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p. {abbr} (page) :: S. {f}
pa {n} (father) :: Vati {m}
pa {n} (grandfather) :: Opa {m}
PaaS {n} (Platform as a Service) :: PaaS {f}
pace {n} (step: step) :: Schritt {m}
pace {n} (way of stepping: gait of a horse) :: Passgang {m}, Pass {m}
pace {n} (speed) :: Tempo {n}, Geschwindigkeit {f}
pacemaker {n} (one who sets the pace in a race) :: Schrittmacher {m}, Pacemaker {m}, Tempomacher {m}
pacemaker {n} (medical implement) :: Herzschrittmacher {m}, Pacemaker {m}
pachyptile {n} (seabird in Pachyptila) SEE: prion ::
pacific {adj} (calm, peaceful) :: ruhig, still
pacific {adj} (preferring peace in nature; avoiding violence) :: friedlich
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water) :: Pazifischer Ozean {m}, Pazifik {m}, Stiller Ozean {m}, Großer Ozean {m}
Pacific silver fir {n} (Abies amabilis) :: Purpurtanne {f}
pacifier {n} (for a baby) :: Schnuller {m}, Beruhigungssauger {m} [formal]
pacifism {n} (doctrine that disputes should be settled without violence) :: Pazifismus {m}
pacifist {adj} (one who loves, supports, or favours peace) :: Pazifist, Pazifistin {f}
pacifist {adj} (one who opposes violence and is anti-war) :: Kriegsgegner {m}, Kriegsgegnerin {f}
pacifistic {adj} :: pazifistisch
pack {n} (bundle to be carried) :: Pack {m}, Packung {f}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards) :: Kartenspiel {n}, Kartenstapel {m}
pack {n} (group of dogs) :: Rudel {n}
pack {v} (to make a pack) :: packen, verpacken, einpacken
pack {n} (group of wolves) SEE: wolfpack ::
package {n} (something which is packed) :: Paket {n}
package {n} (something consisting of components) :: Paket {n}
package {n} (piece of software) :: Paket {n}
package {n} :: [2] Pack {n}, [2,3] Packung {f}
package {v} (to pack) :: packen, einpacken
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store ::
packaging {n} (the act of packing something) :: Packen {n}
packaging {n} (the materials used to pack something) :: Verpackung {f}
packaging {n} (the industry that produces such material) :: Verpackungsindustrie, {f}
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden ::
packer {n} (person packing things) :: Verpacker {m}, Verpackerin {f}, Packer {m}, Packerin {f}
packetization {n} (process of bundling data) :: Paketierung {f}
packetize {v} (form data into packets) :: paketieren
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice) :: Packeis {n}
packing needle {n} (large needle) :: Packnadel {f}, Sacknadel {f}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant) :: Pakt {m}, Vertrag {m}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff ::
pad {n} (flattened mass of anything soft) :: Unterlage {f}, Polster {n}
pad {v} (to walk softly, quietly or steadily) :: tappen
padawan {n} (any apprentice or student) SEE: apprentice ::
padded {adj} (having padding) :: gepolstert, gefüttert
padded cell {n} (a room in insane asylum) SEE: rubber room ::
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar) :: Paddel {n}
paddle {n} (ping-pong bat) :: Tischtennisschläger {m}
paddle {n} :: Paddel {n}
paddle {v} (to propel something through water with a paddle, hands or similar instrument) :: paddeln
paddle {v} (toddle) SEE: toddle ::
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo ::
paddlefish {n} (fish of the family Polyodontidae) :: Löffelstör {m}
paddle wheel {n} (wheel fitted with paddles) :: Schaufelrad {n}
paddling pool {n} (type of pool) SEE: wading pool ::
paddock {n} (small enclosure or field) :: Koppel {n}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows) :: Reisfeld {m}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners) :: Grüne Minna {f}
padlock {n} (type of lock) :: Vorhängeschloss {n}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock) :: mit einem Vorhängeschloss verschließen
Padua {prop} (city) :: Padua {n}
paean {n} (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph) :: Paian
paediatry {n} (paediatry) SEE: pediatrics ::
paedobaptism {n} (baptism of infants or young children) :: Kleinkindstaufe {f}, Kleinkindtaufe {f}, Säuglingstaufe {f}, Kindertaufe {f}
pagan {adj} (relating to non-Abrahamic religions) :: heidnisch
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion) :: Heide {m}, Heidin {f}, Ungläubiger {m}, Ungläubige {f}
paganism {n} (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity) :: Heidentum {n}, Paganismus {m}
pagatoric {adj} :: pagatorisch
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book) :: Seite {f}
page {n} (serving boy) :: Page {m}
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page ::
pageant {n} (public display) :: Festzug {m}
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant ::
pageboy {n} (shoulderlength hair) :: Pagenschnitt {m}
pager {n} (device) :: Piepser {m}, Taschenpiepser {m}, Rufgerät {n}, Pager {m}, Funkmeldeempfänger {m}, FME {m}
paginate {v} (to number the pages of a book or other document) :: paginieren
pagination {n} (act of creating pages) :: Paginierung {f}
pagination {n} (act of numbering pages) :: Nummerierung {f}
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves) :: Pagode {f}
PAH {n} (abbreviation: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) :: PAK
Paibian {prop} (subdivision of the Cambrian period) :: Paibium
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering) :: Schmerz {m}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental) :: Schmerz {m}
pain {v} (to hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish) :: schmerzen
painful {adj} (causing pain) :: schmerzhaft
painfully {adv} (in a painful manner) :: schmerzhaft
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the ass {n} (something that causes discomfort) :: Nervensäge {f}
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass ::
painkiller {n} (a drug that numbs the pain in the body) :: Schmerzmittel {n}
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble) :: schmerzlos
painstaking {adj} (careful attentive; diligent) :: akribisch
paint {n} (substance) :: Farbe {f}, Lack {m}
paint {v} (apply paint to) :: bemalen, anmalen, streichen, malen
paint {v} (apply in the manner of paint) :: streichen
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures) :: malen
paint-billed crake {n} (a bird from the family Rallidae) :: Goldschnabelralle {f}
paintbrush {n} (thin brush) :: Pinsel, Farbpinsel {m}, Malerpinsel {m}
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painter {n} (artist) :: Maler {m}, Malerin {f}, Kunstmaler {m}, Kunstmalerin {f}, Freizeitmaler {m} [amateur], Freizeitmalerin {f}, Hobbymaler {m} [amateur], Hobbymalerin {f}
painter {n} (laborer) :: Maler {m}, Malerin {f}, Anstreicher {m}, Anstreicherin {f}, Autolackierer {m} [auto], Autolackiererin {f}, Fahrzeuglackierer {m} [auto], Fahrzeuglackiererin {f}
painter {n} (rope) :: Fangleine {f}
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint) :: Gemälde {n}
painting {n} (the action of applying paint) :: Malerei {f}
painting by numbers {n} (art, recreation) :: Malen nach Zahlen {n}
paintress {n} (female painter) :: Malerin {f}
paint stripper {n} (substance) :: Abbeizmittel {n}
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner) :: die Sau rauslassen
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things) :: Paar {n}
pair {n} (two people in relationship) :: Paar {n}, Pärchen {n}
pair {n} (kinematics: two elements, which permit only certain kind of relative motion) :: Gelenk {n}
pair {n} :: Paar {n}
pair of binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars ::
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles) :: Zirkel {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair production {n} (simultaneous creation of a particle and its antiparticle) :: Paarbildung {f}, Paarerzeugung {f}
pairwise {adj} (occurring in pairs) :: paarweise
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in) :: Pyjama {m}, Schlafanzug {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia) :: Pakistan {n}
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent) :: Pakistaner {m}, Pakistani {m}, Pakistanerin {f}, Pakistani {f}
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people) :: pakistanisch
palace {n} (large, lavish residence) :: Palast {m}; Schloss {n}, Palast {m}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords) :: Palace of Westminster {m}, Palast von Westlichemmünster {n}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science) :: Paläoklimatologie {f}
Palaic {prop} (Indo-European language) :: palaische Sprache {f}
palanquin {n} (a covered type of litter) :: Sänfte {f}
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste) :: genießbar, schmackhaft
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable) :: annehmbar
palatal {adj} (pertaining to the palate) :: palatal
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate) :: palatal
palatal {n} ((phonetics) palatal consonant) :: Vordergaumenlaut {m}, Palatal {m}
palatalised {adj} (having undergone palatalisation) :: palatalisiert
palatalization {n} (instance) :: Palatalisierung {f}
palate {n} (roof of the mouth) :: Gaumen {m}
Palatinate {prop} (Palatinate) :: Pfalz {f}, Rheinpfalz {f}
palatine tonsil {n} (palatine tonsil) :: Gaumenmandel {f}
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau) :: Palau
Palauan {n} (someone from Palau) :: Palauer {m}, Palauerin {f}
palaver {n} (unnecessary talk, fuss) :: Palaver {n}
palaver {n} (a meeting at which there is much talk) :: Palaver {n}
pale {adj} (light in color) :: hell, blass
pale {v} (to become pale) :: blass werden, erblassen
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band) :: Pfahl
palea {n} (zoology: pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird) SEE: dewlap ::
paleanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) SEE: paleoanthropology ::
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians) :: Bleichgesicht {n}
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color) :: Blässe {f}
paleoanthropologist {n} (specialist in paleoanthropology) :: Paläoanthropologe {m}, Paläoanthropologin {f}
paleoanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) :: Paläoanthropologie {f}, Paläanthropologie {f}
paleobotany {n} (branch of paleontology) :: Paläozoologie {f}
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology ::
paleoconservative {n} (person espousing paleoconservatism) :: Paleokonservative {m}
paleoconservative {adj} (holding the views associated with paleoconservatism) :: paleokonservativ
paleogenetic {adj} (relating to paleogenetics) :: paläogenetisch
paleogeneticist {n} (geneticist whose speciality is paleogenetics) :: Paläogenetiker {m}
paleogenetics {n} (application of genetics to palaeontology) :: Paläogenetik {f}
paleographer {n} (a person skilled in paleography) :: Paläograf {m}, Paläograph {m}; Paläografin {f}, Paläographin {f}
paleographic {adj} (of or pertaining to paleography) :: paläografisch, paläographisch
paleography {n} (study of old forms of writing) :: Paläografie {f}, Paläographie {f}
paleolinguistics {n} (study of the distant human past by linguistic means) :: Paläolinguistik {f}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age) :: Altsteinzeit {f}
paleologism {n} (phrase that was coined in the past and now obsolete) :: Paleologismus {m}
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology) :: paläontologisch
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology) :: Paläontologe {m}, Paläontologin {f}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life) :: Paläontologie {f}
Paleozoic {adj} :: paläozoisch
paleozoology {n} (branch of zoology dealing with fossils) :: Paläozoologie {f}
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively) :: Palästina {n}
Palestine {prop} :: [1,2] Palästina {n}, [3] Palästinensische Autonomiegebiete {n-p}
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people) :: palästinensisch
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent) :: Palästinenser {m}, Palästinenserin {f}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat) :: Mantel {m}, Paletot {m}, Überrock {m}, Überzieher {m}
palette {n} (board) :: Farbpalette {f}, Palette {f}
Pali {prop} (a Middle Indo-Aryan language) :: Pali {n}
palimpsest {n} (manuscript scraped clean for reuse) :: Palimpsest {m}
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards) :: Palindrom {n}
palisade {n} (wall of wooden stakes) :: Palisade {f}
pall {n} (heraldry) :: Göpel {m}
palladium {n} (a safeguard) :: Schutz {m}
palladium {n} (chemical element) :: Palladium {n}
pallbearer {n} (casket bearer) :: Sargträger {m}
pallet {n} (a portable platform) :: Palette {f}
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) :: Hubwagen {m}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack ::
palliate {v} (to relieve the symptoms of) :: lindern
palliate {v} (to cover or disguise the seriousness of something by excuses and apologies) :: beschönigen
palliative {adj} (reducing progression and relieving symptoms) :: palliativ
palliative care {n} (specialized area of healthcare) :: Palliativpflege {f}
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan) :: fahl
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor ::
pallisander {n} (dense, heavy wood) :: Palisander {m}
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity) :: Blässe {f}
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand) :: Handfläche {f}
palm {v} :: palmieren
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree ::
palmar {adj} (of or pertaining to the palm of the hand) :: [technical] palmar, [technical] Palmar-, [technical] volar, handflächenseitig, hohlhandseitig, Hand-
palmetto bug {n} (cockroach) :: Amerikanische Großschabe {f}
palmier {n} (puff pastry) :: Schweinsohr {n}, Schweineohr {n}
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand) :: Handlesen {n}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil) :: Palmöl {n}
palm reading {n} (palmistry) :: Handlesen {n}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter) :: Palmsonntag {m}
palm syrup {n} (syrup made from sap of a palm tree) :: Palmhonig {m}
palm thief {n} (coconut crab) SEE: coconut crab ::
palmtop {n} (personal digital assistant) SEE: personal digital assistant ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree) :: Palme {f}, Palmbaum {m}, Palmenbaum {m}
palpable {adj} (capable of being touched) :: greifbar
palpitation {n} (abnormal beating of the heart) :: Herzklopfen {n}, Palpitation {f}
palsy {n} (complete or partial muscle paralysis of a body part) :: Lähmung {f}
paltry {adj} (meager; worthless; pitiful; trifling) :: mager, armselig
palynology {n} (study of spores, pollen etc.) :: Palynologie {f}
Pamir {prop} (mountain range) :: Pamir {m}
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge) :: verwöhnen, hätscheln
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet ::
Pamphylia {prop} (region) :: Pamphylien
Pamplona {prop} (city in Navarre of northern Spain) :: Pamplona
pan- {prefix} (a combining form meaning "all") :: pan-
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan) :: Pfanne {f}
Pan- {prefix} (prefix meaning all) :: pan-
panacea {n} (remedy believed to cure all disease) :: Allheilmittel {n}
panacea {n} (something that will solve all problems) :: Allheilmittel {n}, Patentrezept {n}
panache {n} (ornamental helmet plume) :: Federbusch {m}
panache {n} (flamboyant style or action) :: Schwung {m}, Elan {m}
Panama {prop} (country) :: Panama {n}
Panama {n} (Panama hat) SEE: Panama hat ::
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal) :: Panamakanal {m}
Panama Canal Zone {prop} (historical territory within Panama) :: Panama-Kanalzone
Panama hat {n} (a type of brimmed hat from South America) :: Panamahut {m}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama) :: Panamaer {m}, Panamaerin {f}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama) :: panamaisch
Pan-American {adj} (covering or representing all of the Americas) :: panamerikanisch
pan-Arabism {n} (movement) :: Panarabismus {m}
panarchism {n} (advocacy of panarchy) :: Panarchismus {m}
pancake {n} (thin batter cake) :: Pfannkuchen {m}, Eierkuchen {m}, Palatschinken {m}, Plinse {f}, Blinse {f}, Plins {m}, Flins {m}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
pancake tortoise {n} (Malacochersus tornieri) :: Spaltenschildkröte {f}
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose) :: Panchatantra
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism) :: Penchen Lama
panchromatic {adj} (sensitive to all visible colours) :: farbempfindlich, panchromatisch
panchronic {adj} :: panchronisch
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach) :: Bauchspeicheldrüse {f}, Pankreas {n}
pancreatic {adj} (of or pertaining to the pancreas) :: [technical] pankreatisch, Bauchspeicheldrüsen-, der Bauchspeicheldrüse (nachgestellt), Pankreas-
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas) :: Bauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs {m}
pancreatic juice {n} (juice produced by the pancreas) :: Bauchspeichel {m}
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) :: Panda, Pandabär {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda ::
pandeiro {n} :: Pandeiro
pandeism {n} (worship which admits or tolerates favourable aspects of all religions) SEE: omnitheism ::
pandeism {n} (belief in a god both pantheistic and deistic) :: Pandeismus {m}
pandeist {adj} (of or relating to pandeism) :: pandeistisch
pandeist {n} (one who believes in pandeism) :: Pandeist, Pandeistin {f}
pandeistic {adj} (pertaining to pandeism) :: pandeistich
pandemic {adj} (epidemic) :: pandemisch
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease) :: Pandemie {f}
pandemonism {n} :: Pandaemonismus
pandemonium {n} (chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence) :: Chaos {n}, Hexensabbat {m}
pandemonium {n} (an outburst; loud, riotous uproar) :: Tumult {m}, Hexensabbat {m}
pander {n} (pimp or procurer) :: Kuppler {m}, Kupplerin {f}, Zuhälter {m}, Zuhälterin {f}
pander {v} (to offer illicit sex with a third party) :: verkuppeln
pander {v} (to appeal or cater to) :: an etw. appelieren, eingehen auf, nachgeben, sich fügen
pandiculate {v} (to stretch oneself and make sounds) :: räkeln, rekeln
pandiculation {n} (stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities as when fatigued and drowsy) :: räkeln, strecken
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology) :: Pandora {f}
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.) :: Pandorabüchse {f}, Büchse der Pandora {f}
pandoro {n} (Christmas sweet bread loaf in the shape of a star) :: Pandoro {m}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus) :: Lobrede {f}, Panegyrik {f}
panegyrical {adj} (lavish with praise) :: panegyrisch
panel {n} (rectangular section of a surface) :: Verkleidung {f}, Platte {f}
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc) :: Diskussionsrunde {f}
panel {n} (single frame in a comic strip) :: Panel {n}
panel discussion {n} (type of conversation) :: Podiumsdiskussion {f}
panelist {n} (member of a panel) :: Diskussionsteilnehmer {m}
panelling {n} (panels wherewith a surface is covered) :: Vertäfelung {f}, Holzvertäfelung {f}, Paneel {n}
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God) :: Panentheismus {m}
panentheist {n} (person who believes in panentheism) :: Panentheistin
panettone {n} (Christmas brioche with candied fruit) :: Panettone {m}
Pan-European {adj} (for most or all of Europe) :: paneuropäisch
Panevėžys {prop} (city in Lithuania) :: Ponewiesch {n}, Panevėžys {n}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panforte {n} (dense flat cake) :: Panforte {m}
pang {n} (paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony;throe) :: Schmerz {m}, Stechen {n}
pang {n} (A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow) :: Anfall {f}, Stich {m}
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic) :: Pangäa {f}
Pan-Germanism {n} (movement striving to unite all Germans) :: Pangermanismus {m}
Panglossian {adj} (naively or unreasonably optimistic) :: panglossisch
pangolin {n} (mammal) :: Schuppentier {n}, Tannenzapfentier {n}
pangram {n} (a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet) :: Pangramm {n}
panhandle {n} (handle of a pan) :: Pfannenstiel {m}
panhandle {n} (any arm or projection suggestive of the handle of a pan) :: Zipfel {m}, Gebietskorridor {m}, Landkorridor {m}, schmaler Landabschnitt {m}
panhandler {n} (one who panhandles) :: Bettler {m}, Bettlerin {f}
Panhellenic {adj} :: panhellenisch
panic {n} (overpowering fright) :: Panik {f}
panic {v} (to feel overwhelming fear) :: in Panik geraten, in Panik verfallen
panic attack {n} (sudden period of intense anxiety) :: Panikattacke {f}
panic buying {n} (buying of commodities earlier than normal) :: Panikkauf {m}, Panikkäufe {m-p}
panic disorder {n} (anxiety disorder involving severe recurring panic attacks) :: Panikstörung {f}
panicky {adj} (in a state of panic) :: panisch, panikartig
panicstricken {adj} (panic-stricken) SEE: panic-stricken ::
panic-stricken {adj} (very frightened) :: panikartig, panisch
panjandrum {n} (important, powerful or influential person) :: hohes Tier {n}
pankration {n} (ancient Greek martial art) :: Pankration {n}
panna cotta {n} (Italian dessert made from double cream) :: Panna cotta {f}, Pannacotta {f}
pannier {n} (large basket or bag fastened to the back of a bicycle or pack animal) :: Packtasche {f}, Fahrradtasche {f} [bicycle, bag]
panoply {n} (complete set of armour) :: Rüstung {f}
panopticon {n} (type of prison) :: Panoptikum {n}
panopticon {n} (room for the exhibition of novelties) :: Panoptikum {n}
panorama {n} (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area) :: Panorama {n}, Rundblick {m}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene) :: Panorama {n}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument) :: Panflöte {f}
panpsychism {n} (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect) :: Panpsychismus {m}
pansexual {n} (attraction to all genders) :: pansexuell, pan
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation) :: Pansexualität {f}
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement) :: Panslawismus {m}
pansy {n} (plant) :: Stiefmütterchen {n}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants ::
pant {n} (a quick breathing) :: keuchen
pant {v} (to breathe quickly or in a labored manner) :: hecheln, keuchen, schnaufen
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine) :: Pantheismus {m}
pantheist {n} (person who believes in pantheism) :: Pantheist {m}
pantheistic {adj} (pertaining to pantheism) :: pantheistisch
pantheistical {adj} (pantheistic) SEE: pantheistic ::
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods) :: Pantheon {n}
panther {n} (big cat with black fur) :: Panther {m}, Panter {m}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera) :: Panther {m}
panther cap {n} (Amanita pantherina) :: Pantherpilz
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls) :: Höschen {n}
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants) :: Hosenbein {n}
pantograph {n} (rail transport: Device that collects electric current from overhead lines) :: Stromabnehmer {m}
pantomime {n} (A traditional Christmas entertainment, mostly for children) :: Pantomime {f}
pantomime {n} (gesturing without speaking) :: Pantomime {f}
pantomime {v} :: pantomimisieren
pantry {n} (storage room) :: Speisekammer {f}, Vorratskammer {f}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards) :: Hose {f}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals) :: Unterhose {f}, [for women] Schlüpfer {m}
Pan-Turkism {n} (political movement) :: Panturkismus {m}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
pantyhose {n} (nylon tights worn about legs) :: Feinstrumpfhose {f}, Strumpfhose {f}
pantyliner {n} (pad worn inside underwear) :: Slipeinlage {f}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things are part of a single living universe) :: Panvitalismus {m}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things in the universe are alive) :: Panvitalismus {m}
Panzerfaust {n} (grenade launcher) :: Panzerfaust {f}
pap {n} (soft food) :: Brei {m}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad ::
papabile {adj} (among those likely to be elected pope) :: papabel
papakha {n} (type of hat) :: Papacha
papal {adj} (related to the pope or papacy) :: päpstlich
papal bull {n} (official document or edict from the Pope) :: päbstliche Bulle {f}
papal infallibility {n} (Catholic concept of an infallible Pope) :: (päpstliche) Unfehlbarkeit {f}
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities) :: Paparazzo {m}, Paparazza {f}, Skandalreporter {m}, Skandalreporterin {f}, Sensationsreporter {m}, Sensationsreporterin {f}
papaya {n} (fruit) :: Papaya {f}
paper {n} (sheet material) :: Papier {n}
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book) :: Papier {n}, Dokument {n}
paper {adj} (made of paper) :: indicated by forming compounds with Papier-: paper bag: Papierbeutel, paper cup: Papierbecher, etc
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper) :: Papierflieger {m}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane ::
paperboard {n} (thick paper) :: Pappe {f}
paperboy {n} (male who delivers newspapers) :: Zeitungsausträger {m}, Zeitungsjunge {m}
paper clip {n} (paper clip) :: Büroklammer {f}, Klammer {f}
paper cup {n} (disposable cup) :: Pappbecher {m}
paperhanger {n} (someone who puts wallpaper on walls) :: Tapezierer {m}, Tapeziererin {f}
paper jam {n} (malfunction in a printer or photocopier) :: Papierstau {m}
paperless {adj} (using information without paper) :: papierlos
paper mill {n} (factory) :: Papierfabrik {f}
paper money {n} (a form of banknotes) :: Banknote {f}, Papiergeld {n}
paper tape {n} (early storage medium consisting of paper) :: Lochstreifen {m}
paper tiger {n} (paper tiger) :: Papiertiger {m}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper) :: Papiertuch {n}
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object) :: Briefbeschwerer {m}
paperweight {n} (any object for this purpose) :: Briefbeschwerer {m}
paperwork {n} (work involving written documents) :: Schreibarbeit {f}
papescent {adj} (porridge-like) :: breiig
papess {n} (female pope) :: Päpstin {f}
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object) :: Pappmaschee {n}, Pappmaché {n}, Papiermaché {n}
papilloma {n} (epithelial tumour) :: Papillom {n}
papist {n} (slur: Roman Catholic) :: Papist {m}, Papistin {f}, Kathole {m}, Katholin {f}
pappardelle {n} (broad form of fettuccine) :: pappardelle
paprika {n} (spice) :: Paprika {f}
Pap smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test) :: Pap-Abstrich {m}
Pap test {n} (gynaecology: screening test) :: Pap-Test {m}
Papua {prop} (the southern part of Papua New Guinea) :: Papua {n}
Papuan {n} (Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea) :: Papua {m} {f}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania) :: Papua-Neuguinea {n}
Papua New Guinean {adj} (pertaining to Papua New Guinea) :: papua-neuguineisch
papyrologist {n} (a student of papyrology) :: Papyrologe {m}, Papyrologin {f}
papyrology {n} (the study of ancient texts written on papyrus) :: Papyrologie {f}
papyrus {n} (plant in the sedge family) :: Papyrus {m}, Echter Papyrus {m}, Papyrusstaude {f}
papyrus {n} (material made from this plant) :: Papyrus {m}
papyrus {n} (scroll or document written on this material) :: Papyrus {m}
parable {n} (short story illustrating a lesson) :: Gleichnis {n}, Gleichniserzählung {f}, Gleichnisrede, Parabel {f}
parabola {n} (a conic section) :: Parabel {f}
parabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to a parabola or paraboloid) :: gleichnishaft
Paracel Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: Paracel-Inseln {f-p}
Paracelsus {prop} (The adopted name of Philippus von Hohenheim) :: Paracelsus {m}
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object) :: Fallschirm {m}
parachute {v} (to jump with a parachute) :: mit dem Fallschirm abspringen
parachuting {n} (sport) :: Fallschirmspringen {n}
parachutist {n} (parachute user) :: Fallschirmspringer {m}, Fallschirmspringerin {f}
paraclete {n} (advocate) :: Paraklet {m}
parade {n} (organized procession) :: Parade {f}, Aufmarsch {m}, Umzug {m}
parade {n} (any succession or series) :: Folge {f}, Abfolge {f}
parade ground {n} (an area of hard ground where soldiers practice routine marching maneuvres) :: Exerzierplatz {m}
paradiddle {n} (percussive exercise) :: Paradiddle
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality) :: Paradigma {n}
paradigm {n} (example serving as a model or pattern) :: Beispiel {n}, Musterbeispiel {n}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element) :: Paradigma {n}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries) :: Paradigmenwechsel {m}
paradisaic {adj} (relating to paradise) :: paradiesisch
paradisaical {adj} (paradisaic) SEE: paradisaic ::
paradise {n} (heaven) :: Paradies {n}, Himmel {m} [heaven, sky]
paradise {n} :: Paradies {n}
Paradise {prop} (Heaven) :: Himmel {m}, Paradies {n}
paradisiacal {adj} (resembling paradise) :: paradiesisch
paradox {n} (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true ) :: Paradoxon {n}, Paradox {n}
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement ) :: Paradoxon {n}
paradoxical {adj} (having self-contradicting properties) :: paradox
paradoxically {adv} (in a paradoxical manner) :: paradoxerweise
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene ::
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax ::
paraffin wax {n} (paraffin wax) :: Paraffin {n}
paraglider {n} (equipment) :: Gleitschirm {m}
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider) :: Gleitschirmfliegen {n}
paragon {n} (model or pattern) :: Vorbild {n}, Muster {n}, Musterbeispiel {n}, Inbegriff {m}, Modell {n}, Paradebeispiel {n}
paragon {n} (companion) :: Gegenüber {n}, Begleiter {m}, Gleichgesinnter {m}
paragon {n} (comparison; competition) :: Vergleich {m}, Wettbewerb {m}, Gegenüber {m}
paragon {n} (20-point type) :: Paragon, Secunda
paragon {v} (to compare) :: vergleichen, mithalten, ebenbürtig sein, die Stirn bieten
paragon {v} (to serve as a model for) :: Vorbild sein, vorausgehen, modellhaft sein
paragon {v} (to be equal) :: gleichauf sein, vergleichbar sein
paragraph {n} (passage in text) :: Absatz {m}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America) :: Paraguay {n}
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay) :: Paraguayer {m}, Paraguayerin {f}
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay) :: paraguayisch, paraguayanisch
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots) :: Sittich {m}
parakeet auklet {n} (bird) :: Rotschnabelalk {m}
paralipsis {n} (figure of speech) :: Paralipse {f}
parallax {n} :: Parallaxe {f}
parallax second {n} (unit of length) :: Parallaxensekunde {f}
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points) :: parallel
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction) :: parallel zu
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship) :: parallel
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines) :: Parallele {f}
parallel {n} (line of latitude) :: Breitengrad {m}, Breitenkreis {m}
parallel bars {n} (set of apparatus) :: Barren {m}
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure) :: Parallelflach {n}, Parallelepiped {n}
parallelogram {n} (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length) :: Parallelogramm {n}
parallelotope {n} (generalization of parallelogram and parallelepiped) :: Parallelotop {n}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe) :: Paralleluniversum {n}
Paralympic Games {prop} (international sports competition for people with physical disabilities, see also: Paralympics) :: Paralympische Spiele {n-p}, Paralympics {n-p}
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze ::
paralysis {n} (loss of muscle control) :: Paralyse {f}, Lähmung {f}
paralytic {adj} (affected by paralysis) :: paralysiert, paralytisch, gelähmt
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis) :: paralysieren, lähmen
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname) :: Paramaribo {n}
paramecium {n} (organism) :: Pantoffeltierchen {n}
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital) :: Sanitäter {m}, Sanitäterin, Sanitätspersonal {n} [collective noun]
parament {n} (liturgical cloth) :: Parament {n}
parameter {n} (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar) :: Parameter {m}
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition) :: Parameter {m}
parametric {adj} (of, relating to, or defined using parameters) :: parametrisch
parametrize {v} (To describe in terms of parameters) :: parametrisieren
paramilitary {n} (a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion) :: paramilitärisch
paramount {adj} (supreme) :: höchst, überragend, vorrangig
paramour {n} (illicit lover) :: Geliebte {f}, Geliebter {m}, Liebhaber {m}, Liebhaberin {f}, Mätresse {f}, Poussage {f}, Buhle {f}
paranasal sinus {n} (one of of air-filled spaces, or sinuses) :: Nasennebenhöhle {f}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution) :: Paranoia {f}, Verfolgungswahn {m}
paranoia {n} (Extreme, irrational distrust of others) :: Paranoia {f}
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid ::
paranoiac {adj} (pertaining to paranoia) :: paranoisch
paranoid {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from paranoia) :: paranoid
paranoid {adj} (exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others) :: paranoid
paranoid {n} (someone suffering from paranoia) :: Paranoiker {m}, Paranoikerin {f}, Paranoide {m} {f}
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions) :: Paranoide Schizophrenie {f}
parapet {n} (a low retaining wall) :: Brüstung {f}
parapet {n} (a fortification consisting of a wall) :: Wehrmauer {f}
paraph {n} (flourish after signature) :: Paraphe {f}
paraphernalia {n} (miscellaneous items) :: Utensilien {f-p}
paraphimosis {n} (foreskin trapped behind the glans) :: Paraphimose {f}, spanischer Kragen {m}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text) :: Umschreibung {f}
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase) :: umschreiben, paraphrasieren
paraphyletic {adj} (Excluding some descendants of the most recent common ancestor) :: paraphyletisch
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition) :: Querschnittslähmung {f}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained) :: Parapsychologie {f}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back) :: Parasit {m}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism) :: Schmarotzer {m}, Parasit {m}
parasite {n} :: Parasit {m}
parasitic {adj} (pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite) :: parasitär
parasitic {adj} (drawing upon another organism for sustenance) :: parasitär
parasitic {adj} (exploit) :: parasitär
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic ::
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize ::
parasitism {n} (interaction between two organisms) :: Parasitismus {m}
parasitize {v} (live off a host) :: parasitieren
parasitology {n} (study of parasites) :: Parasitologie
parasol {n} (umbrella used as protection from the sun) :: Sonnenschirm {m}
parasympathomimetic {adj} (acting by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system) :: parasympathomimetisch
parasynthesis {n} :: De­kom­po­si­tum {n}, Pa­ra­syn­the­tum {n}
parataxis {n} (in grammar) :: Nebenordnung, Parataxis, Parataxe
paratha {n} (Indian bread) :: Paratha {n}
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft) :: Fallschirmjäger {m}
parautochthonous {adj} (which has a character intermediate between that of autochthonous rock and allochthonous rock) :: parautochthon
parboil {v} (partially boil) :: blanchieren, ankochen
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment) :: Paket {n}
parcel {n} (division of land bought and sold as a unit) :: Parzelle
parcel bomb {n} (bomb disguised as a parcel) :: Paketbombe {f}
parch {v} (to burn the surface of; to scorch) :: ausdörren
parch {v} (to dry to extremity) :: ausdörren
parch {v} (to become scorched or superficially burnt; to be very dry) :: rösten
parched {adj} (dry) :: ausgedörrt, ausgetrocknet
parchment {n} (material) :: Pergament {n}
parchment {n} (document) :: Pergament {n}
parchment {n} (imitating paper) :: Pergamentpapier {n}
parchment paper {n} (paper used in baking) :: Backpapier {n}, Pergamentpapier {n}
pardon {n} (forgiveness for an offence) :: Vergebung {f}, Verzeihung {f}
pardon {n} (releasing order) :: Begnadigung {f}
pardon {v} (to forgive) :: verzeihen, vergeben
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon) :: begnadigen
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat) :: pardon?, was? [colloquial], wie? [colloquial], wie bitte?
