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Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Junior College (usually shortened to PJC) is the name for an umbrella of multiple community colleges in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County, Florida. The college's slogan is "You can get there from here.
Pensacola Mountains The Pensacola Mountains in Antarctica are a large group of mountain ranges and peaks, extending 450 km (280 mi) in a NE-SW direction, comprising the Argentina Range, Forrestal Range, Dufek Massif, Cordiner Peaks, Neptune Range, Patuxent Range, Rambo Nunataks and Pecora Escarpment. These mountain units lie astride the extensive Foundation Ice Stream and Support Force Glacier which drain northward to the Ronne Ice Shelf.
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area The Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Escambia County and Santa Rosa County in the state of Florida in the USA.Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Definitions - retrieved July 17 2006 The principal cities in the MSA are Pensacola, Ferry Pass and Brent, all located in Escambia County.
Pensarn railway station Pensarn railway station serves the village of Pensarn in Gwynedd, Wales. The station is an unstaffed halt on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Barmouth, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury.
PensĂ©es The PensĂ©es (literally, "thoughts") represented a defense of the Christian religion by Blaise Pascal, the renowned 17th century philosopher and mathematician. Pascal's own religious conversion had led him into a life of asceticism, and the PensĂ©es were in many ways his life's work.
Penselwood Penselwood is a village and parish in Somerset in England, four miles north east of Wincanton, four miles south east of Bruton, four miles west of Mere, and 5 miles north west of Gillingham. The south east of the parish borders Zeals and Stourhead in Wiltshire, and Bourton in Dorset.
Penshaw The village of Penshaw (IPA: ) is an area of the Sunderland Metropolitan Borough, about three miles north-by-east of Houghton-le-Spring, just over the River Wear from Washington. It derives its name from the British Pen, meaning hill or ridge, and the Saxon Shaw, a wood or thicket; thus Penshaw is the wooded hill.
Penshaw Monument Penshaw Monument is a folly built in 1844 on Penshaw Hill (pronounced locally as ), in former County Durham (now part of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear), North East England, between the towns of Washington and Houghton-le-Spring. Penshaw Hill and the nearby Worm Hill are closely associated with one of North East England's best known folk tales, The Lambton Worm.
Penshurst railway station Penshurst railway station is on the Redhill to Tonbridge Line and is located approximately two miles north of Penshurst in Kent, in the hamlet of Chiddingstone Causeway. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Southeastern.
Penshurst-Mortdale railway tunnel, Sydney The Penshurst-Mortdale railway tunnel, Sydney was first proposed by the Coordinator General of Rail, Ron Christie in June 2001. His report The Long-Term Strategic Plan for Rail was prepared for the Hon Carl Scully who was Minister for Transport and Roads in the NSW Government at the time.
Pension bomb A pension bomb or pension time bomb is a phenomenon where demographic and other changes (typically longevity, population peaks and troughs, and long term adverse changes in the rate of return on investments, cost of living or taxation) mean that widespread difficulties will occur at some relatively predictable time in the future.
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (or PBGC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to encourage the continuation and maintenance of voluntary private pension plans, provide timely and uninterrupted payment of pension benefits, and keep pension insurance premiums at a minimum. Defined benefit pension plans promise to pay a specified monthly benefit at retirement, commonly based on salary and years on the job.
Pension law (US) Pension law in the United States generally refers to the statutes giving preference tax treatment for mainly ERISA qualified plans (although non ERISA plans in government and higher education, nonprofits and research also may get similar tax treatment), giving plan participants protection for the benefits in the labor laws as well as both state and federal bankruptcy laws. Generally pensions for the very highly paid employees are call nonqualified deferred compensation plans and are usually designed to avoid recognition of current income by the employee.
Pension parachute A pension parachute is a form of poison pill that prevents the raiding firm of a hostile takeover from utilizing the pension assets to finance the acquisition. When the target firm is threatened by an acquirer, the pension plan assets are only available to benefit the pension plan participants.
