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ps

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  1. picosecond; picoseconds.
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PS

  1. phrase structure.
  2. power steering.
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P, p

[pee]
noun, plural P's or Ps, p's or ps.
  1. the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter P or p, as in pet, supper, top, etc.
  3. something having the shape of a P.
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter P or p.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter P or p.
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psec

or ps

  1. picosecond; picoseconds.
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P&S

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

  1. pieces.
  2. pseudonym.
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Ps.

or Psa

  1. Psalm; Psalms.
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p.s.

  1. postscript.
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P.S.

  1. passenger steamer.
  2. permanent secretary.
  3. postscript.
  4. Privy Seal.
  5. Theater. prompt side.
  6. Public School.
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British Dictionary definitions for ps

ps

the internet domain name for
  1. Palestinian Territories
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PS

abbreviation for
  1. Passenger Steamer
  2. phrase structure
  3. Police Sergeant
  4. Also: ps postscript
  5. private secretary
  6. prompt side
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Ps.

Psa.

abbreviation for
  1. Psalm
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Word Origin and History for ps

P.S.

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

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ps in Science

P

  1. The symbol for parity.
  2. The symbol for phosphorus.
  3. The symbol for power.
  4. The symbol for pressure.
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