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PPM (Post Meridian)
PPark (automatic transmissions)
PParking
PPence
PPage
PPower Set (mathematics, set of all subsets)
PProgram
PPower
PPorno
PPartner
PPort
PProtection
PPoor
PPressure
PPath
PPassed (that a bill was approved; US House)
PPhiladelphia, PA (mint mark)
PPractical
PNorthern Ontario (postal code designation, Canada)
PPara (benzene)
PPolish (rabbit breed)
PPiano (music)
PPersonnel
PParent Corporation (IRB)
PPilot
PProvider (IETF RFC 2547)
PProgressive Scan
PPortugal (ISO Country Identifier)
PPacked
PPole
PPriority (logging abbreviation)
PPriority (precedence level)
PPrecision
PProof (coin and stamp collecting)
PPentium (Intel processor)
PPatrol (US military aircraft designation; as in P-2D)
PProcessor
PPlug (electrical connector)
PPunch
PPulse
PParagraph (HTML)
PPromoted
PPause(d)
PPedigree (breeding and genetics)
PProbability (Statistics, Probability theory)
PProbable (player's likelihood of participating)
PPursuit (US military aircraft designation, 1925-1947; as in P-51)
PPredicted
PPointer
PPitcher (baseball)
PPhillips Petroleum (stock symbol)
PPegasus (as in PMail)
PPoints scored (hockey)
PPosse
PPunctuation
PPawn (Chess)
PPersonal issue (Stores 100 code)
PProvisional
PProblematic
PPrecedence
PPartition function (mathematics; number theory)
PPosterior
PParity
PProton
PPerch
PPico- (10^-12, SI Prefix)
PPhosphorus
PProgeny (breeding and genetics)
PPeta- (10^15)
PPesos
PPeacekeeping
PPoise
PProline (amino acid)
PPropeller (aircraft type)
PPouce (French: inch)
PPolynomial (Complexity Theory)
PPermutation (probability)
PPhon (unit of apparent loudness)
PPunter (football)
PPesetas
PPhosphore (French)
PPhosphoprotein (virus protein)
PPyrazinamide
PProbability of detection
PCompressional (wave)
PPultrusion
PPromotable
PPrimipara
PParental Generation (genetics)
PNewspaper Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
PPermeability Constant
PP Sub-Shell (second subshell of an electron shell)
POnde Prime (Italian: second wave; seismography)
PPrimary Body Waves
PProcedure-Required Tuned NAVAID (aviation)
P(before officer title acronym) Past Officer
PUS DoT tire speed rating (93 mph)
PFirst Heartbeat Wave
References in classic literature ?
Willoughby's pointer, than he could describe to her the shades of his mind.
I set the pointer here upon the right-hand dial which represents the eastern hemisphere of Barsoom, so that the point rests upon the exact latitude and longitude of Helium.
But here's a pointer that may be of service to you: make friends with Eureka and you'll be solid at the palace.
When the winding was completed the Russian set a pointer upon a small dial at the side of the clockwork, then he replaced the cover upon the black box, and returned the entire machine to its hiding-place in the table.
It is known that the English pointer has been greatly changed within the last century, and in this case the change has, it is believed, been chiefly effected by crosses with the fox-hound; but what concerns us is, that the change has been effected unconsciously and gradually, and yet so effectually, that, though the old Spanish pointer certainly came from Spain, Mr.
A dog it certainly was, with the shape and the smooth, short coat of a pointer.
Beyond her and a favourite old pointer he had, and between whom and himself an attachment subsisted during the period of his imbecility, the old man had not a single friend to mourn him, having indeed, during the whole course of his life, never taken the least pains to secure one.
Not a whit abashed by the disappointment caused by his having come in place of the old prince, Veslovsky greeted Levin gaily, claiming acquaintance with him in the past, and snatching up Grisha into the carriage, lifted him over the pointer that Stepan Arkadyevitch had brought with him.
It was a pointer," the intelligent officer explained.
Well, I've given you the pointer, and you're a sulky dog not to thank me for it.
Tom had never found any difficulty in discerning a pointer from a setter, when once he had been told the distinction, and his perceptive powers were not at all deficient.
She listened to college stories with deep interest, caressed pointers and poodles without a murmur, agreed heartily that "Tom Brown was a brick," regardless of the improper form of praise, and when one lad proposed a visit to his turtle tank, she went with an alacrity which caused Mamma to smile upon her, as that motherly lady settled the cap which was left in a ruinous condition by filial hugs, bearlike but affectionate, and dearer to her than the most faultless coiffure from the hands of an inspired Frenchwoman.