per-
prefix Etymology: Latin, through, throughout, thoroughly, detrimental to, from per 1. throughout ; thoroughly <
peruse
>
2. a. containing the largest possible or a relatively large proportion of a (specified) chemical element <
perchloroethylene
>
b. containing an element in its highest or a high oxidation state <
perchloric acid
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • per — per·acetic; per·acid; per·act; per·acute; per·alkaline; per·aluminous; per·am·bu·lant; per·am·bu·late; per·am·bu·la·tion; per·am·bu·la·tor; per·am·bu·la·to·ry; per·a·na·kan; per·bend; per·borate; per·bromide; Per·bu·nan; per·ca; per·cale;… …   English syllables

  • per — pér prep. FO 1a. introduce determinazioni di spazio, spec. di moto per luogo, o indica un movimento entro uno spazio circoscritto; anche fig.: il treno passerà per Bologna, ho passeggiato a lungo per il parco, ha vagabondato tutto il giorno per… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Per — ist ein skandinavischer männlicher Vorname[1], abgeleitet vom griechischen Namen Petros (deutsch Peter). Weiteres zu Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens siehe hier. Andere Formen des Namens sind Pär und Peer. Namensträger Per Ahlmark (* 1939),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • per — [pə, pɜː ǁ pər, pɜːr] preposition 1. for each: • an average beef cattle price of $74.20 per hundred pounds • The price tag is $1500 per square foot of retail space. • Earnings per share rose 12% to 31.3 pence. • The Japanese have in recent years… …   Financial and business terms

  • per — /per/ prep. [lat. per ]. 1. [per indicare attraversamento di un luogo (compl. di moto per luogo): l aria penetra p. le fessure ; il corteo passerà per via Nazionale ] ▶◀ attraverso, da, in, lungo. 2. [per indicare il luogo entro il quale avviene… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • per- — ♦ Préfixe exprimant un excès de la quantité normale d un élément dans un composé chimique : peracide, peroxyde, persulfate, etc. per CHIM Préfixe qui servait à désigner les composés au degré d oxydation le plus élevé ou contenant le plus d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • per — W1S3 [pə strong pə: $ pər strong pə:r] prep [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: through, by ] 1.) per hour/day/week etc during each hour etc ▪ The park attracts 4 million visitors per year. miles/kilometres per hour (=used for measuring speed) ▪ a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • per — prep. (Termen comercial folosit în legătură cu preţul unei mărfi raportat la o unitate de măsură) Pentru, de fiecare. – Din it., germ. per. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  PER prep. (termen comercial; instrumental modal) pe,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Per — Per, prep. [L. Cf. {Far}, {For }, {Pardon}, and cf. {Par}, prep.] Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • per — / pər/ prep: as stated by used to indicate the author of an opinion with which the majority of judges concur Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. per …   Law dictionary

  • PER — FINANCE abbreviation for price earnings ratio * * *    ► See P/E Ratio. * * * UK per UK US strong /pɜːr/ weak /pər/ preposition ► used when talking about prices, rates, etc …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”