a solution containing a phosphate buffer (Freq. 10)
Hypernyms: ↑buffer solution

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Public Broadcasting Service: a network of noncommercial television stations devoted to educational and other quality programming and funded by members' contributions, government allocations, and grants from private industry.

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PBS UK [ˌpiː biː ˈes] US [ˌpi bi ˈes] noun [uncountable]
Public Broadcasting Service: a US television company that broadcasts programmes without advertisements http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/pbs.htm
Thesaurus: television and radio channels and organizationshyponym well-known television and radio programmes and charactershyponym

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PBS (no periods),
Public Broadcasting Service (the network of public television stations in the United States).

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abbr. Public Broadcasting Service

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Public Broadcasting Service
◇ PBS is an organization that produces educational television programs that are shown without commercials in a network of stations throughout the U.S.

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PBS 7 [PBS] [ˌpiː biː ˈes] [ˌpiː biː ˈes] abbreviation
the Public Broadcasting Service (an organization in the US that broadcasts television programmes to local stations that do not show advertisements)
The PBS was established by the Public Broadcasting Act (1967) and is supported by money from the US government, large companies and the public. PBS is known for broadcasting programmes of good quality, such as ↑Sesame Street and the National Geographic Special series. Many of the best British programmes are shown on ↑Masterpiece Theater.

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