[pol-ee-vahyn-l-pi-roh-li-dohn, -rol-i-] /ˌpɒl iˌvaɪn l pɪˈroʊ lɪˌdoʊn, -ˈrɒl ɪ-/
a white, amorphous, water-soluble powder, (C 6 H 9 NO) n , used chiefly as a vehicle in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
- Put someone through the wringer
verb phrase To subject to harsh treatment, esp by severe interrogation [1942+; fr the image of squeezing something out by passing it through a clothing wringer]
- Put someone through the mill
verb phrase To subject to an arduous experience; be rough on someone: She’s quite eager to try again, although they really put her through the mill (1818+) Related Terms go through the mill, through the mill
graphics, tool (Precision Visuals’ Workstation Analysis and Visualization Environment) Interactive scientific visualisation software originally from Precision Visuals, Inc., but now owned by Visual Numerics, Inc. (VNI). (1999-07-18)
1. . abbreviation 1. private private