po

[poh]
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Origin of po

1875–80; probably < French pot (de chambre) chamber pot

Po

[poh]
noun
  1. a river in Italy, flowing E from the Alps in the NW to the Adriatic. 418 miles (669 km) long.
Ancient Padus.

pos.

P.O.S.

or POS

  1. point-of-sale; point-of-sales.
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Related Words for pos

delivery, mail, collection, PO, GPO, postmaster

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British Dictionary definitions for pos

POS

abbreviation for
  1. point of sale
  2. part of speech

po

noun plural pos
  1. British an informal word for chamber pot

Word Origin for po

C19: from pot 1

PO

abbreviation for
  1. Post Office
  2. Personnel Officer
  3. petty officer
  4. Pilot Officer
  5. Also: p.o. postal order

pos.

abbreviation for
  1. position
  2. positive

Po

1
the chemical symbol for
  1. polonium

Po

2
noun
  1. a river in N Italy, rising in the Cottian Alps and flowing northeast to Turin, then east to the Adriatic: the longest river in Italy. Length: 652 km (405 miles)Latin name: Padus
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Word Origin and History for pos

Po

large river in northern Italy, from Latin Padus, a name of Celtic origin.

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pos in Medicine

Po

  1. The symbol for the elementpolonium
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pos in Science

Po

  1. The symbol for polonium.
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