ps


picosecond; picoseconds.

PS

phrase structure.
power steering.

P, p

[pee]

noun, plural P's or Ps, p's or ps.

the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter P or p, as in pet, supper, top, etc.
something having the shape of a P.
a written or printed representation of the letter P or p.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter P or p.

psec

or ps

picosecond; picoseconds.

P&S

purchase and sales (of stocks in a brokerage house).

ps.

pieces.

Ps.

or Psa

Psalm; Psalms.

p.s.

P.S.

passenger steamer.
permanent secretary.
Privy Seal.
Theater. prompt side.
Public School.
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British Dictionary definitions for ps

ps

the internet domain name for

Palestinian Territories

PS

abbreviation for

Passenger Steamer
phrase structure
Police Sergeant
Also: ps postscript
private secretary
prompt side

Ps.

Psa.

abbreviation for

Psalm
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Word Origin and History for ps

P.S.

1610s, abbreviation of Latin post scriptum (see postscript).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ps in Science

P

The symbol for parity.
The symbol for phosphorus.
The symbol for power.
The symbol for pressure.
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