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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
9029Package job contract, or Turn-key contractA contract in which the government or organization undertaking a construction project, makes only one party responsible for all services connected wit.....
2485Packer groutingThe use of expandable implements to isolate sections of a grout hole thereby enabling the application of grout to a portion of the hole only......
8242PacketAn ordered group of data and control signals transmitted through a network as a subset of a larger message......
8241Packet switchingMethod of sending messages or data in uniform-sized packet......
3109Packing coefficientA parameter in sediment-transportation theory defined as d2 times the number of grains per unit of area, when d is the diameter of the grain......
4587PaddleOne of the broad boards, or flats, at the circumference of a water wheel......
4439Paddle wheelA simple device operated by persons treading on foot treadles, with arms and upper part of the body supported on a bamboo frame, for the watering and .....
4928Paddy1- A specially irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown.  2- Rice in general, especially in the husk, whether gathered or still in the field......
5751Paint1 - A liquid coating material usually with pigment that is spread to a dry, thin film for protection or decoration or both on a surface. 2 - To cover .....
5793Painter`s putty, Glazier`s putty, Putty compound, or Glazing compoundA mixture of whiting and linseed oil, sometimes including whitelead, forming a plastic substance used to fill small cracks or depressions or seal arou.....
41Paired comparisonThe comparison of two samples of equal size where the members of one can be paired off against the members of the other......
3891Paired-obstacle fishwayA fishway that consists of a sloping rectangular channel with baffles or obstacles in opposed pairs, spaced along the channel at intervals approximate.....
6751Palearctic Zoogeographical region that includes Europe, all of Asia except its southern projections, and Northern Africa......
6572Paleoecology Ecological studies of the past based on evidence collected from fossil remains. .....
1260PaleolimnologyStudies of lake ecosystems based on evidence collected from preserved lake mud......
717Palmer Drought Severity IndexAn index used to gage the severity of drought conditions by using a water balance equation to track water supply and demand. .....
8243PalmtopA small general-purpose, programmable, battery-powered computer cabable of handling both numbers and text (in contrast to most pocket calculators) whi.....
6670Paludal Of or relating to marshes or fens. .....
7687Paludolac Referring to a lake that has degenerated into a swampy condition with little or no open water remaining; a stage in the evolution of a lake from open .....
6671Palustrine Living in a marsh or swamp environment......
7652Pan A horizon or layer in soil that is strongly compacted, indurated, or very high in clay content; e.g., iron pan, clay pan......
895Pan coefficient, or Conversion coefficientThe ratio of evaporation from a large body of water to that from a pan......
4981Pan evaporationEvaporation from the free water surface of any one of the several devices (pans). Standard conditions for a pan may include size (often about 1 square.....
6078Pan mixerA machine for mixing concrete, of particular low line and compact design......
5884PanelA compartment, a distinct portion, or a section of shuttering; usually required to be re-used......
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