from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Parent Teacher Organization
- abbr. please turn over
- abbr. power takeoff
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- United States Patent and Trademark Office, usually abbreviated USPTO.
- Please turn over (written at the end of the text on a page to say that it continues overleaf)
- Parent teacher organization
- Paid time off
- power take-off, a powered shaft for driving auxiliary equipment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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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