a subsidiary organization of NATO, comprising former Warsaw Pact countries that wish to be allied with NATO but have not been granted full NATO membership: established in 1994
noun 1. (Caribbean) a screen used to divide off part of a room, such as the eating place of a parlour
noun, Astrology. 1. the celestial longitude of the moon plus the celestial longitude of the ascendant minus the celestial longitude of the sun: said to connote an area of life through which one achieves emotional satisfaction.
noun, Grammar. 1. any of the classes into which words in some languages, as Latin and English, have traditionally been divided on the basis of their meaning, form, or syntactic function, as, in English, noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, and interjection. noun 1. a class of words sharing important syntactic or semantic features; […]
[pahr-ton] /ˈpɑr tɒn/ noun, Physics. 1. a constituent of the nucleon originally postulated in the theoretical analysis of high-energy scattering of electrons by nucleons and subsequently identified with quarks and gluons. /ˈpɑːˌtɒn/ noun 1. (physics) a hypothetical elementary particle postulated as a constituent of neutrons and protons /ˈpɑːtən/ noun 1. Dolly. born 1946, US country […]