a person who writes a lot, esp a clerk involved with boring paperwork
[pent-luh n-dahyt] /ˈpɛnt lənˌdaɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, sulfide of nickel, occurring in the form of bronze-colored granular aggregates, found with pyrrhotite: the principal source of nickel. /ˈpɛntlənˌdaɪt/ noun 1. a brownish-yellow mineral consisting of an iron and nickel sulphide in cubic crystalline form: the principal ore of nickel. Formula: (Fe,Ni)S
[pent-luh nd] /ˈpɛnt lənd/ noun 1. a strait between N Scotland and the Orkney Islands, linking the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean: noted for its rough sea conditions. 14 miles (23 km) long. /ˈpɛntlənd/ noun 1. a channel between the mainland of N Scotland and the Orkney Islands: notorious for rough seas. Length: 32 […]
[pen-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal] /ˌpɛn təˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a barbiturate, C 1 1 H 1 7 N 2 O 3 , used as a hypnotic and as a sedative.
- Pentobarbital sodium
/ˌpɛntəˈbɑːbɪˌtəʊn/ noun 1. a barbiturate drug used in medicine as a sedative and hypnotic. Formula: C11H17N2O3Na US equivalent sodium pentabarbital pentobarbital sodium pen·to·bar·bi·tal sodium (pěn’tə-bär’bĭ-tôl’, -tāl’) n. A white crystalline or powdery barbiturate used as a hypnotic, a sedative, and an anticonvulsive drug. Also called pentobarbitone.