Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible

Technology / Television (TV) / Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible: Formerly known as Dolby AC-3, or audiocoding-3, delivers the movie experience through a maximum of 5.1 channels of surround sound audio. Since the mid-1990's, this Dolby sound format has become the most popular surround sound format in use today.

Point-After-Touchdown (PAT)

Entertainment / Football / Point-After-Touchdown (PAT): A place kick taken from the opponent’s 2-yard line (3-yard line in college); awarded to a team that has scored a touchdown, it is worth 1 point if it goes through the goalpost. MORE

Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan

Health / Dentistry / Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan: A health plan allowing the member to choose to receive a service from a participating or non-participating provider, with different benefits levels associated with the use of participating providers. MORE

Point-Of-Service (POS) Product

Health / Health Insurance / Point-Of-Service (POS) Product: A healthcare option that allows members to choose at the time medical services are needed whether they will go to a provider within the plan's network or seek medical care outside the network. MORE

Plug-In

Technology / Computers / Plug-In: This is a program that your browser uses to manipulate a downloaded file. It differs from a Helper Application in that the plug-in works inside the browser window. MORE

Play-By-Play Announcer

Technology / Television (TV) / Play-By-Play Announcer: A type of television sports announcer, usually a professional broadcaster, who functions as narrator of the game's events, keeps track of game time, prompts the comments of the color announcers, reite MORE

Plant-Pesticide

Business / Agriculture / Plant-Pesticide: As proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (November 23, 1994), plant-pesticides are all substances responsible for pest resistance in plants, as well as the genes needed for production of the MORE

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