What does plenum mean?

Definitions for plenumˈpli nəm, ˈplɛn əm; ˈpli nə, ˈplɛn ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plenum(noun)

    a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present

    "the plenum will vote on all tax increases"

  2. plenum(noun)

    an enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside


  1. plenum(Noun)

    A space that is completely filled with matter.

  2. plenum(Noun)

    A state of fullness, a great quantity (of something).

  3. plenum(Noun)

    A legislative meeting (especially of the Communist Party) in which all members are present.

  4. plenum(Noun)

    An enclosed space having greater than atmospheric pressure.

  5. plenum(Noun)

    The space above a false ceiling used for cables, ducts etc.

  6. plenum(Noun)

    A type of network cabling which satisfies plenum-ratings issued by the National Electrical Code. These cables are safer in case of a fire, producing less smoke and fumes.

  7. Origin: From plenum, noun use of neuter of plenus. (Influenced by Russian пленум ‘plenary session’.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plenum(noun)

    that state in which every part of space is supposed to be full of matter; -- opposed to vacuum

  2. Origin: [L., fr. plenus full.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plenum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plenum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walt Whitman:

    My final merit I refuse you, I refuse putting from me what I really am, Encompass worlds but never try to encompass me, I crowd your sleekest and best by simply looking toward you. Writing and talk do not prove me, I carry the plenum of proof in my face, With the hush of my lips I wholly confound the skeptic.

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