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Origin of p

1
From the Italian word piano

Words nearby p

Definition for p (2 of 13)

p2

abbreviation

penny; pence.

Definition for p (3 of 13)

P1

or p

[ pee ]
/ pi /

noun, plural P's or Ps, p's or ps.

the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter P or p, as in pet, supper, top, etc.
something having the shape of a P.
a written or printed representation of the letter P or p.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter P or p.

Definition for p (4 of 13)

P2

abbreviation

Education. (as a rating of student performance) passing.
Chess. pawn.
Electronics. plate.
poor.
Grammar. predicate.
Protestant.

Definition for p (5 of 13)

P3

Symbol.

the 16th in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 15th.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 400.Compare Roman numerals.
Genetics. parental.
Chemistry. phosphorus.
Physics.
  1. power.
  2. pressure.
  3. proton.
  4. space inversion.
  5. poise2.
Biochemistry. proline.

Definition for p (6 of 13)

p-

abbreviation

Chemistry. para-1 (def. 2).

Definition for p (7 of 13)

P-

Military. (in designations of fighter aircraft) pursuit: P-38.

Definition for p (8 of 13)

p.1

father.

Origin of p.

1
From the Latin word pater

Definition for p (9 of 13)

p.2

abbreviation

Origin of p.

2
From the Italian word piano

Definition for p (10 of 13)

p.3

after.

Origin of p.

3
From the Latin word post

Definition for p (11 of 13)

p.4

Definition for p (12 of 13)

P.1

father.

Origin of P.

1
From the Latin word Pater

Definition for p (13 of 13)

P.2

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British Dictionary definitions for p (1 of 5)

p

P

/ (piː) /

noun plural p's, P's or Ps

the 16th letter and 12th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless bilabial stop, as in pig
mind one's p's and q's to be careful to behave correctly and use polite or suitable language

British Dictionary definitions for p (2 of 5)

p

symbol for

(in Britain) penny or pence
music piano: an instruction to play quietly
pico-
physics
  1. momentum
  2. proton
  3. pressure

British Dictionary definitions for p (3 of 5)

P

symbol for

abbreviation for

Portugal (international car registration)
pharmacy only: used to label medicines that can be obtained without a prescription, but only at a shop at which there is a pharmacist

British Dictionary definitions for p (4 of 5)

p-

prefix

British Dictionary definitions for p (5 of 5)

p.

abbreviation for

Word Origin for p.

(sense 6) Latin: after (sense 7) Latin: in favour of; for
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Medical definitions for p (1 of 2)

P

The symbol for the elementphosphorus

Medical definitions for p (2 of 2)

p-

abbr.

para-
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Scientific definitions for p

P

The symbol for parity.
The symbol for phosphorus.
The symbol for power.
The symbol for pressure.
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Idioms and Phrases with p

p

see mind one's p's and q's.

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