# Main definitions of p in US English:

: p1P2P3

## p1

### abbreviation

• 1Page.

• 2Chemistry
in combination Para-

‘p-xylene’
• 3British Penny or pence.

• 4Music
Piano (softly).

• 5in combination (in units of measurement) pico- (10¹²)

‘a 220 pf capacitor’
• 6Chemistry
Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing one unit of angular momentum.

• 1Physics
Pressure.

• 2Statistics
Probability.

/pi//pē/

: p1P2P3

## P2

### abbreviation

• 1Pastor.

• 2Father.

• 3(in tables of sports results) games played.

• 4(on an automatic gearshift) park.

• 5(on road signs and street plans) parking.

• 6Peseta.

• 7Peso.

• 8in combination (in units of measurement) peta- (10¹⁵)

• 9Physics
Poise (unit of viscosity).

• 10Post.

• 11President.

• 12Pressure.

• 13Priest.

• 14Prince.

• 15Proprietary.

• 16Progressive.

• The chemical element phosphorus.

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: p1P2P3

## P3

(also p)

### nounPlural ps, Plural Ps, Plural P's

• 1The sixteenth letter of the alphabet.

• ‘I have a P for Patricia and J for my name Joy.. so technically it's PJ!’
• ‘Lets have an S for Speedy, and a P for Polly, intertwined on the top of the cake, in red frosting.’
• ‘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. 1.1 Denoting the next after O (or N if O is omitted) in a set of items, categories, etc.
• ‘Now for each r, let p be the next larger even integer.’
• ‘Let P be the set of all finite subsets of N.’

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