Polyp

Science / Biology / Polyp: The sessile form of life history in cnidarians; e.g., the freshwater hydra.

Polyphase Motor

Technology / Motors / Polyphase Motor: Two or three-phase induction motors have their windings, one for each phase, evenly divided by the same number of electrical degrees. Reversal of the two-phase motor is accomplished by reversing the c MORE

Polyphonic

Entertainment / Music / Polyphonic: Two or more melodic lines combined into a multivoiced texture, as distinct from monophonic. MORE

Polyphenols

Life Style / Tea / Polyphenols: astringent compounds present in tea MORE

Micropolyphony

Entertainment / Music / Micropolyphony: Twentieth century technique encompassing the complex interweaving of all musical elements. MORE

Polyphony

Entertainment / Music / Polyphony: Combining a number of individual but harmonizing melodies. Also known as counterpoint. MORE

Polypeptide

Science / Genetics / Polypeptide: A protein or part of a protein made of a chain of amino acids joined by a peptide bond. MORE

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