- picocurie; picocuries.
- plural pcs. piece.
- (in prescriptions) after eating; after meals.
Origin of p.c.1
- petty cash.
- price current.
Related Words for pclaptop, workstation, minicomputer, desktop, puritan, Victorian, moral, nice, PC, clone, brain, calculator, mini, CPU, mac, mainframe, abacus, microcomputer, analog, considerate
Examples from the Web for pc
Contemporary Examples of pc
The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical
January 9, 2015
From the dawn of supercomputing to the 2-in-1 PC, this is not so much a history of computers as it is the story of how we compute.
Between 1993 and 2003, the number of American households that owned a PC tripled.
They would go to PC Bang, a gaming cafe, for blocks of time because it was cheaper that way.‘Love Child’ Game Over: Internet Addicts Let Their Baby Starve to Death
July 21, 2014
I will continue to defy the PC police, who have tried in many cases to shut me up.Ben Carson, Auschwitz, and My High School Graduation
June 9, 2014
Historical Examples of pc
One of the PC's up at the chapter house said this was what would happen.
"A PC like you never gets that kind of surprise," I lied valiantly.
The thing that I want is for him to agree that your PC powers exist at the same time.
I even know a PC who agrees with you, in a misty sort of way.
I guess a PC has some pretty strong notions about what is going to happen next.
- per cent
- obsolete (in prescriptions) post cibum
Word Origin for pc
- personal computer
- Parish Council(lor)
- Past Commander
- (in Britain and Canada) Police Constable
- politically correct
- Prince Consort
- (in Britain and Canada) Privy Council(lor)
- (in Canada) Progressive Conservative
p/c or p.c.
- petty cash
- price current
abbreviation for personal computer is from 1978; abbreviation for politically correct is by 1990.
- post cibum (after meals)
An abbreviation for “politically correct.” It refers to social, political, and educational changes designed to redress historical injustices in areas such as race, gender, ethnic background, and sexual orientation: “Haven't you read the latest directive on p.c. language? Please refer to our colleagues as ‘women,’ not ‘ladies’ or ‘girls.’” The phrase and abbreviation, which also appears as PC, both debuted in the late twentieth century.
Also, p.c. An abbreviation for politically correct.