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popular vote in the U.S., the vote for a President as participated in by the voters themselves, as opposed to the vote carried out by the electoral college. [2 definitions]
populate to be residents of; inhabit. [2 definitions]
populated (of a place) having inhabitants.
population the collective human inhabitants of an area. [4 definitions]
population explosion a great expansion in a biological population, esp. of humans in the twentieth century, resulting from a continued high birth rate combined with a decrease in child mortality and an increase in longevity.
populist (cap.) a member or supporter of the U.S. Populist party in the late nineteenth century. [5 definitions]
populous having a large or dense population.
pop-up of, concerning, having, or being a part or device that pops up or causes something to pop up. [5 definitions]
porcelain a white, glassy ceramic; china. [3 definitions]
porcelainize to coat with or make with porcelain or a similar substance.
porch an open platform, often with a roof, that serves as the back or front entrance of a house. [2 definitions]
porcine of, pertaining to, or like swine or pigs.
porcupine any of several large rodents covered with long, stiff, sharp quills.
pore1 to study or read with care and attention (usu. fol. by "over"). [3 definitions]
pore2 a tiny opening in the outer surface of a plant or animal through which air, water, sweat, or the like may pass out or in. [2 definitions]
pore fungus a fungus with a pitted or porous surface, that produces spores inside very thin tubules.
porgy any of various marine food fishes, such as the scup and sheepshead, having spiny fins and a wide body covered with large scales. [2 definitions]
pork the edible flesh of a pig or hog. [2 definitions]
pork barrel (informal) a government bill or appropriation specifically designed to benefit a particular locale or industry in order to ingratiate legislators with their constituents.
porker a pig raised and fattened for its pork.
porkpie a man's hat having a low, flat, circular crown and a snap brim.