Definition of Plenum in English :

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Plenum meaning in English

Meaning of Plenum in English

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1. plenum

a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present

Example Sentences:
'the plenum will vote on all tax increases'

2. plenum

an enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -nums or -na (-nə)
an enclosure containing gas at a higher pressure than the surrounding environment
a fully attended meeting or assembly, esp of a legislative body
(esp in the philosophy of the Stoics) space regarded as filled with matter
Compare vacuum (sense 1)
the condition or quality of being full

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nounWord forms: plural ˈplenums or ˈplena (ˈplinə ; plēˈnə)
space filled with matter
see also vacuum
a full or general assembly, as of all members of a legislative body
an enclosed volume of gas under greater pressure than that surrounding the container
the state of this

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n. pl. ple·nums or ple·na (plēnə, plĕnə)
1. An assembly or meeting with all members present.
2. A condition, space, or enclosure in which air or other gas is at a pressure greater than that of the outside atmosphere.
3. The condition of being full; fullness.
4. A space completely filled with matter.
5. A space lying above the ceiling in a building but below the next floor, especially one allowing movement of air between parts of the building.

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