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology) :: Entschuldigung
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic)) :: entschuldigen Sie meine Ausdrucksweise; entschuldigen Sie den Audruck; mit Verlaub; wenn Sie den Ausdruck erlauben
pare {v} (To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife) :: schälen, pellen
pare {v} (To reduce or trim something (as if) by cutting off) :: beschneiden
pare down {v} (to reduce by paring) :: beschneiden
pareidolia {n} (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar) :: Pareidolie
paremiology {n} (the study of proverbs) :: Parömiologie {f}, Sprichwortkunde {f}
parenchyma {n} (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue) :: Parenchym {n}
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended) :: Elternteil {m}, [technical] Elter {m} {n}
parent {n} (person who acts as a parent in rearing a child) :: Elternteil {n}, Eltern {p}
parent {n} (biology: organism from which a plant or animal is biologically descended) :: Elternpflanze {f} [plant], männliche Elternpflanze [male], weibliche Elternpflanze {f} [female], Vaterpflanze {f} [male], Mutterpfanze {f} [female], Elterntier {n} [animal], männliches Elterntier {n} [male], weibliches Elterntier {n} [female], Vater {m} [male], Vatertier {n} [male], Mutter {f} [female], Muttertier {n} [female]
parent {n} :: Elternteil {m}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company ::
parental {adj} (relating to parent) :: elterlich
parental leave {n} (leave of absence for a parent to take care of a baby) :: Elternzeit {f}
parent company {n} (a company that owns or controls another company) :: Stammhaus {n}, Mutterfirma {f}, Dachgesellschaft {f}, Konzernmutter {f}, Muttergesellschaft {f}, Mutterhaus {n}, Mutterkonzern {m}, Mutterunternehmen {n}, Obergesellschaft {f} [law], Organträger {m} [finance]
parenteral {adj} (Intravenously or by injection) :: parenteral
parentese {n} (parentese) :: Elterisch {n} [colloquial]
parenthesis {n} (a clause, phrase or word inserted into a passage which is already grammatically complete) :: Parenthese {f}
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( )) :: runde Klammer {f}, Klammer {f}, Parenthese {f}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets) :: runde Klammer {f}
parenthesis {n} ((mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator) :: runde Klammer {f}
parenthesis {n} :: Klammer {f}
parenthesize {v} (place in parentheses) :: klammern, in Klammern setzen, einklammern
parenthood {n} (state of being parent) :: Elternschaft {f}
parenting {n} (process of raising and educating a child from birth until adulthood) :: Kindererziehung {f}
parent-in-law {n} (mother-in-law or father-in-law) :: Schwiegerelternteil {n}
parentless {adj} (having no parent) :: elternlos
parentlessness {n} (state or condition of being parentless) :: Elternlosigkeit {f}
parents {n} (one's parents) :: Eltern {p}
par excellence {adj} (being a quintessential example of a general type) :: par excellence
parget {v} (to coat with parget) :: verputzen
parget {n} (gypsum) :: Verputz {m}
parhelion {n} (bright spot in the sky due to refraction of the sun by ice crystals) SEE: sun dog ::
pariah {n} (an outcast) :: Paria {m}
pariah {n} (member of one of the oppressed social castes in India) :: Paria {m}
parietal lobe {n} (division of cerebrum) :: Scheitellappen {m}
Paris {prop} (capital of France) :: Paris {n}
Paris {prop} (cities in the U.S.) :: Paris {n}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince) :: Paris {m}
parish {n} (part of a diocese) :: Gemeinde {f}
parish {n} (members of the parish) :: Gemeinde {f}
parish {n} (civil subdivision of a county) :: Gemeinde {f}
parish church {n} (church that serves as the religious centre of a parish) :: Pfarrkirche {f}, Parochialkirche {f}
parish pump politics {n} (putting local concerns over national interest) :: Provinzialismus {m}, Engstirnigkeit {f}, Beschränktheit {f}, Kirchturmpolitik {f}
parish register {n} (record book of a parish) :: Kirchenbuch {n}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris) :: Pariser {m}, Pariserin {f}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris) :: Pariser, pariserisch
parisyllabic {adj} (having the same number of syllables) :: gleichsilbig, isosyllabisch, parisyllabisch
park {n} (ground for recreation) :: Park {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt) :: parken
parka {n} (long jacket) :: Anorak {m}, Parka {m}
parking {n} (action) :: Parken {n}, Parkieren {n}
parking {n} (space) :: Parkplatz {m}
parking brake {n} (brake intended for keeping a vehicle stationary without constant operator attention) :: Feststellbremse {f}
parking garage {n} (building) :: Parkhaus {n}, Parkgarage {f}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use) :: Parkplatz {m} (area), Parkhaus {n} (building)
parking meter {n} (device for collecting parking fees) :: [mechanical only] Parkuhr {f}; [modern computerised also] Parkautomat {m}
parking ticket {n} (legal summons for parking incorrectly) :: Strafzettel {m}, Knöllchen {n}
parking ticket {n} (ticket as proof of payment) :: Parkschein {m}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease) :: Parkinson Krankheit
parkland {n} (land suitable for being a park) :: Parklandschaft {f}
park light {n} (light) :: Standlicht {n}
parkour {n} (athletic discipline) :: Parkour {m}
parlance {n} (A certain way of speaking (or using words)) :: Ausdrucksweise {f}, Jargon {m}
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members) :: Parlament {n}
parliament {n} (flock of owls or rooks) :: [owls] Eulenschwarm {m}
Parliament {prop} (parliament) SEE: parliament ::
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament) :: Parlamentarier {m}
parliamentary {adj} (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament) :: parlamentarisch
parliamentary {adj} (having the supreme executive and legislative power) :: parlamentarisch
parlor {n} (room for talking, room for entertaining guests, living room) :: Wohnzimmer {n}, Salon {m}
parlor {n} (drawing room) :: Empfangszimmer {n}, Salon {m}, Sprechzimmer {n}, Stube {f}, Wohnzimmer {n}
parlour game {n} (amusing game played indoors with few props) :: Gesellschaftsspiel {n}
Parma {prop} (city) :: Parma {n}
parmesan {n} (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma) :: Parmesan {m}, Parmesankäse {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan ::
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish) :: Gemeinde-, Pfarr-, Pfarrei-
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns) :: engstirnig, beschränkt, provinziell
parochialism {n} (state of being parochial) :: Provinzialismus {m}, Engstirnigkeit {f}, Beschränktheit {f}
parochial school {n} (school associated with the parish of a church) :: Bekenntnisschule {f}
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having characteristics of parody) :: parodistisch
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else) :: Parodie {f}
parody {v} (to make a parody of something) :: parodieren
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
parole {n} (law: a release of (a prisoner)) :: bedingte Haftentlassung {f}, Bewährung {f}
parole officer {n} (probation officer) SEE: probation officer ::
paronychia {n} (infection under the cuticle) SEE: whitlow ::
paronym {n} (word derived from the same root/stem) :: Paronym {n}, Paronymum {n}, Paronymon {n}, stammverwandtes Wort {n}
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word) :: Paronym {n}, Paronymon {n}
parousia {n} (Second Coming of Christ) :: Parusie {f}
paroxysm {n} (random or sudden outburst) :: Paroxysmus {m}
paroxysm {n} (sudden recurrence of a disease) :: Paroxysmus {m}
paroxytone {n} (paroxytone) :: Paroxytonon {n}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall ::
parquet {n} (a wooden floor made of parquetry) :: Parkett {n}
parquet {v} (to lay or fit such a floor) :: parkettieren
parrot {n} (kind of bird) :: Papagei {m}
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding) :: nachplappern
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
parrotfish {n} (tropical marine fish) :: Papageifisch {m}
parroting {n} (mindless repetition of words) :: Nachplappern {n}
parry {v} (avoid, deflect, or ward off) :: parieren, abwehren
parse {v} ((linguistics) to resolve into elements) :: analysieren
parse {v} ((computing) to split data into pieces) :: zerteilen, parsen
parse {v} (to examine closely) SEE: scrutinize ::
parsec {n} (parallax second) :: Parsec {n}
parseltongue {prop} (language of snakes in Harry Potter) :: Parsel {n}
parser {n} (computer program) :: Parser {m}, [seldom] Zerteiler {m}, Syntaxanalysierer {m}
parsimonious {adj} (Exhibiting parsimony) :: sparsam, geizig, karg
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily) :: Sparsamkeit {f}, Geiz {m}
parsimony {n} (principle of using the least resources or explanations to solve a problem) :: Sparsamkeit {f}
parsing {n} :: Syntaxanalyse {f}, Parsen {n}, Parsing {n}
parsley {n} (herb) :: Petersilie {f}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa) :: Pastinak {m}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa) :: Pastinakwurzel {f}, Pastinake {f}
parsonage {n} (house provided by the church) :: Pfarrhaus {n}
part {n} (fraction of a whole ) :: Teil {m} {n}
part {n} (group inside a larger group ) :: Teil {m}
part {n} (position or role ) :: Rolle {f}
part {n} (hair dividing line ) :: Scheitel {m}
part {v} (to cut hair with a parting) :: scheiteln
part {v} (to divide in two) :: teilen, trennen
part {v} (to divide up, to share) :: teilen
part {v} :: sich trennen. scheiden, verlassen
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially ::
partake {v} (to take part in an activity) :: teilnehmen, mitmachen
partake {v} (to share food) :: mitessen
partaker {n} (one who partakes of something) :: Teilhaber {m}, Teilhaberin {f}
parthenogenesis {n} (reproduction from a single gamete without fertilisation) :: Parthenogenese {f}
Parthenon {prop} (ancient temple to Athena) :: Parthenon {m}
Parthia {prop} ((historical) region) :: Parthien
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians) :: Partherreich {n}
Parthian {adj} (relating to Parthia) :: parthisch
Parthian {n} (person) :: Parther {m}, Partherin {f}
Parthian {n} (language) :: Parthisch {n}
partial {adj} (existing in part) :: teilweise, partiell
partial {adj} (biased) :: parteiisch
partial derivative {n} (derivative with respect to one variable) :: Partielle Ableitung {f}
partial differential equation {n} (equation) :: partielle Differentialgleichung {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree) :: teilweise, teils
partial order {n} (binary relation that is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive) :: partielle Ordnung {f}
partial pressure {n} (pressure one component of a mixture of gases would contribute to the total pressure) :: Partialdruck {m}
participant {n} (one who participates) :: Teilnehmer {m}, Teilnehmerin {f}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself) :: teilnehmen (to participate in something: - an etwas teilnehmen)
participation {n} (act of participating) :: Partizipation {f}, Beteiligung {f}, Teilnahme {f}
participatory {adj} (open to participation) :: partizipativ, Mitwirkungs-, Beteiligungs-
participatory democracy {n} (Political system) :: partizipatorische Demokratie {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle ::
participle {n} (verb form) :: Mittelwort {n}, Partizip {n}, Partizipium {n}
particle {n} (body with very small size) :: Teilchen {n}, Partikel {n} {f}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle) :: Partikel {n}, Teilchen {n}
particle {n} (word that does not obviously belong to any particular part of speech) :: Partikel {f} {n}, Redeteilchen {n}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds) :: Teilchenbeschleuniger {m}
particle board {n} (structural material manufactured from wood particles) :: Pressspan {m}, Spanplatte {f}
particle physics {n} (particle physics) :: Teilchenphysik {f}
particular {adj} (specific; discrete; concrete) :: speziell, bestimmt, spezifisch
particular {adj} (distinguished in some way; special) :: bestimmt, besonderer
particular {adj} (concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; precise; fastidious) :: eigen, kleinlich
particular {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
particular {adj} (known only to an individual person or group) SEE: confidential ::
parting {n} (farewell) :: Abschied {m}
parting {n} (line dividing hair) :: Scheitel {m}, Haarscheitel {m}, [centre, middle] Mittelscheitel {m}, [side] Seitenscheitel {m}
parting gift {n} (gift given to someone who is leaving) :: Abschiedsgeschenk {n}
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party) :: Partisan {m}
partisan {n} (type of spear) :: Partisane {f}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla ::
partisanship {n} (bias) SEE: bias ::
partition {n} (collection of non-empty, disjoint subsets of a set) :: Partition {f}, Zerlegung {f}, Klasseneinteilung {f}
partitive {adj} (grammar: indicating a part) :: partitiv
partitive {n} (partitive case) :: Partitiv {m}
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score ::
partly {adv} (in part) :: teilweise
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest) :: Partner {m}
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner) :: Partner {m}, Partnerin {f}
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner) :: Partnerschaft {f}
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business) :: Personengesellschaft {f}
partocracy {n} (government by political parties) :: Parteienherrschaft {f}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs) :: Redeteil {m}, Sprachteil {m}, Wortart {f}
partook {v} (simple past of partake) :: nahm teil
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris) :: Rebhuhn {n}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time) :: Teilzeit- [in compound words]
part-timer {n} (someone who is employed, or does something, part-time) :: Teilzeitarbeiter {m}, Teilzeitarbeiterin {f}, Teilzeiter {m}, Teilzeiterin {f}, Teilzeitbeschäftigter {m}, Teilzeitbeschäftigte {f}
parturition {n} (act of giving birth) :: Entbindung {f}, Geburt {f}
party {n} (law: particular side in a contract or legal action) :: Partei {f}
party {n} (someone who takes part) :: Partizipant {m}, Teilnehmer {m}, Teilnehmerin {f}
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.) :: Partei {f}
party {n} (social gathering) :: Feier {f}, Fest {n}, Fete {f}, Party {f}
party {n} (group of people travelling or attending an event together) :: Partie {f}
party {n} (online gaming: player characters organized into a single group) :: Party {f}
party {n} (video games: group of characters controlled by the player) :: Party {f}
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties) :: Partylöwe {m}, [female] Partymaus {f}, [female] Tanzmaus {f}, Partyjunge {m}, Partymädchen {n}, Partygirl {n}, Partygänger {m}, Partygängerin {f}
party dress {n} (woman's elegant dress) :: Partykleid {n}
party leader {n} (person who leads a political party) :: Parteichef {m}
party political {adj} (relating to party politics) :: parteipolitisch
party politics {n} :: Parteipolitik
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value ::
parvenu {n} (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class) :: Emporkömmling {m}, Parvenü {m}
parvenu {adj} (being a parvenu; also, like or having the characteristics of a parvenu) :: parvenühaft
pas {n} (step) :: Schritt {m}
Pascal {prop} (male given name) :: Pascal
paschal candle {n} (a large white candle used at Easter) :: Osterkerze {f}
Paschal Lamb {n} (the lamb eaten at Passover) :: Passahlamm {n}, Passalamm {n}, Passah {n}, Passa {n}, Paschalamm {n} [pás-cha], Pessachlamm {n}, Pascha {n}, Pessach {n}, Osterlamm {n}
Paschal Lamb {n} (Jesus Christ symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Passahlamm {n}, Passalamm {n}, Passah {n}, Passa {n}, Paschalamm {n} [pás-cha], Pessachlamm {n}, Pascha {n}, Pessach {n}, Osterlamm {n}
pasha {n} (title) :: Pascha {m}
Pashto {n} (official language of Afghanistan) :: Paschtu {n}, Paschto {n}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto ::
Pashtunwali {prop} (Pashtun tribal code of conduct) :: Paschtunwali {n}
pass {v} (happen) :: passieren
pass {v} (elapse) :: vergehen
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully) :: bestehen
pass {v} (go by, over, etc) :: vorbeigehen
pass {v} :: reichen
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing) :: Pass {m}
pass {n} (permission or license to pass, or to go and come) :: Passierschein {m} [license to pass], Dauerkarte {f} [theater, transportation], Zeitfahrkarte {f} [transportation], Zeitkarte {f} [transportation]
pass {n} (password) SEE: password ::
passable {adj} (That may be passed or traversed) :: passierbar
passable {adj} (Tolerable; satisfactory; adequate) :: passabel
passacaglia {n} (historical Spanish dance) :: Passacaglia {f}
passage {n} (section of text or music) :: Passus {m}
passage {n} (part of a journey) :: Passage {f}
passageway {n} (covered walkway) :: Durchgang {m}, Korridor {m}
Passarge {prop} (river in eastern Europe) :: Passarge
Passau {prop} (city) :: Passau {n}
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic)) :: entschlafen, versterben
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions) :: Sparbuch {n}, Bankbuch {n}
pass by {v} (go by) SEE: go by ::
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle) :: Passagier {m}, Passagierin {f}, Fahrgast {m}, Fahrgästin {f}
passenger car {n} (A railroad car that carries passengers) :: Personenwagen {m}
passenger car {n} (A road vehicle that carries passengers) :: PKW {m}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius) :: Wandertaube {f}
passenger ship {n} (type of ship) :: Passagierschiff {n}
passenger train {n} (type of train) :: Personenzug {m}
passer {n} (sports) :: Passer {m} Passgeber {m}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by) :: Passant {m}, Passantin {f}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind ::
passim {adv} (here and there) :: passim
passing {adj} (that passes away; ephemeral) :: vorübergehend, verrinnend (poetic)
passing {adj} (vague, cursory) :: flüchtig
passing place {n} (place where vehicles can pass each other) :: Ausweichstelle
passion {n} (any great emotion) :: Leidenschaft {f}, Passion {f}
passion {n} (fervor, determination) :: Leidenschaft {f}, Passion {f}
passion {n} (object of passionate love or strong interest) :: Leidenschaft {f}, Passion {f}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus) :: Passion {f}
passion {n} (commemoration of the suffering of Jesus) :: Passion {f}
passionate {adj} (fired with intense feeling) :: leidenschaftlich
passionately {adv} (in a passionate manner) :: leidenschaftlich
passionflower {n} (plant of the genus Passiflora) :: Passionsblume {f}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit) :: Passionsfrucht {f}, Maracuja {f}
passion pit {n} (drive-in theatre) SEE: drive-in ::
passion play {n} (play depicting the Passion of Christ) :: Passionsspiel {n}
passivate {v} (to reduce the chemical reactivity of a surface) :: passivieren
passivation {n} (formation of a corrosion-inhibiting film) :: Passivierung {f}, Passivierung {f}
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice ::
passive {adj} (not active, but acted upon) :: passiv
passive {adj} (taking no action) :: passiv
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice) :: leidend, leidentlich, passiv, passivisch
passive {adj} (psychology: being inactive and receptive in a relationship) :: unterwürfig
passive {n} (form of verb) :: Passiv {n}, Passivum {n}, passives Verb {n}, passives Verbum {n}
passive smoking {n} (inhalation of smoke from somebody else's tobacco) :: Passivrauchen {n}
passive voice {n} (grammatical term) :: Leideform {f}, Leidform {f}, Leidensform {f}, Passiv {n}, Passivum {n}, Passivform {f}
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die ::
pass on {v} (to convey or communicate) :: weitergeben, übertragen
pass out {v} (to faint) :: ohnmächtig werden
Passover {prop} (Jewish festival) :: Passah {n}, Passahfest {n}, Passa {n}, Passafest {n}, Pascha {n}, Paschafest {n}, Pessach {n}
passport {n} (official document) :: Reisepass {m}, Pass {m}
pass the time {v} (to occupy oneself) :: sich die Zeit vertreiben
password {n} (word used to gain admittance) :: Codewort {m}, Passwort {n}, Parole {f}, Kennwort {n}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user) :: Passwort {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened) :: Vergangenheit {f}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense) :: Vergangenheit {f}, Präteritum {n}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past) :: vergangen
past {prep} (beyond in place) :: vorbei
pasta {n} (dough) :: Teigwaren {f-p}, Nudeln {f-p}
pasta {n} (dish or serving) :: Nudelgericht {n}
Pastafarianism {n} (a parody religion) :: Pastafarianismus {m}
paste {n} (a soft mixture) :: Paste {f}
paste {n} (soft mixture used in making pastry) :: Teig {m}
paste {n} (soft mixture of pounded foods) :: Paste {f}, Pastete {f}
paste {n} (an adhesive paste) :: Kleister, Klebstoff {n}, Kitt {m}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof) :: Strass {m}
paste {v} (to insert a piece of text) :: einfügen
pasteboard {n} (card stock) :: Pappkarton {m}, Karton {m}
pastern {n} (area on a horse's leg) :: Fessel {f}, Köte {f}
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food) :: Pasteurisierung {f}
pasteurise {v} (to heat food in order to kill harmful organisms) :: pasteurisieren
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist) :: Pastiche {m}
pastiche {n} (musical medley) :: Potpourri {n}
pastiera {n} (Neapolitan Easter tart) :: Pastiera {f}, Pastiera Napoletana {f}
pastille {n} (soft flavoured candy) :: Pastila {f}, Pastille {f}
pastille {n} (medicinal pill) :: Pastille {f}
pastime {n} (that which amuses) :: Zeitvertreib {m}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
pastor {n} (a minister or priest) :: Pastor {m}, Pastorin {f}, Pfarrer {m}, Pfarrerin {f}
past participle {n} (past participle) :: Mittelwort der Vergangenheit, Partizip II, Partizip Präteritum, Partizip Perfekt, Perfektpartizip
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
pastrami {n} (seasoned smoked cut of beef) :: Pastrami {m}
pastry {n} (food group) :: Backwerk {n} (pastry and bread), Gebäck {n} (pastry and bread), Feingebäck {n}
pastry {n} (type of dough) :: Gebäckteig {m}
pastry bag {n} (bag used to pipe cakes with icing) :: Spritzbeutel {m}, Spritzsack {m}, Dressierbeutel {m}, Spritztüte {f}
pastry chef {n} (baker of pastry products) :: Süßwarenhersteller {m}
pastrymaker {n} (baker of pastry products) SEE: pastry chef ::
past tense {n} (form of language) :: Vergangenheit {f}, [preterite] Präteritum {n}
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze ::
pasture {n} (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding) :: Weide {f}
pasture {v} (to herd animals into a pasture) :: weiden
pat {v} (to tap gently) :: tätscheln, stippen
pat {v} :: tätscheln
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau) :: Macao-Pataca {m}, Pataca {f}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region) :: Patagonien {n}
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment) :: Flicken {m}, Lappen {m}
patch {n} (computing: file describing changes made to source code) :: Patch {m}
patch {v} (mend by sewing on cloth) :: flicken
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch ::
patchouli {n} (any of several East Indian plants) :: Indisches Patschuli {n}
patchouli {n} (the oil or perfume made from these plants) :: Indisches Patschuli {n}
patchwork quilt {n} (decorative quilt) :: Patchworkdecke {f}
patchwork quilt {n} (disorganized structure) :: Flickenteppich {m}, Sammelsurium {n}
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist) :: Patene {f}
patent {n} (declaration issued by a government to an inventor) :: Patent {n}
patent {v} (successfully register an invention with a government agency; to secure a letter patent) :: patentieren, patentieren lassen
patent {n} (patent leather) SEE: patent leather ::
patentable {adj} (Able to be protected by a patent; for which a patent can be granted) :: patentierbar
patented {adj} (for which a patent has been granted) :: patentiert
patentese {n} (legal jargon used in patents) :: Patentchinesisch {n} [colloquial]
patent leather {n} (glossy leather) :: Lackleder {n}
paterfamilias {n} (a man who is the head of a household) :: Paterfamilias {m}, Familienvater {m}
paternal {adj} (of or pertaining to one's father) :: väterlich
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father) :: Tante {f} väterlicherseits
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father) :: Großvater väterlicherseits
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother) :: Großmutter väterlicherseits
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father) :: Onkel {m}, [archaic] Oheim {m}
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood ::
paternity test {n} (test) :: Vaterschaftstest {m}
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary ::
paternoster {n} (Lord's prayer) :: Vaterunser {n}; Unservater {n}; Paternoster {n}; Gebet des Herrn {n}; Herrengebet {n} [roughly in order of currency]
paternoster {n} (slow, continuously moving lift) :: Paternoster {m}, Paternosteraufzug {m}, Personen-Umlaufaufzug {m}, Beamtenbagger {m}
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians) :: Pfad {m}
path {n} (a course taken) :: Weg {m}
path {n} (a metaphorical course) :: Weg {m}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding) :: Weg {m}, Pfad {m}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure) :: Pfad {m}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another) :: Pfad {m}
path {n} (topology: a continuous map) :: Weg {m}
path {n} :: Pfad {m}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion) :: gefühlvoll, rührend, mitleiderregend, bemitleidenswert
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt) :: erbärmlich, jämmerlich, peinlich
Pathet Lao {prop} (political movement and party in Laos) :: Pathet Lao
-pathic {suffix} :: -pathisch
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease) :: Krankheitserreger {m}
pathogenesis {n} (pathogenesis) :: Pathogenese {f}
pathogenic {adj} (able to cause disease) :: pathogen
pathognomonic {adj} (Beyond any doubt diagnostic for a particular disease) :: pathognomonisch
pathologic {adj} (pathological) :: pathologisch
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology) :: pathologisch, krankhaft
pathological {adj} (relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder) :: pathologisch
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology) :: Pathologe {m}
pathology {n} (branch of medicine) :: Pathologie
pathology {n} (abnormality) :: Pathologie {f}
pathway {n} (footpath, path or track) :: Bahn {f}, Pfad {m}
patience {n} (quality of being patient) :: Geduld {f}, Geduldigkeit {f}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient) :: Geduld ist eine Tugend
patience of Job {n} (great amount of patience) :: Engelsgeduld {f} [“angel’s patience”, i.e. loving, caring patience]; Lammsgeduld {f} [“lamb’s patience”, i.e. silent acceptance of hardships]
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting) :: geduldig
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor) :: Patient {m}
patient {n} (linguistics) :: Patiens {n}
patiently {adv} (in a patient manner) :: geduldig
patina {n} (colour or incrustation which age and wear give to objects) :: Patina {f}
patinate {v} (coat with patina) :: patinieren, künstlich altern, antikisieren, oxidieren, altern, auf alt machen
patinate {v} (to become coated with a patina) :: anlaufen, patinieren, verbleichen, oxidieren
patine {v} (coat an object with a patina) :: patinieren
patio {n} (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation) :: Terrasse {f}, Veranda {f}
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses) :: Patio {m}, Innenhof {m}
patisserie {n} (pastry shop) :: Konditorei {f}
Patras {prop} (city of Greece) :: Patras
patriarch {n} (male leader) :: Patriarch {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy) :: patriarchalisch
patriarchy {n} (social system) :: Patriarchat {m} {n}
Patricia {prop} (female given name) :: Patricia, Patrizia
patrician {n} (member of Roman aristocracy) :: Patrizier
patrician {n} (nobleman) :: Patrizier
patriciate {n} (aristocracy or nobility) :: Patriziat {n}
patricide {n} (murder of one's father) :: Vatermord {m}
patricide {n} (murderer of own father) :: Vatermörder {m}, Vatermörderin {f}
Patrick {prop} (given name) :: Patrick
patrimonialism {n} (political system) :: Patrimonialismus
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor) :: Patrimonium {n}
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country) :: Patriot {m}, Patriotin {f}, Vaterlandsfreund {m}, Vaterlandsfreundin {f}, Vaterlandsliebhaber {m}, Vaterlandsliebhaberin {f}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism) :: patriotisch
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country) :: Patriotismus {m}
Patripassian {n} (Patripassian) :: Patripassianer {m}, Patripassianerin {f}
Patripassian {adj} (Patripassian) :: patripassianisch
Patroclus {prop} (character in the Iliad) :: Patroklos {m}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds) :: Patrouille {f}
patrol {n} :: Patrouille {f}
patrol boat {n} (small naval vessel designed for coast defence) :: Patrouillenboot {n}
patrol car {n} (police car) :: Streifenwagen {m}
patrological {adj} :: patrologisch
patron {n} (supporter) :: Schirmherr {m}, Patron {f}
patron {n} (customer) :: Kunde {m}, Stammkunde {m}
patron {n} (property owner) :: Inhaber {m}
patron {n} (wealthy individual who supports an artist etc.) :: Mäzen {m}
patronage {n} (the act of providing approval and support) :: Schirmherrschaft {f}, Protektion {m}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patronize {v} (to act as a patron of; to defend, protect, support) :: fördern, beschirmen, beschützen, unterstützen
patronize {v} (to make oneself a customer of a business) :: frequentieren, als Kunde regelmäßig besuchen
patronize {v} (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority) :: bevormunden, gönnerhaft behandeln, herablassend behandeln
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer) :: Schutzheiliger {m}, Schutzheilige {f}, Schutzpatron {m}, Schutzpatronin {f}
patron saint {n} (exemplar) SEE: exemplar ::
patronym {n} (linguistics: a patronymic name) :: Patronym, Patronymikum
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name) :: Vatersname {m}, Patronymikon {n}, Patronymikum {n}, Patronym {n}
patsy {n} (a person who is taken advantage of) :: Sündenbock {m}
patter {n} (sound of feet) :: Trippeln {n}
patter {n} (glib and rapid speech) :: Geplapper
patter {v} (to speak glibly and rapidly) :: plappern
pattern {n} (that from which a copy is made) :: Muster {n}, Schablone {f}, Modell {n}
pattern {n} (motif or decoration) :: Muster {n}, Struktur {f}
pattern {v} (apply a pattern) :: strukturieren