Pensioner In common parlance, a pensioner is a person who has retired, and now collects a pension. This is a term typically used in the United Kingdom; someone of pensionable age may also be referred to as an 'old age pensioner', or OAP.
Pensioners Party (England) The Pensioners Party is a political party operating in England and registered with the Electoral Commission. As of May 2006, it is accepting nominations from suitable individuals to stand as candidates in future elections.
Pensioners Party (Scotland) The Pensioners Party is a minor political party in Scotland. They were formed to contest the Scottish Parliamentary Election, 2003 and formed an electoral pact with another new party, the Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party (SSCUP) whereby they did not stand candidates against each other.
Pensions appeal tribunal Pensions Appeal Tribunal is a judicial tribunal in the United Kingdom having jurisdiction to hear and decide appeals against decisions of the Secretary of State in connection with applications for war pensions by former members of the military services.
Pensions crisis The pensions crisis is the potential result of insufficient resources being reserved for retirement income as life expectancies rise. As a larger share of the population become reliant on a smaller proportion of the economic active, public and state provision will fall.
Pensions Commission The Pensions Commission is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom, reporting the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, set up to keep under review the regime for UK private pensions and long term savings.
Pensions Ombudsman The Pensions Ombudsman is the official ombudsman institution responsible for invesigating complaints regarding pensions in the United Kingdom. The Pensions Ombudsman is appointed by the Government, but acts independently after appointment.
Penske PC26 The Penske PC26 was designed by Nigel Bennett and manufactured by Penske Cars in Poole, Dorset for the 1997 CART Championship. Whilst a development of the PC25 the PC26 was designed to address the twitchy nature of the previous years car.
Pensonic Group The Pensonic Group founded by Dato Chew Weng Khak (Chinese : ĺ‘¨čŤŁĺ‰), started business as a small shop in Penang selling electrical appliances trading under the name of Keat Radio Co. in 1965 as a sole proprietor.
Penstemon Penstemon is a large genus of North American (and East Asian) plants traditionally placed in the Scrophulariaceae family. Due to new genetic research it has now been placed in the vastly expanded family Plantaginaceae.
Penstemon debilis Penstemon debilis or Parachute Penstemon is one of the rarest plants in North America, found only 5 places in the world, all of them located on the Roan Plateau in Garfield County, of Western Colorado. The Denver Botanic Garden has the Parachute Penstemon on display with other native plants of the Roan Plateau.
Penstone Penstone is a hamlet of some 21 houses in Devon about 1 mile from the villages of Colebrooke and Coleford, close to the point where the Exeter-Barnstaple and former Exeter-Okehampton rail lines diverge; the latter is now a freight line but there has recently been talk of reopening it to passenger traffic and extending it to Plymouth in order to avoid the shoreline track at Dawlish Warren which has recently been washed away several times by winter storms. The nearest stations are Yeoford and Copplestone.
Penta (music) Nikita Tselovalnikov, the producer behind Penta, started to make music when he was twelve years old. Nikita attended music school and played in countless rock, punk and industrial projects now forgotten by history, where he grew up in Leningrad, Russia.
Penta engine In engine design, the penta engine (or penta head) is an arrangement of the upper portion of the cylinder and valves that is common in engines using more than two valves per cylinder. It is similar in concept to the hemi engine, both in design and raison de etre, but the hemi is limited to only two valves and thus penta designs tend to be somewhat more efficient.
Penta of the Chopped-off Hands Penta of the Chopped-off Hands or The Girl With the Maimed Hands is an Italian literary fairy tale written by Giambattista Basile in the Pentamerone.Jack Zipes, The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm, p 512, ISBN 0-393-97636-X
Penta Water PentaÂ® Water (sometimes called AquaRxâ„˘ Water) is a commercially sold brand of bottled water that is claimed by its manufacturer to be structurally different from 'normal' water. It is advertised as the 'ultimate bottled water' on Penta's official website.
