from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Parent Teacher Organization
  • abbreviation please turn over
  • abbreviation power takeoff

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism United States Patent and Trademark Office, usually abbreviated USPTO.
  • initialism Please turn over (written at the end of the text on a page to say that it continues overleaf)
  • initialism Parent teacher organization
  • initialism Paid time off
  • initialism power take-off, a powered shaft for driving auxiliary equipment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)


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