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Pd

Symbol, Chemistry
1.

pd.

1.
paid.

P.D.

1.
per diem.
2.
Police Department.
3.
Insurance. property damage.

p.d.

1.
per diem.
2.
potential difference.
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  • The minds of the six prisoners were frantically pounding questions at the Pd chief, but he gave them no answer.

    The Penal Cluster Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  • At the end of the year, "Pd balance of my rent 43-13" (pounds and shillings).

  • A similar entry is made of purchases made for his father; on the margin is written, "Pd commissioners."

  • On the same day appears a curious entry of "to the play 13/" and "Pd for Colo Monroe £16-16."

  • The Pd Police, coming in response to his call, had found all four men unconscious from the effects of the stun beam.

    The Penal Cluster Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
British Dictionary definitions for Pd

pd

abbreviation
1.
paid
2.
Also PD. per diem
3.
potential difference

Pd

Chemical symbol
1.
palladium

PD

abbreviation (in the US)
1.
Police Department
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Pd in Medicine

Pd
The symbol for the element palladium.

PD abbr.
prism diopter

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Pd in Science
Pd  
The symbol for palladium.
palladium
  (pə-lā'dē-əm)   
Symbol Pd
A malleable, ductile, grayish-white metallic element that occurs naturally with platinum. It is used as a catalyst in hydrogenation and in alloys for making electrical contacts and jewelry. Atomic number 46; atomic weight 106.4; melting point 1,552°C; boiling point 3,140°C; specific gravity 12.02 (20°C); valence 2, 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
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Pd in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for Pd

Pd

palladium

PD

1.
plumbing damage
2.
police department
3.
position description
4.
postal district
5.
potential difference
6.
program director
7.
public defender
8.
public domain
9.
pulse Doppler [radar]
10.
pupillary distance

pd.

paid

p.d.

per diem
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