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PET





Definition:

  1. [noun] a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

  2. [noun] a special loved one
    Synonyms: darling, favorite, favourite, dearie, deary, ducky

  3. [noun] a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

  4. [noun] using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
    Synonyms: positron emission tomography, PET

  5. [verb] stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb"

  6. [verb] stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

  7. [adjective] preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"
    Synonyms: favored, favorite, favourite, preferred

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