Meaning of P in English

P

I. ˈpē noun

( plural p's or ps ˈpēz)

Usage: often capitalized, often attributive

Date: before 12th century

1.

a. : the 16th letter of the English alphabet

b. : a graphic representation of this letter

c. : a speech counterpart of orthographic p

2. : a graphic device for reproducing the letter p

3. : one designated p especially as the 16th in order or class

4.

[abbreviation for pass ]

a. : a grade rating a student's work as passing

b. : one graded or rated with a P

5. : something shaped like the letter P

II. abbreviation

1. page; pages

2. parental generation

3. part

4. participle

5. past

6. pater

7. pawn

8. pence; penny

9. per

10. peseta

11. peso

12. petite

13. piano

14. pico-

15. pint

16. pipe

17. pitch

18. pole

19. port

20. power

21. pro

22. proton

23. purl

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.