Gay

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Gay : The adjective used to describe people whose enduring physical, romantic, emotional, and/or spiritual attractions are to people of the same sex.

Homosexual

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Homosexual : Outdated clinical term considered derogatory and offensive by many gay people. MORE

Parallelism

Entertainment / Literature / Parallelism: When the writer establishes similar patterns of grammatical structure and length. For instance, 'King Alfred tried to make the law clear, precise, and equitable.' The previous sentence has parallel st MORE

Permission

Technology / Email / Permission: The implicit approval given when a person actively requests to have their own email address added to a list. MORE

Permian Period

Science / Biology / Permian Period: The last geologic time period of the Paleozoic Era, noted for the greatest mass extinction in earth history, when nearly 96% of species died out. MORE

Permeable

Life Style / Painting / Permeable: Allows another material to pass through without effecting the existing material. MORE

Permanganate

Science / Chemistry / Permanganate: Permanganate ion (mno4-) is a powerful oxidizing agent used in chemical analysis and water treatment. The ion has an intense purple color. MORE

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