pattern language {n} :: Mustersprache {f}
paucal {n} (in grammar: a language form referring to a few of something (three to around ten)) :: Paucalis {m}, Paukal {m}
paucity {n} (fewness in number; a small number) :: Mangel {m}
paucity {n} (smallness in size or amount) :: Knappheit {f}
Paul {prop} (the Apostle) :: Paulus
Paul {prop} (male given name) :: Paul {m}
Paula {prop} (female given name) :: Paula
Pauli exclusion principle {n} (a principle in quantum mechanics) :: Pauli-Prinzip {n}
Pauline {prop} (female given name) :: Pauline {f}
Pauline {adj} (of or relating to the Apostle Paul and his doctrines) :: paulinisch
paunch {n} (first stomach of ruminant; rumen) :: Pansen {m}
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly) :: Wampe {f}, Plauze {f}, Wanst {m}
pauper {n} (one who is extremely poor) :: Bettelknabe {m}, Armer {m}
pauper {n} (one living on or eligible for public charity) :: Unterstützungsempfänger {m}
pauperism {n} (poverty) :: Pauperismus {m}
pause {v} (to interrupt something) :: pausieren, innehalten
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest) :: Pause {f}
pauseless {adj} (without a pause) :: pausenlos
pave {v} ((British) to cover with paving stones) :: mit Platten auslegen
pave {v} ((North American) to cover with stones, asphalt, etc) :: pflastern, bepflastern
paved {adj} (covered in pavement) :: asphaltiert
pavement {n} (footpath) :: Bürgersteig {m}, Gehweg {m}, Gehsteig {m}
pavement {n} (surface of road) :: Asphalt {m}
pave the way {v} (to make future development easier) :: den Weg ebnen
pavilion {n} (ornate tent) :: Pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place) :: Pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc) :: Pavillon {m}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna ::
paving stone {n} (stone used for paving) :: Pflasterstein {m}
Pavlovian {adj} (of or relating to the theories of Ivan Pavlov) :: pawlowsch, Pawlow'sch
Pavo {prop} (constellation of the southern sky) :: Pfau {m}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal) :: Pfote {f}
paw {v} (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way) :: betatschen
paw {v} (to clumsily dig through something) :: befummeln
pawa {n} (edible univalve mollusc) :: Abalone
pawl {n} (pawl) :: Sperrklinke {f}, Klaue {f}, Klinke {f}
pawn {n} (chess piece) :: Bauer {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated) :: Bauer {m} [rare], Der kleine Mann {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something) :: Verpfändung {f}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop) :: Pfand {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop) :: Pfandleiher {m}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan) :: verpfänden
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security) :: Pfandleiher {m}, Pfandleiherin {f}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker) :: Pfandhaus {n}
pawpaw {n} (fruit) :: Papau, Asimina
pax {n} (passenger; passengers) :: Pax
Pax Americana {prop} :: Pax Americana
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services) :: bezahlen, zahlen
pay {v} (to give (e.g. attention)) :: schenken, gebühren
pay {v} (to be profitable) :: sich lohnen
pay attention {v} (to be attentive) :: beachten, achten, achtgeben, aufpassen, Aufmerksamkeit schenken
pay a visit {v} (to visit) :: einen Besuch abstatten
pay back {v} (to repay) :: zurückzahlen
pay back {v} (to exact revenge) :: sich revanchieren, heimzahlen, sich rächen, vergelten
payback {n} (an act of revenge) :: Rache {f}, Revanche {f}
pay day {n} (the day of the week/month etc. when wages are received) :: Zahltag {m}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid) :: Zahltag {m}
payer {n} (one who pays) :: Zahler {m}, Zahlerin {f}
payess {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock ::
pay for {v} (exchange for) :: zahlen (für)
pay for {v} (held accountable for) :: zahlen (für)
pay gap {n} (different in salaries) :: Lohngefälle {n}
pay grade {n} (level indicating a base salary) :: Gehaltsstufe {f}, Besoldungsgruppe {f}
payload {n} (That part of a cargo that produces revenue) :: Nutzlast {f}
payload {n} (The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft) :: Nutzlast {f}
payload {n} (That part of a rocket, missile or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance) :: Nutzlast {f}
payment {n} (the act of paying) :: Bezahlung {f}
payment {n} (a sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services) :: Zahlung {f}
pay off {v} (to bribe, especially to deter oversight) :: bestechen
pay off {v} (to become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit) :: sich auszahlen, sich lohnen
pay off {v} (to pay back; to repay) :: zurückzahlen, abzahlen
pay off {v} (to pay back (repay, pay off) the entirety of a loan, thereby effecting the release of a lien on) :: auszahlen, abbezahlen
pay one's last respects {v} :: die letzte Ehre erweisen
payot {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock ::
payphone {n} (a public telephone) :: Münztelefon {n}, Münzfernsprecher {m}
payroll {n} (list of employees who receive salary or wages, together with the amounts due to each) :: Gehaltsliste {f}, Lohnliste {f}
payroll {n} (total sum of money paid to employees) :: Gehaltskosten {f}, Lohnkosten {f}
payroll {n} (calculation of salaries and wages, department that does this) :: Gehaltsabrechnung {f}, Lohn- und Gehaltsabteilung {f}
paysheet {n} (document) SEE: payroll ::
payslip {n} (document of employee's wage or salary) :: Entgeltabrechnung {f}, Gehaltsabrechnung {f}
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income) :: die Rechnungen bezahlen
pay TV {n} (subscription-based television services) :: Pay-TV {n}, Bezahlfernsehen {n}
paywall {n} (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers) :: Bezahlschranke {f}, Paywall {f}
P-complete {adj} (describing any problem in P to which there exists a polynomial time mapping from any other problem in P) :: P-vollständig
Pécs {prop} (city in Hungary) :: Pécs {n}, Fünfkirchen {n}
pea {n} (plant) :: Erbse {f}
pea {n} (edible seed) :: Erbse {f}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence) :: Ruhe {f}, Frieden {m}
peace {n} (state of mind) :: Ruhe {f}, Frieden {m}
peace {n} (harmony; lack of conflict in personal relations) :: Frieden {m}
peace {n} (state of being free from war) :: Frieden {m}, Friede {m}, Scheinfriede {m} [phoney, hollow]
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace) :: friedliebend
peace bond {n} (Court order forbidding one party to bother another) :: Kontaktverbot {n}
peaceful {adj} (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil) :: friedlich
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable) :: friedfertig
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid) :: friedlich
peaceful {adj} :: friedlich
peaceful coexistence {n} (mutual non-interference) :: friedliche Koexistenz {f}
peacefully {adv} (in a peaceful manner) :: friedlich
peacemaker {n} (someone who restores peace, especially by settling disputes) :: Friedensstifter {m}, Friedensstifterin {f}
peace out {v} (to pass out) SEE: pass out ::
peace pipe {n} (pipe) :: Friedenspfeife {f}, Kalumet {n}, Calumet {n}
peace process {n} (negotiations) :: Friedensprozess {m}
peacetime {n} (period of peace) :: Friedenszeit {f}
peace treaty {n} (an agreement to end fighting or conflict) :: Friedensvertrag {m}, Frieden {m}
peach {n} (tree) :: Pfirsichbaum {m}
peach {n} (fruit) :: Pfirsich {m}
peach blossom {n} (flower) :: Pfirsichblüte {f}
peach blossom {n} (moth) :: Roseneule {f}
peachfuzz {n} (soft, scanty beard of an adolescent male) :: Pfirsichflaum {m}
peachfuzz {n} (fuzz on the skin of a peach) :: Pfirsichflaum {m}
peachick {n} (peachick, young or baby peafowl) :: [♂♀] Pfauküken {n}, [♂♀] Pfauenküken {n}, [♂♀] Pfaujunges {n}, [♂♀] Pfauenjunges {n}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach ::
peachy {adj} (like a peach) :: pfirsichähnlich, pfirsichartig, pfirsichhaft
peachy {adj} (very good) :: schick, toll
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo) :: [♂♀] Pfau {m}, [♂] Pfauhahn {m}
peafowl {n} (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo) :: Pfau {m}
peahen {n} (female of peafowl) :: Pfauhenne {f}
peak {n} (mountain top) :: Gipfel {m}
peak {n} (point where a function attains a maximum) :: Maximum {n}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour ::
peal {n} (loud sound) :: Dröhnen {n}
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut) :: Erdnuss {f}
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts) :: Erdnussbutter {f}, Erdnusscreme {f}, Erdnussmus {n}
peanut milk {n} (milky liquid from peanuts) :: Erdnussmilch {f}
peanuts {n} (insignificant amount of money) :: für einen Apfel und ein Ei
pear {n} (fruit) :: Birne {f}
pear {n} (tree) :: Birnbaum {m}, Birne {f}
pear {n} (wood of the pear tree) :: Birnenholz {n}, Birnbaumholz {n}, Birnholz {n}
pear cider {n} (perry) SEE: perry ::
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks) :: Perle {f}
pearl {n} (5-point type) :: Perl
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe ::
pearl barley {n} (barley with the husk and bran removed) :: Graupen {f-p}, Perlgraupen {f-p}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher ::
Pearl Harbor {prop} (a harbor on Oahu) :: Pearl Harbor {n}
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls) :: Perlenkette {f}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept) :: Perle der Weisheit {f}
pearlwort {n} (plant of genus Sagina) :: Mastkraut {n}
pearly antshrike {n} (passerine bird) :: Kurzschwanz-Ameisenwürger {m}
pearmain {n} (apple) :: Parmäne {f}
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus) :: Birnbaum {m}
pearwood {n} (wood of the pear tree) :: Birnenholz {n}, Birnbaumholz {n}, Birnholz {n}
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class) :: (armer) Bauer {m}, (arme) Bäuerin {f}, (arme) Bauernschaft {f} [collective], Bauerntum {n} [class], Kleinbauer {m}, Kleinbäuerin {f}
peasant {n} (country person) :: Landmann {m}, Landfrau {f}, Bauer {m}, Bäuerin {f}, Bauersfrau {f}, Bauernjunge {m}, Bauernbub {m} [Austrian, Swiss, South German], [♀] Bauernmädchen {n}, Dorfbewohner {m}, Dorfbewohnerin {f}, Dörfler {m}, Dörflerin {f}
peasant {n} (uncouth, crude, or ill-bred person) :: Banause {m}, Banausin {f}, Bauer {m}, Bauernlümmel {m}, Prolet {m}, Proletin {f}, Plebejer {m}, Plebejerin {f}
peasant {n} :: Bauer {m}, Landarbeiter {m}, Landmann {m}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers) :: Bauernschaft {f}
peat {n} (soil) :: Torf {m}
peat bog {n} (bog composed of peat) :: Torfmoor {n}
peatland {n} :: Moor {n}
pebble {n} (stone) :: Stein {m}, Steinchen {n}, Kiesel {m}, Kieselstein {m}
pebble-bed reactor {n} (form of nuclear reactor) :: Kugelhaufenreaktor {m}
pebibyte {n} (250 bytes) :: Pebibyte {n}
pecan {n} (tree) :: Pekannussbaum {m}
pecan {n} (nut) :: Pekannuss {f}
pecan pie {n} (pie made from corn syrup and pecans) :: Pekannusskuchen
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos) :: Nabelschweine, Pekari {m}
pechka {n} (Russian oven) SEE: Russian oven ::
peck {v} (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar) :: picken
peck {v} (to type key by key) :: die Tastatur im Einfingersuchsystem bedienen, mit dem Adlersuchsystem schreiben
peck {v} (to kiss) :: einen flüchtigen Kuss geben, flüchtig küssen
peck {n} (act of striking with a beak) :: Schnabelhieb {m}
peck {n} (short kiss) :: Küsschen, Bussi, flüchtiger Kuss {m}
peck {n} (one quarter of a bushel, eight quarts) :: Viertelscheffel {m}
peck {n} (great deal; a large or excessive quantity) :: Menge {f}, Haufen {m}
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage ::
pecker {n} (someone who or something that pecks) :: Picker
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck ::
pecking order {n} (The usually informal hierarchy of authority or command, often partial or approximate) :: Hackordnung {f}
peckish {adj} (mildly hungry) :: hungrig
pectoral {adj} (of or pertaining to the breast or chest) :: pektoral, Brust-
pectus excavatum {n} (deformity) :: Trichterbrust
peculiar {adj} (out of the ordinary) :: merkwürdig, seltsam
peculiarity {n} (the quality or state of being peculiar) :: Singularität {f}, Einzigartigkeit {f}
peculiarity {n} (that which is peculiar) :: Besonderheit {f}
pecuniary {adj} (of or relating to money) :: monetär, Geld-
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy) :: pädagogisch
pedagogue {n} (a teacher) :: Pädagoge {m}, Pädagogin {f}
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching) :: Pädagogik {f}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot) :: Pedal {n}
pedal {v} (to operate a pedal) :: pedalieren, in die Pedale treten
pedal car {n} (toy car with pedals) :: Tretauto {n}
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals) :: Tretboot {n}, [Switzerland] Pedalos {n}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning) :: Pedant {m}, Pedantin {f}
pedantic {adj} :: pedantisch
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic ::
pedantry {n} (overly ambitious display of learning) :: Pedanterie {f}
peddle {v} (to spread or cause to spread) :: verbreiten
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods) :: Hausierer {m}
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty) :: Päderast {m}
pederastic {adj} (relating or pertaining to pederasty) :: päderastisch
pederasty {n} (pederasty) :: Päderastie {f}
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy ::
pedestal {n} (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like) :: Piedestal {n}, Sockel {m}, Postament {n}, Podest {n}, Stand {m}, Basis {f}, Ständer {m}, Gestell {n}, Untergestell {n}, Bock {m}, Auflagebock {m}, Auflager {n}, Trägergerüst {n}, Standfuß {m}, Stützbock {m}
pedestrian {adj} (of or intended for pedestrians) :: Fußgänger-, fußgänger-, Fuß-, fuß-, Geh-, geh-
pedestrian {adj} (ordinary) :: umständlich, nüchtern, schwunglos, prosaisch, erdgebunden
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle) :: Fußgänger {m}, Fußgängerin {f}, [Austrian] Fußgeher {m}, [Austrian] Fußgeherin {f}, Passant {m}, Passantin {f}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street) :: Fußgängerübergang {m}
pedestrian island {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island ::
pedestrianization {n} (the restriction of access to a street to pedestrians only) :: Umwandlung in eine Fußgängerzone {f}, Umwandlung zur Fußgängerzone {f}
pedestrianize {v} (restrict access to a street to pedestrians only) :: in eine Fußgängerzone umwandeln, zur Fußgängerzone umwandeln
pedestrian refuge {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island ::
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics) :: Kinderarzt {m}, Kinderärztin {f}
pediatrics {n} (branch of medicine) :: Pädiatrie {f}, Kinderheilkunde {f}
pedicab {n} (vehicle) :: Fahrradrikscha {f}
pedicel {n} (stalk of an individual flower) :: Blütenstiel {m}, Blütenstängel {m}
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails) :: Pediküre {f}, Fußpflege {f}
pedicurist {n} (pedicurist) :: Fußpfleger {m} , Fußpflegerin {f}
pedigree {n} (chart of ancestors) :: Ahnentafel {f}
pedigree collapse {n} (phenomenon in genealogy) :: Ahnenschwund
pediment {n} (architectural element) :: Giebeldreieck {n}
pedobaptism {n} (baptism of infants or young children) :: Kleinkindstaufe {f}, Kleinkindtaufe {f}, Säuglingstaufe {f}, Kindertaufe {f}
pedodontist {n} (specialist in pediatric dentistry) :: Kinderzahnarzt {m}
pedology {n} (soil science) :: Pedologie {f}
pedology {n} (study of children's behaviour) :: Pädologie {f}
pedometer {n} (device) :: Schrittzähler {m}
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children) :: Pädophiler
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children) :: Pädophilie {f}
pedophilic {adj} (of, relating to, or pertaining to pedophilia) :: pädophil
pedosexual {adj} (constituting sexual activity between adults and children) :: pädosexuell
pedosexual {n} (adult who is sexually active with children) :: Pädosexueller {m}, Pädosexuelle {f}
pedosexuality {n} (sexual activity between an adult and a child) :: Pädosexualität {f}
pee {n} :: Pipi {n}, Pisse {f}
pee {v} :: pinkeln, Pipi machen, pullern
peek {v} (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep) :: lugen, [colloquial] gucken, [colloquial] linsen
peek {v} (computing: To retrieve the value from a memory address) :: im Speicher nachsehen
peekaboo {n} (game for small children) :: Guck-guck-Spiel {n}
peek-a-boo bra {n} (A bra that is more revealing than usual) :: nippelfreier BH
peel {v} (to remove skin) :: schälen
peel {n} (skin of a fruit) :: Schale {f}
peel {n} (spadelike implement for removing loaves from an oven) :: Brotschieber {m}
peeler {n} (kitchen utensil) :: Kartoffelschäler {m}
peel off {v} (to separate) :: abblättern
peen {n} (end of the head of a hammer opposite the main hammering end) :: Finne {f} [wedge-shaped], Kugel {f} [spherical]
peep {v} (to look) :: lugen
peep {n} (look) :: [heimlich] spähen
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee ::
peephole {n} (hole) :: Spion {m}, Türspion {m}
peeping tom {n} (person who secretly watches someone to gain sexual pleasure) :: Voyeur {m}, Spanner {m}
peepshow {n} (sex show) :: Peepshow {f}
peer {v} (to look with difficulty or as if searching) :: spähen
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level) :: [age mate] Gleichaltriger, Gleichaltrige {f}, Gleichaltrige {n}; Ebenbürtiger, Beaufsichtigender
peer {n} (noble) :: Adeliger {m}, Adelige {f}, Edelmann {m}, Edelfrau {f}
peerage {n} (peers as a group) :: Adel {m}
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer) :: Adelstitel {m}
peerless {adj} (without peer or equal) :: unerreicht
peer pressure {n} (encouragement by one's peers) :: Gruppenzwang {m}
peer review {n} (scholarly process) :: Peer-Review, Kreuzgutachten {n}
peeve {n} (annoyance or grievance) :: Ärgernis {n}, Kümmernis {n}, Ärger {m}, Missstand {m}, Mißstand {m}, Übelstand {m}, Kränkung {f}
peeve {v} (annoy; vex) :: ärgern, verärgern, sich ärgern, reizen, nerven, fuchsen, quälen, bedrücken
peevish {adj} (constantly complaining) :: quengelig, gereizt, verdrossen, verdrießlich, mürrisch
peg {n} (a cylindrical object) :: Holzdübel {m}, Pflock {m}
peg {n} (a protrusion used to hang things on) :: Wäscheklammer {f}
peg {n} ((cribbage)) :: Stift {m}
peg {v} (To fasten using a peg) :: klammern
peg {v} (To affix or pin) :: anklammern
peg {v} (To throw) :: werfen
peg {v} (To indicate or ascribe an attribute to) :: schätzen
peg {v} ((cribbage) To move one's pegs to indicate points scored) :: schätzen
pegasus {n} (winged horse) :: Pegasus {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse) :: Pegasos {m}, Pegasus {m}
Pegasus {prop} (constellation) :: Pegasus {m}
Peipus {prop} (lake in Estonia/Russia) :: Peipussee
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory) :: abschätzig, abwertend, herabsetzend, verschlechternd, verschlimmernd, pejorativ
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression) :: Pejorativum {n}
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher ::
Pekin duck {n} (breed of domestic duck) :: Pekingente {f}
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake) :: Pekingente {f}
Pekingese {n} (someone from Beijing) :: Pekinger {m}, Pekingerin {f}
Pekingese {n} (dog) :: Pekingese {m}
Peking opera {n} (form of Chinese theatre) :: Peking-Oper {f}, Pekingoper {f}
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow ::
Pelagianism {n} (Christian belief) :: Pelagianismus {m}
pelargonium {n} (flower of the genus Pelargonium) :: Geranie {f}, Pelargonie {f}
Pelasgian {n} (inhabitant of pre-Hellenic and proto-hellenic Greece) :: Pelasger
Pelasgian {adj} (pertaining to the Pelasgians) :: pelasgisch
peled {n} (Coregonus peled) :: Peledmaräne
Peleus {prop} (surname) :: Peleus
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae) :: Pelikan {m}
pellagra {n} (disease) :: Pellagra {f}
pellet {n} (Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls) :: Gewölle
pelletize {v} (to form into pellets) :: pelletieren
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece) :: Peloponnes {m}
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race) :: Peloton {n}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on) :: Pelz {m}, Balg {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin) :: Haut {f}
pelt {v} (to bombard) :: einen Geschosshagel niedergehen lassen
pelt {v} (to rain heavily) :: prasseln, niederprasseln
pelt {v} (to move rapidly) :: rasen, düsen, sausen
Peltier effect {n} (thermodynamic effect) :: Peltiereffekt {m}
pelvic diaphragm {n} (pelvic floor) SEE: pelvic floor ::
pelvic fin {n} (either of a pair of fins) :: Bauchflosse {f}
pelvic floor {n} (muscular partition) :: Beckenboden {m}
pelvis {n} (bone) :: Becken {n}
pemmican {n} (food mixture) :: Pemmikan {m}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals) :: Pferch {m}, Zwinger {m}
pen {n} (prison cell) :: Karzer {m}, Zelle {f}, Arrestzelle {f}
pen {v} (to enclose) :: einsperren, einpferchen
pen {n} (writing tool) :: Kugelschreiber {m} [ballpoint pen], Stift {m}, Federhalter {m}, Füllhalter {m} (fountain pen)
pen {n} (writer, or his style) :: Schreiber {m}, Schreibstil {m}, Feder {f}
pen {v} (to write) :: niederschreiben, verfassen
pen {n} (female swan) :: Schwanenweibchen {n}, weiblicher Schwan {n}, [archaic] Schwänin {f}
pen {n} (light pen) SEE: light pen ::
penal colony {n} (colonial territory) :: Strafkolonie {f}
penalty {n} (legal sentence) :: Strafe {f}
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure) :: Strafe {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch) :: Strafraum {m}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
penalty corner {n} (penalty) :: Strafecke {f}
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick) :: Strafstoß {m}, Elfmeter {m}
penalty mark {n} (spot from where penalty kicks are taken) :: Elfmeterpunkt {m}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks) :: Elfmeterschießen {n} (soccer), Penaltyschiessen {n} [Switzerland]
penalty spot {n} (spot from where penalty kicks are taken) :: Elfmeterpunkt {m}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment) :: Buße {f}, Bußĺeistung {f}, Bußübung {f}, Bußwerk {n}, Bußverfahren {n}, Sühnung {f}, Selbstkasteiung {f}, Pönitenz {f}
penance {n} (sacrament in some churches) :: Bußsakrament {n}
penchant {n} (taste, liking, or inclination (for)) :: Vorliebe {f}, Hang {m}, Neigung {f}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument) :: (non-colored) Bleistift {m}, (colored) Buntstift {m}
pencil {n} (slate writing-instrument) :: Griffel {m}, Tafelstift {m}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery) :: Mäppchen {n}, Federmäppchen {n}, Federkasten {m}, Griffelschachtel {f}, Federpennal {n}, Schlampermäppchen {n}
pencil crayon {n} (pencil crayon) SEE: colored pencil ::
pencil holder {n} :: Stifteköcher {m}
pencil pusher {n} (one who does office work) :: Bleistiftstämmer [weightlifter with pencils], Sesselfurzer [chair farter]
pencil sharpener {n} (device used to sharpen pencils) :: Stiftspitzer {m}, [lead pencil] Bleistiftspitzer {m}, [slate pencil] Griffelspitzer {m}, Anspitzer {m}
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt) :: Bleistiftrock {m}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck) :: Anhänger {m}
pending {adj} (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation) :: anstehend
pending {adj} (begun but not completed) :: in Bearbeitung {f}
pending {adj} (about to happen; imminent or impending) :: anhängig, schwebend
pen drive {n} (flash drive) SEE: flash drive ::
pendulum {n} (body suspended from a fixed support) :: Pendel {n}
pendulum clock {n} (clock that uses a pendulum) :: Pendeluhr
penetrable {adj} (capable of being penetrated) :: durchlässig
penetrate {v} (enter into) :: durchdringen, penetrieren
penetrate {v} (insert the penis into an opening, such as a vagina) :: penetrieren
penetration {n} (act of penetrating) :: Penetration {f}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird) :: Pinguin {m}
-penia {suffix} (deficiency) :: -penie {f}
peniaphobia {n} (fear of poverty and/or poor people) :: Peniaphobie {f}
penicillin {n} (penicillin) :: Penicillin {n}, Penizillin {n}
peninsula {n} (piece of land projecting into water) :: Halbinsel {f}
penis {n} :: Penis {m}, Glied {n}, Schwanz {m} [slang], männliches Glied {n}, Gerät {n}, Teil {n}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member ::
penis {n} (penis of an animal) SEE: pizzle ::
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire) :: Penisneid {m}
penis worm {n} (marine worm of the phylum Priapulida) :: Priapswurm {m}
penitence {n} (condition of being penitent) :: Reue {f}, Bußfertigkeit {f}, Buße {f}
penitent {adj} (Feeling pain or sorrow on account of sins or offenses; repentant; contrite; sincerely affected by a sense of guilt, and resolved on amendment of life) :: reumütig, reuig; bußfertig [religion]
penitent {n} (one who repents of sin) :: Reumütiger {m}; Bußfertiger {m} [religion]
penitent {n} (one undergoing penance) :: Büßer {m}
penitent {n} (one under the direction of a confessor) :: Beichtkind {n}
penitente {n} (A tall thin blade of hardened snow or ice, found closely spaced in large quantities at high altitudes) :: Büßerschnee {m}, Zackenfirn {m}
penitentiary {n} (prison) :: Gefängnis {n}
penknife {n} (small pocketknife) :: Taschenmesser {n}
penmanship {n} (art of good handwriting) :: Schönschreiben, Schönschrift, gute Handschrift, Kalligrafie
pen name {n} (name used by author) :: Pseudonym {n}, Schriftstellername {m}, Künstlername {m}
pennant {n} (flag on ship to represent special condition) :: Wimpel {m}, Signalflagge {f}
penniless {adj} (utterly without money) :: mittellos, ohne Geld, ohne einen Pfennig
pennon {n} (a thin triangular flag or streamer) :: Wimpel {m}
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state) :: Pennsylvanien, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Dutch {n} (language) :: Pennsylvaniadeutsch {n}, Pennsilfaanisch {n}
Pennsylvania German {n} (person) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch ::
Pennsylvania German {n} (language) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch ::
Pennsylvania German {adj} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch ::
Pennsylvanian {adj} (of or pertaining to Pennsylvania) :: pennsylvanisch
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound) :: Penny {m}
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent ::
penny farthing {n} (bicycle) :: Hochrad {n}
penny pincher {n} (one who spends little money) :: Pfennigfuchser {m}
pennyroyal {n} (Mentha pulegium) :: Polei {m}, Poleiminze {f}, Polei-Minze {f}, Flohkraut {n}
penology {n} (study of punishment and prevention of crime) :: Pönologie {f}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters) :: Brieffreund {m}, Brieffreundin {f}
Penrose staircase {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs ::
Penrose stairs {n} (endless staircase) :: unmögliche Treppe {f}
Penrose steps {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs ::
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services) :: Pension {f} (public service), Rente {f}
pension {n} (boarding house) :: Pension {f}
pension {v} (to force to retire) :: pensionieren (public service), in den Ruhestand versetzen
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension) :: Rentner {m}, Rentnerin {f}
pension fund {n} (pool of assets) :: Pensionsfonds {m}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking) :: nachdenklich, gedankenvoll, gedankenverloren
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad) :: nachdenklich, gedankenverloren
pentacarbon dioxide {n} (linear oxocarbon) :: Pentakohlenstoffdioxid {n}
pentachloride {n} (pentachloride) :: Pentachlorid {n}
pentagon {n} (a polygon with five sides and five angles) :: Fünfeck {n}, Pentagon {n}
Pentagon {prop} (headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense) :: Pentagon {n}
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star) :: Pentagramm {n}
pentahedron {n} (solid geometric figure) :: Pentaeder {n}
pentalogy {n} (series of five related works of art) :: Pentalogie
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12) :: Pentan {n}
pentasyllabic {adj} (having five syllables) :: fünfsilbig
pentathlete {n} (An athlete who competes in the pentathlon) :: Fünfkämpfer {m}
pentavalent {adj} (having a valence of 5) :: fünfwertig
Pentecost {prop} (Jewish festival) :: Schawuot, Wochenfest {n}, Erntefest {n}
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival) :: Pfingsten {n}, Pfingstfest {n}, Pfingsttag {m}
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement) :: Pfingstbewegung {f}
penthouse {n} (an apartment or suite on the top floor of a tall building) :: Penthouse {n}
Pentium {prop} (chip) :: Pentium
pentol {n} (organic compound) :: Pentol {n}
pent roof {n} :: klebdach
pentroof {n} (pent roof) SEE: pent roof ::
penult {n} (next-to-last syllable of a word) :: Vorendsilbe, vorletzte Silbe
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence) :: vorletzt
penultimate {n} (something right before the last one) :: vorletzt
penumbra {n} (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse) :: Halbschatten {m}
penumbra {n} (region around a sunspot) :: Penumbra {f}
Penza {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Pensa {n}
peon {n} (peasant or serf) :: Peon {m}
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants) :: Pfingstrose {f}, Päonie {f}
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons) :: Leute {p}, Menschen {m-p}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.) :: Volk {n}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.) :: Leute {p}, Volk {n}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family) :: Familie {f}, Verwandten {p}, Angehörigen {p}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class) :: Volk {n}
people {v} (to fill with people) :: bevölkern
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy) :: bewohnen, besiedeln, bevölkern
People of the Book {n} (Non-Muslims who adhere to an Abrahamic religion) :: Leute der Schrift {p}
people's army {n} (communist-based military organization) :: Volksarmee {f}
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen {prop} (South Yemen) :: Volksdemokratische Republik Jemen
People's Liberation Army {prop} (army branch) :: Volksbefreiungsarmee {f}, Volksbefreiungsarmee {f}
people's republic {n} (self-designation of states with Marxist-Leninist governments) :: Volksrepublik {f}
People's Republic of Bangladesh {prop} (People's Republic of Bangladesh) :: Volksrepublik Bangladesch {f}
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China) :: Volksrepublik China {f}
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault) :: wer im Glashaus sitzt, sollte nicht mit Steinen werfen [literal equivalent]; ein Esel schilt den andern Langohr (one donkey calls another long-ear); man sollte zuerst vor der eigenen Haustür fegen (one should sweep one’s own doorstep first); das sagt der Richtige (you’re the right one to say that!); du hast es nötig ([so you think] you’re the one who is in need [of starting this topic]!)
