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publication the act of publishing printed material. [3 definitions]
publicity information given out through the media that gets the attention of the public. [2 definitions]
publicly in a public manner; not in secret or in private. [2 definitions]
public school in the US, an elementary, middle, or high school that is free and supported by people's taxes. [2 definitions]
publish to prepare and bring out for sale for the public to read.
publisher a person or company that publishes books or periodicals.
puck the hard rubber disk that is used in ice hockey. Players try to hit the puck into the net to score a goal.
pucker to gather or draw up into small folds or wrinkles.
pudding a soft, creamy, cooked dessert that is made with milk, flour, eggs, sugar, and flavoring. [3 definitions]
puddle a small, shallow pool of water. [2 definitions]
pudgy fat and short.
pueblo a house made of adobe or stone built by Native Americans in the southwest United States. Pueblos are shared by the community and are usually several stories high. [2 definitions]
Puerto Rico an island in the Caribbean Sea associated with the United States. Puerto Rico is in the West Indies. San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico.
puff a short, strong burst of breath, air, smoke, or steam. [8 definitions]
puffin a northern sea bird with black and white feathers and a large, flat, colorful bill.
pull to take hold of (something) and use force to bring it nearer to oneself. [8 definitions]
pulley a simple machine that makes lifting something easier. A pulley has a wheel or set of wheels with grooves that a rope or chain can be pulled over.
pull one's weight to do one's share of work.
pullover a sweater or shirt that is put on and taken off by being pulled over the head.
pull the wool over someone's eyes (informal) to trick or fool someone.
pull through to continue to live in spite of a particular danger or difficulty.