pellet

  • 1 pellet — [ pelɛ ] n. m. • 1952; mot angl. « pilule » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Méd. Comprimé médicamenteux (surtout d hormone) destiné à être introduit sous la peau et dont la résorption lente assure un effet prolongé. ⇒ implant. 2 ♦ Métall. Petite boule de minerai… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Pellet — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pellet es una denominación genérica, no española, utilizada para referirse a pequeñas porciones de material aglomerado o comprimido. El término es utilizado para referirse a diferentes materiales. En español suele… …

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  • 3 Pellet — are small particles typically created by compressing an original material. Specific items often termed pellet include:* Pelletizing is the industrial process used to create pellets, using a pellet mill * Plastic resin pellet, a raw material used… …

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  • 4 Pellet — Pel let, n. [F. pelote, LL. pelota, pilota, fr. L. pila a ball. Cf. {Platoon}.] 1. A little ball; as, a pellet of wax ? paper. [1913 Webster] 2. A bullet; a ball for firearms. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] As swift as a pellet out of a gun.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Pellet — [pạ̈lit; aus engl. pellet = Kügelchen] s; s, s (meist Mehrz.): Arzneimittelzubereitung in Form kleinster Kügelchen …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • 6 Pellet — Pel let, v.?. To form into small balls. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 pellet — Pílula o píldora muy pequeña. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 8 pellet — mid 14c., from O.Fr. pelote small ball (11c.), from V.L. *pilotta, dim. of L. pila ball, perhaps originally ball of hair, from pilus hair …

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  • 9 pellet — ► NOUN 1) a small, rounded, compressed mass of a substance. 2) a piece of small shot or other lightweight bullet. 3) a small mass of bones and feathers regurgitated by a bird of prey. ► VERB (pelleted, pelleting) 1) form into pellets. 2) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 pellet — [pel′it] n. [ME pelote < OFr < VL * pilotta, dim. of L pila, a ball, orig., knot of hair: see PILE2] 1. a little ball or rounded mass, as of clay, paper, medicine, compressed food for animals, etc. 2. a) a crude projectile of stone, etc.,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 pellet — {{#}}{{LM P47612}}{{〓}} {{[}}pellet{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Porción muy compactada de algún material: • pellet maderero; pellet alimenticio; pellet plástico.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Porción muy compactada de madera, que suele… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 12 pellet — [[t]pe̱lɪt[/t]] pellets N COUNT: usu with supp A pellet is a small ball of paper, mud, lead, or other material. He was shot in the head by an air gun pellet... A beetle was rolling a pellet of dried dung up the hill …

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  • 13 Pellet — Ein Pellet (englisch pellet ‚Bällchen‘, ‚Kügelchen‘ aus altfranzösisch pelote ‚Spieleball‘ und lateinisch pila ‚Spielball‘, ‚Knäuel‘, ‚Haufen‘ – daher auch Sprachverwandtschaft sowohl mit der Pille, wie auch mit dem Peloton) ist ein… …

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  • 14 Pellet — Granulé de bois Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pellet (homonymie). Des granulés de bois Le granulé de bois aussi connu sous le terme anglais de pellet est …

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  • 15 pellet — 1. noun a) Usually a small, compressed, symmetrical and hard chunk of matter. Ex: Wood pellet, ore pellet, etc. b) A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns. 2. verb a) To form into pellets b) To strike with pellets …

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  • 16 Pellet — Pel|let [ pɛlət; engl. = kleine Kugel (lat. pila = Ball)], das; s, s: durch Pelletieren (↑ Kompaktieren) hergestellte Kügelchen als einfach handhabbare Transport oder Verwendungsform für Erze, Katalysatoren, Brennstoffe, Düngemittel, Futtermittel …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 pellet — noun Pellet is used before these nouns: ↑gun Pellet is used after these nouns: ↑owl, ↑shotgun …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 pellet — [14] Etymologically, a pellet is a ‘little ball’. It comes via Old French pelote (a relative of Spanish pelota ‘ball’, from which the name of the Basque ball game pelota [19] comes) from Vulgar Latin *pilotta, a diminutive form of Latin pila… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 pellet — noun 1) a pellet of mud Syn: little ball, little piece 2) pellet wounds Syn: bullet, shot, lead shot, buckshot, slug 3) rabbit pellets Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 pellet — UK [ˈpelɪt] / US [ˈpelət] noun [countable] Word forms pellet : singular pellet plural pellets a) a small round piece of a substance fish food pellets b) a small round piece of steel or lead that is fired from a gun shotgun pellets …

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