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A abbreviation for the Latin term “id est”, which means “that is”. We at PLiNTH & CHiNTZ probably over use this term, but we can’t help it. At least we can admit we have a problem.

Example: In the

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This acronym stands for “Information Technology”. Most corporations have I.T. Departments, and they take care of the computer networks, software and hardware. They also deal with the other communications needs: switchboards, telephones, faxes, etc. If you

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An acronym for Interior Design Continuing Education Council, which is made up of Member Organizations ASID , IDC , and IIDA . It is the mission of IDCEC to serve as the premier advocate for continuing

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This acronym stands for Interior Design Experience Program, a plan connected to NCIDQ. According to the NCIDQ website, it is a “monitored, documented experience program administered by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) for

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(pronounced EE-kaht)

This funny little term is a weaving technique (usually by hand) with silk or silk and cotton that is noted for its distinctive, blurry geometric designs – a result of tie-dying sections of

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(pronounced ih-MAR-ee)

Known in the Japanese culture by the name Arita-yaki, Imari is the European name for multicolored Japanese porcelain usually characterized by elaborate floral designs. These pieces were exported out of the port

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(pronounced ihm-per-TER-beh-behl)

When you are perturbed, you are anxious, worried, and uncomfortable, so it would stand to reason that imperturbable means serene and characterized by calm and composure.

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(pronounced ehm-per-TOON)

Don’t confuse this word with “inopportune” because they are two completely different meanings. Importune is a verb that means to annoy, bother or trouble, usually in a demanding or urgent way. You can

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(pronounced IM-pyu-dent)

We decided to include this word because of a real-life incident that happened to a friend of ours recently. Said friend exclaimed to a young co-worker, who didn’t understand that he was on

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(pronounced im-PYU-neh-tee)

There are so many “i” words that it’s easy to get them confused, and this one is no exception. It’s meaning is similar to immunity in that it means exemption or freedom