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Pt

Symbol, Chemistry
1.

pt

1.
pint; pints.

Pt.

1.
2.
port.

pt.

1.
part.
2.
3.
pint; pints.
4.
5.
port.
6.

P.T.

1.
Also, PT. Pacific Time.
2.
physical therapy.
3.
physical training.
4.
postal telegraph.
5.
post town.
6.
pupil teacher.

p.t.

1.
Pacific Time.
2.
past tense.
3.
post town.
4.
pro tempore.
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British Dictionary definitions for Pt

pt

abbreviation
1.
part
2.
past tense
3.
patient
4.
payment
5.
point
6.
port
7.
pro tempore
abbreviation
8.
Portugal

Pt

abbreviation (in place names)
1.
Point
2.
Port
Chemical symbol
3.
platinum

PT

abbreviation
1.
physical therapy
2.
physical training
3.
postal telegraph
4.
pupil teacher
5.
(in Britain, formerly) purchase tax
6.
prothrombin time

pt.

abbreviation
1.
pint
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Pt in Medicine

Pt
The symbol for the element platinum.

PT abbr.
physical therapy

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Pt in Science
Pt  
The symbol for platinum.
platinum
  (plāt'n-əm)   
Symbol Pt
A soft, ductile, malleable, silver-white metallic element that usually occurs with osmium, iridium, palladium, or nickel. It has a high melting point and does not corrode in air. Platinum is used as a catalyst and in making jewelry, electrical contacts, and dental crowns. Atomic number 78; atomic weight 195.08; melting point 1,772°C; boiling point 3,827°C; specific gravity 21.45; valence 2, 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
pt.  
Abbreviation of pint
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Slang definitions & phrases for Pt

PT

noun

prick-teaser (1960s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Pt in Technology


1. point.
2. The country code for Portugal.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for Pt

pt

  1. [hospital] patient
  2. Portuguese

Pt

  1. Peter
  2. platinum

PT

  1. Pacific Time
  2. patrol torpedo
  3. physical therapist
  4. physical therapy
  5. physical training
  6. proficiency testing

pt.

  1. part
  2. payment
  3. pint
  4. preterit

Pt.

  1. point
  2. port

p.t.

pro tempore
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Encyclopedia Article for Pt

pint

unit of capacity in the British Imperial and U.S. Customary systems of measurement. In the British system the units for dry measure and liquid measure are identical; the single British pint is equal to 34.68 cubic inches (568.26 cubic cm) or one-eighth gallon. In the United States the unit for dry measure is slightly different from that for liquid measure; a U.S. dry pint is 33.6 cubic inches (550.6 cubic cm), while a U.S. liquid pint is 28.9 cubic inches (473.2 cubic cm). In each system, two cups make a pint, and two pints equal a quart.

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