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POS

1. noun An abbreviation for "point of sale," referring to the place where a sales transaction takes place. We need to get our POS system up and running before the store opens in an hour!
2. noun, rude slang An abbreviation for "piece of shit," a derisive term for someone or something that one considers worthless or contemptible. What do I want this POS for? It's a table with two and a half legs! Only a real POS would use racist terms like that.
3. adjective, rude slang An initialism for "piece of shit," meaning utterly worthless, contemptible, or inferior. This POS computer keeps crashing on me! Sally's POS boyfriend just tried to sell me dope.

po-po

slang The police or a police officer. Watch your back, Tom—po-po coming up behind us. They got a po-po stationed at the front.

POS

n. a piece of shit; someone or something completely worthless. (see also piece (sense 4).) This old thing’s a POS. Get rid of it.
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The physical properties resulting from binary blends of POSS coagents relative to f-HNBR were determined using a variety of common elastomer characterization techniques.
It is reasonable to propose P1 with the higher compressibility by comparing [A.sub.0,b] in region 2 of P1 and P2, due to the direct bonding between PTFEMA blocks and POSS. Moreover, the block copolymer with longer PMMA length (P3) exhibits higher compressibility in a more compacted state (region 3) while the block sequence is the same.
Over the entire wavelength range, the ranking of the refractive index was 6FDA-TeMPD > 17 mol% POSS > 43 mol% POSS > 79 mol% POSS > poly(MEPOSS).
"I don't think CTGF is the complete answer, but it's a great thing to have in hand to inform new ways to think about the real challenge of trying to improve regeneration," Poss said.
Es posible que su distribucion alcance la costa sur de Chiapas, debido a que hay registros en Centroamerica (Poss & Boschung, 1996; Vargas & Dean, 2010), pero es evidente la carencia de estudios sobre estos organismos.
A number of airborne technologies would likely use the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system, a GPS-enabled tool that transmits information about aircraft altitude, speed and location to track other systems, Poss said.
In the early 1990s, a scientific team under the direction of Lichtenhan and housed at Edwards Air Force Base in California invented POSS, the first new class of chemical feedstocks to be developed in 50 years.
The wounds did not differ in size during the first three following treatment with either saline or POSS (Table 1).
The possibility of bifunctionalization of an inorganic filler surface with alkoxysilanes and POSS compounds helps to increase their range of application, while also improving the mechanical properties of the polymer composites and reducing the costs of their production.
"Zebrafish are great at fin regeneration," says Ken Poss of Duke University, who studies them.
Even though optical confirmation of genuine discoveries is usually secured by other observers, some objects have not been formally designated due to a lack of spectral confirmation, including two supernovae found by Tom Boles and listed as 'Poss SN' in the table.
City of Chicago, defense attorney William Poss filed a motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.
Hay preocupacion respecto a la equidad del sistema y de si el POS y POSS realmente proporcionan la atencion en salud esencial.
First, octasilane POSS was functionalized with dimethylamino groups by hydrosilylation with allyl-dimethylamine.
Investors flock to POSS as banks cut rates and stocks turn volatile