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perc

[purk] /pɜrk/
noun
1.
perk3 .
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Examples from the web for perc
  • Studies have linked perc to cancers of the bladder, cervix, esophagus and lung in dry-cleaning workers.
  • Fresh air is introduced into the dryer to evaporate residual perc remaining in the cloth.
  • perc also may evaporate from dry-cleaned clothes or dry-cleaning operations into indoor air.
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perk


perk 1

noun

Percolated coffee (1950s+)

verb

To run smoothly and well; percolate: The project's perking now (1925+)


perk 2

noun

Extra money, privileges, fringe benefits, etc, pertaining to a job or assignment: His men were delighted to be in Afghanistan, he said, mostly because of the perks

[1824+; fr perquisite]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for perc

perc

has passed soil percolation test
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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