pepper {n} (plant) :: Pfeffer {m}, Pfefferstrauch {m}
pepper {n} (spice) :: Pfeffer {m}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum) :: (spicy) Chili, (mild) Paprika
pepper {v} (add pepper to) :: pfeffern
peppercorn {n} (the seeds of the plant Piper nigrum) :: Pfefferkorn {n}
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder) :: Pfeffermühle {f}
peppermint {n} (herb) :: Pfefferminze {f}
peppermint {n} (confection) :: Pfefferminzbonbon {n}, Pfefferminz {m} {n}
pepper shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it) :: Pfefferstreuer {m}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent) :: Pfefferspray {n}
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium) :: Kressen {p}
pepsin {n} (digestive enzyme) :: Pepsin {n}
pep talk {n} (a rallying speech made to instill enthusiasm) :: Aufmunterung {f}
peptic ulcer {n} (ulcer) :: Magengeschwür {n}
peptide {n} (class of organic compounds) :: Peptid {n}
per {prep} (used in expressing ratios of units) :: pro
per {prep} (via) :: durch
per {prep} (in accordance with) :: gemäß
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
PE ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio ::
P-E ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio ::
per capita {adj} (per person) :: Pro-Kopf- [compound]
per capita {adv} (per person) :: pro Kopf
perceive {v} (to understand) :: wahrnehmen
perceived temperature {n} (apparent temperature of the environment) :: gefühlte Temperatur {f}
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred) :: vom Hundert, Prozent {n}, Perzent {n}
percentage {n} (part of a whole) :: Prozentsatz {m}
percentage {n} (share of the profits) :: prozentualer Anteil {m}
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages) :: Prozentpunkt {m}
percentile {n} (any of the ninety-nine points) :: Perzentil {n}
perceptible {adj} (able to be perceived) :: wahrnehmbar, spürbar, fühlbar
perception {n} (conscious understanding of something) :: Wahrnehmung {f}
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity ::
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca) :: Barsch {m}
perch {n} (rod used by bird) :: Hühnerstange {f}
perch {v} (to rest on a perch, to roost) :: niederlassen, setzen, niedersetzen
perchlorate {n} (salt) :: Perchlorat {n}
percolate {v} ((transitive) pass a liquid through a porous substance) :: filtern, filtrieren
percolate {v} ((intransitive) drain through a porous substance) :: versickern
percolate {v} ((intransitive) spread slowly or gradually) :: durchsickern
percolate {v} :: aufbrühen
percolate {n} (liquid that has been percolated) :: Filtrat {n}
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid) :: Perkolation {f}, Versickerung {f}, Durchsickerung {f}
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments) :: Perkussion {f}
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument) :: Schlaginstrument {n}
percussionist {n} (musician) :: Schlagzeuger {m}, Schlagzeugerin {f}
percutaneous {adj} (taking place through the skin) :: perkutan, transdermal, transkutan
perdition {n} (eternal damnation) :: ewige Verdammnis {f}
perdition {n} (hell) :: Hölle {f}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus) :: Wanderfalke {m}
peremptory {adj} ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal) :: unabweisbar, entschieden
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time) :: ganzjährig
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years) :: mehrjährig
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless) :: dauerhaft
perennial {adj} (recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again) :: wiederkehrend
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s) :: Perestroika {f}, Umbau {m}, Umgestaltung {f}
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely) :: perfekt, vollkommen
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake) :: perfekt, vollkommen
perfect {v} (make perfect) :: vollenden, perfektionieren, vervollkommnen
perfect field {n} (field such that every irreducible polynomial over it has distinct roots) :: perfekte Körper {n}, vollkommene Körper {n}
perfect fifth {n} (interval between the first and second overtones or of seven semitones) :: reine Quinte {f}
perfection {n} (being perfect) :: Vollkommenheit {f}, Perfektion {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection) :: Perfektionismus {m}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect) :: Perfektionist {m}, Perfektionistin {f}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism) :: perfektionistisch
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist ::
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection ::
perfective {adj} (relative to the perfect tense or perfective aspect) :: perfektiv
perfective aspect {n} (grammatical term) :: Perfektum {n}
perfectly {adv} (with perfection) :: perfekt
perfectly {adv} (wholly, completely) :: vollkommen, durchaus
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself) :: vollkommene Zahl {f}, perfekte Zahl {f}, ideale Zahl {f}
perfect pitch {n} (ability) :: absolutes Gehör {n}, Tonhöhengedächtnis {n}
perfect storm {n} (situation) :: Verkettung unglücklicher Umstände {f}
perfidious {adj} (pertaining to perfidy) :: perfide
perfidiously {adv} (in a perfidious manner) :: heimtückisch, treulos
perforate {adj} (perforated) SEE: perforated ::
perforate {v} (to pierce or penetrate) :: perforieren
perforated {adj} (having a series of holes) :: perforiert
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch ::
perform {v} (to do something) :: durchführen (experiment), ausführen (task),, verrichten
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience) :: aufführen, spielen
perform {v} :: leisten
performance {n} (the act of performing; carrying into execution or action; accomplishment) :: Durchführung {f}, Leistung {f}
performance {n} (that which is performed or accomplished) :: Leistung {f}
performance {n} (live show or concert) :: Aufführung {f}, Auftritt {m}
performance {n} (amount of useful work accomplished) :: Leistung {f}, Arbeitsleistung {f}
performance anxiety {n} (anxiety about performing in front of an audience) SEE: stage fright ::
performance art {n} (a form of art) :: Performance {f}
performance bond {n} (a contractor's bond) :: Erfüllungsgarantie {f}
performance metric {n} (a measurement of performance) :: Leistungsmessgröße {f}, Leistungsmaß {n}, Leistungskriterium {n}, Leistungsmetrik {f}, Performancemaß {n}, Performancemetrik {f}
performer {n} (performer, see also: actor; singer; musician) :: Interpret {m}, Interpretin {f}
performing arts {n} (arts involving performance) :: Darstellende Kunst {f}
perfume {n} (pleasant smell) :: Duft {m}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell) :: Parfüm {n}, Duftstoff {m}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to) :: parfümieren
perfumed {adj} (scented) :: parfümiert
perfumer {n} (person who makes or sells perfume) :: Parfümeur {m}
perfumery {n} (shop selling perfumes) :: Parfümerie {f}
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care) :: flüchtig, maschinell
perfuse {v} (to permeate or suffuse) :: durchströmen, perfundieren
Pergamum {prop} (an ancient Greek city) :: Pergamon
pergola {n} (framework) :: Pergola {f}
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty) :: vielleicht, wohl
peri {n} (sprite in Persian mythology) :: Peri
pericarp {n} (outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary) :: Perikarp {n}
perichoresis {n} (doctrine of the Trinity) :: Perichorese {f}
periclase {n} (a mineral, cubic magnesium oxide) :: Periklas {m}
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician) :: Perikles {m}
pericope {n} (passage of religious Scripture) :: Perikope {f}
pericycle {n} (cylinder of plant tissue) :: Perizykel {m}
periegesis {n} (description of an area or territory) :: Periegese {f}, Periegesis {f}
perigee {n} :: Perigäum {n}
perigon {n} (round angle) SEE: round angle ::
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun) :: Perihel {n}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger) :: Gefahr {f}, Risiko {n}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger) :: Risiko {n}
peril {n} :: Risiko {n}
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril) :: gefährlich, gefahrvoll
perimeter {n} (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object) :: Umfang {m}
perimeter {n} (length of such a boundary) :: Umfang
perimeter {n} (outer limits of an area) :: Umfang
perineum {n} (anatomical term) :: Perineum {n}, Damm {m}
period {interj} (and nothing else) :: Punkt
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity) :: Epoche {f}, Zeitraum {m}, Periode {f}
period {n} (punctation mark “.”) :: Punkt {m}
period {n} (division of school day) :: Stunde {f}
period {n} (geology: subdivision of an era) :: System {n}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles) :: periodisch
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals) :: Periodikum {n}
periodically {adv} (intermittently) SEE: intermittently ::
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner) :: zeitweise
periodicity {n} (property of being periodic) :: Periodizität {f}
periodic table {n} (chart) :: Periodensystem (der Elemente) {n}
periodontics {n} (study) :: Parodontologie {f}
periodontitis {n} (disease of periodontium) :: Parodontitis {f}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitant of Laconia) :: Periöken {m-p}
perioperative {adj} (relating to operation) :: perioperative
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian ::
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary) :: umliegend
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit) :: Peripheriegerät {n}
peripheral vision {n} :: peripheres Sehen {n}, peripherale Sicht {f}, periphere Sicht {f}
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface) :: Peripherie {f}
periphyton {n} :: Periphyton
periscope {n} (viewing device) :: Periskop {n}
perish {v} (pass away) :: verderben, schlecht werden (food)
perish {v} (die) :: umkommen, ums Leben kommen, verenden(animals), verderben [archaic]
perishable {n} (that which perishes) :: Vergängliches {n}
perishable {n} (food that does not keep) :: Verderbliches {n}, Leichtverderbliches {n}
perishable {adj} (liable to perish) :: verderblich, leichtverderblich (especially food), vergänglich, kurzlebig, begrenzt haltbar
perispomenon {n} (word with a circumflex accent on the last syllable) :: Perispomenon {n}
peristalsis {n} (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract) :: Peristaltik {f}
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals) :: Peritoneum {n}, Bauchfell {n}
peritonitis {n} (inflammation of the peritoneum) :: Bauchfellentzündung {f}, Peritonitis {f}
periwinkle {n} (plant) :: Immergrün {n}
periwinkle {n} (mollusc) :: Uferschnecke {f}
perjurer {n} (Someone who has lied under oath) :: Meineidige {m} {f}
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath) :: Meineid {m}
perlèche {n} (angular cheilitis) :: Mundwinkelrhagade {f}
perlocution {n} (effect of utterance) :: Perlokution {f}
Perm {prop} (city in Russia) :: Perm {n}
permaculture {n} (agriculture that renews natural resources and enriches local ecosystems) :: Permakultur {f}
permafrost {n} (permanently frozen ground) :: Permafrostboden {n}
permanence {n} (the state of being permanent) :: Permanenz {f}, Dauerhaftigkeit {f}
permanent {adj} (without end) :: permanent, ständig, beständig, unbefristet, dauerhaft
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time) :: ständig, permanent
permanent {n} (hair treatment) :: Dauerwelle {f}
permanent {n} (sum over all permutations) :: Permanente {f}
permanent marker {n} (felt-tip pen used to create permanent water-resistant writing) :: Permanentmarker {m}, Permanentschreiber {m}, Markierstift {m}
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent ::
permanganate {n} (salt of permanganic acid) :: Permanganat {n}
permeate {v} (to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement) :: durchsickern
permeate {v} (to enter and spread through; to pervade) :: durchdringen, sich verbreiten
permille {n} (per thousand) :: Promille {n}
permissible {adj} (that is permitted) :: zulässig
permission {n} (authorisation) :: Erlaubnis {f}
permit {v} (allow (something) to happen) :: erlauben, genehmigen, zulassen
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal) :: Genehmigung {f}, Erlaubnis {f}
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium) :: Permittivität {f}
permutate {v} (carry out a permutation upon) :: kombinieren
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements) :: Permutation {f}
pernicious {adj} (causing much harm) :: schädlich, bösartig, verderblich, [medicine] perniziös
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury) :: [medicine] perniziös, tödlich
pernoctation {n} (an overnight stay) :: Übernachtung {f}
peroration {n} (conclusion of a discourse) :: Zusammenfassung {f}, Redeschluss {m}
perovskite {n} (a mineral, calcium titanate) :: Perowskit {m}
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms) :: Peroxid {n}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide ::
peroxodiphosphoric acid {n} (oxidizing agent H4P2O8) :: Peroxodiphosphorsäure {f}
peroxophosphoric acid {n} :: Peroxophosphorsäure {f}
peroxymolybdate {n} :: Peroxomolybdat {n}
per pale {adv} (heraldry: perpendicularly to the horizontal plane) :: gespalten
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to) :: rechtwinklig; lotrecht, senkrecht, perpendikular, perpendikulär
perpetrate {v} (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit) :: begehen, verüben
perpetration {n} (act of perpetrating) :: Täterschaft {f}
perpetration {n} (something that is perpetrated) :: Vergehen {n}
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates) :: Täter {m}, Täterin {f}, Schuldiger {m}, Schuldige {f}
perpetual {adj} :: ewig, fortwährend
perpetual motion machine {n} (hypothetical device) :: Perpetuum mobile {n}
perplex {v} (To cause to feel baffled) :: verwirren
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled) :: perplex, verdutzt
perplexed {adj} (bewildered) :: verblüfft
perplexity {n} (Quality of being confused or puzzled) :: Perplexität {f}
perry {n} (Beverage from pears) :: Birnenmost {m}, Birnenwein {m}
per se {adv} (by itself) :: per se, an sich
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily ::
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict) :: verfolgen, schikanieren, bedrängen, peinigen
persecute {v} (to harass with importunity) :: plagen, belästigen, drangsalieren, haschen
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting) :: Verfolgung {f}, Schikane {f}, Drangsalierung {f}, Plage {f}, Belästigung {f}
persecution {n} (a program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people) :: Verfolgung {f}
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Persephone
Perseus {prop} (mythical Greek warrior) :: Perseus {m}
Perseus {prop} (constellation) :: Perseus {m}
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence) :: Beharrlichkeit {f}, Ausdauer {f}
perseverant {adj} (enduring) :: beharrlich
persevere {v} (persist steadfastly) :: ausdauern, ausharren, beharren, durchhalten, standhaft bleiben, nicht aufgeben
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran ::
Persia {prop} (region of ancient Iran) :: Persien {n}
Persian {n} (the Persian language) :: Persisch {n}
Persian {n} (person from Persia) :: Perser {m}, Perserin {f}
Persian {n} (Persian cat) :: Perserkatze {f}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia) :: persisch
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people) :: persisch
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language) :: persisch
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty) :: Persisches Reich {n}
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Sassanid dynasty) :: Perserreich {n}
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula) :: Persischer Golf {m}
persiflage {n} (good-natured banter; raillery) :: Persiflage {f}
persimmon {n} (fruit) :: Persimone {f}, Kaki {m} {f}
persimmon {n} (tree) :: Persimonenbaum {m}
persipan {n} (marzipan-like substance made from peach or apricot pits) :: Persipan
persist {v} (continue to exist) :: beharren
persistence {n} (property of being persistent) :: Ausdauer {f}, Bestand {m}, Beständigkeit {f}
persistence hunting {n} :: Hetzjagd {f}
persistency {n} (state or characteristic of being persistent) :: Ausdauer {f}, Beharrlichkeit {f}, Hartnäckigkeit {f}
persistent {adj} (refusing to give up) :: ausdauernd, hartnäckig, beharrlich
persistent {adj} (indefinitely continuous) :: ständig, anhaltend
person {n} (individual) :: Person {f}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man) :: Person
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind) :: Körper {m}
person {n} (grammar: linguistic category) :: Person {f}
persona {n} (the appearance one presents to the world) :: Persona {f}
personable {adj} (having pleasing appearance or manner) :: freundlich, sympathisch, von angenehmer Erscheinung, ansehnlich
personage {n} (a famous or important person) :: Persönlichkeit {f}
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person) :: persönlich
personal {adj} (grammar: denoting person) :: Personal-
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC) :: Personalcomputer {m}
personal data {n} :: personenbezogene Daten {n} {p}
personal digital assistant {n} (hand-held electronic organizer) :: Personal Digital Assistant {m}
personal hygiene {n} (personal hygiene) :: Körperpflege {f}, Personalhygiene {f}
personal identification number {n} (number used to confirm identity) SEE: PIN ::
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people) :: Persönlichkeit {f}
personality {n} (celebrity) :: Persönlichkeit {f}
personality disorder {n} (class of mental disorders) :: Persönlichkeitsstörung {f}
personalize {v} (adapt to an individual) :: personalisieren
personal lubricant {n} (lubricant used during human sexual activity) :: Gleitmittel {n}, Gleitgel {n}, Gleitcreme {f}
personally {adv} (in person) :: persönlich, personaliter
personally {adv} (concerning oneself) :: persönlich, personaliter
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech) :: Personalpronomen {n}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome) :: Persona non grata {f}
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea) :: Personifizierung {f}
personification {n} (literary device) :: Personbildung {f}, Personendichtung {f}, Personifikation {f}, Prosopopöie, Personifizierung {f}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human) :: Personifizierung {f}
personify {v} (to be an example of) :: personifizieren
personify {v} (to create a representation in the form of a character) :: personifizieren
personnel {n} (employees, office staff) :: Personal {n}
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook) :: Aussicht {f}
perspective {n} (appearance of depth in objects) :: Perspektive {f}
perspective {n} (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface) :: Perspektive {f}
perspective {n} (choice of a single point of view) :: Perspektive {f}
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight) :: scharfsinnig
perspicacious {adj} :: scharfsehend
perspicaciously {adv} (with sharp of sight) :: scharfsinnig
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight) :: Weitblick, Scharfsinn {m}
perspicacity {n} :: Scharfsinn
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring) :: Schwitzen {n}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
persuade {v} (convince) :: überreden, gewinnen
persuasion {n} (the act of persuading) :: Überredung {f}
persuasion {n} (a strongly held conviction, opinion or belief) :: Überzeugung {f}
persuasion {n} (one's power of persuading) :: Überredungskunst {f}
persuasion {n} (a sort, type, or kind with respect to convictions and beliefs) :: Überzeugung {f}
persuasive {adj} (convincing) :: überzeugend, Überredungs-
pertain {v} (to belong) :: gehören, verbunden
pertain {v} (to relate, to refer) :: betreffen, sich beziehen auf
Perth {prop} (in Western Australia) :: Perth {n}
Perth {prop} (in Scotland) :: Perth
pertinent {adj} (pertaining) :: angemessen
perturbation {n} (agitation) :: Störung {f}
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America) :: Peru {n}
Perugia {prop} :: Perugia
peruke {n} (wig) :: Perücke {f}
peruse {v} (to examine or consider with care) :: studieren, genau unter die Lupe nehmen
peruse {v} (to lazily skim read for main ideas) :: durchlesen
peruse {v} (look over casually) :: überfliegen
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru) :: Peruaner {m}, Peruanerin {f}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru) :: peruanisch
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: Südlicher Tropfenameisenwürger {m}
pervade {v} (to be in every part of) :: durchziehen
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout) :: durchdringend
pervasiveness {n} (the state or quality of being present in all parts of a particular thing or place) :: Verbreitung {f}
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person) :: Perversling {m}
pervy {adj} (like a sexual pervert) :: pervers
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover ::
Pescara {prop} (city) :: Pescara
Peshawar {prop} (capital of North West Frontier Province, Pakistan) :: Peschawar {n}
pesher {n} (interpretive commentary on scripture) :: Pescher {m}
Peshitta {prop} (the Syriac translation of the Bible) :: Peschitta {f}
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating) :: nervtötend, lästig, ärgerlich, nervig
peso {n} (currency) :: Peso {m}
pessimism {n} (general belief that bad things will happen) :: Pessimismus {m}
pessimism {n} (doctrine that this world is the worst of all possible worlds) :: Pessimismus {m}
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome) :: Pessimist {m}, Pessimistin {f}
pessimistic {adj} (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness) :: pessimistisch
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst) :: pessimistisch
pessimistically {adv} (in a pessimistic manner) :: pessimistisch, schwarzseherisch
pest {n} (annoying person) :: Nervensäge {f}, Quälgeist {m}
pest control {n} (regulation or management of another species defined as a pest) :: Schädlingsbekämpfung {f}
pesticide {n} (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests) :: Pestizid {n}
pestilence {n} (any highly contagious epidemic disease) :: Pest {f}, Seuche {f}
pestle {n} (instrument used with a mortar to grind things) :: Mörser {m}
pesto {n} (an Italian sauce especially for pasta) :: Pesto {n}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion) :: Haustier {n}, Heimtier {n}, Stubentier {n}, Lieblingstier {n}
pet {n} (one who is excessively loyal to a superior) :: Liebling {n}, Pet {n},
pet {v} (fondle (an animal)) :: streicheln
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously) :: streicheln
PET {n} (polyethylene terephthalate) SEE: polyethylene terephthalate ::
petabyte {n} (1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) :: Petabyte {n}
petal {n} (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower) :: [normal] Blütenblatt {n}; [specialist usually] Kronblatt {n}
petard {n} (explosive device) :: Petarde
petard {v} (to attack) :: petardieren
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans) :: Petasos
pet cone {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
Peter {prop} (male given name) :: Peter {m}
Peter {prop} (the Apostle) :: Petrus
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter) :: (Der 1./2. Brief des) Petrus, Petr, Peter
peter out {v} (to diminish) :: schwinden, dahinschwinden
Petersburgian {n} (resident of Saint Petersburg) :: Sankt Petersburger {m}, Sankt Petersburgerin {f}, Petersburger {m}, Petersburgerin {f}
Petey {prop} (diminutive of Peter) :: Peterchen, Peterle
petiole {n} (stalk of a leaf) :: Blattstiel {m}, Stängel {m}
petition {n} (formal, written request made to an official person) :: Petition {f}, Eingabe {f}
petition {n} (compilation of signatures) :: Unterschriftensammlung {f}
petition {n} (legal: formal request for judicial action) :: Petition {f}
pet lamp-shade {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
pet name {n} (name of endearment) :: Kosename {m}, Lallname {m}
Petra {prop} (female given name) :: Petra {f}
Petrarchan {adj} (of or relating to Petrarch) :: petrarkist
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: Petrarca-Sonett {n}, italienisches Sonett {n}
Petrarchism {n} (Petrarch's literary style) :: Petrarkismus {m}
petrel {n} (Procellariiformes) :: Sturmvogel {m}
petrichor {n} (distinctive scent which accompnies rain) :: Petrichor {m}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria) :: Petrischale {f}
petrifaction {n} (condition of being petrified) :: Versteinerung {f}
petrification {n} (process of replacing the organic residues with insoluble salts) :: Versteinerung {f}, Petrifikation {f}
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter) :: versteinern
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone) :: versteinern
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright) :: erstarren
Petrine {adj} (Of or pertaining to people named Peter, particularly Saint Peter) :: Petrinisch
Petri net {n} (mathematical representations of discrete distributed systems) :: Petri-Netz {n}
petrochemical {adj} (of or pertaining to the such compounds, or the industry that produces them) :: gesteinschemisch
petrochemistry {n} (the branch of chemistry that deals with petroleum) :: Gesteinschemie {f}
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times) :: Petroglyphe {f}
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline ::
petrol engine {n} (engine that uses petrol) :: Benzinmotor {m}, Ottomotor {m}
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil ::
petroleum ether {n} (petroleum fraction) :: Petrolether {m}
petrology {n} (the study of rock) :: Petrologie {f}, Gesteinskunde {f}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank ::
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia) :: Petropawlowsk-Kamtschatski {n}
Petrozavodsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Petrosawodsk {n}
pet shop {n} (shop) :: Zoofachgeschäft {n}
petticoat {n} (historical: ornamental skirt or underskirt) :: Petticoat {m}
petticoat {n} (woman's undergarment worn under a skirt) :: Unterrock {n}, Petticoat {m}
pettifogger {n} (Someone who quibbles) :: Haarspalter {m}
pettifogger {n} (An unscrupulous lawyer) :: Winkeladvokat {m}
petting {n} (kissing, stroking, etc., in a sexual manner) :: Petting {n}
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault) :: klein, gering, unbedeutend, unwichtig, geringfügig, klein
petty {adj} (small-minded) :: kleinlich
petty {adj} (begrudging) :: gehässig
petty bourgeoisie {n} (social class) :: Kleinbürgertum {n}
petty crime {n} (minor crime collectively) :: Kleinkriminalität {f}
petty officer {n} (non-commissioned officer) :: Unteroffizier {m}
petty theft {n} (theft of property of low value) :: Diebstahl {m}, kleiner Diebstahl {m}
petulance {n} (the property of being petulant) :: Gereiztheit {f}, Launenhaftigkeit {f}, Launigkeit {f}
petulant {adj} (easily irritated or annoyed) :: launisch, launenhaft, nervös, bockig, gereizt, zickig, verdrießlich
petunia {n} (flower) :: Petunie {f}
pew {n} (long bench in a church) :: Kirchenbank {f}, Bank {f}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin, copper and antimony) :: Hartzinn {n}
pewterer {n} (manufacturer of pewterware) :: Kannengießer {m}
pfennig {n} (a hundredth of a Deutsche Mark) :: Pfennig {n}
phablet {n} (electronic handheld device) :: Phablet {n}, Smartlet {n}
phagocytosis {n} :: Phagocytose
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete) :: Phaistos {n}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit) :: Phalanx {f}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone) :: Fingerglied {n}, [toe bone] Zehenglied {n}
phalarope {n} (wading bird in the family Scolopacidae) :: Wassertreter {m}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) :: phallisch
phallocracy {n} (government by men) :: Phallokratie {f}
phallocrat {n} (phallocrat) :: Phallokrat {m}, Phallokratin {f}
phallological {adj} (phallological) :: phallologisch
phallologist {n} (phallologist) :: Phallologe {m}, Phallologin {f}
phallology {n} (phallology) :: Phallologie {f}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
phallus {n} (the penis or its representation) :: Phallus {m}
phaneromeric {adj} :: phaneromer
Phanerozoic {adj} (relating to the Phanerozoic eon) :: phanerozoisch
Phanerozoic {prop} (geologic eon) :: Phanerozoikum {n}
phantasmagoria {n} (a dreamlike state) :: Phantasmagorie {f}
phantasmophobia {n} (abnormal or irrational fear of ghosts and phantoms) :: Phantasmophobie {f}
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality) :: Phantom {n}
phantom limb {n} (false sensation) :: Phantomglied {n}
phantom pain {n} (sensation of pain coming from a part of the body that has been amputated) :: Phantomschmerz {m}
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt) :: Pharao {m}, Pharaonin {f}
pharaonic {adj} (of or pertaining to a pharaoh) :: pharaonisch
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc) :: Pharisäer {m}, Pharisäerin {f}
pharmaceutical {adj} (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists) :: pharmazeutisch
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs) :: Apotheker {m}, Apothekerin {f}
pharmacist {n} (one who studies pharmacy) :: Pharmazeut {m}, Pharmazeutin {f}
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological ::
pharmacological {adj} (of or having to do with pharmacology) :: pharmakologisch
pharmacologist {n} (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology) :: Pharmakologe {m}, Pharmakologin {f}
pharmacology {n} (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals) :: Pharmakologie {f}
pharmacopoeia {n} (official book of medicines) :: Arzneibuch
pharmacotherapy {n} (use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease) :: Pharmakotherapie {f}
pharmacovigilance {n} (detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of medicines) :: Pharmakovigilanz {f}
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed) :: Apotheke {f}
pharmacy {n} (science of medicinal substances) :: Pharmazie {f}
Pharos {prop} (island) :: Pharos, Pharus
pharyngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to the pharynx) :: pharyngisch, pharyngal
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds) :: pharyngisch, pharyngal
pharyngealization {n} (act or process of pharyngealizing) :: Pharyngalisierung {f}
pharyngealize {v} (to constrict the pharynx while articulating another sound) :: pharyngalisieren
pharyngitis {n} (inflammation of the pharynx) :: Rachenentzündung {f}, Pharyngitis {f}
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal) :: Rachen {m}; Pharynx {m}
phase {n} (distinguishable part of a sequence) :: Phase {f}
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype ::
phase diagram {n} (graph, with axes representing temperature and pressure, showing the equilibrium conditions for a given substance to be a solid, liquid or gas) :: Phasendiagramm {n}
phase diagram {n} (similar diagram for a binary mixture of substances, with axes representing composition and temperature) :: Phasendiagramm {n}
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation) :: Phasenmodulation {f}
phase velocity {n} (propagation velocity of a pure sine wave) :: Phasengeschwindigkeit {f}
phat {adj} (slang: excellent) :: genial, super
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food) :: Fasan {m}, Fasanenhuhn {n},
pheasant's eye {n} (flowering plant of the genus Adonis) :: Adonisröschen {n}
phenol {n} (caustic compound derived from benzene) :: Phenol {n}
phenol {n} (any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring) :: Phenol {n}
phenolphthalein {n} (pH indicator) :: Phenolphthalein {n}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable) :: phänomenal
phenomenal {adj} :: phänomenal, fabelhaft, sagenhaft, ausgezeichnet
phenomenological {adj} (of or relating to phenomenology) :: phänomenologisch
phenomenology {n} (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena) :: Phänomenologie {f}
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence) :: Phänomen {n}, Erscheinung {f}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event) :: Phänomen {n}
phenotype {n} (appearance of organism) :: Phänotyp {m}, Erscheinungsbild {n}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2) :: Phenylalanin {n}
pheromone {n} (chemical) :: Pheromon
phew {interj} (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise) :: puh, pfui
phew {interj} (Used to show disgust) :: pfui
phi {n} (Greek letter) :: Phi {n}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial ::
Philadelphia {prop} (largest city in Pennsylvania) :: Philadelphia
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover ::
philanderer {n} (someone who engages in casual sex) :: Schürzenjäger {m}
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy) :: philanthropisch, menschenfreundlich
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind) :: Philanthrop {m}, Philanthropin {f}, Menschenfreund {m}, Menschenfreundin {f}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity ::
philanthropy {n} (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind) :: Philantropie {f}, Menschenliebe {f}, Nächstenliebe {f}
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting) :: philatelistisch
philatelist {n} (a person who studies or collects stamps) :: Philatelist {m}, Philatelistin {f}, Briefmarkensammler {m}, Briefmarkensammlerin {f}
philately {n} (stamp collecting) :: Philatelie {f}, Briefmarkenkunde {f}
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.) :: Philatelie {f}
philematology {n} (scientific study of kissing) :: Philematologie {f}
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Philemon, Brief des Paulus an Philemon {m}
Philemon {prop} (male given name) :: Philemon
