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PT British & World English

Physical training

platinum British & World English

A precious silvery-white metal, the chemical element of atomic number 78. It was first encountered by the Spanish in South America in the 16th century, and is used in jewellery, electrical contacts, laboratory equipment, and industrial catalysts

Pt in platinum British & World English

A precious silvery-white metal, the chemical element of atomic number 78. It was first encountered by the Spanish in South America in the 16th century, and is used in jewellery, electrical contacts, laboratory equipment, and industrial catalysts

pint British & World English

A unit of liquid or dry capacity equal to one eighth of a gallon, in Britain equal to 0.568 litre and in the US equal to 0.473 litre (for liquid measure) or 0.551 litre (for dry measure)

pt in pint British & World English

A unit of liquid or dry capacity equal to one eighth of a gallon, in Britain equal to 0.568 litre and in the US equal to 0.473 litre (for liquid measure) or 0.551 litre (for dry measure)

Pt. in Pt British & World English

Point (on maps)

PT boat British & World English

A motor torpedo boat used by the military

Barnum, P. T. British & World English

(1810–91), American showman; full name Phineas Taylor Barnum. He billed his circus, opened in 1871, as ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’; ten years later he founded the Barnum and Bailey circus with his former rival Anthony Bailey (1847–1906)

Pt New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the chemical element platinum

pt English-Spanish

pint New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

one eighth of a gallon (in Britain 0.568 litre, in the US 0.473 litre for liquid measure and 0.551 litre for dry measure)

platinum New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 78