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PTRPointer (as used in DNS records; an address points to a name)
PTRPartner
PTRPainter
PTRPupil/Teacher Ratio
PTRPublic Test Realm (gaming, World of Warcraft)
PTRProton Transfer Reaction
PTRProven Track Record
PTRPittsburgh Tribune Review (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper)
PTRPaper Tape Reader
PTRPortfolio Turnover Rate (finance)
PTRPreliminary Title Report
PTRProgram Trouble Report
PTRPart Time Regular
PTRProblem Trouble Report
PTRProblem Tracking Report
PTRProfessional Tax Receipt
PTRPhysical Transmission Rights
PTRPacket Transmission Rate
PTRProduction Trial Run
PTRPlant Thermal Reduction
PTRPool Test Reactor (Chalk River, Ontario; built in 1957, retired 1990)
PTRParticle Transfer Roller
PTRPublic Transport Rate
PTRProgram Technical Report
PTRPortable Timing Routines
PTRPatellar Tendon Reflex
PTRProbably Totally Random (podcast)
PTRPractical Technologist in Radiology
PTRPilomatricoma
PTRPneumatic Tyre Roller
PTRPrimary Training Range
PTRPreliminary Technical Review
PTRPort Thermal Radiator
PTRProduction Test Requirements
PTRPressure Test Record
PTRProject Technical Representative
PTRPortable Test Range
PTRPrice to Retailer
PTRPrograma de Transformacion Regional
PTRPhilippine Tax Registration
PTRProject Team Review
PTRPeak-to-Trough Ratio
PTRProject Technical Review
PTRProsperity Through Rice
PTRProgram Tape Reader
PTRPerformance Tuning Request
PTRPre-Commissioning Test Report (electrical)
PTRPattern-Theoretic Recognition
PTRProblem Trouble Record
PTRProduction Trial Review
PtRPounding the Rock (sports)
PTRProperty Tax Relief (various locations)
PTRPost-Tenure Review (various schools)
References in classic literature ?
It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself.
The story is simply this," said the painter after some time.
But would you call the painter a creator and maker?
For example: A painter will paint a cobbler, carpenter, or any other artist, though he knows nothing of their arts; and, if he is a good artist, he may deceive children or simple persons, when he shows them his picture of a carpenter from a distance, and they will fancy that they are looking at a real carpenter.
I know one or two painters, very good fellows, that I could bring to see you if you'd allow me," said Archer boldly.
Followed as he followed it, with a skilful reticence, in a kind of social chiaroscuro, it was still possible for the polite to call him a professional painter.
Dick thought it remarkable that a painter should choose to work over an absinthe in a public cafe, and looked the man over.
These two points accomplished, he went in search of the painter who was to paint the sign; and he was soon found.
By Servin's invitation, the officer had seated himself on a divan, and the painter, after removing the sling which supported the arm of his guest, was undoing the bandages in order to dress the wound.
Before long Mademoiselle Thirion made known that she thought it improper to attend the classes of a painter whose opinions were tainted with patriotism and Bonapartism (in those days the terms were synonymous), and she ceased her attendance at the studio.
Cronshaw often went to the gatherings on Tuesday evenings when the poet received men of letters and painters, and discoursed with subtle oratory on any subject that was suggested to him.
It is only when these instincts are satisfied that they consent to occupy themselves with the entertainment which is provided for them by writers, painters, and poets.