Definition for pr (2 of 7)

Pr

Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for pr (3 of 7)

PR

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

Definition for pr (4 of 7)

pr.

Definition for pr (5 of 7)

Pr.

(of stock) preferred.

Definition for pr (6 of 7)

P.R.1

Roman people.

Origin of P.R.

1
From the Latin word populus Rōmānus

Definition for pr (7 of 7)

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 (1 of 5)

pr1

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

British Dictionary definitions for pr (2 of 5)

pr2

the internet domain name for

Puerto Rico

British Dictionary definitions for pr (3 of 5)

Pr

the chemical symbol for

praseodymium

British Dictionary definitions for pr (4 of 5)

PR

abbreviation for

proportional representation
public relations
Puerto Rico

British Dictionary definitions for pr (5 of 5)

Pr.

abbreviation for

Priest
Prince
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Medicine definitions for pr

Pr

The symbol for the elementpraseodymium
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Science definitions for pr (1 of 2)

Pr

The symbol for praseodymium.

Science definitions for pr (2 of 2)

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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