17-letter words that end in p

  • a stiff upper lip — If you say that someone is keeping a stiff upper lip, you mean that they are not showing any emotion even though it is difficult for them not to.
  • administratorship — a person who manages or has a talent for managing.
  • all over the shop — If something is happening all over the shop, it is happening in many different places or throughout a wide area.
  • alternating group — the subgroup consisting of all even permutations, of the group of all permutations of a finite set.
  • articulatory loop — a short-term memory system that enables a person to remember short strings of words by rehearsing them repeatedly in his head
  • at one fell swoop — to sweep through the air, as a bird or a bat, especially down upon prey.
  • bermuda buttercup — a bulbous plant, Oxalis pescaprae, native to southern Africa, having nodding, yellow flowers.
  • bjarne stroustrup — (person)   The father of C++ and author of the C++ bible.
  • bulbous buttercup — a European buttercup, Ranunculus bulbosus, having yellow flowers in irregular branching clusters: a common weed in North America.
  • civil partnership — A civil partnership is a legal relationship between two people of the same sex that is similar to marriage.
  • communication gap — a lack of communication
  • correspondentship — The role or status of correspondent.
  • cream of the crop — the best of a group
  • experimental lisp — (language)   (xlisp) An experimental programming language combining a subset of Common Lisp with an object-oriented extension capability (Class and Object types). It was implemented by David Micheal Betz at Apple to allow experimentation with object-oriented programming on small computers. The C source code has been ported to Unix, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Amiga, Atari, and MS-DOS. Version 2.1 of the interpreter, by Tom Almy is closer to Common Lisp. E-mail: Tom Almy <[email protected]>.
  • fluorescent strip — a fluorescent light in the form of a long strip
  • full linear group — the group of all nonsingular linear transformations mapping a finite-dimensional vector space into itself.
  • get one's back up — the rear part of the human body, extending from the neck to the lower end of the spine.
  • get one's wind up — to become (or be) nervous or alarmed
  • hold one's end up — the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope.
  • hot-and-sour soup — a spicy Chinese soup made with pork, chicken, beans, vinegar, etc., served hot
  • in one fell swoop — to sweep through the air, as a bird or a bat, especially down upon prey.
  • incandescent lamp — a lamp that emits light due to the glowing of a heated material, especially the common device in which a tungsten filament enclosed within an evacuated glass bulb is rendered luminous by the passage of an electric current through it.
  • interrelationship — reciprocal relation.
  • joined at the hip — friends: inseparable
  • keep one's end up — the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope.
  • know when to stop — If you say that someone does not know when to stop, you mean that they do not control their own behaviour very well and so they often annoy or upset other people.
  • kyoto common lisp — (language)   (KCL) An implementation of Common Lisp by T. Yuasa <[email protected]> and M. Hagiya <[email protected]>, written in C to run under Unix-like operating systems. KCL is compiled to ANSI C. It conforms to Common Lisp as described in Guy Steele's book and is available under a licence agreement. E-mail: <[email protected]> (bug reports). Mailing list: [email protected], [email protected]
  • let something rip — If you let something rip, you do it as quickly or as forcefully as possible. You can say 'let it rip' or 'let her rip' to someone when you want them to make a vehicle go as fast as it possibly can.
  • lisp machine lisp — (language)   An extension of Maclisp, now called Zetalisp.
  • m-expression lisp — (MLISP) The original "meta-language" syntax of Lisp, designed by John McCarthy in 1962. MLISP was intended for external use in place of the parenthesised S-expression syntax.
  • methylidyne group — the trivalent group ≡CH.
  • not worth a whoop — worthless
  • on one's doorstep — very close or accessible
  • paradoxical sleep — REM sleep.
  • permutation group — a mathematical group whose elements are permutations and in which the product of two permutations is the same permutation as is obtained by performing them in succession.
  • petrol filler cap — a small cover that goes over the hole in a vehicle into which you put petrol
  • physical handicap — loss of or failure to develop a specific bodily function or functions, whether of movement, sensation, coordination, or speech, but excluding mental impairments or disabilities
  • pocket battleship — a small heavily armed and armored warship serving as a battleship because of limitations imposed by treaty.
  • postage due stamp — a stamp that is affixed to mail at a post office when prepayment of postage is insufficient, to indicate the amount that must be collected from the addressee.
  • preferential shop — a shop in which union members are preferred, usually by agreement of an employer with a union.
  • private ownership — the fact of being owned by a private individual or organization, rather than by the state or a public body
  • put one's feet up — relax
  • radio in the loop — Wireless Local Loop
  • self-priming pump — A self-priming pump is a pump that will clear its passages of air and start pumping.
  • sensitivity group — a group of persons participating in sensitivity training.
  • sliding vane pump — A sliding vane pump is a pump in which the vanes (=flat parts) are the main sealing element between the suction and discharge areas.
  • sodium-vapor lamp — an electric lamp in which sodium vapor is activated by current passing between two electrodes, producing a yellow, glareless light: used on streets and highways.
  • storm in a teacup — a violent fuss or disturbance over a trivial matter
  • tax-bracket creep — bracket creep.
  • the electoral map — a map showing the distribution of constituencies over a country

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