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philharmonic orchestra {n} (symphony orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philhellene {n} (lover of Greek culture) :: Philhellene {m}, Philhellenin {f}
philhellene {n} (supporter of Greek independence) :: Philhellene {m}, Philhellenin {f}
philia {n} (psychological disorder) :: Philie {f}
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing) :: -philie {f}
philia {n} (liking) SEE: liking ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons) :: Philippus
Philip {prop} (male given name) :: Philipp {m}
Philippi {prop} (ancient town) :: Philippi
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Philipper
philippic {n} (any tirade or declamation full of bitter condemnation) :: Philippika {f}
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines) :: Philippinenadler
Philippine Islands {prop} (islands) :: Philippinen {p}
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines) :: Philippinen {p}
Philippines {prop} (Philippine Islands) SEE: Philippine Islands ::
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture) :: Spießer-, philiströs, Banause {m}
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia) :: Philister {m}, Philisterin {f}
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture) :: Banause {m}, Banausin {f}, Kulturbanause {m}, Kulturbanausin {f}, Kunstbanause {m}, Kunstbanausin {f}, Spießbürger {m}, Spießbürgerin {f}, Spießer {m}, Spießerin {f}, [Austrian] Sumper {m}, [Austrian] Sumperin {f}, Barbar {m}, Barbarin {f}, Kunstbarbar {m}, Kunstbarbarin {f}, Philister {m}, Philisterin {f}, Prolet {m}, Proletin {f}, Ignorant {m}, Ignorantin {f}, Primitivling {m}
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine ::
philistinism {n} (philistinism) :: Banausentum {n}, Banausie {f}, Philisterei {f}, Spießbürgertum {n}
Phillips head {n} (screwdriver) :: Kreuzschlitzschraubendreher {m}
Phillips head {n} (screw) :: Kreuzschlitzschraube {f}
Phillips screw {n} (screw) SEE: Phillips head ::
Phillips screwdriver {n} (screwdriver) :: Kreuzschraubenzieher {m}, Kreuzschraubendreher {m}
phillumenist {n} (collector) :: Phillumenist {m}, Phillumenistin {f}
phillumeny {n} (hobby) :: Phillumenie {f}
philological {adj} (pertaining to the history of literature) :: philologisch
philologically {adv} (in a philological manner) :: philologisch
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology) :: Philologe {m}, Philologin {f}
philology {n} (historical linguistics) :: Philologie {f}
philosophaster {n} (a pretender to philosophy; a petty or charlatan philosopher) :: Philosophaster {m}
philosopher {n} (person devoted to studying philosophy) :: Philosoph {m}, Philosophin {f}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone) :: Stein der Weisen {m}
philosophical {adj} (of or pertaining to philosophy) :: philosophisch
philosophically {adv} (in a philosophical manner) :: philosophisch
philosophize {v} (ponder or reason out philosophically) :: philosophieren
philosophy {n} (academic discipline) :: Philosophie {f}
philosophy {n} :: Philosophie {f}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science) :: Wissenschaftstheorie {f}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip) :: Oberlippenrinne {f}, Philtrum {n}
phimosis {n} (contraction of the foreskin) :: Phimose {f}
phishing {n} (malicious act) :: Phishing {n}
phlebitis {n} (inflammation of vein) :: Phlebitis {f}, Venenentzündung {f}
phlegm {n} (mucus secreted in the bronchial passages) :: Schleim {m}, Nasenschleim {m}, Popel {m}
phlegm {n} (calmness, composure) :: Gemütsruhe {f}, Gleichmut {m}, Trägheit {f}, Schwerfälligkeit {f}, stoische Ruhe {f}
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action) :: phlegmatisch
phlegmatic {adj} (abounding in phlegm) :: phlegmatisch
phloem {n} (vascular tissue) :: Phloem {n}
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle) :: Phlogiston {n}, Caloricum
phlogopite {n} (a mica, the magnesium endmember of biotite) :: Phlogopit {m}
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis) :: Phlogosis
Phnom Penh {prop} (capital city of Cambodia) :: Phnom Penh {n}
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear) :: -phobie {f}
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety) :: Phobie {f}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear) :: Phobophobie {f}
Phobos {prop} (mythology) :: Phobos {m}
Phobos {prop} (moon of Mars) :: Phobos {m}
phocomelia {n} (phocomelia) :: Phokomelie {f}, Robbengliedrigkeit {f}, Phokomelus {m}
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians) :: Phönizien
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia) :: phönizisch
Phoenician {prop} (Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia) :: Phönizisch {n}
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia) :: Phönizier {m}, Phönizierin {f}
Phoenician alphabet {n} (an alphabet) :: phönizisches Alphabet {n}, phönizische Schrift {f}
phoenix {n} (mythological bird) :: Phönix
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird) :: Phönix {m}
Phoenix {prop} (constellation) :: Phönix {m}
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States) :: Phoenix
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone) :: anrufen, telefonieren
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone ::
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call ::
phonecard {n} (a chargecard used to pay for telephone calls) :: Telefonkarte {f}
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound) :: Phonem {n}
phonemic {adj} (relating to phonemes) :: phonemisch
phonemic {adj} (relating to a difference between sounds that can change the meaning of words in a language) :: phonemisch
phonendoscope {n} (a form of stethoscope used in auscultation) :: Phonendoskop {n}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number ::
phone sex {n} (erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people) :: Telefonsex
phonetic {adj} (relating to sounds of spoken language) :: phonetisch
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones) :: phonetisch
phonetic alphabet {n} :: phonetisches Alphabet {n}
phonetician {n} (person who specializes in phonetics) :: Phonetiker {m}, Fonetiker {m}, Phonetikerin {f}, Fonetikerin {f}
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols) :: Phonetik {f}, Lautlehre {f}
phonetic spelling alphabet {n} :: Buchstabiertafel, Buchstabieralphabet, Fliegeralphabet, Funkalphabet, Telefonalphabet
Phoney War {prop} (Phoney War) :: Sitzkrieg {m}
phoniatrics {n} :: Phoniatrie {f}, Foniatrie {f}
phono- {prefix} (relating to sound) :: phono-
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone ::
phonograph record {n} (record) SEE: record ::
phonological {adj} (of or relating to phonology) :: phonologisch
phonologist {n} (person who specializes in phonology) :: Phonologe {m}, Phonologin {f}
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages) :: Phonologie {f}, Phonemik {f}
phonotactics {n} (branch of phonology) :: Phonotaktik {f}
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake) :: gefälscht,
phony {n} (a person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own) :: Hochstapler {m}
phony {n} (a person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold) :: Quacksalber {m}, Schwindler {m}, Schwindlerin {f}
phosphatase {n} (an enzyme that hydrolyzes phosphate esters) :: Phosphatase {f}
phosphating {n} (application of a coating of phosphate) :: Phosphatierung {f}
phosphide {n} (binary compound of phosphorus) :: Phosphid {n}
phosphine {n} (PH3) :: Phosphin {n}
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group) :: Phospholipid {n}
phosphoric acid {n} (the colourless liquid; H3PO4) :: Phosphorsäure {f}
phosphorous acid {n} (H3PO3) :: Phosphonsäure {f}, phosphorige Säure {f}
phosphorus {n} (element) :: Phosphor {m}
phosphorus cycle {n} (movement of phosphorus through the biogeochemical environment) :: Phosphorkreislauf {m}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor) :: Phosphorylierung {f}
photo {n} (photograph) SEE: photograph ::
photobook {n} (book of photographs) :: Fotobuch {n}
photoconductivity {n} (an increase in the electrical conductivity of a material as a result of incident electromagnetic radiation) :: Photoleitfähigkeit {f}
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates) :: Fotokopierer {m}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier) :: Fotokopie {f}, Photokopie {f}, Xerokopie {f}
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier) :: fotokopieren, photokopieren
photodiode {n} (semiconductor) :: Fotodiode {f}
photoelectric effect {n} (emission) :: photoelektrischer Effekt {m}
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed) :: fotogen
photogenicity {n} (photogenicity) :: Fotogenität {f}
photogrammetry {n} (both) :: Photogrammetrie
photograph {n} (picture) :: Photographie {f}, Fotografie {f}, Foto {n}, Lichtbild {n}, Bild {n}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph) :: fotografieren
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs) :: Fotograf {m}, Photograph {m}, Fotografin {f}, Photographin {f}
photographic paper {n} (paper with a light sensitive layer) :: Photopapier {n}, Fotopapier {n}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces) :: Fotografie {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs) :: Fotografie {f}
photolysis {n} (chemical reaction) :: Photolyse {f}
photomask {n} :: Fotomaske
photometeor {n} :: Photometeor {m}
photometer {n} (measuring instrument) :: Luminometer {n}
photon {n} (quantum of light) :: Photon {n}, Lichtteilchen
photonic {adj} (relating to photons) :: photonisch
photopaper {n} (paper for photographic prints) :: Photopapier {n}
photopeak {n} (part of the gamma ray spectrum) :: Photopeak {m}
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light) :: Photophobia {f}
photorealistic {adj} (art: of or pertaining to photorealism) :: fotorealistisch
photoresist {n} (light-sensitive film) :: Fotolack {m}
photosensitive {adj} (sensitive to light) :: lichtempfindlich
photo shoot {n} (photo session) :: Fotoshooting {n}
photoshoot {n} (photo shoot) SEE: photo shoot ::
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture) :: photoshoppen [rare]
photosphere {n} (A visible surface layer of a star) :: Photosphäre {f}
photosynthesis {n} (biological process) :: Photosynthese {f}
photovoltaic {adj} (producing a voltage when exposed to light) :: fotovoltaisch, photovoltaisch
phrasal {adj} (being a phrase) :: phrasalisch
phrasal {adj} (referring to a phrase) :: Ausdrucks-, Satz-
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression) :: Redewendung {f}, Phrase {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence) :: Phrase {f}
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece) :: Phrase {f}
phrase {v} (to express by means of words) :: formulieren
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary) :: Sprachführer {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (study of set or fixed expressions) :: Phraseologie {f}
phrasing {n} (the way a statement is put together) :: Phrasierung {f}, Ausdrucksweise {f}
phreatic {adj} (Of, or pertaining to ground water) :: phreatisch
phrenological {adj} (of, or relating to phrenology) :: phrenologisch
phrenologist {n} (adherent or practitioner of phrenology) :: Phrenologe {m}, Phrenologin {f}
phrenology {n} (the discredited "science" or pseudo-science of phrenology) :: Phrenologie {f}
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom) :: Phrygien {n}
Phrygian {adj} (of or relating to Phrygia, its people or their culture) :: phrygisch
Phrygian {adj} (in the Phrygian language) :: phrygisch
Phrygian {n} (native or inhabitant of Phrygia) :: Phryger {m}, Phrygerin {f}
Phrygian {prop} (language) :: Phrygisch
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward) :: phrygische Mütze {f}, [rare] skythische Mütze {f}
phycology {n} (study of algae) :: Phykologie {f}, Algenkunde {f}, Algologie {f}
phylactery {n} (small object worn for its power; amulet or charm) :: Gebetsriemen {m}
phylactery {n} (leather case containing biblical scrolls, worn by Jewish men; the tefilla) :: Phylakterion {n}, Denkzettel {m} [archaic]
Phyllis {prop} (mythical character) :: Phyllis
phylogenetics {n} (study of organism relationships) :: Phylogenese {f}
phylogeny {n} (evolutionary history of an organism) :: Phylogenie {f}
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class) :: Stamm {m}
physalis {n} (plant of the genus Physalis) :: Blasenkirsche {f}, Judenkirsche {f}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body) :: körperlich, physisch
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world) :: physisch, materiell, stofflich
physical {adj} (having to do with physics) :: physikalisch
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component) :: Sportunterricht {m}
physical examination {n} (type of examination of the patient's body) :: ärztliche Untersuchung {f}
physical law {n} (physical law) :: Naturgesetz {n}, physikalisches Gesetz {n}
physically {adv} (in a physical manner) :: physisch
physical quantity {n} (physical property) :: physikalische Größe {f}
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy ::
physician {n} (medical doctor) :: Arzt {m}, Ärztin {f}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics) :: Physiker {m}, Physikerin {f}
physics {n} (branch of science) :: Physik {f}
physiognomy {n} (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance) :: Physiognomik {f}
physiography {n} (subfield of geography) :: Physiographie {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological ::
physiological {adj} (of, or relating to physiology) :: physiologisch
physiologist {n} (person) :: Physiologe {m}, Physiologin {f}
physiology {n} (branch of biology) :: Physiologie {f}
physiotherapeutic {adj} (of or relating to physiotherapy) :: physiotherapeutisch
physiotherapist {n} (therapist who treats physical injury or dysfunction, usually with exercise) :: Physiotherapeut {m}, Physiotherapeutin {f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise) :: Physiotherapie {f}
physique {n} (physical structure of a person) :: Körperbau {m}, Statur {f}
phytoequivalence {n} (physiological equivalence between two herbal extracts) :: Phytoäquivalenz {f}
phytolith {n} (mineral particle) :: Phytolith {m}
phytomedicine {n} (plant medicine) :: Phytomedizin {f}
phytopathology {n} (study of plant diseases) :: Phytopathologie {f}, Pflanzenpathologie {f}
phytoplankton {n} (plankton which obatin energy by photosynthesis) :: Phytoplankton {n}
phytosanitary {adj} (concerning the health of plants) :: phytosanitär
phytosterol {n} :: Phytosterine
phytotomy {n} (study of the internal structures of plants) :: Phytotomie {f}
pi {n} (letter of Greek alphabet) :: Pi {n}
pi {n} (irrational mathematical constant) :: Pi {n}, Kreiszahl {f}
Piacenzian {prop} (subdivision of the Pliocene epoch) :: Piacenzium
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges) :: Pia mater {f}
pianist {n} (piano player) :: Pianist {m}, Pianistin {f}, Klavierspieler {m}, Klavierspielerin {f}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument) :: Klavier {n} [common]; Piano {n} [exalted style]; Flügel {m} [grand piano]
piano {adv} (music: softly) :: piano
piano roll {n} (A perforated roll of paper containing encoded music to be played by a pianola or player piano) :: y: Notenrolle {f}
piano stool {n} (a round stool used by piano players) :: Klavierstuhl {m}
piastre {n} (historical: Spanish or Spanish-American coin) :: Piaster {m}
piastre {n} (Ottoman or Middle Eastern currency) :: Piaster {m}
pica {n} (12 Didot-point type) SEE: cicero ::
Picard {adj} (of, from or relating to Picardy) :: picardisch
Picard {prop} (language) :: Picardisch {n}
Picardy {prop} (region of France) :: Picardie {f}
picaresque {adj} (of or pertaining to rogues) :: pikaresk
piccolo {n} (musical instrument) :: Piccoloflöte {f}
pièce de résistance {n} (masterpiece) :: Pièce de résistance {f}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose ::
pick {n} (pickaxe) :: Hacke {f}, Pickel {m}
pick {n} (tool to open a lock) :: Dietrich {m}
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption) :: pflücken
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum ::
pickaxe {n} (heavy iron tool) :: Spitzhacke {f}, Pickel {m}
pickerel {n} (fish) :: Hecht {m}
picket {n} (card game) SEE: piquet ::
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry ::
picket {n} (stake driven into the ground) :: Pfosten {m}, Pfahl {m}
picket {n} (soldiers placed forward of position) :: Vorposten {m}
picket {n} (protester outside a workplace during a strike) :: Streikposten {m}
pickle {n} (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup) :: eingelegte Gurke {f}, saure Gurke {f}, Essiggurke {f} [vinegar], Gewürzgurke {f}
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish) :: eingelegtes Gemüse {n}
pickle {n} (children's game) :: Neckball {m}
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution) :: einlegen, pökeln
pickled {adj} (preserved by pickling) :: eingelegt
pickled egg {n} (egg that has been pickled in vinegar) :: Solei {n}
picklock {n} (device designed to pick locks) :: Dietrich {m}
pick-me-up {n} (drink) :: Mageneinrenker {m}
pick on {v} (bully, bother, or harass) :: herumhacken auf, schikanieren, mobben, hänseln
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril) :: in der Nase bohren, in der Nase herumbohren, sich in der Nase pulen [North German], popeln [colloquial]
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby) :: Taschendieb {m}
pickthank {n} (sycophant) :: Jasager {m}
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise) :: aufheben, aufnehmen, hochheben
pick up {v} (to improve, increase, or speed up) :: sich erholen, sich berappeln, sich fangen
pick up {v} (to restart or resume) :: wieder aufnehmen, weitermachen, fortfahren, fortsetzen, wieder einsetzen, wieder loslegen
pick up {v} (to collect an object, especially in passing) :: mitnehmen
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger) :: abholen
pick up {v} (to learn, to grasp; to begin to understand) :: kapieren, verstehen, begreifen
pick up {v} (to receive (a signal)) :: auffangen, empfangen
pick up {v} (to notice, detect or discern) :: wahrnehmen, bemerken
pick up {v} (to meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes) :: abschleppen
pick up {v} (to answer (a telephone), see pick up the phone) :: abheben, abnehmen, aufnehmen
pick up {v} (to pay for) :: übernehmen
pick up {v} (to reduce the despondency of) :: auffangen
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck ::
pick up the phone {v} (to pick up the receiver of a telephone to answer a call) :: den Hörer abnehmen, abheben, abnehmen
pickup truck {n} (truck with an open cargo bed) :: Pickup {m}
picky {adj} (fussy, particular) :: pingelig, wählerisch, anspruchsvoll
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors) :: Picknick {n}
picnic {n} (an easy or pleasant task) :: Kinderspiel {n}
pico- {prefix} (multiplying the unit by 10−12) :: piko-, pico-
picometer {n} (picometre) SEE: picometre ::
picometre {n} (10-12 of a metre) :: Picometer {n}
picosecond {n} (10-12 second) :: Picosekunde {f}
picric acid {n} (picric acid) :: Pikrinsäure {f}
Pict {n} (member of an ancient people of northern and central Scotland) :: Pikte {m}
Pictish {adj} (pertaining to the Picts) :: piktisch
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea) :: Piktogramm {n}
Pictor {prop} (constellation) :: Maler {m}
pictorial {adj} (of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures) :: bildhaft
pictorial {n} (magazine) :: Illustrierte {f}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc) :: Bild {n}, Abbildung {f}, Abbild {n}, Gemälde {n}
picture {n} (photograph) :: Foto {n}, Bild {n}
picture {n} (informal: cinema) :: Kino {n}, Film {m}
picture {v} (to make a picture of) :: fotographieren, ein Foto {n} machen
picture {v} (to imagine or envision) :: etwas vorstellen
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations) :: Bilderbuch {n}
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures) :: Bildwörterbuch
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting) :: pittoresk, malerisch
picturesqueness {n} (picturesqueness) :: Malerhaftigkeit {f}
piculet {n} (bird in Picumnus) :: Zwergspecht {m}
Pi Day {prop} (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi)) :: Pi-Tag {m}
pidgin {n} (amalgamation of two languages having no native speakers) :: Pidgin {n}, Pidginsprache {f}, Pidgin-Sprache {f}
pie {n} (type of pastry) :: Torte {f}
pie {v} (to hit in the face with a pie) :: torten
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza ::
pie {n} (pie chart) SEE: pie chart ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole) :: Stück {n}
piece {n} (single item belonging to a class of similar items) :: Stück {n}
piece {n} (object played in a board game) :: Spielfigur, [chess, a higher-value figure as distinguished from a pawn] Offizier
piece {n} (artistic creation) :: Stück {n}
piece {n} :: Stück {n}
piece {n} (hairpiece) SEE: hairpiece ::
piecemeal {adj} (Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time) :: scheibchenweise, häppchenweise, bruchstückhaft, kleinteilig, in kleinen Schritten, stückweise
piecemeal {adv} (piece by piece) :: einzeln, in Portiönchen, häppchenweise, scheibchenweise
piecemeal {adv} (into pieces or parts) :: in Einzelteile
piece of cake {n} (simple or easy job) :: Kinderspiel {n}, Pillepalle {f}
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture) :: Möbelstück {n}, Möbel {n}
piece of paper {n} (sheet or scrap of paper) :: Zettel {m}, Blatt {n}
piece together {v} (to physically assemble from fragments or pieces) :: zusammenfügen
piece work {n} (type of work) :: Akkordarbeit {f}, Stückarbeit {f}, Akkord {m}, Stückakkord {m}, Stücklohn {m}
pieceworker {n} (A worker paid according to the number of units produced) :: Akkordarbeiter {m}, Akkordarbeiterin {f}, Stückarbeiter {m}, Stückarbeiterin {f}, Stücklohnarbeiter {m}, Stücklohnarbeiterin {f}
pie chart {n} (graph) :: Tortendiagramm {n}, Kreisdiagramm {n}, Tortengrafik {f}
Piedmont {prop} (region) :: Piemont {n}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont) :: piemontesisch
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant) :: Piemonteser {m}, Piemonteserin {f}, Piemontese {m}, Piemontesin {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language) :: Piemontesisch {n}
pied piper {n} (anyone or anything that draws many in its wake) :: Rattenfänger {m}
pieing {n} (an instance of throwing a pie at someone) :: Tortenwurf {m}, Tortung {f}, Tortenattentat {n}
pie iron {n} (device for making sandwiches) :: Sandwichtoaster {m}, Sandwichmaker {m}
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese ::
piemontite {n} (mineral) :: Piemontit {m}
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water) :: Seebrücke {f}, Anlegestelle {f}, Kai {m}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge) :: Brückenpfeiler {m}
pier {n} (rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof) :: Pfeiler {m}
pierce {v} (puncture) :: durchstechen, lochen
pierce {v} (create a hole for jewelry) :: piercen
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture ::
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry) :: Piercing {n}
pier glass {n} (tall, narrow mirror) :: Trumeau {m}
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture) :: Pieria
pierogi {n} (dumpling) :: Pirogge {f}
pietism {n} (movement in the Lutheran church) :: Pietismus {m}
pietistic {adj} (related to pietism) :: pietistisch
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God) :: Frömmigkeit {f}
piety {n} (reverence to one's family) :: Pietät {f}
piezoelectric {adj} (of or relating to piezoelectricity) :: piezoelektrisch
piezoelectricity {n} (capacity of crystal to generate electricity) :: Piezoelektrizität
piffle {n} (nonsense, foolish talk) :: Unsinn {m}, Blödsinn {m}, Quatsch {m}
piffle {v} (to act or speak in a futile, ineffective, or nonsensical manner) :: quatschen, plappern, quasseln, schwatzen
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus) :: Schwein {n}, [domestic] Hausschwein {n},, Sau {f} [archaic or dialectal]; Franconian: Mocke {f}; Regional German: Docke {f}, Wutz {f}
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly) :: Fresssack {m}, Fress-Sack {m}, Schwein {n}, Vielfraß {m}
pig {n} (nasty or disgusting person) :: Schwein {n}
pig {n} (dirty or slovenly person) :: Dreckschwein {n}, Dreckspatz {m}, Ferkel {n}, Saubartel {m} (regional), Schmierfink {m}, Schmutzfink {m}, Schwein {n}, Schweinigel {m}, Wutz {m} (regional)
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer) :: Bulle {m}, Büttel {m} (obsolescent), Greifer {m}, Greiferin {f}, Udel {m} [regional]; Kiberer {m} [Austria], Kieberer {m} [Austria]; Schugger {m} [Switzerland], Bullenschwein {n}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae) :: [♂♀] Taube {f}, [♂] Tauber {m}, [♂] Täuber {m}, [♂] Tauberich {m}, [♂] Täuberich {m}, [♀] Täubin {f}, [diminutive ♂♀] Täubchen {n}, [diminutive ♂♀] Täublein {n}, Kolumbide {m} [family Columbidae], Taubenvogel {m} [order Columbiformes]
pigeon guillemot {n} (Cepphus columba) :: Taubenteiste {f}
pigeonhole {n} (one of an array of compartments) :: Fach {n}
pigeonhole {v} (to categorize; especially to limit or be limited to a particular category, role, etc) :: in eine Schublade stecken
pigeon loft {n} (housing for pigeons) :: Taubenschlag {m}
pigeon pea {n} (Cajanus cajan plant) :: Straucherbse {f}
pigeon pea {n} (edible seed) :: Straucherbse {f}
pigeon racing {n} (pigeon racing, the sport of racing pigeons) :: Taubensport {m}, Brieftaubensport {m}
piggyback {adv} (on somebody's back or shoulders) :: huckepack
piggy bank {n} (small container to store small saved coins in) :: Sparschwein {n}
pigheaded {adj} :: starrsinnig, stur
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown) :: Katze im Sack {f} [cat in the bag]
pig iron {n} (a type of crude iron) :: Roheisen {n}
piglet {n} (young pig) :: Ferkel {n}, Schweinchen {n}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pigman {n} (farm worker who looks after pigs) :: Schweinewärter {m}
pigment {n} (any color in plant or animal cells) :: Pigment {n}
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder) :: Farbstoff {m}
pigment {n} :: Farbstoff, Pigment {n}
pigmentation {n} (coloration of tissue) :: Pigmentierung {f}
pig out {v} (eat voraciously or ravenously) :: fressen
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty ::
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept) :: Saustall {m}, Koben {m}, Schweinestall {m}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place) :: Saustall {m}
pigtail {n} (braided plait of hair) :: Zopf {m}
pigweed {n} (white goosefoot) :: Weiß-Gänsefuß {m}
Piirissaar {prop} (island) :: Piirissaar
Pikachu {n} (Pokémon) :: Pikachu
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike ::
pike {n} (long spear) :: Pike {f}
pike {n} (fish of the genus Esox) :: Hecht {m}
pikeman {n} (soldier) :: Pikenier {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander ::
pike pole {n} (tool, see also: setting pole; gaff; hook) :: Flößerhaken {m}
pilaf {n} (dish) :: Pilaw {m}
pilaff {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
pilaster {n} (a column attached to the wall) :: Pilaster {m}
Pilate {prop} (Pontius Pilate) :: Pilatus {m}
pilau {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
pilchard {n} (a cigar-shaped fish with a short dorsal fin and forked tail) :: Sardine {f}
pilcrow {n} (a paragraph mark) :: Absatzzeichen {n}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap ::
pile {n} (heap) :: Haufen {m}, Stoß {m}, Stapel {m}, [South German, Swiss] Beige {f}, Halde {f}
pile {n} :: [2] Flor {m}, [3] Pfahl {m}, [4] Spitze {f}
pile {v} (to lay or throw into a pile) :: stapeln, aufstapeln, anhäufen, schichten, [South German, Swiss] beigen
pile {n} (stake of pointed timber, steel etc., driven into the earth) :: Pfahl {m} (stake)
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) :: Keil {m}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails ::
pileated gibbon {n} (Hylobates pileatus) :: Kappengibbon {m}
pileated woodpecker {n} (large North American woodpecker) :: Helmspecht {m}
pile driver {n} (machine for forcing a pile into the ground) :: Ramme {f}
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids ::
pile up {v} (to form a pile etc.) :: stapeln
pile-up {n} (a pile of crashed cars) :: Karambolage {f}; [with five or more vehicles often] Massenkarambolage {f}
pileus {n} (the cap of a mushroom) :: Hut
pileus {n} (felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece) :: Pileus {m}
pilfer {v} (to steal in small quantities) :: klauen, stehlen, stibitzen, mopsen [informal], abziehen [juvenile], mausen [rare]
pilferer {n} (one who pilfers) :: Dieb {m}, Langfinger {m}, Gaudieb {m} [archaic]
pilgarlic {n} (bald-headed person) SEE: egghead ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites) :: Pilger {m}, Wallfahrer {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place) :: Wallfahrt
pilgrimage {v} (to go on a pilgrimage) :: pilgern
pill {n} (small object for swallowing) :: Tablette {f}, Pille {f}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive) :: Pille {f}
pillage {v} (loot or plunder by force) :: plündern
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging) :: Plünderung {f}
pillar {n} (large post, often used as supporting architecture) :: Pfeiler {m}, Säule {f}
pillarize {v} (to divide into social pillars) :: versäulen
Pillars of Hercules {prop} (two promontories at the Strait of Gibraltar) :: Säulen des Herakles {p}
pillbox {n} (box for pills) :: Pillendose {f}, Pillenschachtel {f}
pillbox {n} (gun emplacement) :: Bunker {m}
pill bug {n} (terrestrial crustacean) :: Rollassel {f}
pillion {n} (second saddle on a motorcycle) :: Sozius {m}, Soziussitz {m}
pillion {n} (person riding in the pillion) :: Sozius {m}
pillion {n} :: Reitkissen {n} ;Sozius {m}, Sozia {f}
pilliwinks {n} (thumbscrew) SEE: thumbscrew ::
Pillnitz {prop} (quarter) :: Pillnitz
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation) :: Pranger {m}, Schandpfahl {m}
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory) :: an den Pranger stellen
pillory {v} (subject someone to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse) :: an den Pranger stellen
pillory {v} (criticize harshly) :: an den Pranger stellen
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed) :: Kopfkissen {n}, Kissen {n}; Ruhekissen {n} [Austria], Polster {m} {n} [Austria]
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow) :: Kopfkissenbezug {m}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows) :: Kissenschlacht {f}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case ::
pillow talk {n} (conversation shared by bedmates) :: Bettgeflüster {n}
pill to swallow {n} (something to accept) :: bittere Pille {f}
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft) :: Pilot {m}, Flugzeugführer {m}, Flugzeugführerin {f}
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast) :: Lotse {m}
pilot {v} (to control an aircraft or watercraft) :: führen
pilot {v} (to guide through coastal waters) :: lotsen
pilot balloon {n} (balloon to obtain data for winds) :: Pilotballon {m}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas) :: Zündflamme
pilot project {n} (prototype, proof of concept) :: Pilotprojekt {n}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale) :: Grindwal {m}
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic) :: Pilsen {n}, Plzeň {n}
pilsner {n} (pale, light beer) :: Pils {n}
Piltdown Man {prop} (forged bone fragments of an early human) :: Piltdown-Mensch {m}
pimento {n} (tropical berry) :: Piment {m} {n}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor) :: Zuhälter {m}, Lude {m}, Kuppler {m}
pimpernel {n} (Anagallis) :: Gauchheil {m}
pimping {n} (practise of procuring prostitutes) :: Zuhälterei {f}
pimping {n} (process of modifying a vehicle) :: aufmotzen
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin) :: Pickel {m}, Oas {n} [Bavaria]
pimply {adj} (having pimples; pimpled) :: picklig
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening) :: Stecknadel {f}, Nadel {f}
pin {n} (cylinder of wood or metal used to fasten or as a bearing between two parts) :: Stift {m}, Bolzen {m}
pin {n} (US: accessory attached with a pin) :: Anstecker {m}
pin {n} (in chess) :: Fesselung {f}
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch ::
PIN {n} (personal identification number) :: PIN-Code {f}, PIN-Nummer {f}, PIN {f}, persönliche Identifikationsnummer {f}, Geheimzahl {f}
pinacol {n} (chemistry) :: Pinakol {n}
pinata {n} (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick) :: Piñata {f}, Pinata {f}
pinball {n} (game) :: Flipper {m}, Flipperspiel {n}
pince-nez {n} (type of eyeglasses) :: Zwicker {m}
pincers {n} (gripping tool) :: Zange {f}, Monierzange {f}
pincers {n} (front claws) :: Krebsschere {f}
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin) :: kneifen {n}, zwicken
pinch {v} (to arrest or capture) :: schnappen, erwischen
pinch {n} (small amount of powder) :: Messerspitze {f}, Prise {f}
pinch off {v} (To separate (something) from something else) :: abklemmen, abschnüren
pincushion {n} (device to receive sewing pins) :: Nadelkissen {n}
Pindus {prop} (mountain range) :: Pindos
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus) :: Föhre {f}, Kiefer {f}, Pinie {f} [Pinus pinea]
pine {n} (tree which resembles pine in some respect) :: kiefernartiger Baum {m}, pinienartiger Baum {m}
pine {n} (pinewood) :: Kiefernholz {n}
pine {n} (painful longing) :: Sehnsucht {f}, Verlangen {n}
pine {v} (to languish, to droop) :: siechen, sich verzehren, sich aufzehren, schwinden, dahinwelken, dahinsiechen
pine {v} (to long for sufferingly) :: sich sehnen, schmachten, sich verzehren, verlangen, ersehnen
pine {v} (to grieve or mourn for) :: trauern
pine {v} (to inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict) :: quälen, foltern, heimsuchen
pineal gland {n} (small endocrine gland) :: Zirbeldrüse {f}
pineapple {n} (plant) :: Ananas {f}
pineapple {n} (fruit) :: Ananas {f}
pineapple {n} (slang: hand grenade) :: Handgranate {f}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree) :: Kiefernzapfen {m}
