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Syllabification: p

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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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P 2 Syllabification: P
(also p)

noun (plural Ps or P'spēz)

1The sixteenth letter of the alphabet.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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

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see mind.

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P 3 Syllabification: P

abbreviation

1.1Father.
[Latin pater]
1.2(In tables of sports results) games played.
1.3(On an automatic gearshift) park.
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.
1.12Priest.
1.13Prince.

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The chemical element phosphorus.

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