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PPTPower Point File format/extension (Microsoft)
PPTParts Per Thousand
PPTParts Per Trillion
PPTProgram Properties Table (MVS Operating System)
PPTPeople's Party of Timor (East Timor)
PPTPacific Prevailing Time
PPTPositive Partial Transpose
PPTProcessing Program Table (CICS)
PPTPink Poogle Toy (website)
PPTPrecision Position Tracker (optical tracking system used in virtual reality)
PPTPrincess Peach Toadstool (Mario Games)
PPTPlanning & Placement Team
PPTPunkter Per Tomme (Norwegian: Dots Per Inch)
PPTProgram Processing Table
PPTPerformance Price Tradeoff (government contracts)
PPTPupil Personnel Team
PPTPulse Pair Timing
PPTPrecision Pad Technology
PPTPersonally Procured Transportation
PPTPermeability Plugging Tester (drilling industry)
PPTProduction Prove-out Test
PPTPost Production Test
PPTPartners for Public Transportation
PPTPrinciples and Parameter Theory
PPTPhysical Prototyping Team
PPTProduct Positioning Time
PPTPass Prediction Table
PPTPartial Prothrombine Time
PPTPapeete, French Polynesia - International Tahiti-Faaa (Airport Code)
PPTPetroleum Profit Tax Act of 1959 (Nigeria)
PPTPlunge Protection Team (nickname; Working Group on Financial Markets)
PPTProgram Planning Team
PPTPresidential Prayer Team
PPTPaid Part-Timer
PPTPatria Para Todos (Homeland for All, political party)
PPTPostponed (baseball)
PPTPersonal Property Tax
PPTPlanned Parenthood of Toronto
PPTPercentage Points (financial reports)
PPTPressure Pain Threshold
PPTPrecision Pressure Transducer
PPTPre-Paid Tuition (various locations)
PPTPublic Policy Team (various organizations)
PPTPrimitive Pythagorean Triple (ordered triple of relatively prime integers that satisfy the Pythagorean theorem)
PPTPresident Pro Tempore
PPTPeak Power Tracker
PPTPre-Production Test
PPTProcess Project Teams
PPTProgram Performance Test
PPTPropagation Prediction Tool
PPTPaper and Pencil Test (various organizations)
PPTPacific Play Tent
PPTPackage Peak Temperature
PptPrecipitate (chemistry)
PPTProprietary Push Technology (computing)
PPTProfessional Poker Tour
PPTPutting the Pieces Together
PPTPulsed Plasma Thruster
PPTPublic Pay Telephone
PPTPersonal Productivity Tool (usually meaning a personal computer)
PPTPowered Pallet Truck
PPTPersonal Protective Technology (US CDC)
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Add to this that there are two young Englanders in the house, who hate all the Americans in a lump, making between them none of the distinctions and favourable comparisons which they insist upon, and you will, I think, hold me warranted in believing that, between precipitate decay and internecine enmities, the English-speaking family is destined to consume itself; and that with its decline the prospect of general pervasiveness, to which I alluded above, will brighten for the deep-lunged children of the Fatherland!
Mimi looked on, appalled and afraid to speak lest she should precipitate some calamity.
As for the having of them obnoxious to ruin; if they be of fearful natures, it may do well; but if they be stout and daring, it may precipitate their designs, and prove dangerous.
By this warning to Sweden we shall probably prevent war and not precipitate it, and save many thousand lives rather more valuable than the life of that viper.
The luggage was put on the top, and the man drove them off, the miller and the old waiting-woman expressing some surprise at their precipitate departure, which Clare attributed to his discovery that the mill-work was not of the modern kind which he wished to investigate, a statement that was true so far as it went.
Sir Leicester, with a gracious inclination of his head, seems to say to himself, "A sensible woman this, on the whole, though occasionally precipitate.
To reveal my identity might be to precipitate an attack, for every thern upon Barsoom knew that to me they owed the fall of their age-old spiritual supremacy.
And I still flatter myself that I took only safe (and really cunning) steps to precipitate the process.
The officer had followed the brilliant train in the air; he endeavored to precipitate himself upon the barrel and tear out the match before it reached the powder it contained.
I hope I have not been too precipitate,' he said, in a serious tone.
One or two of those powders introduced into the full bottle of medicine would effectually precipitate the strychnine, as the book describes, and cause it to be taken in the last dose.
He was not prone to rashness and precipitate action; and in the bitter hatred between him and Spitz he betrayed no impatience, shunned all offensive acts.