plenum
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter of plenus Date: 1678 1. a. a space or all space every part of which is full of matter b. an air-filled space in a structure; especially one that receives air from a blower for distribution (as in a ventilation system) 2. a general assembly of all members especially of a legislative body 3. the quality or state of being full

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  • plénum — ou plenum [ plenɔm ] n. m. • 1929; à propos de la Suède 1770; lat. plenum, repris du russe ♦ Polit., hist. Réunion plénière d une assemblée, d un organisme (notamment le Comité central du parti communiste des ex pays socialistes). Des plénums,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plenum — plénum ou plenum [ plenɔm ] n. m. • 1929; à propos de la Suède 1770; lat. plenum, repris du russe ♦ Polit., hist. Réunion plénière d une assemblée, d un organisme (notamment le Comité central du parti communiste des ex pays socialistes). Des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Plenum — may refer to:* Plenum chamber, a chamber intended to contain air, gas, or liquid at positive pressure * Plenism, or Horror vacui ( nature abhors a vacuum ) * Plenum, a meeting of a deliberative assembly in which all members are present; contrast… …   Wikipedia

  • Plenum — Sn Vollversammlung per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Entlehnt aus ne. plenum, einer Neubildung zu l. plēnum cōnsilium vollzählige Versammlung , zu l. plēnus voll .    Ebenso nndl. plenum, ne. plenum, nfrz. plénum, nschw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Plenum — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los plenums son presiones ligeramente superiores a la atmosférica, generalmente en el interior de sistemas de aire o gas, como resultado de la acción de un ventilador o soplador. El pleno se mide en pequeñas unidades …   Wikipedia Español

  • plenum — plénum m DEFINICIJA 1. potpuni sastav kakva političkog tijela 2. zasjedanje svih članova neke organizacije ili tijela; plenarna sjednica ETIMOLOGIJA lat. plenum: puno ← plenus: pun (plenum spatium: pun prostor) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Plenum — Plenum: Die Bezeichnung für »Vollversammlung einer politischen Körperschaft (insbesondere des Parlaments)« wurde im 19. Jh. aus gleichbed. engl. plenum entlehnt, das aus lat. plenum consilium »vollzählige Versammlung« gekürzt ist. – Dazu stellt… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • plenum — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n V, lm M. plenumna {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} ogół członków jakiejś organizacji (partii, stowarzyszenia) obecnych na zgromadzeniu : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Plenum podjęło uchwałę. {{/stl …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Plenum — Ple num, n. [L., fr. plenus full.] 1. That state in which every part of space is supposed to be full of matter; opposed to {vacuum}. G. Francis. [1913 Webster] 2. (Ventilation) A condition, as in an occupied room, in which the pressure of the air …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PLENUM — in coloribus, idem quod adstrictum, amarum, austerum, meracum, pressum, saturum, triste etc. quas voces vide hîc passim. In Tessera, latus illud, quod sex puncta habebat, sic dictum legimus: uti contra vacuum illud, in quo unitas tantum erat… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • plenum — 1670s, filled space (opposite of vacuum), from L. plenum (spatium) full (space), neuter of plenus complete, full (see PLENARY (Cf. plenary)). The meaning of a full assembly of legislators is first recorded 1772 …   Etymology dictionary

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