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AcronymDefinition
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 ?
The pressure she felt was evidently intended to arrest her arm, and she slowly withdrew it.
I could remember the elated feeling and the soul-gripping cold of those tramway journeys taken into town to put what in diplomatic language is called pressure upon the good Hudig, with his warm fire, his armchair, his big cigar, and the never-failing suggestion in his good-natured voice: "I suppose in the end it is you they will appoint captain before the ship sails?
When my friends had finished, the road was seared, and blown, and pitted with unequal pressure layers, spirals, vortices, and readjustments for at least an hour.
In the middle of a cyclone the air is generally still, but the great pressure of the wind on every side of the house raised it up higher and higher, until it was at the very top of the cyclone; and there it remained and was carried miles and miles away as easily as you could carry a feather.
I have, therefore, provided the lower part of the cylindrical iron box with a scape-pipe, with a valve operating by means of a pressure of two atmospheres; consequently, so soon as this amount of pressure is attained, the steam escapes of itself.
All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
Her hand remains in his, and feels its soft persuasive pressure.
I brought such a pressure to bear on him that he naturally had to yield - he couldn't hold out.
At first, the surge back upon us was crushing, but as the killing continued the pressure was eased.
She felt the fervent pressure of his hand; she saw the mounting enthusiasm flashing in his eyes.
The grass was green above the dead boy's grave, and trodden by feet so small and light, that not a daisy drooped its head beneath their pressure.
Further still, even regarding the velocity to be acquired, and granting it to be sufficient, the shell could not resist the pressure of the gas developed by the ignition of 1,600,000 pounds of powder; and supposing it to resist that pressure, it would be less able to support that temperature; it would melt on quitting the Columbiad, and fall back in a red-hot shower upon the heads of the imprudent spectators.