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penta-

or pent-
pref.
Five: pentamerous.

[Greek, from pente, five; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]
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DSC and DMA Thermal/Mechanical Properties, Volume Shrinkage at 90[degrees]C, and [O.sub.2]TR for Bottles Made of PETN-Copolymer, PENT- Copolymer, PET/PENT-Blends and PET-Homopolymer; Blow Mold Wall Temperature Was Kept at 130[degrees]C and Cooling Air at 35[degrees]C.
Experts blame champagne and wine and the unleashing of a year's pent- up sexual tension.