p-book

Will p-book sales continue to hold up against e-books?

Will p-book sales continue to hold up against e-books?

p-book

/ ˈpi bʊk / noun

a book that is printed on paper:
P-book sales of novels have not been greatly affected by the digital revolution.

P-book contrasts with e-book:
E-book sales are actually declining against p-books.

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piranha

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Piranhas have sharp teeth, but some are actually vegetarian.

piranha

/ pᵻˈrɑnə / noun

a South American freshwater fish with sharp teeth. It has a reputation for fierce behaviour:
Piranha attacks on humans are rarely fatal.

The plural of piranha is piranhas or piranha:
Piranhas/Piranha mainly hunt in large groups.

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pocket-dial

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You know you’ve been pocket-dialled when you don’t understand a thing on the other end.

pocket-dial

/ ˈpɒkᵻt ˌdaɪəl / verb

to make a call accidentally by pressing your phone without meaning to:
It can be embarrassing if you pocket-dial your boss from the bar.

You can also say pocket-call:
I pocket-called my boyfriend by accident and he heard me chatting to another guy.

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