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pc

1.
picocurie; picocuries.

pc.

1.
plural pcs. piece.
2.
prices.

P/C

1.
petty cash.
2.
price current.
Also, p/c.

P.C.

1.
Past Commander.
2.
British. Police Constable.
4.
Post Commander.
5.
British. Prince Consort.
6.
British. Privy Council.

p.c.1

1.
(in prescriptions) after eating; after meals.
Origin
< Latin post cibōs

p.c.2

1.
2.
petty cash.
3.
postal card.
4.
price current.
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Examples from the web for PC
  • The cga monitor was not exclusively used by PC based hardware.
  • On a PC you will usually have the ability to change the platform software.
British Dictionary definitions for PC

pc

abbreviation
1.
per cent
2.
postcard
3.
(obsolete) (in prescriptions) post cibum
4.
parsec
Word Origin
(sense 3) Latin: after meals

PC

abbreviation
1.
personal computer
2.
Parish Council(lor)
3.
Past Commander
4.
(in Britain and Canada) Police Constable
5.
politically correct
6.
Prince Consort
7.
(in Britain and Canada) Privy Council(lor)
8.
(in Canada) Progressive Conservative

P/C

abbreviation
1.
petty cash
2.
price current
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Word Origin and History for PC

P.C.

abbreviation for personal computer is from 1978; abbreviation for politically correct is by 1990.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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PC in Medicine

p.c. abbr.
Latin post cibum (after meals)

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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PC in Culture

p.c. definition


An abbreviation for “politically correct.” It refers to social, political, and educational changes designed to redress historical injustices in areas such as race, gender, ethnic background, and sexual orientation: “Haven't you read the latest directive on p.c. language? Please refer to our colleagues as ‘women,’ not ‘ladies’ or ‘girls.’” The phrase and abbreviation, which also appears as PC, both debuted in the late twentieth century.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for PC

PC

adjective phrase

(also pc) Exhibiting political correctness

noun
  1. Political correctness; conformity with a set of progressive social ideals (1990s+)
  2. A personal computer: Turn on your PC and type in CHKDSK (1978+ Computer)
  3. A pilot check flight or ride, where a pilot's continued qualification to fly is periodically tested (1970s+ Airline)

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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PC in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for PC

PC

  1. partly cloudy
  2. Past Commander
  3. penal code
  4. personal computer
  5. photoconductive
  6. police constable
  7. post commander
  8. political correctness
  9. politically correct
  10. professional corporation
  11. pulverized coal

pc

parallax second

pc.

piece

p.c.

  1. percent
  2. personal communication
  3. Latin post cibum (after meals)

P.C.

Privy Council

p/c

  1. petty cash
  2. prices current
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Idioms and Phrases with PC

PC

Also, p.c. An abbreviation for politically correct
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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