melting point.
(in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed.

Origin of m.p.

From the Latin word modō praescrīptō


or MP

Member of Parliament.
Metropolitan Police.
Military Policeman.
Mounted Police.
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Word Origin and History for m.p.


1917, abbreviation of military police, which is recorded from 1827.

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