Pentaborane Pentaborane, also called pentaboron nonahydride, stable pentaborane, or pentaborane(9) (to distinguish it from B5H11), is a chemical compound considered in the 1950s as a good prospect for a rocket or jet fuel by both the U.S.
Pentacle A pentacle or pantacle is an amulet used in magical evocation, generally made of parchment, paper or metal (although it can be of other materials), on which the symbol of a spirit or energy being evoked is drawn. It is often worn around the neck, or placed within the triangle of evocation.
Pentacrest The Pentacrest is a collection of five buildings on the campus of the University of Iowa â€” the Old Capitol, Jessup Hall, Macbride Hall, Maclean Hall, and Schaeffer Hall â€” on a four-block-sized parcel of land in Iowa City, Iowa.
Pentadactylos The Pentadactylos mountains comprise the western half of the Kyrenia mountain range, a long, narrow chain which runs 160 km (100 mi) along the northern coast of Cyprus. The name Pentadactylos is also sometimes used synonymously with Kyrenia to refer to the entire range.
Pentadiagonal matrix In linear algebra, a pentadiagonal matrix is a matrix that is nearly diagonal; to be exact, it is a matrix in which the only nonzero entries are on the main diagonal, and the first two diagonals above and below it. So it is of the form
Pentagon (computer) The Pentagon home computer, manufactured in former Soviet Union, is a clone of the British-made Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128. Its PCB was copied all over the USSR, which made it the most widespread Soviet ZX Spectrum clone.
Pentagon City, Virginia Pentagon City is an unincorporated neighborhood (also called an "urban village") located in the southeast portion of Arlington County, Virginia, near The Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. Due to its proximity to Washington, D.
Pentagon Force Protection Agency The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is a government agency comprised of both sworn police officers (PPD) and civilian CBRN technicians, as well as non-sworn civilian anti-terrorism investigative and physical security personnel, and is responsible for the protection of The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DoD). In response to the terrorist attack against the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the DoD established the new agency, which absorbed the Defense Protective Service (DPS), and assumed its role of providing basic law enforcement and security for The Pentagon and DoD interests in the National Capitol Region (NCR).
Pentagon Channel The Pentagon Channel is a TV channel devoted to covering the US Armed Forces, primarily for viewing by these forces and other United States Department of Defense (DoD) employees while stationed in the US. It is widely available on US cable television, can be viewed FTA in Europe, north east Asia and North America via satellite, and can be viewed globally via the internet.
Pentagon MASCAL Pentagon Mass Casualty project codenamed Pentagon MASCAL is a mock terrorist contingency exercise that was held in the Office of the Secretaries of Defense conference room on October 24 to 26, 2000. The exercise required emergency response teams, members of the defense protective services, and U.
Pentagon Papers The Pentagon Papers is the colloquial term for United States-Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense, a 47 volume, 7,000-page, top-secret United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political and military involvement in the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1971, with a focus on the internal planning and policy decisions within the U.S.
Pentagon rapid response operation In late 2006, the United States Department of Defense (commonly referred to as The Pentagon) commenced their 'Rapid Response' operation to "quickly respond to news media stories critical of ... the war in Iraq, as well as other stories the Defense Department leadership doesn't like.
Pentagon Renovation Program The Pentagon Renovation Program or PENREN is a long-term project by the United States Department of Defense to perform a complete slab-to-slab renovation of The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. The program began in the 1990s, and is expected to be completed by 2010.
Pentagon Strike Pentagon Strike is a free to download online Flash video which challenged the US government's report that an American Airlines Boeing 757 crashed into the Pentagon on September 11th. It is available for download at many sites.
Pentagonal gyrocupolarotunda In geometry, the pentagonal gyrocupolarotunda is one of the Johnson solids (J33). Like the pentagonal orthocupolarotunda (J32), it can be constructed by joining a pentagonal cupola (J5) and a pentagonal rotunda (J6) along their decagonal bases.
