There are 2 definitions of PAH in English:


Syllabification: PAH


  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, any of a group of chemicals formed during the incomplete burning of organic substances.

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Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw

There are 2 definitions of PAH in English:


Syllabification: pah


  • Used to express disgust or contempt: “Pah! They know nothing.”
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    • Crazy what people will do to advertise their site, pah!
    • They couldn't sing or dance that well, they weren't too pretty, and above all they were a manufactured band - pah!
    • And we diligently ensure that harmless old Biggs remains locked up… justice pah!


natural utterance: first recorded in English in the late 16th century.

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