pinelike {adj} (resembling a pine tree in some respect) :: kiefernartig
pine marten {n} (Martes martes) :: Baummarder {m}
pine needle {n} (leaf of a pine tree) :: Kiefernnadel {f}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: Pinienkern {m}
pinenut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: Pinienkern {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood ::
pinesap {n} (Monotropa hypopitys) :: Fichtenspargel {m}
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine ::
pine weevil {n} (species of weevil) :: Fichtenrüsselkäfer {m}
pinewood {n} (wood of the pine) :: Kiefernholz {n}, Föhrenholz {n} [rare]
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines) :: Kiefernwald {m}
pingo {n} (conical mound of earth with an ice core) :: Pingo
pingo {n} (flexible pole with a load suspended from each end) SEE: carrying pole ::
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis ::
pinhead {n} (ignorant, naïve, foolish, and stupid person) :: Dummkopf {m}, Holzkopf {m}, Dummbatz {m}
pink {n} (flower) :: Nelke {f}
pink {n} (pale red colour) :: Rosa {n}
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white) :: pink, rosa
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinkie {n} (little toe) :: kleiner Zeh {m}
pink jersey {n} (shirt worn by the leader in the Giro d'Italia) :: Maglia Rosa {f}
pink shrimp {n} (Pandalus borealis) :: Eismeergarnele {f}
pink slime {n} (meat by-product) :: rosa Schleim {m}
pink slip {n} (notice of termination of employment) :: blauer Brief {m}
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinky {n} (baby mouse) :: neugeborene Maus {f}
pin money {n} (wife's allowance) :: Nadelgeld {n}
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear) :: Ohrmuschel {f}
pinnacle {n} (highest point) :: Gipfel {m}
pinnacle {n} (tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain) :: Felsnadel {f}, Felsturm {m}
pinnacle {n} (figuratively: all-time high) :: Höhepunkt {m}
pinniped {n} (marine mammal) :: Flossenfüßer {m}, Robbe {f} [Robben (Pinnipedia)]
PIN number {n} (PIN) SEE: PIN ::
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist) :: Pinocchio {m}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale) :: Pinocchio {m}
pinpoint {n} (point of a pin) :: Nadelspitze {f}, Pinspitze {f}
pinpoint {v} (locate precisely) :: exakt lokalisieren
pinprick {n} :: Nadelstich {m}
pins and needles {n} (tingling felt in limb) :: Ameisenlaufen {n}
pinscher {n} (dog breed) :: Pinscher {m}
Pinsk {prop} (city in Belarus) :: Pinsk
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric) :: Nadelstreifen {m}
pinstripe {n} (fabric with thin stripes) :: Nadelstreifenstoff {m}, Nadelstreifengewebe {n}
pinstripe {n} (suit made of such fabric) :: Nadelstreifenanzug {m}
pint {n} (unit of volume for liquids) :: Pint {n}
pinta {n} (pint) SEE: pint ::
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail ::
pinto {n} (horse with patchy coloration including white) :: Scheck {m}, Schecke {m}, Schecke {f}
pinto {adj} (pied, mottled) :: gefleckt
pin-up {n} (photograph) :: Pin-up {n}
pin-up {n} (person) :: Pin-up-Girl {n}
pinwheel {n} (fake flower for children) :: Windrad {n}
pinworm {n} (worms) :: Madenwurm {m}
Pinyin {prop} (romanization of Mandarin Chinese) :: Pinyin {n}
pion {n} (particle) :: Pion {n}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut ::
pioneer {n} (one who goes before) :: Pionier {m}, Wegbereiter {m}
pioneer {n} (soldier) :: Pionier {m}
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc) :: Pionier {m}
pioneering {adj} (involving new ideas or methods) :: bahnbrechend
pioneer species {n} (pioneer species) :: Pionierart {f}
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety) :: fromm
pip {n} (seed) :: Zacken {m}
pipe {n} (wind instrument) :: Flöte {f}
pipe {n} (organ pipe) :: Orgelpfeife {f}
pipe {n} (rigid tube) :: Rohr {n}
pipe {n} (smoking implement) SEE: tobacco pipe ::
pipe bomb {n} (explosive device consisting of blasting powder encased in a metal pipe) :: Rohrbombe {f}
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices) :: Pfeifenreiniger {m}
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility) :: Luftschloss {n} [air castle], Schnapsidee {n} [booze idea]
pipeline {n} (conduit made of pipes) :: Pipeline {f}, Rohrleitung {f}
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab ::
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper ::
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
pipette {n} (small glass tube used for transferring liquid) :: Pipette {f}
pipette {v} (to transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipet) :: pipettieren
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus) :: Pieper {m}
piquancy {n} (degree to which something is piquant) :: Pikanterie {f}
piquant {adj} (favorably stimulating to the palate) :: pikant
pique {n} (feeling of irritation or resentment) :: kränken, reizen, verletzen
pique {v} (to wound the pride of) :: pikieren
piqued {adj} (mildly and temporarily annoyed) :: pikiert
piquet {n} (a game of cards) :: Piquet {n}, Pikett {n}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea) :: Piraterie {f}, Seeräuberei {f}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication) :: Raubkopieren {n}; Raubkopie {f}, Raubdruck {m} [pirated edition]
Piraeus {prop} (city) :: Piräus
piranha {n} (South American fish) :: Piranha {m}
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea) :: Pirat {m}, Seeräuber {m}, Korsar {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws) :: Pirat {m}, Raubkopierer {m}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy) :: raubkopieren
pirate radio {n} (radio station without the necessary license) :: Piratensender {m}
pirate ship {n} (ship manned by pirates) :: Piratenschiff {n}
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes) :: Pirouette {f}
pirouette {n} :: Pirouette {f}
pirozhki {n} (small pastries) :: Piroschki {n}
pirozhok {n} (pirozhki) SEE: pirozhki ::
Pisa {prop} (city in Italy) :: Pisa {n}
piscatory ring {n} (ring worn by popes) :: Fischerring {m}
Pisces {prop} (constellation) :: Fische {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign) :: Fische {m-p}
Piscis Austrinus {prop} (constellation) :: Südlicher Fisch {m}
piscivore {n} (fish eater) :: Fischfresser {m}
piscivorous {adj} (fish) :: fischfressend, piscivor
pisiform bone {n} (os pisiforme) :: Erbsenbein
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant ::
piss {n} (urine) :: Pisse {f}
piss {n} (alcohol) :: Fusel {m}, Plörre {f}
piss {v} :: Wasser lassen, pinkeln, [vulgar] pissen, [vulgar] strullen
pissaladière {n} (pizza-like pie from southern France) :: Pissaladière {f}
pissed {adj} (drunk) :: betrunken, besoffen, blau
pissed {adj} (annoyed, angry) :: angepisst, sauer, wütend
pissed as a newt {adj} (drunk to the point of incapacity; inebriated) :: voll wie eine Haubitze
pissed off {adj} (annoyed, upset, angry) :: sickig, angepisst
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away) :: sich verpissen
piss off {v} (to annoy) :: anpissen, ankotzen
piss-warm {adj} (lukewarm) :: pisswarm
pistachio {n} (tree) :: Pistazienbaum {m}
pistachio {n} (fruit) :: Pistazie {f}
piste {n} ((skiing) a downhill trail) :: Piste {f}
piste {n} ((fencing) the field of play of a fencing match) :: Planche {f}
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit) :: Stempel {m}
pistol {n} (handgun) :: Pistole {f}, Faustfeuerwaffe {f}
piston {n} (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder) :: Kolben {m}
piston {n} (valve of brass instruments) :: Pumpventil {n}, Perinetventil {n}
piston engine {n} (engines having cylinders containing reciprocating pistons) :: Kolbenmaschinen, Kolbenmotor {m}
pit {n} (hole in the ground) :: Grube {f}, Loch {n}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack) :: Box {f}
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit) :: Same, Kern, Stein
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit) :: Kern {m}, Stein
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
pita {n} (bread pouch used for making sandwiches) :: Pita {f}
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit ::
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory) :: Pitcairninseln {f-p}
pitch {n} (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees) :: Harz {n}, Pech {n}
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar) :: Pech {n}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball) :: Wurf {m}
pitch {n} (field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played) :: Sportplatz {m}
pitch {n} (effort to sell or promote something) :: Verkaufsgespräch {n}
pitch {n} (distance between evenly spaced objects) :: Teilung {f}, Abstand {m}
pitch {n} (angle at which an object sits) :: Neigung {f}, Steigung {f}
pitch {n} (level or degree) :: Grad
pitch {v} (to throw) :: werfen
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate) :: werfen
pitch {v} (to play baseball in the position of pitcher) :: stampfen
pitch {v} (to throw away; discard) :: wegwerfen
pitch {v} (to promote, advertise, or attempt to sell) :: werben, bewerben
pitch {v} (to assemble or erect (a tent)) :: aufschlagen
pitch {v} (to fix or place a tent or temporary habitation) :: aufschlagen
pitch {v} (to move so that the front of the craft goes alternatively up and down) :: stampfen (of ships); neigen (of aircraft)
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note) :: Tonhöhe {f}, Tonlage {f}
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black) :: pechschwarz, stockdunkel, stockfinster
pitchblende {n} (a type of uraninite) :: Pechblende {f}
pitch-dark {adj} (absolutely dark or black; as dark as pitch) :: stockdunkel, stockfinster
pitcher {n} (the player who throws the ball to the batter) :: Pitcher {m}, Werfer {m}
pitcher {n} (A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids) :: Krug {m}, Karaffe {f}, Kanne {f}
pitcher plant {n} (plant of the genus Sarracenia) :: Schlauchpflanze {f}
pitcher plant {n} (plant of the genus Nepenthes) :: Kannenpflanze {f}
pitcher plant {n} (plant of the genus Darlingtonia) :: Kobralilie {f}
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines) :: Heugabel {f}, Mistgabel {f}
pitch invasion {n} :: Platzsturm {m}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger) :: Fallstrick {m}
pitfall {n} (anti-pattern) SEE: antipattern ::
pith {n} (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees) :: Mark {n}
pith {n} (albedo) SEE: albedo ::
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord ::
pithouse {n} (primitive building) :: Grubenhaus {n}
pithy {adj} (Concise and meaningful) :: kernig, knackig, markig, prägnant
pitiable {adj} (that deserves, evokes or can be given pity) :: bedauerlich, bedauernswert, erbärmlich, kläglich, erbarmenswert
pitiful {adj} (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it) :: erbärmlich, kläglich, jämmerlich
pitiless {adj} (having no pity) :: erbarmungslos, unbarmherzig
Pitjantjatjara {prop} (the aboriginal language mainly spoken in central Australia) :: Pitjantjatjara {n}
piton {n} (a spike, wedge, or peg (climbing)) :: Felshaken {m}
pit prop {n} (beam) :: Grubenstempel {m}
pit stop {n} (stop made during an automobile race at the pit to refuel) :: Boxenstopp {m}
pitta bread {n} (flat bread made from wheat flour) SEE: pita ::
pittance {n} (meagre allowance of money or wages) :: Hungerlohn {m}
pittance {n} (a small amount) :: Almosen {p}
pitter {n} (Device) :: Entsteiner
pitting corrosion {n} (localized corrosion) :: Lochfraßkorrosion {f}, Lochfraß {m}
pituitary {n} (pituitary gland) :: Hypophyse {f}
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland) :: Hypophyse {f}, Hirnanhangsdrüse {f}
pit viper {n} :: Grubenottern {f}
pity {n} (feeling of sympathy) :: Mitleid {n}
pity {n} (something regrettable) :: schade
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something) :: bemitleiden, Mitleid haben mit
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity ::
pivot {n} (that on which something turns) :: Drehpunkt {m}, Angelpunkt {m}
pivot {n} :: Punkt {m}, Drehpunkt {m}, Zapfen {m}, Drehzapfen {m}, Angel {m} {f}, Türangel {m} {f}
pivot {v} (to turn on an exact spot) :: sich drehen
pivotal {adj} (being of crucial importance; central, key) :: entscheidend, ausschlaggebend, Dreh-, Zapfen-, Angel-, Zentral-, Schlüssel-, Kardinal-
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory) :: Pixel {n}, Bildpunkt {m}, Bildelement {n}
pixelate {v} (divide an image into pixels) :: pixeln
pixelate {v} (transform an image into large pixels) :: verpixeln, pixeln
pixelated {adj} (of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance) :: pixelig, verpixelt
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated ::
pixelly {adj} (pixelated, blocky) :: pixelig
pixie {n} (playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature) :: Kobold
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish) :: Pizza {f}
pizza {n} (a single instance of that dish) :: Pizza {f}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria ::
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza) :: Pizzeria {f}
pizzle {n} (penis of an animal) :: Penis {m}, Fiesel {m}, Ziemer {m}, Ochsenziemer {m}, Rute {f}, Tierpenis {m}, Bullenpenis {m}, Bullenziemer {m}, Pferdepenis {m}, Hengstpenis {m}, Hundepenis {m}
pizzle {n} (baton made from the penis of an ox, once used to beat men and animals) :: Ochsenziemer
PKK {prop} (Kurdistan Workers Party) :: PKK
placard {n} (a sheet of paper or cardboard) :: Plakat {n}
placarder {n} (person who puts up placards) :: Plakateur {m}, Plakatierer {m}, Plakatiererin {f}
placate {v} (to calm) :: beschwichtigen, besänftigen
place {n} (location, position) :: Platz {m}, Ort {m}, Stelle {f}, Position {f}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square) :: Platz {m}
place {n} (somewhere to sit) :: Platz {m}, Sitzplatz {m}, Sitz {m}
place {n} (informal: house or home) :: Bude {f}
place {n} :: Platz {m}, Stehplatz {m}, Schlafplatz {m}, Quartier {n}, for vehicles: Standplatz {m}
place {v} (to put in a specific location) :: stellen, [or platzieren] plazieren, einordnen
placebo {n} (a dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment) :: Placebo {n}, Plazebo {n}
placebo effect {n} (tendency for a substance to exhibit results due to belief of the recipient) :: Placeboeffekt {m}
placeholder {n} (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later) :: Platzhalter {m}
place mat {n} (protective table mat) :: Set {n}, Platz­deck­chen {n}
placement {n} (the act of placing or putting in place) :: Platzierung {f}
placename {n} (the name of a place) :: Ortsname {m}, Toponym {n}
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta) :: Plazenta {f}, Mutterkuchen {m}
place of decimals {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) SEE: decimal place ::
place value {n} (value of a digit) :: Stellenwert {m}
placid {adj} (calm and quiet; peaceful) :: ruhig, friedlich, sanft
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas) :: Plagiat {n}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized) :: Plagiat {n}
plagiarist {n} (one who plagiarizes) :: Plagiator {m}, Plagiatorin {f}
plagiarize {v} (use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing/speech) :: plagiieren, geistigen Diebstahl begehen, abkupfern, guttenbergen [neologism]
plagioclase {n} (group of feldspar minerals) :: Plagioklas
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague") :: Pest {f}
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence) :: Plage {f}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity) :: Plage {f}
plague {n} :: Pest, Plage
plaice {n} (Pleuronectes platessa) :: Scholle {f}
plaice {n} (Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus) :: Alaska-Scholle {f}
plaid {n} (pattern) :: Schottenstoff {m}
plain {adj} (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation) :: schlicht
plain {adj} (unseasoned) :: Natur-
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief) :: Ebene {f}
plainchant {n} (plainsong) SEE: plainsong ::
Plain of Jars {prop} (plateau in Laos) :: Ebene der Tonkrüge {f}
plainsong {n} (monophonic chant) :: Cantus planus {m}
plain text {n} (unencrypted text) SEE: cleartext ::
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant) :: Kläger {m}
plaintive {adj} (Sorrowful, mournful or melancholic) :: traurig, wehleidig, klagend, Klage-
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird) :: Schiefergrauer Ameisenwürger {m}
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat ::
plait {n} (flat fold) :: Falte {f}
plait {n} (braid) :: Zopf {m}
plait {v} (to interweave) :: flechten
plan {n} (technical drawing) :: Plan {m}
plan {n} (set of intended actions) :: Plan {m}
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above) :: Plan {m}
plan {n} :: Grundriss {m} (1, of buildings), Schema {n} , Plan {m}
plan {v} (to design) :: anlegen, planen
plan {v} (to create a plan for) :: planen
plan {v} (to intend) :: planen, vorhaben
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: Planalto-Tropfenameisenwürger {m}
planarian {n} (flatworm) :: Planarie {f}
plan B {n} (alternative solution) :: Plan B {m}
Planck's constant {n} (constant) :: Plancksches Wirkungsquantum {n}
Planck unit {n} (physics) :: Planck-Einheit {f}
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.) :: eben
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions) :: Ebene {f}
plane {n} (level of existence) :: Ebene {f}
plane {n} (a tool) :: Hobel {m}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane) :: hobeln
plane {n} (airplane) :: Flugzeug {n}, [colloquial] Flieger {m}
plane {v} (to glide) :: gleiten
plane {n} (deciduous tree) :: Platane {f}
planer {n} (woodworking tool) :: Hobel {m}, [large] Raubank {f}
planespotter {n} (person whose hobby is plane spotting) :: Planespotter {m}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky) :: Planet {m}, Wandelstern {m} [old]
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun) :: Planet {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star) :: Planet {m}
planetarium {n} (museum which displays images of space) :: Planetarium {n}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets) :: planetar
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity) :: planetarischer Nebel {m}
planetary science {n} (branch of astronomy) :: Planetologie {f}
planetary system {n} (a group of various non-stellar objects orbiting a star or star system) :: Planetensystem {n}
planetoid {n} (any of several larger astral bodies) :: Planetoid {m}
planetology {n} (the study of planets) :: Planetologie {f}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet) :: Transpluto {m}, Planet X {m}
plangent {adj} (having a loud mournful sound) :: klagend
planimeter {n} (measuring device) :: Planimeter {n}
planisphere {n} (charts of the celestial sphere) :: Planisphäre {f}
plank {n} (long, broad and thick piece of timber) :: Planke {f}
plank {n} (political issue) :: Schwerpunkt {m}
planktology {n} (study of plankton) :: Planktologie {f}
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea) :: Plankton {n}
planned economy {n} (economy in which government directly manages) :: Planwirtschaft {f}
planned obsolescence {n} (policy) :: Geplante Obsoleszenz {f}
planning {n} (action of the verb to plan) :: Planen {n}
planning {n} (act of formulating of a course of action) :: Planung {f}
planning {n} (act of making contingency plans) :: Planung {f}
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis) :: Pflanze {f}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree) :: Gewächs {n}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae) :: Pflanze {f}
plant {n} (snooker shot) :: Kombination {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow) :: pflanzen
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit) :: platzieren
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory ::
plantain {n} (small plant) :: Wegerich {m}
plantain {n} (fruit) :: Kochbanane {f}, Gemüsebanane {f}, Mehlbanane {f}, Pisangfeige {f}
plantar fascia {n} (the thick connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot) :: Aponeurosis plantaris
plantar fasciitis {n} (painful inflammation of the plantar fascia) :: Fersensporn {m}, Fasciitis plantaris {f}
plantation {n} (large farm) :: Plantage {f}
plantigrade {n} (animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot) :: Fersengänger {m}, Sohlengänger {m}
plantless {adj} (without plants) :: vegetationslos
plaque {n} (flat, thin piece of clay, ivory, metal, etc., used for ornament) :: Plakette {f}
plaque {n} (accumulation of biofilm, or bacteria, on teeth) :: Zahnbelag {m}, Plaque {f}
plaque {n} (accumulation in artery walls) SEE: atheroma ::
plash {v} (to splash) :: platschen
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter) :: Plasma {n}
plasma {n} (component of blood) :: Plasma {n}
plasma accelerator {n} (particle accelerator) :: Kielfeld-Beschleuniger {m}
plasma rifle {n} (assault rifle-styled gun that shoots plasma) :: Plasmagewehr {n}
plasmid {n} (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes) :: Plasmid {n}
plasmogamy {n} :: Plasmogamie {f}
plasmonic {adj} (of or pertaining to plasmons) :: plasmonisch
plaster {n} (healing paste) :: Salbe {f}, Creme {f}
plaster {n} (mixture for coating) :: Putz {m}, Stuck {m}, Gips {m}, Wandputz {m}, Putzmörtel {m}, Kalkputz {m}, Gipsputz {m}, Lehmputz {m}
plaster {n} (cast) :: Gips {m}, Gipsverband {m}, Abguß {m}, Gipsabguß {m}, Gipsabdruck {m}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster) :: vergipsen, putzen, verputzen, überziehen
plaster {v} (to cover up, as with plaster) :: überziehen, überputzen, übertünchen
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid ::
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris ::
plaster cast {n} (healing aid) :: Gips {m}, Gipsverband {m}
plaster cast {n} (copy) :: Abguß {m}, Gipsabguß {m}, Gipsabdruck {m}
plasterer {n} (a person who plasters walls) :: Stuckateur {m}, Gipser {m}
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate) :: Stuckgips {m}, Gips {m}, Gipsmörtel {m}, Gipsputz {m}
plasterwork {n} (work in plaster) :: Stuck {m}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer) :: Kunststoff {f}, Plastik {n}, Plast {m}, Plaste {f} [colloquial]
plastic {n} (any similar synthetic material) :: Plastik {n}
plastic {n} (colloquial: credit cards or debit cards) :: Plastikgeld {n}
plastic {adj} (capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant) :: plastisch
plastic {adj} (biology: capable of adapting to varying conditions) :: plastisch
plastic {adj} (made of plastic) :: Plastik- [in compound words]
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging) :: Plastikbeutel {m}, Plastiktüte {f}, Plastiksack {m}, Plastiksackerl {n}
plastic explosive {n} (explosive material) :: Plastiksprengstoff {m}
plasticine {n} (modeling clay) :: Knete {f}, Knetmasse {f}
plasticity {n} :: Drehfähigkeit {f}, Fließbarkeit {f}, Formbarkeit {f}, Plastizität {f}, Verformbarkeit {f}
plasticizer {n} (substance added for pliability in plastics) :: Weichmacher {m}
plastic surgery {n} (surgery involving the transfer of tissue) :: plastische Chirurgie {f}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot ::
plate {n} (flat dish) :: Teller {m}
plate {n} (course at a meal) :: Gang {m}
plate {n} (flat metallic object) :: Platte {f}
plate {n} (vehicle license plate) :: Nummernschild {n}, Kennzeichen {n}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper) :: Druckstock {m}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material) :: überziehen
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize ::
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate ::
plateau {n} (level expanse) :: Hochebene {f}, Plateau {n}
plateau {n} (stable level) :: Plateau {n}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals) :: Thrombozyt {m}, Blutplättchen {n}
plate tectonics {n} (large-scale movement of tectonic plates) :: Plattentektonik {f}
platform {n} (stage for speeches and performances) :: Plattform {f}, Podest {n}
platform {n} (place or opportunity to express one's opinion) :: Plattform {f}
platform {n} (computing: particular type of operating system or environment) :: Plattform {f}
platform {n} (politics: political stance on a broad set of issues) :: Programm {n}, Parteiprogramm {n}, Grundsatzprogramm {n}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers) :: Bahnsteig {m}, Perron {m} [Austria, Switzerland, dated in Germany]
platiniferous {adj} (yielding or containing platinum) :: platinhaltig
platinum {n} (metal) :: Platin {n}
platitude {n} (often-quoted saying) :: Plattitüde {f}
platitude {n} (triteness) :: Plattitüde {f}
Plato {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Plato {m}, Platon {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter ::
platonic {adj} (not sexual in nature) :: platonisch
Platonic {adj} (related to Plato) :: platonisch
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection) :: platonische Liebe {f}
Platonic solid {n} (Any one of five polyhedra) :: platonischer Körper {m}
platoon {n} (unit of 30-40 soldiers) :: Zug {m}, Kolonne {f}, Sanitätszug {m} [medical]
platter {n} (a tray for serving food) :: Teller {m}, Servierplatte {f}, Servierteller {m}, Tablett {n}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) :: Schnabeltier {n}
plausible {adj} (likely, acceptable) :: plausibel, glaubhaft
plausible deniability {n} (organization of a clandestine activity) :: glaubhafte Abstreitbarkeit {f}, glaubhafte Bestreitbarkeit {f}
Plautdietsch {prop} (variety of Low German, see also: Mennonite Low German) :: Plautdietsch {n}
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun) :: spielen
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun) :: spielen
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun)) :: spielen
play {v} (act in a performance) :: spielen
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game)) :: spielen
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording)) :: abspielen, spielen
play {v} (manipulate or deceive someone) :: täuschen, hinters Licht führen, verarschen
play {v} (feign, pretend) :: vorspielen, vormachen
play {n} (playful activity) :: Spiel {n}
play {n} (theatrical performance) :: Schauspiel {n}, Theaterstück {n}
play {n} (area of free movement for a part of a mechanism) :: Spiel {n}
playacting {n} (pretence) :: Schauspielerei {f}
playacting {n} (overdramatic behaviour) :: Schauspielerei {f}
playback {n} (replaying of recorded sound or moving images) :: Playback {n}, Wiedergabe {f}
playboy {n} (man who devotes himself to pleasure) :: Playboy {m}
Playboy {prop} (the adult magazine) :: Playboy {m}
play dead {v} (to act as though defeated) :: sich tot stellen
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay) :: Knete, Knetmasse
play down {v} (play down) SEE: downplay ::
play dumb {v} (to pretend to be mute) :: Stummheit vortäuschen, vorgeben stumm zu sein
play dumb {v} (to pretend to be slow-witted) :: sich dumm stellen
player {n} (one who plays any game or sport) :: Spieler {m}
player {n} :: Spieler {m}
play for time {v} (to delay until one is prepared) :: Zeit schinden
playful {adj} (liking or prone to play) :: verspielt
playful {adj} :: verspielt
play gooseberry {v} (to serve as a chaperon) :: den Anstandswauwau spielen
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children) :: Spielwiese {f}, Spielplatz {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play) :: Schulhof {m}
playground {n} (small area for children) :: Spielplatz {m}
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases) :: Spielwiese {f}
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse) :: schwänzen, blaumachen
play house {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house ::
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card) :: Spielkarte {f}, Karte {f}
play into someone's hands {v} ( to act to someone's advantage) :: jemandem in die Hände spielen
play it safe {v} (take a cautious, risk-free approach) :: auf Nummer sicher gehen
playlist {n} (record) :: Wiedergabeliste {f}, Playlist {f}
playlist {n} (computing) :: Playlist {n}
playmate {n} (companion to play with) :: Spielgefährte {m}, Spielkamerad {m}
playmate {n} (woman who has appeared in Playboy magazine) :: Playmate {n}
play money {n} (obviously fake currency) :: Spielgeld {n}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in) :: Laufgitter {n}
play possum {v} (to pretend to be dead) :: sich tot stellen
PlayStation {n} (series of video game consoles) :: PlayStation {f}
play the field {v} (to date more than one person) :: zweigleisig fahren (to drive double-railed)
play the fool {v} (behave in a foolish manner) :: den Narren spielen
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with) :: Spielball {m}
play truant {v} (be absent from school without permission) :: die Schule schwänzen
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation) :: mit dem Feuer spielen
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre) :: Bühnenautor {m}, Bühnenautorin {f}, Dramatiker {m}, Dramatikerin {f}, Schauspieldichter, Stückeschreiber,
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square) :: Platz {m}
PLC {n} (Abbreviation for a programmable logic controller) :: SPS {f}
plea {n} (appeal, petition, entreaty) :: Ersuchen {n}, Flehen {n}, Bitte {f}, Appell {m}
plea {n} (excuse) :: Entschuldigung {f}, Verteidigung {f}
plea {n} (that which is presented in defense or justification) :: Plädoyer {n}
plea {n} (law: defendant's answer to plaintiff’s declaration) :: Plädoyer {n}
plea {n} :: Plädoyer {n}
plead {v} (to present an argument) :: plädieren, bekennen [reflexive], berufen [reflexive, + auf], eintreten [+ für], aussprechen [reflexive, + für]
plead {v} (to beg) :: (dringend) bitten, anflehen, beschwören
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner) :: angenehm
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy) :: gefallen, rechtmachen
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request) :: bitte
please {adv} (affirmative to an offer) :: bitte, gerne
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience) :: bitte
pleased {adj} (happy, content) :: froh, zufrieden
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody) :: es freut mich, Sie kennenzulernen, angenehm,
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt) :: reich doch bitte das Salz
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase) :: sprechen Sie mir bitte nach
please say that again {phrase} (please say that again) :: bitte sagen Sie es noch einmal, [informal, singular] bitte sage es noch einmal
please sit down {phrase} (please sit down) :: [formal] setzen Sie sich, [plural informal] setzt euch, [informal] setz dich
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly) :: sprechen Sie bitte langsamer
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left) :: bitte biegen Sie links ab
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right) :: bitte biegen Sie rechts ab
pleasing {adj} (giving pleasure) :: angenehm
pleasurable {adj} (that gives pleasure) :: angenehm
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased) :: Vergnügen {n}
pleasure {n} (person or thing that causes enjoyment) :: Freude {f}, Spaß {m}
pleasure {n} :: Vergnügen bereiten (being pleased)
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment) :: Falte {f}
pleat {v} (To form pleats in a piece of fabric or garment) :: plissieren, in Falten legen, fälteln
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait ::
pleb {n} (common person) :: Prolet {m}
plebe {n} (plebeian) SEE: plebeian ::
plebe {n} (plebs) SEE: plebs ::
plebeian {n} (one of the common people of ancient Rome) :: Plebejer {m}
plebeian {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: plebejisch
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty) :: Plebiszit {n}, Volksabstimmung {f}
plebs {n} (The common people) :: Plebs {f}
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings) :: Plektron {n}, Plektrum {n}
pledge {v} (to make a solemn promise) :: zusichern, versprechen, geloben, zusagen
pledge {v} (to deposit something as a security; to pawn) :: verpfänden
pledge {n} (solemn promise) :: Pfand {n}
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Plejaden
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy) :: Plejaden {f-p}, Siebengestirn {n}
pleiochasium {n} (inflorescence with several buds) :: Trugdolde {f} Scheindolde {f}, Pleiochasium {n}
plenary {adj} (fully attended) :: Plenar-
plenary session {n} (plenary session) :: Plenarsitzung {f}, Plenartagung {f}
plenipotentiary {n} (person invested with supreme authority) :: Bevollmächtigter {m}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power) :: bevollmächtigt
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number) :: massenhaft, reichlich
plenty {n} (a more-than-adequate amount) :: Fülle {f}, Überfluss {m}
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful ::
plenum {n} (a legislative meeting (especially of the Communist Party) in which all members are present) :: Plenum {n}
pleonasm {n} (redundancy in wording) :: Pleonasmus {m}
pleroma {n} (the region of light above the world) :: Pleroma {n}
plethora {n} (excess, abundance) :: Fülle {f}, Übermaß {n}
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity) :: Pleurahöhle, Pleuraspalt
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura) :: Brustfellentzündung {f}
plexiglass {n} (common language term for polymethyl methacrylate) :: Acrylglas {n}, Plexiglas {n}
pliable {adj} (easily bent or formed) :: biegsam
Pliensbachian {prop} (a subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Pliensbachium
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand) :: Zange {f}; Kneifzange {f}
plight {n} (unfortunate situation) :: Misere {f}, Notlage {f}, Bedrängnis {n}
Plimsoll line {n} (International Load Line) :: Plimsoll-Marke {f}
Plimsoll mark {n} (mark on the hull of a ship) SEE: Plimsoll line ::
plinth {n} (base for column, pedestal or statue) :: Sockel {m}
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen) :: Plinius
PLL {initialism} (phase-locked loop) :: Phasenregelkreis, phasengekoppelter Regelkreis.