Pentagonal number A pentagonal number is a figurate number that extends the concept of triangular and square numbers to the pentagon, but, unlike the first two, the patterns involved in the construction of pentagonal numbers are not rotationally symmetrical. The nth pentagonal number pn is the number of distinct dots in a pattern of dots consisting of the outlines of regular pentagons whose sides contain 1 to n dots, overlaid so that they share one vertex.
Pentagonal orthobicupola In geometry, the pentagonal orthobicupola is one of the Johnson solids (J30). As the name suggests, it can be constructed by joining two pentagonal cupolae (J5) along their decagonal bases, matching like faces.
Pentagonal orthobirotunda In geometry, the pentagonal orthobirotunda is one of the Johnson solids (J34). As the name suggests, it can be constructed by joining two pentagonal rotundae (J6) along their decagonal faces, matching like faces.
Pentagonal orthocupolarotunda In geometry, the pentagonal orthocupolarotunda is one of the Johnson solids (J32). As the name suggests, it can be constructed by joining a pentagonal cupola (J5) and a pentagonal rotunda (J6) along their decagonal bases, matching like faces.
Pentagonal pyramidal number A pentagonal pyramidal number is a number equal to the sum of the first few pentagonal numbers. The first few are 1, 6, 18, 40, 75, 126, 196, 288, 405, 550, 726, 936, 1183, 1470, 1800, 2176, 2601, 3078, 3610, 4200, 4851, 5566, 6348, 7200, 8125, and 9126.
Pentagonia (Board Game) Pentagonia is a multiple international award-winning board game. On the market since 1998, it was one of 25 products in the world to be recommended by the American National Association for Gifted Children in their 2002 Holiday toy list.
Pentagram A pentagram (sometimes known as pentalpha or pentangle) is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes. The word pentagram comes from the Greek word Ď€ÎµÎ˝Ď„Î¬ÎłĎÎ±ÎĽÎĽÎżÎ˝ (pentagrammon), a noun form of Ď€ÎµÎ˝Ď„Î¬ÎłĎÎ±ÎĽÎĽÎżĎ‚ (pentagrammos) or Ď€ÎµÎ˝Ď„ÎÎłĎÎ±ÎĽÎĽÎżĎ‚ (pentegrammos), a word meaning roughly "five-lined" or "five lines".
Pentagram (band) Pentagram are a long-running American heavy metal band from Virginia, most famous as performers of Sabbathesque doom metal. The band was quite prolific in the underground scene of the 1970s, producing many demos and rehearsal tapes, but did not release a full-length album until reforming in the early 1980s with an almost completely new lineup.
Pentagram (design studio) Pentagram is a design studio that was founded in 1972 by Alan Fletcher, Theo Crosby, Colin Forbes, Kenneth Grange and Mervyn Kurlansky in Needham Road, West London, UK. They now have offices in New York, San Francisco, Austin and Berlin.
Pentagram (video game) Pentagram is a ZX Spectrum video game developed and released by Ultimate Play The Game in 1985. The game is the fourth in the Sabreman series, following on from his adventures in Sabre Wulf, Underwurlde and Knight Lore.
Pentachoron The pentachoron, or 5-cell, also called a pentatope or 4-simplex, is the simplest convex regular polychoron (a type of four-dimensional geometric figure). It is an analog of the planar triangle and solid tetrahedron.
Pentalogy A pentalogy is a series of five related works of art, a lesser-known relative of the words trilogy (three) and tetralogy (four). It is made up of the Greek words Ď€ÎµÎ˝Ď„Îµ (pente: five) and Î»ĎŚÎłÎżĎ‚ (logos: word, story).
Pentameter In poetry, a pentameter is a line of verse consisting of five metrical feet. Iambic pentameter is one of the most commonly used meters in English, used extensively by many poets, including William Shakespeare, John Milton, and William Wordsworth.
Pentameters Theatre The Pentameters Theatre was founded in 1968, and is still run, by artistic director Leonie Scott-Matthews. It is a 60-seat venue and is one of the best-known fringe theatres in London with a reputation for producing revivals, poetry, music events and cutting-edge new plays in particular.
