Per Capita

Business / Taxes / Per Capita: Per capita is the legal term for one of the ways that assets being transferred by your will can be distributed to the beneficiaries of your estate. Under a per capita distribution, each person named as beneficiary receives an equal share. However, the way your will is drawn up and the laws of the state where the will is probated may produce different results if one of those beneficiaries has died. For example, if you specify that your children inherit your estate per capita, in some states only those children who survive you would inherit. In other states your surviving children and the surviving descendents of your deceased children would receive equal shares. That could result in your estate being split among more heirs than if all of your children outlive you.

Perlan

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Perlan: Synonym name in the Mandement district of Switzerland for the Chasselas grape. MORE

Peristalsis

Science / Biology / Peristalsis: Involuntary contractions of the smooth muscles in the walls of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines that propel food along the digestive tract. Waves of muscle contraction in the esophagus that prop MORE

Perle Von Csaba

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Perle Von Csaba: (a.k.a Pearl of Zala). Vinifera derived grape propagated mainly for table use. Very early ripening, (usually late August), it has a light Muscat flavor. Mainly grown in Central Europe and the N.W. reg MORE

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