n. (also p) (pl. Ps or P's) the sixteenth letter of the alphabet.
abbr. (also P.)
1 (on road signs) parking.
2 Chess pawn.
3 Physics poise (unit).
symb. Chem. the element phosphorus.
* * *[pē] I■ denoting the next after O (or N if O is omitted) in a set of items, categories, etcII 1.abbr.■ pastor■ fatherOrigin:Latin pater■ (in tables of sports results) games played■ (on an automatic gearshift) park■ (on road signs and street plans) parking■ peseta■ peso■ [in combination] (in units of measurement) peta- (1015)
27 PBq of radioactive material■ post■ president■ pressure■ priest■ prince■ proprietary■ progressive2.symbol■ the chemical element phosphorus
* * *: the 16th letter of the English alphabet[count]
a word that starts with a p[noncount]
a word that starts with p: to be careful about behaving in a polite or proper way———————— II
We knew to mind our p's and q's around our aunt.abbr1 or p. page
p. 46◇ The abbreviation for “pages” is pp.
pp. 46–482 per
mph [=miles per hour]
That costs 40p.
* * *the 16th letter of the English alphabet
‘Pizza’ begins with (a) P/‘P’.
* * *Pthe sixteenth letter of the alphabet in English and other modern languages, was the fifteenth in the ancient Roman alphabet, corresponding in position and value to the Greek Pi, Π, Π, earlier egpi1, egpi2, originally written from right to left egpi3, and identical with the Phenician and general Semitic Pe, forms of which were
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