PIR (plural PIRs)

(countable, aviation, travel) Initialism of property irregularity report: a form to be filled in when baggage is lost by an airline.

(uncountable) Initialism of passive infrared.

(chemistry) Abbreviation of polyisocyanurate.


• IPR, IRP, PRI, RIP, RPI, irp, rip

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

18 April 2024


(adjective) impelling to action; “it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function”- Arthur Pap; “motive pleas”; “motivating arguments”

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Coffee Trivia

The first coffee-house in Mecca dates back to the 1510s. The beverage was in Turkey by the 1530s. It appeared in Europe circa 1515-1519 and was introduced to England by 1650. By 1675 the country had more than 3,000 coffee houses, and coffee had replaced beer as a breakfast drink.

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