There are 3 definitions of P in English:

P1

Syllabification: P
(also p)

noun (plural Ps or P's /pēz/)

  • 1The sixteenth letter of the alphabet.
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    • Let’s have an ‘S’ for Speedy, and a ‘P’ for Polly, intertwined on the top of the cake, in red frosting.
    • I have a P for Patricia and J for my name Joy.. so technically it's PJ!
    • One key to knowing which marketing programs to choose involves thoroughly understanding how to leverage the 4 Ps of marketing - price, product, promotion, and place - to reach and appeal to your target audience(s).
  • 1.1Denoting the next after O (or N if O is omitted) in a set of items, categories, etc..
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    • Let P be the set of all finite subsets of N.
    • Now for each r, let p be the next larger even integer.

Phrases

mind one's Ps and Qs

see mind.

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There are 3 definitions of P in English:

P2

Syllabification: P

abbreviation

  • 1Pastor.
  • 1.1Father.
    [Latin pater]
  • 1.2(In tables of sports results) games played.
  • 1.3(On an automatic gearshift) park.
  • 1.4(On road signs and street plans) parking.
  • 1.5Peseta.
  • 1.6Peso.
  • 1.7 [in combination] (In units of measurement) peta- (1015): 27 PBq of radioactive material
  • 1.8 Physics Poise (unit of viscosity).
  • 1.9Post.
  • 1.10President.
  • 1.11Pressure.
  • 1.12Priest.
  • 1.13Prince.
  • 1.14Proprietary.
  • 1.15Progressive.

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  • The chemical element phosphorus.

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There are 3 definitions of P in English:

p

Syllabification: p

abbreviation

  • 1Page.
  • 1.1 (p-) [in combination] Chemistry Para-: p-xylene
  • 1.2British Penny or pence.
  • 1.3 Music Piano (softly).
  • 1.4 [in combination] (In units of measurement) pico- (1012): a 220 pf capacitor
  • 1.5 Chemistry Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing one unit of angular momentum.
    [from principal, originally applied to lines in atomic spectra]

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  • 1 Physics Pressure.
  • 1.1 Statistics Probability.

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