PLMN {n} (public switched telephone network) :: PLMN {n}
plodder {n} (a person who works slowly) :: Arbeitstier {n}
plop {v} (Sounding of liquid) :: ploppen
plop {v} (Heavy landing) :: plumpsen
plosive {n} (consonant) :: Verschlußlaut {m}, Verschlusslaut {m}, Explosiv {m}, Plosiv {m}
plot {n} (course of a story) :: Handlung {f}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end) :: Komplott {n}
plot {v} (transitive: to conceive) :: planen, ausarbeiten, entwerfen
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram) :: plotten
plotter {n} (device) :: Plotter {m}
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot) :: Plottorsion
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground) :: Pflug {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting) :: pflügen
plough {v} (to use a plough) :: pflügen
plough {v} (vulgar: to have sex with) :: ficken
Plough {prop} (brightest seven stars of the constellation Ursa Major) SEE: Big Dipper ::
plov {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
Plovdiv {prop} (city) :: Plowdiw {n}
plover {n} (wading bird of the family Charadriidae) :: Regenpfeifer {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plower {n} (one who plows) :: Pflüger {m}, Pflügerin {f}
plowman {n} (male plower) :: Pflüger {m}, Egger {m}
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow) :: Schar {f}, Pflugeisen {n}, Pflugschar {f}
plowwoman {n} (female plower) :: Pflügerin {f}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic) :: Trick {m}, List {f}, Masche {f}
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out) :: pflücken, abrupfen
pluck {v} (music: to gently play a single string) :: zupfen, schlagen
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird) :: rupfen, ausrupfen
plucky {adj} (having or showing pluck) :: beherzt, tapfer
plug {n} (electric connecting device) :: Stecker {m}
plug {n} (hole filler) :: Stöpsel {m}, Stopfen {m}, Pfropfen {m}, Pfropf {m}, Spund {m}
plug {n} (hold for nails) :: Dübelholz {n}, Dübel {m}, Holzdübel {m}
plug {v} (to blatantly mention) :: Schleichwerbung machen
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device) :: einstecken
plug-in {n} (computer add-on) :: Plug-in {n}, Plugin {n}
plum {n} (the fruit) :: Pflaume {f}, Zwetschge {f}
plum {n} (the tree) :: Pflaumenbaum {m}
plum {n} (a desirable thing) :: Leckerbissen {m}
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin ::
plumage {n} (collection of feathers covering a bird’s body) :: Gefieder {n}, Vogelgefieder {n}, Federkleid {n}, Federschmuck {m}
plumber {n} (one who works in lead) :: Bleiarbeiter, Bleiarbeiterin {f}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage) :: Klempner {m}, Klempnerin {f}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger ::
plumber's snake {n} (flexible rotating tool used to unclog a pipe) :: Rohrreinigungsspirale
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing ::
plumbiferous {adj} (producing or containing lead) :: bleihaltig
plumbing {n} (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building) :: Verrohrung {f}, Rohrleitung {f}
plumbing {n} (trade or occupation of a plumber) :: Klempnerei {f}, Klempnerarbeit {f}
plumbing {n} (informal: system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system) :: Gedärm {n}, Unterleib {m}
plumbing {n} :: Klempnerarbeit {f}
plumbism {n} (lead poisoning) :: Bleivergiftung {f}
plumb line {n} (plummet) SEE: plummet ::
plum blossom {n} (the blossom of the Prunus mume) :: Pflaumenblüte {f}
plume {n} (feather) :: Feder {f}
plume {n} (cluster of feathers) :: Federschmuck {m}, Federbusch {m}, Hutfeder {f}
plume {n} (token of honour or prowess; that on which one prides oneself; a prize or reward) :: Auszeichnung {f}
plume {n} (area over which (or space into which) a dispersed substance has spread or fanned out; a cloud) :: Rauchwolke {f}, Rauchfahne {f}, Schadstofffahne {f}, Abluftfahne {f}, Abwasserfahne {f}, -fahne {f}, Staubwolke {f}, -wolke {f}
plume {n} (geology: upwelling of molten material) :: Plume {m}, Diapir {m}, Manteldiapir {m}, Diapir {m}, Manteldiapir {m}
plummet {n} (lead on a line, plumb bob, plummet line) :: Lot {n}, Blei {n}, Senker {m}, Senklot {n}, Senkblei {n}
plummet {n} (any weight) :: Gewicht {n}, Bleigewicht {n}
plummet {n} (violent or dramatic fall) :: Sturz {m}, Absturz {m}, Sturzflug {m}
plummet {n} (decline, fall, drop) :: Abfall {m}, Absturz {m}, Rickgang {m}, Abnahme {f}, Verfall {m}, Niedergang {m}, Sinken {n}, Absinken {n}, Abstieg {m}
plummet {v} (to drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly) :: stürzen, abstürzen, absinken, abfallen, fallen, heruntersinken, herunterstürzen, sacken, absacken, nachgeben
plump {adj} (Having a full and rounded shape, chubby) :: mollig, pummelig
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum ::
plunder {v} (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive)) :: ausplündern, plündern
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully) :: plündern
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive)) :: plündern
plunder {v} (to use or use up wrongfully) :: ausbeuten, ausplündern
plunder {n} (instance of plundering) :: Plünderung {f}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering) :: Beute {f}, Raubgut {n}
plunge {v} (to thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse) :: eintauchen
plunge {v} ((figuratively, transitive) to cast or throw into some thing, state, condition or action) :: stoßen, stürzen
plunge {v} ((intransitive) to dive, leap or rush (into water or some liquid); to submerge oneself) :: stürzen
plunge {v} ((figuratively, intransitive) to fall or rush headlong into some thing, action, state or condition) :: stürzen
plunge {v} ((intransitive) to pitch or throw oneself headlong or violently forward, as a horse does) :: vorwärtsstürzen
plunge {n} (The act of thrusting into or submerging; a dive, leap, rush, or pitch into, or as into, water; as, to take the water with a plunge) :: Eintauchen {n}
plunge pool {n} (natural pool, resulting from erosion) :: Gumpe {f}
plunger {n} (device for removing blockages by suction) :: Saugglocke {f}, Ausgussreiniger {m}, Abflussstampfer {m}, Gummisauger {m}
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
pluperfect tense {n} (tense) :: Plusquamperfekt {n}; Vorvergangenheit {f}
plural {adj} (more than one) :: Plural-, pluralisch, plural, mehrfach, Mehrzahl-
plural {n} (the plural number) :: Mehrheit {f}, Mehrzahl {f}, Plural {m}, Pluralis {m}
plural {n} (word in plural form) :: Plural {m}, Pluralform {f}
plurale tantum {n} (a noun without a singular form) :: Pluraletantum {n}, Pluralwort {n}
pluralism {n} (social system with multiple cultural identities) :: Pluralismus {m}
pluralistic {adj} (characteristic of pluralism) :: pluralistisch
pluridimensional {adj} (multidimensional) SEE: multidimensional ::
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign ::
plus {prep} (arithmetic: sum) :: plus
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero) :: positiv
plus {adj} :: Plus
plush {n} (textile fabric) :: Plüsch {m}
plush {n} (toy) SEE: plush toy ::
plush toy {n} (soft toy with a plush covering) :: Plüschtier {n}
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol) :: Additionszeichen {n}, Pluszeichen {n}
Plutarch {prop} (Greek historian) :: Plutarch
Pluto {prop} (god) :: Pluto {m}
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet) :: Pluto {m}
plutocracy {n} (government by the wealthy) :: Plutokratie {f}
plutocrat {n} (someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth) :: Plutokrat {m}, Plutokratin {f}
plutoid {n} (trans-Neptunian dwarf planet) :: Plutoid {m}
pluton {n} (geology) :: Pluton {m}
plutonic {adj} (of rock that cooled and hardened below the surface of the Earth) :: plutonisch
plutonium {n} (chemical element) :: Plutonium {n}
pluviometer {n} (instrument) :: Regenmesser {m}, Pluviometer {n}
Pluviôse {prop} (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: Pluviôse {m}, Pluviose {m}, Regenmonat {m}
ply {n} (layer of material) :: Lage {f}
ply {v} ((transitive, obsolete) to bend; to fold) :: biegen, falten
plywood {n} (construction material) :: Sperrholz {n}
p.m. {abbr} (after noon) :: nachmittags, am Nachmittag
PM {n} (after 12:00:00) :: nachmittags
pneumatic {adj} (powered by, or filled with compressed air) :: pneumatisch
pneumatic {adj} (spiritual: of or relating to the pneuma) :: pneumatisch
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer ::
pneumatics {n} (branch of mechanics) :: Pneumatik {f}
pneumatics {n} (scientific study or knowledge) :: Pneumatik {f}, Pneumatologie {f}
pneumatological {adj} (pertaining to pneumatology) :: pneumatologisch
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs) :: Pneumokoniose
pneumology {n} (the study of the respiratory system and organs) :: Pneumologie {f}
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs) :: Lungenentzündung {f}; Pneumonie {f} [scientific]
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs) :: Quarzstaublunge {f}, Quarzstaublungenkrankheit {f}, Silikose {f}
pneumothorax {n} (presence of air inside the pleural cavity) :: Pneumothorax {m}
poach {v} (to cook in simmering liquid) :: pochieren
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally) :: wildern
poach {v} (to cause an employee or customer to switch) :: abwerben
poached egg {n} (type of cooked egg) :: pochiertes Ei {n}, verlorenes Ei {n}
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally) :: Wilderer {m}, Wilddieb {m}, Freischütz {m}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game) :: Wilderei {f}, Wildern {n}, Wilddieberei {f}, Wilddiebstahl {m}, Jagdfrevel {m}, Wildfrevel {m}, Jagdvergehen {n}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing) :: Tasche {f}
pocketbook {n} (small book) :: Taschenbuch
pocket dictionary {n} (portable dictionary) :: Taschenwörterbuch {n}
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask ::
pocket gopher {n} (rodent of the family Geomyidae) :: Taschenratte {f}
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle) :: Taschenmesser {n}, Klappmesser {n}
pocketless {adj} (without pockets) :: taschenlos
pocket money {n} (money given to a child) :: Taschengeld {n}
pocket watch {n} (watch) :: Taschenuhr {f}
pockmark {n} (mark or scar) :: Pockennarbe {f}
pockmarked {adj} (having pockmarks) :: pockennarbig
pod {n} (seed case) :: Schote {f}, Hülse {f}
pod {n} (group of whales or similar mammals) :: Schule {f}, Herde {f}
pod {v} (To remove peas from their case) :: enthülsen, auslösen, pulen
podcast {n} (podcast) :: Podcast {m}, Audio-Internetsendung {f}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro) :: Podgorica {n}
pod hotel {n} (capsule hotel) SEE: capsule hotel ::
podiatrist {n} (specialist in foot care) :: Fußspezialist {m}, Fußspezialistin {f}, Podologe {m}, Podologin {f}, Fußpfleger {m}, Fußpflegerin {f}
podiatry {n} (podiatry, care of the feet) :: Podologie {f}, Podiatrie {f}, Fußorthopädie {f}, Fußpflege {f}
podium {n} (platform) :: Podium {n}
Podolia {prop} :: Podolien {n}
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse) :: Gedicht {n}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry) :: Dichtung {f}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing) :: Gedicht {n}
poet {n} (person who writes poems) :: Dichter {m}, Dichterin {f}; [formal] Poet {m}, Poetin {f}
poetaster {n} (unskilled poet) :: Poetaster {m}
poetess {n} (female poet) :: Dichterin {f}, Poetin {f}
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry) :: dichterisch, poetisch
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets) :: dichterisch, poetisch
poetics {n} (the theory of poetry) :: Poetik {f}, Dichtkunstlehre {f}
poetry {n} (class of literature) :: Poesie {f}, Dichtkunst {f}
poetry {n} :: Poesie, Dichtung, Dichtkunst
pogonic {adj} (of or relating to a beard) :: bärtig
pogo stick {n} (toy used for hopping) :: Springstock {m}
pogrom {n} (riot with the intent to massacre or terrorize a certain group, usually Jews) :: Pogrom {m} {n}
Pohorje {prop} (mountain range in northern Slovenia) :: Bachergebirge {n}
poignancy {n} (the quality of being poignant) :: Schärfe {f}, Schmerzlichkeit {f}
poignant {adj} (sharp-pointed; keen) :: spitz, zugespitzt
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating) :: schneidend, eindringend, spitz, durchdringend
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant) :: treffend, zutreffend, relevant
poignant {adj} (evoking strong mental sensation) :: ergreifend, packend, eindringlich, anrührend, rührend, erschütternd, bitter, quälend
poignant {adj} (piquant; pungent) :: stechend, streng, pikant, scharf, beißend, aufdringlich
poignant {adj} (piercing) :: durchdringend
poignant {adj} (inducing sharp physical pain) :: schmerzlich, schmerzhaft
poikilohydric {adj} (ecology: plants that cannot prevent desiccation) :: poikilohydrisch
poikilotherm {adj} (Ecology: animals with unconstant body temperature) :: poikilotherm
poikilothermy {n} (the quality of having a variable body temperature depending on the environment) :: Poikilothermie {f}, Kaltblütigkeit {f}
poinsettia {n} (plant) :: Weihnachtsstern {m}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence) :: Punkt {m}, Zeitpunkt {m}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion) :: Punkt {m}, Standpunkt {m}
point {n} (location or place) :: Punkt {m}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object) :: Punkt {m}
point {n} (purpose or objective) :: Punkt {m}
point {n} (full stop) :: Punkt {m}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition) :: Punkt {m}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.)) :: Komma {m}
point {n} (sharp tip) :: Spitze {f}
point {n} (peninsula) :: Halbinsel {f}, [obsolete] Peninsula {f}, Landzunge {f}
point {v} (to extend finger) :: zeigen
point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
pointedness {n} (pointedness) :: Spitzigkeit {f}
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice ::
pointer {n} (anything that points or is used for pointing) :: Zeigestock {m}, Zeigestab {m}
pointer {n} (teacher's pointer) :: Zeigestock {m}, Zeigestab {m}
pointer {n} (of a timepiece or measuring device) :: Zeiger {m}
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable) :: Zeiger {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor ::
point guard {n} (ballhandling guard in basketball) :: Point Guard {m}
pointing stick {n} (computing device) :: Trackpoint {m}
pointing-trowel {n} (tool) :: Fugenkelle {f}, Fugeisen {n}
point in time {n} (moment) :: Zeitpunkt {m}
pointless {adj} (having no point or sharp tip) :: stumpf
pointless {adj} (having no prominent or important feature) :: gegenstandslos, irrelevant
pointless {adj} (having no purpose) :: sinnlos, witzlos, zwecklos, unnütz
point of inflection {n} (point on a curve) :: Wendepunkt {m}
point of order {n} (motion) :: Antrag zur Geschäftsordnung {m}, Geschäftsordnungsantrag {m}
point of view {n} (position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint) :: Blickpunkt {m}, Perspektive {f}, Ansicht {f}, Sicht {f}, Blickwinkel {m}
point of view {n} (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs) :: Standpunkt {m}, Ansicht {f}, Sicht {f}
point of view {n} (perspective from which a narrative is related) :: Perspektive {f}, Sicht {f}, Blickwinkel {m}
point out {v} (tell, remind, indicate to someone) :: aufzeigen
points {n} (moveable rails used to switch a train from one track to another) :: Weiche {f}
point source {n} :: Punktquelle {f}
poise {n} (state of balance, equilibrium or stability) :: Gleichgewicht {n}, Fassung {f}
poise {n} (composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation) :: Gelassenheit {f}, Fassung {f}
poise {n} (mien; bearing or deportment of the head or body) :: Haltung {f}, Ausdruck {m}
poise {n} (a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity) :: Poise {n}
poised {adj} (Possessing poise, having self-confidence) :: im Gleichgewicht, selbstsicher
poised {adj} (Ready, prepared) :: bereit
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism) :: Gift {n}, Giftstoff {m}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse) :: vergiften
poison gas {n} (gas used as a weapon) :: Giftgas {n}
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison) :: Vergiftung {f}
poisoning {n} (state of being poisoned) :: Vergiftung {f}
poison ivy {n} (one of several ivy-like urushiol-producing plants) :: Kletternder Giftsumach {m}
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous) :: giftig, toxisch
Poisson process {n} (stochastic process) :: Poisson-Prozess {m}
poke {v} (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick) :: stochern, anstupsen, anstupsen
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning) :: schüren
poke {n} (sack or bag) :: Sack {m}
poke {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed ::
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone ::
poker {n} (metal rod for poking) :: Schüreisen {n}, Schürhaken {m}
poker {n} (card game) :: Poker {n}
pokeweed {n} (Phytolacca americana) :: Kermesbeere {f}
pokey {adj} (cramped) :: eng
pokey {n} (prison) :: Gefängnis {n}, Knast {m}
Polabian {prop} (West Slavic language) :: Polabisch {n}
Polack {n} (derogatory: Polish person) :: Polacke {m}
Polack {n} (archaic: Polish person) :: Polack {m}, Polacke {m}
Poland {prop} (European country) :: Polen {n}
polao {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
polar {adj} (relating to a geographic pole) :: polar
polar {adj} (of an orbit passing near a geographic pole) :: polar
polar {adj} (having a dipole) :: polar
polar {adj} (of a certain coordinate system) :: polar
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus) :: Eisbär {m}, Polarbär {m}
polar cap {n} (high-latitude region covered by ice) :: Polare Eiskappen, Polkappen
polar circle {n} (either of the two parallels of the Earth) :: Polarkreis {m}
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
Polaris {prop} (star) :: Polarstern
polarity {n} (separation, alignment) :: Polarität {f}
polarity {n} (one of two extremes) :: Polarität {f}
polarity {n} (chemistry: dipole-dipole intermolecular force) :: Polarität {f}
polarization {n} (production or condition of polarity) :: Polarisierung {f}
polarization {n} (production of polarized light) :: Polarisierung {f}
polarization {n} (separation of positive and negative charges) :: Polarisierung {f}
polarization {n} (grouping of opinions into two extremes) :: Polarisierung {f}
polarize {v} (to cause to have a polarization) :: polarisieren
polarize {v} (to cause a group to be divided into extremes) :: polarisieren
polar night {n} (period of darkness) :: Polarnacht {f}
polar willow {n} (Salix polaris) :: Polar-Weide {f}
pole {n} (long and slender object for construction or support) :: Stab {m}, Stange {f}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis) :: Pol {m}
pole {n} (magnetic point) :: Pol {m}
Pole {n} (person from Poland) :: Pole {m}, Polin {f}
polearm {n} (close-combat weapon) :: Stangenwaffe {f}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius) :: Iltis {m}
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk ::
pole dance {n} (dancing centred around a pole) :: Poledance {m}, Stangentanz {m}
polemic {n} (argument or controversy) :: Polemik {f}
polemic {adj} (having the characteristics of a polemic) :: polemisch
polemical {adj} (of, or relating to argument or controversy; polemic or contentious) :: polemisch
polemical {adj} (disputatious) :: polemisch
polemicist {n} (person who writes polemics) :: Polemiker {m}, Polemikerin {f}
polemicist {n} (person who puts forward controversial views) :: Polemiker {m}, Polemikerin {f}
polemics {n} (art or practice of making arguments or controversies) :: Polemik {f}
polemics {n} (refutation of errors in theological doctrine) :: Polemik {f}
pole position {n} (top qualifying position) :: Poleposition {f}
pole star {n} (the star) :: Polarstern {m}
pole star {n} :: Polarstern {m}
Pole Star {prop} (star) :: Polarstern {m}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole) :: Stabhochsprung {m}
pole vaulter {n} (athlete who competes in the pole vault) :: Stabhochspringer {m}, Stabhochspringerin {f}
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law) :: Polizei {f}
police box {n} (police box) :: Polizei-Zelle {f}, Polizeiwache {f}, Polizei-Box {m}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer) :: Streifenwagen
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work) :: Diensthund, Polizeihund {m}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force) :: Polizist {m}, Polizeibeamter {m}, Polizeimann {m} [Switzerland]
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency) :: Polizist {m}, Polizistin {f}, Polizeibeamter {m}, Polizeibeamtin {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police) :: Polizeistaat {m}
police station {n} (building of police force) :: Polizeiwache {f}, Polizeidienststelle {f}, Polizeirevier {n}, Polizeistation {f}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer) :: Polizistin {f}, Polizeibeamtin {f}, Polizeifrau {f} [Switzerland]
policy {n} (principle of conduct) :: Politik {f}, Handlungsgrundsatz {m}, Vorgehensweise {f}, Verfahrensweise {f}, Richtlinie {f}
policy {n} (prudent conduct) :: Geschicklichkeit {f}, Umsicht {f}, Vorsicht {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance document) :: Versicherungspolice {f}, Police {f}
policy {n} :: Politik {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies) :: Entscheidungsträger, politischer Entscheidungsträger
poliomyelitis {n} (infection by the poliovirus) :: Kinderlähmung {f}, Poliomyelitis {f}
polis {n} (a city or city-state) :: Polis {f}
polish {n} (substance used to polish) :: Politur {f}
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess) :: Glanz {m}
polish {n} (cleanliness in performance or presentation) :: Schliff {m}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny) :: polieren
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from) :: perfektionieren
polish {v} (to apply shoe polish) :: wichsen
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language) :: polnisch
Polish {n} (the language of Poland) :: Polnisch {n}
polishability {n} (quality or degree of being polishable) :: Polierbarkeit {f}
polishable {adj} (that can be polished) :: polierbar
polished {adj} (made smooth or shiny by polishing) :: poliert
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth {prop} (confederation of Poland and Lithuania) :: Polen-Litauen {n}
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae) :: Polnische Notation {f}
Polish plait {n} (medical condition) :: Weichselzopfe {m}
politburo {n} (the governing Communist council) :: Politbüro {n}
polite {adj} (well-mannered) :: höflich
politeness {n} (act of being polite) :: Höflichkeit {f}
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics) :: politisch
political {adj} :: politisch
political asylum {n} (protection by a sovereign state) :: politisches Asyl {n}, Asyl {n}
political correctness {n} (being politically correct) :: politische Korrektheit {f}, Political Correctness {f}, PC {f}
political economy {n} (interdisciplinary study) :: Politische Ökonomie {f}
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively) :: politisch korrekt
political party {n} (political organization) :: Partei {f}, politische Partei {f}
political prisoner {n} (person) :: politischer Gefangener {m}
political science {n} (study of politics) :: Politikwissenschaft {f}, Politologie {f}
political scientist {n} (political science expert) :: Politikwissenschaftler {m}, Politologe {m}, Politologin {f}, Politikwissenschaftlerin {f}
politician {n} (one engaged in politics) :: Politiker {m}, Politikerin {f}
politicide {n} (political killing) :: Politizid {m}
politico {n} (derogatory: politician) :: Politprofi {m}, Politikaster {m}
politics {v} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government) :: Politik {f}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science ::
polity {n} (an organizational structure of the government) :: Gemeinwesen {n}
polka {n} (dance) :: Polka {f}
polka dot {n} (uniform round dots forming a pattern on fabric) :: Punktmuster {n}
poll {n} (An election or a survey of a particular group) :: Umfrage {f}, Urne {f} [ballot box]
poll {n} (place to vote) :: Wahllokal {n}
pollakiuria {n} (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities of urine) :: Pollakisurie {f}
pollen {n} (fine granular substance produced in flowers) :: Blütenstaub {m}, Pollen {m}
pollinate {v} (To apply pollen to) :: bestäuben
pollination {n} (transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma) :: Bestäubung {f}
polling booth {n} (voting booth) SEE: voting booth ::
polling station {n} (place where voters go to cast their ballot) :: Wahllokal {n}
pollinium {n} (coherent mass of pollen) :: Pollinium {n}
pollock {n} (food fish related to cod) :: Seelachs {m} [P. virens], Köhler {m} [P. virens], Pollack {m} [P. pollachius]
pollster {n} (person who conducts polls) :: Meinungsforscher {m}
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual) :: Kopfsteuer {f}, Gemeindesteuer {f}
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes) :: Schadstoff {m}, umweltgefährlicher Stoff {m}
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances) :: Verunreinigung {f}, Verschmutzung {f}, Umweltverschmutzung {f}, Pollution {f}
pollution {n} (desecration) SEE: desecration ::
Pollyannaish {adj} (unreasonably optimistic) :: Milchmädchen-
polo {n} (ball game) :: Polo {m}
polonaise {n} (dance) :: Polonäse {f}, Polonaise {f}
polonium {n} (chemical element) :: Polonium {n}
polo shirt {n} (casual top) :: Poloshirt {n}
Poltava {prop} (city) :: Poltawa {n}
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost) :: Poltergeist {m}, Klopfgeist {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly ::
poly- {prefix} (many) :: poly-
polyamide {n} (polymer) :: Polyamid {n}
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners) :: Polyamorie
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time) :: Polyandrie {f}, Vielmännerei {f}
polyarchy {n} (government in which power is invested in multiple people) :: Polyarchie {f}
polycarbonate {n} (polymer of aromatic carbonates) :: Polykarbonat
polychloroprene {n} (a polymer of chloroprene) :: Polychloroprene
polychoron {n} (four-dimensional polotype) :: Polichoron {n}
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated) :: Poliklinik {f}
polycyclic {adj} (having two or more rings of atoms in the molecule) :: polycyclisch
polyester {n} (polymer) :: Polyester {m}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene) :: Polyäthylen {n}; Polyethylen {n}; [but in everyday use only] Plastik {n}
polyethylene terephthalate {n} (type of polyester) :: Polyethylenterephthalat {n}
polygamous {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing polygamy) :: polygam
polygamy {n} (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time) :: Polygamie {f}, Mehrehe {f}, Vielehe {f}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny ::
polyglot {adj} (Versed in, or speaking, many languages) :: mehrsprachig, polyglott
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages) :: mehrsprachig, polyglott
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages) :: Polyglotter {m}, Polyglotte {f}
polyglot {n} (publication containing several versions of the same) :: Polyglotte {f}
polyglot {n} :: Sprachenkundiger {m}, Sprachenkundige {f}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges) :: Vieleck {n}, Polygon {n}
polygonal {adj} (having many angles) :: mehreckig, vieleckig
polygon mesh {n} (collection of vetrices, edges and faces) :: Polygonnetz {n}
polygraph {n} (device to discern if a subject is lying) :: Lügendetektor {m}
polygynous {adj} (plurality of wives at the same time) :: Polygynie {f}
polygyny {n} (plurality of wives at the same time) :: Polygynie {f}
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure) :: Polyeder {n}, Vielflach {n}, Vielflächner {m}
polyline {n} (continuous line composed of line segments) :: Polygonzug {m}, Streckenzug {m}
polymath {n} (person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge) :: Polyhistor {m}, Universalgelehrter {m}
polymer {n} (molecule) :: Polymer {n}
polymerase {n} (enzyme that catalyses the formation of polymers) :: Polymerase {f}
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer ::
polymethyl methyacrylate {n} (tough, transparent thermoplastic polymer) :: Acrylglas {n}, Plexiglas {n}
polymorphic {adj} (relating to polymorphism) :: polymorphisch
polymorphism {n} (ability to assume different forms or shapes) :: Polymorphie {f}
polymorphism {n} (biology: coexistence of two or more distinct forms independent of sex) :: Polymorphismus {m}
polymorphism {n} (computer science: feature of object-oriented programming) :: Polymorphie {f}
polymorphism {n} (genetics: regular existence of two or more different genotypes within a given species or population) :: Polymorphismus {m}, Vielgestaltigkeit {f}
polymorphism {n} :: Polymorphie {f}, Vielgestaltigkeit {f}
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania) :: Polynesien {n}
Polynesian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Polynesia) :: polynesisch
Polynesian {n} (person from Polynesia) :: Polynesier {m}
polynitrogen {n} (allotrope of nitrogen with more than two atoms in each molecule) :: Polystickstoff {m}
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression) :: Polynom {n}
polynomial {adj} (in algebra) :: polynomisch
polynya {n} (area of open water surrounded by sea ice) :: Polynja {f}
polyp {n} (growth) :: Polyp {m}
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony) :: polyphon, polyfon
polyphony {n} (musical texture consisting of several independent melodic voices) :: Mehrstimmigkeit {f}
polypropylene {n} (resin) :: Polypropylen {n}
polyptoton {n} (stylistic scheme) :: Polyptoton {n}
polyptych {n} (a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together) :: Polyptychon
polysaccharide {n} (complex carbohydrate) :: Polysaccharid {n}
polyseme {n} (word/phrase with multiple meanings) :: Polysem {n}
polysemic {adj} (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings) :: mehrdeutig
polysemy {n} (ability to have multiple meanings) :: Polysemie {f}, Mehrdeutigkeit {f}
polyspast {n} (machine consisting of many pulleys) :: Flaschenzug {m}, Zugwerk {n}
polysyllabic {adj} (having more than one syllable) :: vielsilbig, mehrsilbig
polysyndeton {n} (the use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence) :: Polysyndeton {n}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic) :: polysynthetisch
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods) :: Polytheismus {m}
polytheist {n} (believer in polytheism) :: Polytheist {m}
polytheistic {adj} (of or relating to polytheism) :: polytheistisch
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polytonic {adj} (having several tones) :: vieltönig, polytonisch
polytope {n} (geometric shape) :: Polytop {m}
polytropic {adj} :: polytrop
polytunnel {n} (a polyethylene tunnel) :: Folientunnel {m}, Foliengewächshaus {n}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links) :: Polyurethan {n}
polyvanadate {n} (polymeric form of the orthovanadate anion) :: Polyvanadat {n}
pomace {n} :: Trester {m}, Treber {m}
pomade {n} (greasy substance) :: Pomade {f}
pomander {n} (mixture of aromatic substances) :: Bisamapfel {m}
pome {n} (type of fruit) :: Apfelfrucht {f}, Kernobst {n}
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree) :: Granatapfel {m}, Grenadine {f}
pomegranate {n} (fruit) :: Granatapfel {m}, Grenadine {f}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis) :: Pampelmuse {f}
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea) :: Pommern {n}
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian ::
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania) :: Pommerellen, Pomerellen [archaic]
pommel {n} (upper front brow of a saddle) :: Vorderzwiesel {f}
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus) :: Seitpferd {n}, Pauschenpferd {n}
pommel horse {n} (athletic event) :: Seitpferd {n}, Pauschenpferd {n}
pomological {adj} (pertaining to pomology) :: pomologisch
pomologist {n} (person involved in pomology) :: Pomologe {m}, Pomologin {f}
pomology {n} :: Pomologie {f}
pomp {n} (show of magnificence) :: Pomp {m}
Pompeii {prop} (a historical city) :: Pompeji {n}
Pompey {prop} (a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic) :: Pompeius
pompon {n} (puff or ball as for decoration for cheerleading) :: Pompon {m}
pompous {adj} (affectedly grand) :: pompös, schwülstig
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
pond {n} (small lake) :: Teich {m}, Weiher {m}
pond {n} (the Atlantic Ocean) :: Der Große Teich
ponder {v} (to think deeply) :: grübeln
ponder {v} (to consider carefully) :: überlegen, nachdenken
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense ::
pond hockey {n} (form of ice hockey) :: Pond Hockey {n}, Pondhockey {n}
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider ::
pons {n} (Part of brain) :: Pons {m}
Pontic {adj} :: pontisch
pontiff {n} (pope) :: Pontifex {m}
pontificate {n} (state of a pontifex) :: Pontifikat {m} {n}
pontoon {n} (support for a temporary bridge) :: Ponton {m}
pontoon {n} (floating structure supporting a bridge or dock) :: Ponton {m}
pontoon bridge {n} (a temporary bridge built over floating pontoons) :: Pontonbrücke {f}
pony {n} (small horse) :: Pony {n}, Kleinpferd {n}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle) :: Pferdeschwanz {m}, Rossschwanz {m} [Swiss German]
poo {n} :: Kacke {f}
poo {v} :: kacken, käckern, Aa machen
pooch {n} (slang: dog) :: Köter {m}, Straßenköter {m}
pooch {n} (mongrel) :: Köter {m}, Straßenköter {m}, Promenadenmischung {f}, Mischlingshund {m}
pood {n} (Russian unit of mass) :: Pud {m}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle) :: Pudel {m}
pool {n} (body of water) :: Becken {n}
pool {n} (small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle) :: Lache {f}, Pfütze {f}
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool ::
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s)) :: Poop {f}, Poopdeck {n}, Achterdeck {n}
pooper scooper {n} (scoop for the collection of pet excrement) :: Kotschaufel {f}
poor {adj} (with little or no possessions or money) :: arm
poor {adj} (of low quality) :: armselig
poor {adj} (used to express pity) :: arm
poor {n} (those with no possessions) :: Armen {p}
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor) :: arm wie eine Kirchenmaus
poorhouse {n} (charitable institution where poor or homeless people are lodged) :: Armenhaus {n}
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
poor man's {adj} (cheaper than or inferior to) :: Armeleute-
poor thing {n} (someone or something to be pitied) :: armes Ding {n}
poot {n} (fart) :: Pups
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit ::
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating) :: Popcorn {n}, Puffmais {m}
pop culture {n} (popular culture) SEE: popular culture ::
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church) :: Papst {m}, [hypothetical, legendary] Päpstin {f}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope) :: Papamobil {n}
pop group {n} (musical group specializing in pop music) :: Pop-Gruppe {f}
pop gun {n} (a toy gun) :: Kindergewehr {n}, [colloquial] Pufferchen {n}, Kinderspielpistole {f}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus) :: Pappel {f}
poplit {n} (fossa at the back of the knee joint) :: Kniekehle {f}
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit ::
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience) :: Popmusik {f}
poppy {n} (plant) :: Mohn {m}
poppycock {n} (nonsense) :: Quatsch {m}, Dünnschiss {m}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy) :: Mohn {m}, Mohnsaat {f}
pop quiz {n} (test without notice) :: unangekündigter Test {m}; unangekündigte Prüfung {f}; [dated] Extemporale {n}
pop rock {n} (genre combining pop music and rock music) :: Pop-rock {m}
popsicle {n} (serving of frozen juice on a stick) :: Eis am Stiel {n}
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population ::
populace {n} (common people) :: gemeine Volk {n}, breite Masse {f}, Pöbel {m} [pejorative]