Pentamethylcyclopentadiene 1,2,3,4,5-Pentamethylcyclopentadiene is a cyclic diolefin with the formula C5Me5H (Me = CH3). 1,2,3,4,5-Pentamethylcyclopentadiene is the organic precursor to the 1,2,3,4,5-pentamethylcyclopentadienyl-ligand (often denoted as Cp* to signify the five methyl groups radiating from the periphery of this ligand as in a five-pointed star).
Pentamidine Pentamidine isethionate is an antimicrobial medication primarily given for prevention and treatment of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, also formerly known as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a severe interstitial type of pneumonia often seen in patients with HIV infection. PCP is considered an 'opportunistic infection', endagering only immunodeficient patients such as those with HIV/AIDS.
Pentamirror A pentamirror is an optical device used in the viewfinder systems of cheaper single-lens reflex cameras instead of the pentaprism. Instead of the solid block of glass of the prism, simple mirrors are used to perform the same task.
Pentane interference Pentane interference or syn-pentane interaction is the steric hindrance that the two terminal methyl groups experience in one of the chemical conformations of n-pentane. The possible conformations are combinations of anti conformations and gauche conformations and are anti-anti, anti-gauche+, gauche+ - gauche- and gauche+ - gauche+ of which the last one is especially energetically unfavorable.
Pentaphobe Pentaphobe, the performing pseudonym of Keili Olsen, is an Australian electronic musician (born in London, England) signed with Ark21 Records and Mondo Melodia. He primarily produces a blend of warped industrial breaky sounds mixed with "discovered samples" (audio recorded in day-to-day life) which has evolved into a rather general classification he terms "Middle Industrian" (a blend of middle-eastern rhythms and structures using electronic instruments rather than sampling from recordings).
Pentaquark A pentaquark is an hypothetical subatomic particle consisting of a group of five quarks (compared to three quarks in normal baryons and two in mesons), or more specifically four quarks and one anti-quark and is represented by Î. Hence it has baryon number 1.
Pentarou is a video game character created by Konami, originally appearing in 1990 in the game Parodius Da!. A male penguin, he is the son of the penguin referred to as just "Penguin" (ăšăłă‚®ăł) who originally appeared in 1983 in Antarctic Adventure, but subsequently became the protagonist Penguin Adventure and a playable character in the MSX Parodius game.
Pentateuch Pentateuch (Î ÎµÎ˝Ď„ÎµĎ„ÎµĎŤĎ‡Ď‰Ď‚) ("five rolls or cases") is the Greek name for the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible: the name is derived from two Greek words: pente, meaning "five", and teuxos (pronounced tev-chos) which roughly means "case", a reference to the cases containing the five scrolls of the Laws of Moses.
Pentatonic scale In music, a pentatonic scale is a scale with five notes per octave. Pentatonic scales are very common and are found all over the world, including but not limited to the tuning of the Ethiopian krar and the Indonesian gamelan, the melodies of Chinese folk music, African-American spirituals, Celtic folk music, Polish highlanders from the Tatra Mountains and the music of French composer Claude Debussy.
Pentax Auto 110 The Pentax Auto 110 and Pentax Auto 110 Super were single-lens reflex cameras made by Pentax that used 110 film. The Auto 110 and three lenses were introduced in 1978, three more lenses in 1981, and the Super in 1982; the system was sold until 1985.
Pentax MZ-D The Pentax MZ-D, also known by its internal code name of MR-52, was a prototype digital single-lens reflex camera from Pentax of Japan. It was announced at Photokina in September 2000 and was demonstrated to the press at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show in January 2001.
Pentax Optio The Pentax Optio series is a line of consumer digital cameras manufactured by Pentax Corporation. Although one of the earliest mass-market examples of point and shoot technology in a digital camera, the Optio series remains popular today, and encompasses the bulk of Pentax's lower-end camera sales.
Pentax Spotmatic The Pentax Spotmatic is a 35mm single-lens reflex camera built by the Asahi Optical Corporation (today known as Pentax). The Spotmatic was originally introduced in 1964 and was the first successful camera to offer a through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering system (average metering at the beginning, center-weighted afterwards).
