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ppm

  1. Also PPM, P.P.M., p.p.m. parts per million.
  2. pulse per minute.
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ppm

abbreviation for
  1. chem parts per million
  2. Also: PPM peak programme meter
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abbreviation of parts per million, attested by 1913.

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ppm

abbr.
  1. parts per million
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