noun, plural ptarmigans (especially collectively) ptarmigan.
any of several grouses of the genus Lagopus, of mountainous and cold northern regions, having feathered feet.
noun (pl) -gans, -gan
any of several arctic and subarctic grouse of the genus Lagopus, esp L. mutus, which has a white winter plumage
(sometimes capital) a created domestic fancy pigeon with ruffled or curled feathers on the wings and back
- PT boat
noun, U.S. Military. 1. a small, fast, lightly armed, unarmored, and highly maneuverable boat used chiefly for torpedoing enemy shipping.
1. Biochemistry. phenylthiocarbamide: another name for phenylthiourea. abbreviation 1. (television) piece to camera A Pascal to C translator. (ftp://uxc.sco.uiuc.edu/languages/ptc). PTC phenylthiocarbamide
abbreviation 1. percutaneous translumenal coronary angioplasty, a technique for inserting a catheter into an artery to prevent congestive heart disease PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PtCT patient care technologies