[pahy-ruh-man-see] /ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si/
divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire.
divination by fire or flames
[pahy-ruh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/ noun 1. a compulsion to set things on fire. /ˌpaɪrəʊˈmeɪnɪə/ noun 1. (psychiatry) the uncontrollable impulse and practice of setting things on fire n. 1840, from pyro- “fire” + mania “madness, frenzy.” Used in German in the 1830s. The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of four tracts of descending motor fibers that extend in pairs down each side of the spinal column and function in voluntary movement. pyramidal tract n. A massive bundle of fibers that originates from the motor cortex and the postcentral gyrus and emerges on the ventral surface of the medulla oblongata. […]
[pahy-ruh-man-see] /ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si/ noun 1. divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire. /ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ/ noun 1. divination by fire or flames
[pahy-rom-i-ter] /paɪˈrɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an apparatus for measuring high temperatures that uses the radiation emitted by a hot body as a basis for measurement. /paɪˈrɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring high temperatures, esp by measuring the brightness (optical pyrometer) or total quantity (radiation pyrometer) of the radiation produced by the source. Other […]