Crossword clues for placet
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Placet \Pla"cet\, n. [L. placet it pleases.]
A vote of assent, as of the governing body of a university, of an ecclesiastical council, etc.
The assent of the civil power to the promulgation of an ecclesiastical ordinance.
The king . . . annulled the royal placet.
--J. P. Peters.
n. 1 A vote of assent, as of the governing body of a university, an ecclesiastical council, etc. 2 The assent of the civil power to the promulgation of an ecclesiastical ordinance.
Placet is composed of both ordinary and heavy matter. The core is made of the collapsed, heavy matter, giving the planet a gravity three-fourths that of Earth. Bird-like animals made of heavy matter fly through the earth above the heavy matter core.
Placet revolves faster than the speed of sound in a figure eight pattern around two stars, Argyle I and Argyle II. Argyle I is of normal matter and Argyle II is of contraterrene or negative matter. Halfway between them is a field where light slows to the speed of sound. This field allows Placet to be able to eclipse itself twice at the same time, run into itself every 40 hours and chase itself out of sight.
This field also affects the brains of human beings, resulting in extremely vivid visual hallucinations. The sense of touch is unaffected by the hallucinations.
Placet may refer to:
- accordance, see List of Latin phrases: P
- Placet (planet), a fictional planet appearing in the science fiction story "Placet is a Crazy Place" by Fredric Brown