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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phosphorus, P, atomic number 15noun

    a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms

  2. P, pnoun

    the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet


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    A "pure" form of an illegal drug, especially heroin.

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    The set of all problems that are solvable in polynomial time by a deterministic Turing machine

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. P

    Is a labial consonant, formed by a slight compression of the anterior part of the lips; as, pull, pelt. It is confounded by the Germans and Welsh with b: it has an uniform sound: it is sometimes mute before t; as, accompt, receipt; but the mute p is in modern orthography commonly omitted.


  1. P

    P (named pee ) is the 16th letter of the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.


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    The term "P" can refer to different things depending on the context. 1. Mathematics: In mathematics, p is often used to represent a variable or a certain number, like in a formula or equation. 2. Physics/Chemistry: P could refer to different measures such as pressure, momentum or power. 3. Probability/Statistics: P usually stands for probability. 4. Photography: P could refer to the Program mode on a camera. 5. Currency: P is the symbol for the Philippine Peso. 6. Music: P stands for piano, which is a dynamic instruction to play softly. 7. IT: In programming P could refer to a property, parameter, or a type of loop. 8. Other: P could also stand for a rating (e.g. P in film classification represents "Parental Guidance"), or for phosphorous in the periodic table etc. Without a specific context, it's hard to provide a precise definition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. P

    the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phoenician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Etymologically P is most closely related to b, f, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. See B, F, and M


  1. P

    P is the sixteenth letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'P' in Nouns Frequency: #262

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of P in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of P in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of P in a Sentence

  1. Margaret Patel:

    Next year will be a reasonable to maybe a surprisingly good year, (There is) no reason in the world why we can't see P/Es expand.

  2. King Henry IV of France:

    ...Henri IV of France wisecracked that there were three things that nobody believed: that Archduke Albert was a good general, that he (Henri) was a good Catholic and the Queen of England was a virgin..." E.J. Burford, The Orrible Synne, Calders & Bayers, London, 1973, Ch. 13, p. 166.

  3. National Football League:

    Due to public safety concerns in light of the ongoing weather emergency in western New York, Sunday's Jets-Bills game has been rescheduled to Monday night at 7 p.m. ET (0000 GMT) and relocated to Ford Field in Detroit, Public safety resources in western New York must be fully available to deal with the recovery from the storm.

  4. Jim McDonald:

    The primary issue facing the market is that we've gotten a year's return out of the S&P in the past month, investors are more than willing to take risk off the table after such a big run.

  5. It will fluctuate.:

    J.P Morgan, when asked what the stock market will do, replied,

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    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    • A. ditch
    • B. dint
    • C. brasserie
    • D. abandon

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