Main definitions of P in English

: P1P2P3

P1

  • 1Page.

  • 2Chemistry
    [in combination] Para-

    ‘p-xylene’
  • 3British Penny or pence.

  • 4Music
    Piano (softly)

  • 5[in 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.

Pronunciation:

P

/pē/

Main definitions of P in English

: P1P2P3

P2

(also p)

noun

  • 1The sixteenth letter of the alphabet.

    • ‘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. 1.1Denoting the next after O (or N if O is omitted) in a set of items, categories, etc.
      • ‘Let P be the set of all finite subsets of N.’
      • ‘Now for each r, let p be the next larger even integer.’

Pronunciation:

P

/pē/

Main definitions of P in English

: P1P2P3

P3

  • 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.

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

    ‘27 PBq of radioactive material’
  • 9Physics
    Poise (unit of viscosity)

  • 10Post.

  • 11President.

  • 12Pressure.

  • 13Priest.

  • 14Prince.

  • 15Proprietary.

  • 16Progressive.

  • The chemical element phosphorus.

Pronunciation:

P

/pē/