postliterate future (s) (noun)
, postliterate futures (pl)
An expected result of visual activities taking over the world at the expense of the written media: There are some people who are concerned that our postliterate future will show a decline in our communication skills.
postlude (s) (noun)
, postludes (pl)
1. In music, a concluding piece or movement played at the end of an oratorio, etc.; a short piece of music that is usually played before a longer piece: The music of the postlude soared towards the ceiling of the ancient cathedral at the end of the concert.
2. A written or spoken epilogue or a conclusion: Jacob read the postlude at the end of the book before he read the full text.
postmeridian, postmeridiem (P.M.) (noun) (not comparable)
1. Pertaining to something that occurs after noon or midday; of or referring to the afternoon.
2. After midday; applied to the hours between noon and midnight; usually, abbreviated pm or p.m.
Someone, or those, who believe that Jesus Christ will return after, and not at or before, the millennium; which refers to the belief that Jesus will return to earth and conduct God's final judgment.
This was the near universal belief system of Protestants during the 17th and 18th centuries. It has since been replaced by Pre-millennialism among many conservative Christians.
postmortem livedo, postmortem lividity; cadaveric lividity
A purple coloration of dependent body parts, except in areas of contact pressure, appearing within one half to two hours after death, as a result of gravitational movement of blood within the vessels.
The coloration begins to form immediately after death and is usually perceptible within two hours following the cessation of the circulation of the blood in the body.
postmortem, post mortem
1. Taking place, formed, or done after death; extended to include a detailed examination of a body, carried out for medical or legal purposes.
2. A searching (and frequently recriminatory) analysis or discussion of some past event.
3. The evaluation of some event or activity just ended.