrowed his computer, she found all the pr0n he’d been downloading.
1. Public Roads Administration. PRA abbr. plasma renin activity PRAgmatics. The language used by COPS for specification of code generators. [“Metalanguages of the Compiler Production System COPS”, J. Borowiec, in GI Fachgesprach “Compiler-Compiler”, ed W. Henhapl, Tech Hochs Darmstadt 1978, pp. 122-159]. (1994-11-18) 1. Paperwork Reduction Act 2. plasma renin activity
/prəˈtʃɑːrək/ noun 1. (in India) a person appointed to propagate a cause through personal contact, meetings, public lectures, etc
[prak-tik] /ˈpræk tɪk/ adjective 1. . n. late 14c., “a way of doing something, method; practice, custom, usage;” also “an applied science;” from Old French practique “practice, usage” (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin practica “practice, practical knowledge,” ultimately from Greek praktike “practical” (as opposed to “theoretical;” see practical). From early 15c. as “practical aspect […]
[prak-ti-kuh-buh l] /ˈpræk tɪ kə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being done, effected, or put into , with the available means; feasible: a practicable solution. 2. capable of being used: a practicable gift. 3. Theater. (of a stage property or part of a set) designed or constructed for actual use; a practicable window; practicable water […]