More From encyclopedia.com
The Peninsular And Oriental Steam Navigation Company , Public Company Incorporated: 1840 Employees: 62,614 Sales: £6.14 billion (US$9.92 billion) (1999) Stock Exchanges: London Frankfurt Hong Kong Sydney… Will-o-the-wisp , will-o'-the-wisp / ˈwil ə [voicedth]ə ˈwisp/ • n. an ignis fatuus. ∎ fig. a person or thing that is difficult or impossible to find, reach, or catch.… haemo- , hemo- (chiefly Brit. haemo-) • comb. form equivalent to hemato-. haemo- combining form. see haem-. haem- (haema-, haemo-, haemat(o)-) combining form… Homeotherm , ho·me·o·therm / ˈhōmēəˌ[unvoicedth]ərm/ (also ho·moi·o·therm) • n. Zool. an organism that maintains its body temperature at a constant level, usually… Eugene (gladstone) Oneill , Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) was among the foremost dramatists of the America theater. His main concern was with the anguish and turmoil that wrack the… O Salutaris Hostia , O Salutaris Hostia (O saving victim). RC hymn sung at Benediction and some other services to plainsong melody or one of many comp. settings.
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like