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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.
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Education. (as a rating of student performance) passing.
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Chemistry. para-1 (def. 2).
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Military. (in designations of fighter aircraft) pursuit: P-38.
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How to use p in a sentence
Perhaps it will be newly elected Texas Land Commissioner George p. Bush.
I think Abraham Lincoln: A Biography by Benjamin p. Thomas, which was published 60 years ago, is magical.
In addition to Cornyn and Abbott, George p. Bush will likely coast to victory.
That, I submit, represents Progress with a capital p—and not just for her, but for all of us.This One Picture of Telly Savalas Refutes All Fears That Progress Has Ended | Nick Gillespie | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J. p. “The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa, on February 3, 1959.
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
De secretis operibus artis et naturae, et de nullitate magiae, p. 533 (Brewer).The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) | Henry Osborn Taylor
He sympathized with that movement which, during his childhood, culminated in the Cavite Conspiracy (vide p. 106).The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for p (1 of 5)
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)
(in Britain) penny or pence
music piano: an instruction to play quietly
British Dictionary definitions for P (3 of 5)
(on road signs) parking
(the former) peseta
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)
short for para- 1 (def. 6)
British Dictionary definitions for p. (5 of 5)
plural pp page
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Scientific definitions for P
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Other Idioms and Phrases with p
see mind one's p's and q's.
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