Pentecontaetia Pentecontaetia (Greek, "the period of fifty years") is the term used to refer to the period in Ancient Greek history between the defeat of the second Persian invasion of Greece at Plataea in 480 BC and the beginning of the Peloponnesian War in 433 BC. The term originates from Thucydides, who uses it in his description of the period.
Pentecost Pentecost (< Greek Ď€ÎµÎ˝Ď„Î·ÎşÎżĎĎ„Î® [áĽˇÎĽÎĎÎ±], pentekostÄ“ [hÄ“mera], "the fiftieth day") is the fiftieth day after Easter Sunday, which corresponds to the tenth day after Ascension Thursday. It is a feast in the Christian liturgical calendar â€” symbolically related to the Jewish festival of Shavuot â€” that commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the followers of Jesus on that day, as described in the Book of Acts, Chapter 2.
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World The Pentecostal Assemblies of The World, Inc. (PAW) is the oldest Oneness Pentecostal organization in existence, and was founded in 1906, formally organized in 1912 as adherents of trinitarian beliefs, and in 1916 re-organized as a Oneness Pentecostal organization.
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church The Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church (PFWBC) is a church group in the southern United States, best thought of as Pentecostal rather than Baptist. The PFWBC is historically and theologically a combination of both, having begun as a small group of churches in North Carolina that broke away from the Free Will Baptist Church to join the Holiness movement and eventually accepting certain Pentecostal doctrines.
Pentecostal Holiness Church The Pentecostal Holiness Church is a Protestant denomination organized in Falcon, North Carolina in 1911 by the merger of the Fire-Baptized Holiness Church (organized in 1898 by several Pentecostal associations) and the Pentecostal Holiness Church (organized in 1900). A third group, the Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, joined the consolidation in 1915.
Pentecostal Charismatic Peace Fellowship The Pentecostal Charismatic Peace Fellowship (PCPF)1 is a multicultural, gender inclusive, and ecumenical organization that promotes peace, justice, and reconciliation work among Pentecostal and Charismatic Christians. Members and adherents in over fifteen denominations, twelve countries, and forty universities and seminaries participate.
Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints The Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, also known as the PLDS Church, is a sect of Mormonism organized in 1994-1995 by a study group called the "LDS Scripture Readers", led by Michael Bethel, composed initially of independent Mormons and members of various Mormon sects. The church is headquartered in Kenner, Louisiana.
Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America The Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America is an interdenominational fellowship of pentecostal and charismatic churches in North America, existing for the purpose of promoting cooperation and understanding. It is a successor to the Pentecostal Fellowship of North America.
Pentecostalism The Pentecostal movement within Evangelical Christianity places special emphasis on the direct personal experience of God through the baptism of the Holy Spirit, as shown in the Biblical account of the Day of Pentecost. Pentecostalism is similar to the Charismatic movement, but developed earlier and separated from the mainstream church.
Penteli PentĂ©li or Pendeli, (Greek: Î ÎµÎ˝Ď„ÎÎ»Î·, ancient forms: Pentele, Pentelikon or Pentelicus, and Vrilissos or Vrilittos (Greek: Î’ĎÎąÎ»Î·ĎĎĎŚĎ‚, Î’ĎÎąÎ»Î·Ď„Ď„ĎŚĎ‚), Mendeli in medieval times) is a tall mountain and mountain range situated northeast of Athens and southwest of Marathon. The elevation is 1,109 m.
Penteli, Greece Penteli (Greek: Î ÎµÎ˝Ď„ÎÎ»Î·) is a community currently divided into Palaia Penteli or Old Penteli, and Nea Penteli or New PentĂ©li communities. It is part of Athens metropolitan area and Athens' Megalo Daktylo.
Pentene Pentene can refer to either of two hydrocarbons with chemical formula 510 containing a single double bond within its molecular structure. 1-Pentene and 2-pentene differ by the location of the double bond at the first or second carbon-carbon bond.
