pill

a gelled viscous fluid

Pill

• (v. i.) To be peeled; to peel off in flakes. • (v. t.) To deprive of hair; to make bald. • (n.) The peel or skin. • (n.) Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must be accepted or endured. • (v. t. & i.) To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder. • (v. t.) To peel; to make by removing...
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pill

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) Tablets are traditionally referred to as pills. Prior to the widespread use of the machine-compressed tablet, pills were very popular products that ... While it may seem obvious today, it was not always clearly understood that medications must be delivered to the diseased tissue in order to b...
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pill

(pil) tablet. morning-after pill popular name for an emergency postcoital contraceptive containing a high dose of the hormones usually found in an oral contraceptive, either an estrogen plus a progestational agent, or the latter alone; used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercour...
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pill

contraceptive pill noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
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pill

lozenge noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
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Pill

[pharmacy] A pill was originally defined as a small, round, solid pharmaceutical oral dosage form of medication that was in use before the advent of tablets and capsules. Pills were made by mixing the active ingredients with an excipient such as glucose syrup in a mortar and pestle to form a paste, then rolling the mass into a long cylindri...
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Pill

[textile] A pill, colloquially known as a bobble, is a small ball of fibres that forms on a piece of cloth. `Pill` is also a verb for the formation of such balls. Pilling is a surface defect of textiles caused by wear, and is considered unsightly. It happens when washing and wearing of fabrics causes loose fibres to begin to push out from t...
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Pill

Pill intransitive verb To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
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Pill

Pill noun [ Confer Peel skin, or Pillion .] The peel or skin. [ Obsolete] 'Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills , as the locusts.' Holland.
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Pill

Pill transitive verb [ Confer Latin pilare to deprive of hair, and English pill , noun (above).] 1. To deprive of hair; to make bald. [ Obsolete] 2. To peel; to make by removing the skin. « [ Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . in the rods.» Gen. xxx...
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Pill

A fuzzy ball caused by the rolling up of abraded surface fibers.
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Pill

a nickname for a rugby ball
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Pill

A small ball of fibers as forms on the surface of napped fabrics under friction.
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Pill

Another term for a golf ball
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Pill

Nickname for a rugby ball.
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pill

Nickname for the ball.
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Pill

Pill is slang for to blackball.
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Pill

Pill: In pharmacy, a medicinal substance in a small round or oval mass meant to be swallowed. Pills often contain a filler and a plastic substance such as lactose that permits the pill to be rolled by hand or machine into the desired form. The pill may then be coated with a varnishlike substance. The word pill is a shortened version of the French p...
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pill

The peel or skin. 'Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills, as the locusts.' ... Origin: Cf. Peel skin, or Pillion. ... 1. To deprive of hair; to make bald. ... 2. To peel; to make by removing the skin. '[Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . In the rods.' (Gen. Xxx. 37) ... Origin: Cf. L. Pilare to deprive of hair, and E. Pill, n. (above). ......
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pill

Type: Term Pronunciation: pil Definitions: 1. A small globular mass of some coherent, but soluble, substance containing a medicinal substance to be swallowed. 2. The Pill; a colloquial term for oral contraceptives.
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pill

[n] - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception 2. [n] - something that resembles a pill in shape or size 3. [n] - a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
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