It basically just means the 'second to last' one. For example if i was to say, "it was the penultimate episode of the series", I'm basically saying that the episode was the second to last episode in the series.
Asked in Chemistry
Which elements have incomplete penultimate shells?
The transition elements have their penultimate shells incomplete
What is the penultimate letter of the English alphabet?
The penultimate letter of the English alphabet is 'Y'.
Asked in Chemical Bonding
How many electrons can be accommodated in penultimate shell?
8 electrons present in penultimate shell
Asked in Definitions
What is penultimate stress?
Penultimate means next-to-last, and "penultimate stress" in phonetics refers to stress in a word falling on the penultimate syllable. In other words, a word carrying penultimate stress is a word that is stressed on the next to the last syllable, e.g. he-li-COP-ter, AF-ter, fan-TAS-tic, etc. ...
Asked in Books and Literature
What does it mean to write a penultimate novel?
Penultimate means next to last. So a penultimate novel is the next to last in a series of novels eg the second novel in a set of three (a trilogy). Contrary to popular belief, the term "penultimate" (despite that it contains the word "ultimate") has nothing to do with the "best", "highest" or "last". It means the 2nd to last; as such, a "penultimate novel" would be a novel that is written just before the last novel, i.e. in the collection of...
Asked in Physics, Chemistry, Periodic Table
What is penultimate shell?
The definition of "penultimate" is next to last or second to last. In chemistry, when dealing with atoms each atom has shells that fill with electrons. The penultimate shell would be the shell that is below the last shell. ...
Asked in A Series of Unfortunate Events
What is the plot for series of unfortunate events the penultimate peril?
The plot of the Penultimate Peril is at the last safe place, Hotel Denouement. ...