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: Volks-
popular {adj} (aimed at the general public) :: populär-
popular {adj} (liked by many people) :: beliebt, populär
popular culture {n} (prevailing vernacular culture) :: Popkultur {f}
popularise {v} (to make popular) :: popularisieren
popularity {n} (the quality or state of being popular) :: Popularität {f}
popularization {n} (the act of making something popular to the general public) :: Popularisierung {f}
popular music {n} (genre that has wide appeal amongst the general public) :: populäre Musik
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion ::
popular science {n} (interpretation of science) :: Populärwissenschaft {f}
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science) :: populärwissenschaftlich
populate {v} (to fill slots or sockets) :: bestücken
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary) :: Bevölkerung {f}
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms) :: Population {f}
population {n} (number of residents in a given area) :: Bevölkerungszahl {f}, Einwohnerzahl {f}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn) :: Grundgesamtheit {f}
population density {n} (average number of people per area) :: Bevölkerungsdichte {f}
population inversion {n} (creation of a system) :: Besetzungsinversion {f}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy) :: Populismus {m}
populist {n} (person who advocates populism) :: Populist {m}
populist {n} (politician who advocates policies just because they are popular) :: Populist {m}, Populistin {f}
populist {adj} (put forward just because it would be popular) :: populistisch
populist {adj} (of or pertaining to populism) :: populistisch
populous {adj} (having a large population) :: volkreich
pop up {v} (to appear without warning) :: auftauchen, aufkreuzen
pop-up {n} (advertisement that pops up when one accesses an Internet page) :: Pop-up {n}
popup blocker {n} (a piece of software) :: Pop-up-Blocker {m}
porbeagle {n} (a pelagic shark) :: Herringshai {m}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic) :: Porzellan {n}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material) :: Porzellan {n}
porch {n} (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building) :: Vorbau {m}, Vordach {n}, Veranda {f}
porcine {adj} (of or pertaining to the pig) :: Schweine-, Schweins-, porzin
porcine {adj} (morbidly obese) :: fettleibig
porcini {n} (mushroom, Boletus edulis) :: Steinpilz {m}
porcupette {n} (Old World porcupine (Hystricidae)) :: Stachelschweinbaby {n}, Stachelschweinjunges {n}
porcupette {n} (New World porcupine (Erethizontidae)) :: Baumstachlerbaby {n}, Baumstachlerjunges {n}
porcupine {n} (large rodent) :: Stachelschwein {n}, Baumstachler {m}, Baumstachelschwein {n}, Urson {m}, Quastenstachler {m}
porcupine fish {n} (a fish species that inflates itself when threatened to expose spines) :: Igelfisch {m}
porcupine puffer {n} (type of puffer fish) :: Igelfisch {m}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin) :: Pore {f}
pork {n} (meat of a pig) :: Schweinefleisch {n}, Schwein {n} (coll.), Schweinernes {n} (Bavarian and Austrian)
pork-barrelling {n} (practice of giving favours or money for support) :: Kirchturmpolitik {f}
pork belly {n} (boneless cut of fatty meat) :: Schweinebauch {m}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin) :: Schwarte {f}, Schweinekrusten {f-p}
porn {n} (pornography) :: Pornografie {f}
porn {n} (pornographic work) :: Porno {m}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography ::
porno {n} (pornography) :: Porno {m}, Pornografie {f}
pornocracy {prop} (period of the papacy known as the saeculum obscurum) :: Pornokratie {f}, Mätressenherrschaft {f}, Hurenherrschaft {f}
pornocracy {n} (government by, or dominated by, prostitutes or corrupt persons) :: Pornokratie {f}, Mätressenherrschaft {f}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography) :: Pornograph {m} (Pornograf {m}), Pornographin {f}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity) :: pornographisch
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent) :: Pornografie {f}
pornstache {n} (moustache that resembles one worn by an adult film actor) :: Pornobalken {m}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films) :: Pornodarsteller {m}, Pornodarstellerin {f}, Pornostar {m}
Poroshenko {prop} (Ukrainian surname) :: Poroschenko {m} {f}
porosity {n} (state of being porous) :: Porösität {f}
porosity {n} (measure of how porous a material is) :: Porösität {f}
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores) :: porös
porphyria {n} (abnormality of porphyrin metabolism) :: Porphyrie {f}
porphyrin {n} (heterocyclic compound) :: Porphyrin {n}
porphyrogenite {n} (honorific title) :: Purpurgeburt
porpoise {n} (cetacean) :: Tümmler {m}, Schweinswal {m}
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal) :: Brei {m}
port {n} (dock or harbour) :: Hafen {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front) :: Backbord {n}
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred) :: Port {m}
port {n} (fortified wine) :: Portwein {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal ::
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city ::
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved) :: portabel, tragbar
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems) :: portabel
portable executable {n} (file format used for executable programs) :: Portable Executable {m}
portable toilet {n} (portable toilet, see also: toilet) :: Baustellenklo {n}, mobile Toilettenkabine {f}, Mobil-WC {n}, Mobilklo {n}, Dixiklo {n}, Dixi-Klo {n}, Dixi® {n}, Dixi {n}, Sanitärcontainer {m}
portage {n} (route used for portage) :: Portage {f}
portal {n} (grandiose entrance) :: Portal {n}
portal {n} (entry point) :: Portal {n}
portal {n} (website) :: Portal {n}
porta-potty {n} (portable toilet) SEE: portable toilet ::
Port-au-Prince {prop} (capital of Haiti) :: Port-au-Prince {n}
port city {n} (city built around a port) :: Hafenstadt {f}
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating) :: Fallgatter {n}
portend {v} (to serve as a warning or omen) :: ankündigen, vorbedeuten, vorhersagen
portend {v} (to signify) :: deuten, hindeuten, hinweisen,, bedeuten
portent {n} (omen) :: Omen {n}
portentous {adj} (ominous; portending evil) :: unheildrohend
portentous {adj} (vain; marvelous; prodigious; wonderful) :: hochtrabend, wichtigtuerisch
porter {n} (person who carries luggage) :: Gepäckträger {m}
portfolio {n} (case) :: Mappe {f}
portfolio {n} :: Portefeuille {n}
porthole {n} (circular window) :: Bullauge {n}
portico {n} (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building) :: Portikus {m} {f}
portion {n} (allocated amount) :: Teil {m}
portmanteau {n} (case) :: Koffer {m}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words) :: Kofferwort {n}, Portmanteau {n}, Portmanteau-Wort {n}, Schachtelwort {n}, Kontamination {f}, Verschmelzung {f}, Wortkreuzung {f}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea) :: Port Moresby {n}
portrait {n} (painting of a person) :: Portrait {n}, Porträt {n}
portrait {n} (an accurate depiction of a person, a mood, etc.) :: Portrait {n}, Porträt {n}
portray {v} (to paint or draw the likeness of) :: porträtieren, abmalen
portray {v} (figuratively: to describe in words) :: porträtieren
portrayal {n} :: Abbild {n}
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (town in Dominica) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (city in Iowa) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (city in New Hampshire) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (city in Ohio) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (town in Rhode Island) :: Portsmouth
Portsmouth {prop} (city in Virginia) :: Portsmouth
Portugal {prop} (country) :: Portugal {n}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal) :: portugiesisch
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the Portuguese language) :: portugiesisch
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal) :: Portugiese {m}, Portugiesin {f}
Portuguese {n} (the language) :: Portugiesisch {n}
Portuguese-Canadian {adj} (lusophone Canadian) :: lusophon kanadisch, lusofon kanadisch, portugiesischsprachig kanadisch, portugiesischsprechend kanadisch
Portuguese-Canadian {adj} (Portuguese-Canadian) :: lusokanadisch, luso-kanadisch, portugiesischkanadisch, portugiesisch-kanadisch
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis) :: Portugiesische Galeere {f}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog) :: portugiesischer Wasserhund {m}, Cão de Água Português {m}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal) :: Portwein {m}
portyanki {n} (footwrap) SEE: footwrap ::
pose {v} (set in place, arrange) :: stellen, legen
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz)) :: stellen
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose) :: posieren
pose {n} (position, arrangement (especially of the human body)) :: Pose {f}
Poseidon {prop} (the god of the sea) :: Poseidon {m}
poser {n} (a particularly difficult question or puzzle) :: knifflige Frage {f}, harte Nuss {f}
poser {n} (someone who asks a question or sets a problem) :: Fragender {m}, Frager {m}, Fragesteller {m}
poser {n} (someone who, or something which, poses; with their body in a fixed position) :: Künstlermodell {n}, Modell {n}
poser {n} (poseur) SEE: poseur ::
poseur {n} (one who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others) :: Angeber {m}, Angeberin {f}
posh {adj} (associated with the upper classes) :: vornehm
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive) :: schick, todschick
posit {n} (A postulate) :: Postulat {n}
posit {v} (Postulate) :: postulieren
posit {v} (Suggest) :: postulieren, aufstellen (theory)
position {n} (place, location) :: Stellung {f}, Position {f}
position {n} (status or rank) :: Position {f}
position {n} (post of employment) :: Arbeitsplatz {m}, Stelle {f}
position {n} (stand) :: Position {f}
position {n} (posture) :: Position {f}
position {v} (to put into place) :: positionieren, postieren
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down) :: positiv
positive {n} (the positive degree of adjectives and adverbs) :: Grundstufe, Positiv {n}, (dated: Positivus {n})
positive {n} (photography: a positive image) :: Positiv {n}, Positivfilm {m}
positive column {n} (glowing region in a glow discharge) :: positive Säule {f}
positively {adv} (with certainty) :: definitiv, bestimmt, entschieden, eindeutig
positive thinking {n} (focusing on thoughts of success) :: positives Denken {n}
positivism {n} :: Positivismus {m}
positron {n} (positron) :: Positron {n}
positronium {n} (exotic atom) :: Positronium {n}
POSIX {n} (computing: set of standards providing application portability between UNIX variants) :: POSIX {n}
posse {n} (A group of people summoned to help law enforcement) :: Trupp {m}
posse {n} (A criminal gang) :: Bande {f}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of) :: besitzen
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind) :: besitzen
possessed {adj} (controlled by evil spirits) :: besessen
possessing {v} (present participle of possess) :: besitzend
possession {n} (something that is owned) :: Gut {n}
possession {n} (control of the ball in a disputed sports game) :: Ballbesitz {m}
possessive {adj} (grammar: indicating possession) :: besitzanzeigend, possessiv
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case ::
possessive adjective {n} (possessive determiner) :: see adjektivisches Possessivpronomen
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession) :: Genitiv {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession) :: besitzanzeigendes Fürwort {n}; Possessivpronomen {n}, Possessivum {n}, Possessiv {n}
possessive suffix {n} (Suffix indicating possession) :: Possessivsuffix {n}
possessor {n} (One who possesses) :: Besitzer {m}, Inhaber {m}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible) :: Möglichkeit {f}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen) :: möglich
possible {adj} (being considered, e.g. for a position) :: möglich
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps ::
possum {n} (any of the marsupials in several families of the order Diprotodontia of Australia and neighboring islands) :: Possum {n}
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum ::
post {n} (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground) :: Pfosten {m}
post {n} (method of delivering mail) :: Post {f}
post {n} (individual message in a forum) :: Beitrag {m}
post {v} (to send mail) :: schicken
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message) :: posten
post {n} (assigned station) :: Stelle {f}, Posten {m}
postage {n} (charge) :: Porto {n}
postage {n} (postage stamp affixed as evidence of payment, see also: postage stamp) :: Frankierung
postage meter {n} (machine) :: Frankiermaschine {f}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid) :: Briefmarke {f}, Marke {f}, Freimarke {f}, Wert {m}, Postwertzeichen {n}, Wertzeichen {n}
postal {adj} (relating to mail) :: Post-, postalisch
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode ::
postalveolar {adj} (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge) :: postalveolar
postalveolar {n} (any sound articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge) :: Postalveolar {m}, Postalveolarlaut {m}
postal vote {n} (a vote made on an official form which is then sent through the post) :: Briefwahl {f}
postbellum {adj} (of the period following a war) :: Nachkriegszeit
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox ::
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope) :: Postkarte {f}
post chaise {n} (a horse-drawn carriage, closed and with four-wheels) :: Postkutsche {f}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address) :: PLZ {f}, Postleitzahl {f}
postcolonial {adj} (following the end of colonial rule) :: postkolonial
postdoctoral {adj} (after receiving a doctorate) :: Postdoc-
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard) :: Plakat {n}, Anschlag {m}, Poster {n}, Affiche {f}
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall) :: Poster {n}, Affiche {f}
poster {n} (shot which only hits a goal post) :: Pfosten {m}
poster child {n} (prototypical example) :: Paradebeispiel {n}
poste restante {n} (a service where the post office holds mail until the recipient calls for it) :: Postlagerservice {m}
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear) :: hinter
posterior {adj} (following in order or time) :: später
posterior {n} (buttocks) :: Hintern
posterior chamber {n} (space between iris and lens) :: hintere Augenkammer {f}
posterity {n} (all the future generations) :: [of humanity at large] Nachwelt {f}; [of a particular person] Nachkommen {p}
postern {n} (secondary gateway) :: Hintertür {f}, Hintertor {n}
postglacial rebound {n} (rise of depressed lithosphere) :: Landhebung {f}
posthistory {n} (history after an event) :: Nachgeschichte {f}
post horn {n} (musical instrument) :: Posthorn {n}
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death) :: postum, posthum
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death) :: postum, posthum
postilion {n} (rider mounted on leading horse) :: Postillion {m}
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side) :: Klebezettel {m}
postlude {n} (final part of a musical piece) :: Postludium {n}, Nachspiel {n}
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter) :: Poststempel {f}
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism) :: postmodern, nachmodern [uncommon]
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc) :: Postmoderne {f}, Postmodernismus {m}
postnatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the period immediately after birth) :: postnatal, postpartal
post office {n} (place) :: Postamt {n}
post office {n} (organization) :: Post {f}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail) :: Postfach {n}
postoperative {adj} (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation) :: postoperativ
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event) :: verschieben, aufschieben, zurückstellen
postponement {n} (the state of being adjourned) :: Aufschub {m}, Verschiebung {f}
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun) :: Nachsetzwort, nachgestellte Präposition {f}, Postposition {f}, nachgestelltes Verhältniswort {n}, Postposition {f}
postpositional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a postposition) :: postpositional
postpositionally {adv} (in a postpositional manner) :: postpositional
postpostmodern {adj} (beyond postmodernism) :: postpostmodern, nachpostmodern [uncommon]
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film) :: Postproduktion {f}
postrevolutionary {adj} (occurring after a revolution) :: nachrevolutionär, postrevolutionär
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter) :: Postskriptum {n}
postscriptum {n} (something written afterward) :: Postskriptum {n}
post-Soviet {adj} (after the dissolution of the Soviet Union) :: postsowjetisch
postsurgical {adj} (relating to the period following surgery) :: postoperativ
posttonic {adj} (immediately following a stressed syllable) :: nachtonig
posttraumatic {adj} (after, or as a result of, a trauma) :: posttraumatisch
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation) :: posttraumatische Belastungsstörung {f}
post-truth {adj} (post-truth) :: postfaktisch
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted) :: Postulat {n}
postulate {n} (fundamental element; basic principle) :: Postulat {n}
postulate {n} (logic: an axiom) :: Postulat {n}, Axiom {n}
postulate {n} (requirement, prerequisite) :: Voraussetzung {f}
postulate {v} (to assume as a premise) :: postulieren
posture {n} (position of body) :: Haltung {f}
posturing {n} (assumption of an exaggerated pose or attitude) :: Inszenierung {f}
postvolcanic {adj} (following the eruption of a volcano) :: postvulkanisch
postwoman {n} (woman who delivers the post or mail) :: Postfrau {f}, Postbotin {f}, Briefträgerin {f}, Briefzustellerin {f}, Zustellerin {f}
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.) :: Topf {m}
pot {n} (money wagered) :: Einsatz {m}
pot {v} (to put (something) into a pot) :: etwas in einen Topf werfen
pot {v} (to cause a ball to fall into a pocket) :: lochen
pot {v} :: etwas in einem Topf aufbewahren
pot {n} (marijuana) :: Gras {n}, Marihuana {n}
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast ::
potable {adj} (good for drinking) :: trinkbar
potash {n} (pot ash) :: Pottasche {f}
potash {n} (potassium carbonate etc) :: Pottasche {f}
potassium {n} (the chemical element) :: Kalium {n}
potassium aluminium sulfate {n} (sulfate double salt of potassium and aluminium) :: Kaliumaluminiumsulfat {n}
potassium bitartrate {n} :: Weinstein {m}
potassium carbonate {n} (alkaline salt) :: Kaliumcarbonat {n}
potassium chloride {n} (the salt KCl) :: Kaliumchlorid {n}
potassium cyanide {n} (inorganic compound) :: Zyankali, Kaliumcyanid {n}
potassium dichromate {n} (potassium salt of chromic acid) :: Kaliumdichromat {n}
potassium hydroxide {n} (potassium hydroxide) :: Kaliumhydroxid {n}, Ätzkali {n}, kaustisches Kali {n}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate) :: Salpeter {m}, Kalisalpeter {m}
potassium permanganate {n} (KMnO4) :: Kaliumpermanganat {n}
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable) :: Kartoffel {f}, Erdapfel {m} [Southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria], Grumbeere {f} [Southwestern Germany], Erdbirne {f}, Grundbirne {f}, Bramburi {f} [Austria]
potato blight {n} (Phytophthora infestans, disease of potatoes) :: Kartoffelmehltau {m}
potato bread {n} (a type of bread made with potatoes and onions) :: Kartoffelbrot {n}
potato chip {n} (potato chip (UK)) :: Kartoffelchip {m}
potato chip {n} (potato crisp) SEE: potato crisp ::
potato crisp {n} (thin fried slice of potato) :: Chip {m}
potato in its jacket {n} (baked potato) SEE: baked potato ::
potato masher {n} (utensil for mashing potatoes) :: Kartoffelstampfer {m}
potato pancake {n} (potato pancake) :: Kartoffelpuffer {m}, Reibekuchen {m}, Reibeplätzchen
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes) :: Kartoffelsalat {m}
potato starch {n} (vegetable substance found in the extracted material of potatoes) :: Kartoffelstärke {f}
potayto, potahto {interj} (to suggest a distinction without a difference) SEE: tomayto, tomahto ::
potbellied {adj} (having a potbelly) :: dickbäuchig
potbellied pig {n} (small Vietnamese domesticated pig) :: Hängebauchschwein {n}
potbelly {n} (a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen) :: Wampe {f}
pot calling the kettle black {n} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser) :: ein Esel schimpft den anderen Langohr (a donkey calls the other longears)
pot calling the kettle black {n} :: rechter Pantoffel schimpft über linken Pantoffel, wer im Glashaus sitzt, soll nicht mit Steinen werfen (who sits in the glass house, shouldn't throw stones)
poteen {n} (illegally produced Irish whiskey) :: Poteen, Potcheen
Potemkin village {n} (any false construct devised to disguise a shortcoming or improve appearances) :: Potemkinsches Dorf {n}
potentate {n} (a powerful leader) :: Potentat {m}, Potentatin
potential {n} (currently unrealized ability) :: Potential {n}
potential {n} (energy of a unit electrical charge) :: Potential {n}
potential {adj} (existing in possibility) :: möglich, potenziell, potentiell
potential difference {n} (difference in potential energy between two points) :: Potentialdifferenz {f}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position) :: potentielle Energie {f}
potentiometer {n} (user-adjustable variable resistor) :: Potentiometer {n}
pothead {n} (a person who smokes cannabis frequently) :: Kiffer {m}, Kifferin {f}
potholder {n} :: Topflappen {m}
pothole {n} (a hole in a road) :: Schlagloch {n}
potion {n} (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical) :: Trank {m}, Tränke {p}
potlatch {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) :: Potluck
potlid {n} (potlid) :: Topfdeckel {m}
potluck {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) SEE: potlatch ::
pot marigold {n} (Calendula officinalis) :: Ringelblume {f}
potpourri {n} (collection of various things) :: Potpourri {n}
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music) :: Potpourri {n}
potpourri {n} (a mixture of dried fragrant plant material used to scent a room) :: Potpourri {n}
Potsdam {prop} (city) :: Potsdam {n}
potsherd {n} (piece of ceramic from pottery) :: Scherbe {f}, Tonscherbe {f}, Topfscherbe {f}
potter {n} (one who makes pots and ceramic wares) :: Töpfer {m}, Töpferin {f}
pottery {n} (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed) :: Töpferware {f}, Tongerät {n}, Töpfergeschirr {n}
pottery {n} (workshop where pottery is made) :: Töpferei {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery) :: Töpferei {f}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
potty {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
potty {n} (children's chamberpot) :: Töpfchen {n}
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
pouch {n} (small bag) :: Beutel {m}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young) :: Beutel {m}
poultry {n} (domestic fowl) :: Geflügel {n}
poultry {n} (fowl meat) :: Geflügel {n}
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois)) :: Pfund {n}
pound {n} (unit of currency) :: Pfund {n}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals) :: Zwinger {m}, Tierheim {n}
pound {n} (place for detention of automobiles) :: Verwahrstelle {f}
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake made from equal quantities of butter, eggs, flour and sugar) :: Rührkuchen {m}
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK) :: Pfund Sterling {n}, Pfund {n}
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream) :: gießen, schütten, eingießen, einschütten, einschenken
pour {v} (to send forth as in a stream or a flood) :: schütten
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream) :: gießen
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire ::
pour one's heart out {v} (To express one's innermost thoughts or feelings) :: sein Herz ausschütten
pour out {v} (distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid) :: ausgießen
pout {v} (push out one’s lips) :: schürzen
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered) :: schmollen, einen Schmollmund machen
pout {n} (facial expression) :: Schmollmund {m}
pouting {n} (fish, Trisopterus luscus) :: Franzosendorsch {m}
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy) :: Poebene {f}, Po-Ebene {f}
poverty {n} (quality or state of being poor) :: Armut {f}
poverty-stricken {adj} (very poor) :: armutsgefährdet
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance) :: (cosmetic:) Puder {m}, {n}; (otherwise:) Pulver {n}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder ::
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc) :: Puderzucker {m}, Staubzucker {m} [Austria]
powder keg {n} (barrel of gun powder) :: Pulverfass {n}
powder keg {n} (volatile situation) :: Pulverfass {n}
powder metallurgy {n} (producing metal components by compacting and sintering powdered metals) :: Pulvermetallurgie {f}
power {n} (capability or influence) :: Macht {f}, Kraft {f}
power {n} (control, particularly legal or political) :: Macht {f}
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.) :: Macht {f}, Großmacht {f}
power {n} (physical force or strength) :: Kraft {f}, Stärke {f}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply) :: Strom {m}, Energie {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy) :: Leistung {f}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors) :: Potenz {f}, [x hoch n]
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality ::
powerbank {n} (portable device used to charge mobile phones and tablet computers) :: Powerbank {f}
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip ::
power broker {n} (person having the ability to influence important decisions, see also: éminence grise) :: graue Eminenz {f}
power cut {n} (interruption in the supply of power) :: Stromausfall {m}
power dissipation {n} (waste of power as heat) :: Leistungsaufnahme {f}
powered {adj} :: angetrieben [past-p.], mit Antrieb [postpositioned]
power forward {n} (a basketball player) :: Power Forward {m}
powerful {adj} (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence) :: mächtig
power-hungry {adj} (having a strong desire for power) :: machthungrig, machtgierig
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength) :: kraftlos
powerless {adj} (lacking legal authority) :: machtlos
powerlessness {n} (The state or character of being powerless) :: Machtlosigkeit {f}
powerlifting {n} (strength sport) :: Kraftdreikampf {m}
power of attorney {n} (authorisation) :: Handlungsvollmacht {f}
power of attorney {n} (document) :: Vollmacht {f}
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station ::
power point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
power politics {n} (politics with power) :: Machtpolitik {f}
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set) :: Potenzmenge {f}
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced) :: Kraftwerk {n}, Elektrizitätswerk {n}
power steering {n} (System in a vehicle) :: Servolenkung {f}
powers that be {n} (holders of power) :: die zuständigen Stellen, die da oben
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets) :: Mehrfachsteckdose {f}
power structure {n} (system) :: Machtstruktur {f}
power struggle {n} (a fight to gain dominance) :: Machtkampf {m}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus) :: Netzteil
power tool {n} (tool powered by an electric motor) :: Elektrogerät {n}, Elektrowerkzeug {n}
powertrain {n} (powertrain) :: Antriebsstrang {m}
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan ::
Poznan {prop} (city in Poland) :: Posen {n}, Poznań {n}
PP {n} (prepositional phrase) :: PP {f}
practicability {n} (being practicable) :: Praktikabilität {f}
practical {adj} (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis) :: praktisch
practical {adj} (being likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation) :: praktisch
practical {adj} (having skills or knowledge that are practical) :: praktisch
practical joke {n} (something done for amusement to the detriment of someone else) :: Streich {m}
practically {adv} (In practice, in effect) :: praktisch
practice {n} (repetition of an activity to improve skill) :: Übung, Üben {n}, Training {n}
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession) :: Ausübung {f}, Ausüben {n}, Praktizieren {n}, Praxis {f}
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory) :: Praxis {f}
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it) :: Übung macht den Meister
practicum {n} (college course) :: Praktikum {n}
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill) :: üben
practise {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill) :: ausüben, praktizieren
practiser {n} (one who practises) :: Praktikant {m}, Praktikantin {f}
praedial {adj} (Having to work on the land or an estate) :: prädial
praenomen {n} (ancient Roman first name) :: Pränomen {n}
praetor {n} (Roman administrative official) :: Prätor {m}
Pragian {prop} (a subdivision of the Devonian period) :: Pragium
pragmatic {adj} (practical) :: pragmatisch
pragmatism {n} (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities) :: Pragmatismus {m}
pragmatism {n} (philosophical idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer) :: Pragmatismus {m}
pragmatism {n} :: Pragmatismus {m}
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic) :: Prag
Prairial {prop} (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar) :: Prairial {m}, Wiesenmonat {m}
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland) :: Prärie {f}
prairie chicken {n} (flightless bird of the genus Tympanuchus) :: Präriehuhn {n}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent) :: Präriehund {m}
praise {n} (commendation; favorable representation in words) :: Lob {n}
praise {n} (worship) :: Lob {n}
praise {v} (to give praise to) :: loben, preisen
praline {n} (confection) :: Praline {f}
pram {n} (perambulator) :: Kinderwagen {m}
pram {n} (flat-bottomed barge) :: Prahm {m}
Prangli {prop} (island) :: Prangli (Wrangelsholm)
prank {n} (practical joke or mischievous trick) :: Streich {m}, Schabernack {m}
prank call {n} (practical joke made using the telephone) :: Telefonstreich {m}
prankster {n} (one who performs pranks) :: Schelm {m}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element) :: Praseodym {n}
prate {n} (talk to little purpose) :: Geschwätz {n}
prate {v} (to talk much, to chatter) :: plaudern, schwatzen, schwätzen, faseln [colloquial], schwafeln [colloquial], labern [colloquial]
prattle {n} (babble) :: Geplapper {n}
prattler {n} (someone who prattles) :: [pejorative] Schwatzmaul {n}
prawn {n} (large shrimp) :: Garnele {f}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being) :: beten
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid) :: bitten, erbitten
pray {v} (to talk to God) :: beten
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God) :: Gebet {n}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying) :: Gebet {n}
prayer {n} :: [1,3,4] Gebet {n}, [2] Beten {n}, [4] Gottesdienst {m}, [5] Prediger {m}
prayer {n} (one who prays) :: Beter {m}, Beterin {f}
prayer book {n} (book) :: Gebetbuch {n}
prayer flag {n} (colourful rectangular cloth) :: Gebetsfahne {f}, Gebetsflagge {f}
prayer mat {n} (prayer rug) SEE: prayer rug ::
prayer rug {n} (small rug on which Muslims kneel to pray) :: Gebetsteppich {m}
prayer shawl {n} (prayer shawl) :: [Bet + Tuch] Bettuch {n}, Gebetsmantel {m}, Tallit {m}, Gebetsschal {m}, jüdischer Gebetsschal {m}
prayer wheel {n} (rotating cylinder containing prayers) :: Gebetsmühle {f}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family) :: Gottesanbeterin {f}
précis {n} (concise statement) :: Zusammenfassung {f}, Inhaltsangabe {f}
pre- {prefix} (before) :: vor-
preach {v} (give a sermon) :: predigen
preach {v} (proclaim by public discourse) :: predigen, verkündigen
preach {v} (advise or recommend earnestly) :: predigen
preacher {n} (one who preaches) :: Prediger {m}
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe) :: offene Türen einrennen
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir ::
preadolescence {n} (the period between childhood and adolescence) :: Präadoleszenz {f}
Prealps {prop} (Alpine foothills) :: Voralpen {p}
preamble {n} (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute) :: Präambel
preantepenult {n} (last syllable but three) :: Präantepänultima
preaspiration {n} (period of voiceless breathing) :: Präaspiration {f}
Precambrian {adj} (before the Phanerozoic) :: präkambrisch
Precambrian {prop} (eon before the Phanerozoic) :: Präkambrium {n}
precariat {n} (sociological group) :: Prekariat
precarious {adj} (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous) :: prekär
precarious {adj} :: prekär
precariously {adv} (in a precarious manner) :: unsicher, prekär
precarity {n} (condition of existence) :: Prekarisierung {f}
precaution {n} (Previous caution or care) :: Vorsorge {f}
precaution {n} (A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success) :: Vorsichtsmaßnahme {f}
precautionarily {adv} (as a precaution) :: vorsichtshalber, sicherheitshalber
precede {v} (go before, go in front of) :: vorangehen, vorausgehen
precedence {n} (the state of preceding in importance or priority) :: Vorrang {m}
precedent {n} (past act used as example) :: Präzedens {n}
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law) :: Präzedenzfall {m}
preceding {adj} (foregoing; occurring before or in front of something else) :: führend, vorherig, vorausgehend
precept {n} (rule or principle governing personal conduct) :: Gebot, Vorschrift, Grundsatz {m}
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity) :: vorchristlich
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth) :: kostbar, wertvoll
preciousness {n} (the condition of being precious) :: Kostbarkeit {f}
precious stone {n} (gem) :: Edelstein {m}
precipice {n} (very steep cliff) :: Abgrund {m}, Steilhang {m}
precipitate {v} (make something happen suddenly and quickly; hasten) :: vorantreiben, beschleunigen
precipitate {v} (To throw an object or person from a great height) :: stürzen, herabstürzen, hinabwerfen
precipitate {v} (To come out of a liquid solution into solid form) :: niederschlagen, ausfällen
precipitate {v} (To separate out of a liquid solution into solid form) :: ausfällen
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere) :: Niederschlag {m}
precipitation {n} (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid) :: Präzipitation {f}
precipitation hardening {n} (Precipitation hardening) :: Ausscheidungshärtung {f}
precipitation reaction {n} (reversible reaction in which a product is continuously removed by precipitation) :: Fällungsreaktion {f}
precipitous {adj} (steep, like a precipice) :: abrupt, abschüssig, jäh, schroff, steil, steilwandig
precipitous {adj} (headlong) :: kopfüber
precipitous {adj} (hasty; rash; quick; sudden; precipitate) :: überstürzt
precipitously {adv} (abruptly) :: unerwartet
precise {adj} (exact) :: präzise, genau
precise {adj} ((sciences) clustered close together) :: exakt
precise {v} (exact) :: präzisieren
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner) :: präzise
precision {n} (the state of being precise or exact; exactness) :: Präzision {f}, Genauigkeit {f}
preclude {v} (rule out) :: ausschließen, verhindern, unmöglich machen
precocious {adj} (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity) :: frühreif
precocious {adj} (exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age) :: frühreif, altklug
precociousness {n} (condition of being precocious) :: Frühreife {f}
precocity {n} (state of being precocious) :: Frühreife {f}
precognition {n} (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future) :: Präkognition {f}
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus) :: präkolumb