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There are currently 49 terms in this directory beginning with the letter P.
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Package
A fixed travel package that usually includes transportation, accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, sightseeing and car rental.

Paella
A Spanish rice dish that is cooked with chicken, seafood, vegetables, and served in a shallow pan.

Pagoda
A Hindu or Buddhist temple, typically in the form of a tiered tower.

Palazzo
An Italian term meaning 'palace'.

Paleontologist
Scientists who study ancient fossils such as dinosaur bones, fossilized tissue, and cremated remains.

Pan frying
A cooking method where food is cooked in a small amount of fat.

Pan steaming
A cooking method where food is cooked by placing them in a liquid, such as broth, soup, or water over a source of heat.

Pan-broiling
A cooking method where food is cooked in an uncovered frying pan with little to no fat.

Panel
A smooth, rectangular surface featuring decorative carvings that is set into a door, wall, or ceiling.

Paperbag Waist
A loose, pleated waistline that resembles a scrunched bag when worn.

Parapet
A low wall that is on the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony.

Parcook
A technique to partially cook food so they can be finished later.

Pasteurization
A process where a product is sterilized to kill bacteria and ensure it is safe for consumption.

Patio
An outdoor area outside a house.

Patissier
A pastry chef who is responsible for baked items, pastries, and desserts.

Patriarchy
A government system where men are in power and women are excluded.

Pavilion
A building with open sides that is used for entertainment or shelter in a garden.

Pax
A term that refers to the number of people or passengers. It can also refer to the number of guests, diners, and participants.

Pay Certainty
Refers to when you know the customer will pay for you product or service.

PDF
Stands for Portable Document Format. A software used to display documents in an electronic form.

Peaks and Valleys
The highs and lows of travel season.

Pedagogy
A method of teaching that refers to the theory of learning and how it affects the social and psychological development of learners.

Pediatrician
A doctor who specializes in the physical, behavioral, and mental care of young children from birth to below 18 years old.

Pediment
A triangular element on the front part of the building that is often decorated.

Peer to Peer Network
A group of computers that are linked together for equal distribution of data and information processing without using an intermediate server.

Performance Assessment
A test that requires students to perform a task in order to measure their abilities.

Personalized Learning
A customized approach of learning that is tailored to each student's strengths, weaknesses, skills, and needs.

Pharmacist
A medical expert who dispenses medication to patients, conduct health screenings, and advise patients on appropriate medication.

PHD
An abbreviation for Doctor of Philosophy, it is a degree for the highest level of academic study.

Phishing
A type of online scam where cybercriminals pose as legitimate organizations via email, text message, or telephone to steal sensitive data.

Pilaster
A rectangular column that is attached to a wall surface.

Pixel
A small picture element from which several are formed to compose an image.

Plug-in
A software that acts as an add-on to a web browser with additional features.

Pop-up Store
A temporary retail store that is used to promote sample products or marketing campaigns.

Popular Culture
The study of the content that is produced by mass media such as cinema, TV, and radio.

Portfolio
A compilation of a student's work used for assessing their performance in their studies and coursework.

Portico
An entrance porch that is supported by columns.

Prequisite
A course that is required to be completed by a student before enrolling in another one.

Press Trips
Trips that are organized for writers and broadcasters to film and promote tourist destinations.

Print Making
Printmaking is the process of creating artworks by printing, normally on paper. Printmaking normally covers only the process of creating prints that have an element of originality, rather than just being a photographic reproduction of a painting.

Profit Margin
The measure of profitability that is calculated by dividing your net income by revenue.

Propaganda
Information that is spread to support a cause, campaign, idea, or belief, usually to influence public opinion.

Prosumer
An individual who consumes products and produces media on their own.

Psych
Refers to the psychiatric ward.

PT
Physical Therapy. A type of treatment to help patients move again and regain control of their limbs.

Public Domain Software
A software that is not copyrighted. Thus, it can be freely used without any restrictions.

Public Relations
The management of a company's professional image to the public, stakeholders, and partners.

Pulmono
Related to the lungs

Puree
To mash or grind food until it is completely smooth.

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