Penteo PenteoÂ® is the registered trademark for a process developed by John Wheeler of Berkeley, CA for professionally upconverting stereo to surround sound using a Fast Hartley Transform followed by a coorelation algorithm and an artifact scavenger. The process is able to cleanly recover stereo sounds that the original mixer sent to the left, center, right of a stereophonic mix, with discrete separation between the channels.
Pentetic acid Diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid; a chelating agent, especially for iron but also showing an affinity for heavy metals that is used in the treatment of iron-storage disease and poisoning from heavy and radioactive metals.
Pentex In White Wolf Game Studio's setting the old World of Darkness, specifically the role-playing game Werewolf: The Apocalypse, the Pentex Corporation is a vast fictional conglomerate dedicated to promoting the agenda of the Wyrm. Though primarily staffed by mundane humans unaware of the corporation's sinister mission, its upper management is a group of corrupt humans and outright supernatural beings fully aware of the existence of the Triat and werewolves.
Penthesilea In Greek mythology, Penthesilea (Greek: Î ÎµÎ˝Î¸ÎµĎÎŻÎ»ÎµÎąÎ±) (also spelled "Penthesilia") was an Amazonian queen, daughter of Ares and Otrera, sister of Hippolyte, Antiope and Melanippe. Penthesilea killed Hippolyte with a spear when they were hunting deer.
Penthesilea (Kleist) The tragedy starts on the battlefield in front of the gates of Troya, where the Greeks have taken position. They are interrupted in their siege of the city, because the belligerent women endanger the Greek princes and attack them.
Penthouse (magazine) Penthouse, a men's magazine founded by Bob Guccione, combines urban lifestyle articles and soft-core pornographic pictorials that, in the 1990s, evolved into hardcore. Although Guccione is American, the magazine was founded in 1965 in the United Kingdom, but was soon sold in the United States as well.
Penthouse Mouse Penthouse Mouse was the first of thirty-four Tom and Jerry shorts directed by Chuck Jones, released in 1963. In the cartoon, Tom is seen living the high life in a penthouse, while Jerry is seen with an empty stomach looking for food.
Penthu The Egyptian noble Penthu was the 'Royal scribe', 'First under the King', and 'Chief servitor of the Aten in the Estate of the Aten in Akhetaten'. These titles alone show how powerful he would have been in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt.
Penticton Indian Band The Penticton Indian Band is a First Nations government in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the city of Penticton in the Okanagan valley. They are a member of the Okanagan Nation Alliance.
Penticton Pinnacles Penticton Pinnacles are a Canadian soccer team, founded in 1997. The team is a member of the Pacific Coast Soccer League (PCSL), a recognised Division III league in the American Soccer Pyramid which features teams from western Canada and the Pacific Northwest region of the United States of America.
Pentimal system Pentimal system (Swedish pentadiska siffor) is a number format similar to the decimal system, used in Scandinavia in medieval times, especially in (English) runstavar or Runic calendars (also known as clogs) and Norwegian kalenderstavar. This is a calendar system, presumably derived from the Roman calendar.
Pentimento A pentimento (plural pentimenti) is an alteration in a painting showing that the artist has changed his mind as to the composition during the process of painting. The word derives from the Italian [meaning to repent.
Pentire Point Pentire Point is a headland on the Atlantic North Coast of Cornwall, UK, at the estuary of the River Camel. The coastline is under the ownership of the National Trust, although the bulk of the headland itself belongs to Pentire Farm.
Pentito Pentito (Italian he who has repented, plural pentiti) designates people who collaborate with the judicial system in order to help investigations. The judicial category of the pentiti was first created in order to fight terrorism in the 1970s, during the "lead years".
Pentium 4 The Pentium 4 was a seventh-generation x86 architecture microprocessor produced by Intel and was the company's first all-new CPU design since the Pentium Pro of 1995. Unlike the Pentium II, Pentium III, and various Celerons, the architecture owed little to the Intel P6 design.