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Pr

Symbol, Chemistry.

PR

percentile rank.
public relations.
Slang: Often Disparaging and Offensive. Puerto Rican.
Puerto Rico (approved especially for use with zip code).

pr.

Pr.

(of stock) preferred.

P.R.

1

Roman people.

Origin of P.R.

1
From the Latin word populus Rōmānus

P.R.

2

parliamentary report.
press release.
prize ring.
proportional representation.
public relations.Also p.r.
Puerto Rico.
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British Dictionary definitions for pr

pr

1

abbreviation for

plural prs pair
paper
(in prescriptions) per rectum
power

Word Origin for pr

(sense 3) Latin: through the rectum; to be inserted into the anus

pr

2

the internet domain name for

Puerto Rico

Pr

the chemical symbol for

praseodymium

PR

abbreviation for

proportional representation
public relations
Puerto Rico

Pr.

abbreviation for

Priest
Prince
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Word Origin and History for pr

PR

n.

also p.r.; 1942, abbreviation of public relations (see public).

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pr in Medicine

Pr

The symbol for the elementpraseodymium
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pr in Science

Pr

The symbol for praseodymium.

praseodymium

[prā′zē-ō-dĭmē-əm]

Pr

A soft, malleable, silvery metallic element of the lanthanide series that develops a green tarnish in air. It is used to add a yellow tint to glass and ceramics and to make the glass used in welding goggles. Atomic number 59; atomic weight 140.908; melting point 935°C; boiling point 3,127°C; specific gravity 6.8; valence 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
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