[pav-luh-grad; Russian puh-vluh-graht] /ˈpæv ləˌgræd; Russian pə vlʌˈgrɑt/
a city in E Ukraine, E of Dnepropetrovsk.
[pav-lov, -lawf; Russian pah-vluh f] /ˈpæv lɒv, -lɔf; Russian ˈpɑ vləf/ noun 1. Ivan Petrovich [ee-vahn pyi-traw-vyich] /iˈvɑn pyɪˈtrɔ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1849–1936, Russian physiologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1904. /ˈpævlɒv; Russian ˈpavləf/ noun 1. Ivan Petrovich (iˈvan pɪˈtrɔvitʃ). 1849–1936, Russian physiologist. His study of conditioned reflexes in dogs influenced behaviourism. He also made important […]
[pav-loh-vee-uh n, -law-, -lov-ee-] /pævˈloʊ vi ən, -ˈlɔ-, -ˈlɒv i-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of or his work, especially of experiments in which he elicited predictable responses from laboratory animals. /pævˈləʊvɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the work of Ivan Pavlov 2. (of a reaction or response) automatic; involuntary adj. 1931, […]
noun 1. (def 2). Pavlovian conditioning Pav·lo·vi·an conditioning (pāv-lō’vē-ən, -lô’-) n. A process of behavior modification by which a subject comes to respond in a desired manner to a previously neutral stimulus that has been repeatedly presented along with an unconditioned stimulus that elicits the desired response.
[pey-voh] /ˈpeɪ voʊ/ noun, genitive Pavonis [puh-voh-nis] /pəˈvoʊ nɪs/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Peacock, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Indus. /ˈpɑːvəʊ/ noun (Latin genitive) Pavonis (pəˈvəʊnɪs) 1. a small constellation near the South Pole lying between Tucana and Ara