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  • abbr. Abbreviation of probably, often seen in dictionary etymologies.
  • n. Short form of problem.


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  • The statement about occurrence can be justified only by defining “a coin of probability p for heads” in a way which estab - lishes from the beginning a connection between p and the frequency of the occurrence of heads; and one must then adhere to this connection whenever the term prob - ability occurs.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • My prob is I'm so danged nearsighted I can't see what damage is being done as it's happening.

    p_n_elrod: Why I hate getting haircuts

  • I love this app only prob is the number is hella small to read but I love the previews and the jump list great way to take advantage of the new windows 7 features.

    Gmail Notifier Plus Adds Email Alerts To The Windows 7 Taskbar | Lifehacker Australia

  • The only prob is I'm left-handed, so finding a left-handed guitar is tricky.

    New Header Thingamajig

  • I know the cause of the current prob is ObamaMammaHoarding but ... when will the majors like CCI, Federal, Winchester, Remington ... catch up.

    How Many Groups is Enough?

  • The prob is that if this government takes over our means of communication and sends in the troops “to keep us safe from the immigrants and the bird flu” … … …. it’s gonna take something we don’t see now to challenge them … and a real leader.

    Think Progress » The FBI acknowledged

  • Only prob. is I can't carry anything above my pack without it whacking the brim, hardly.

    Fishing hats...

  • Toyota received wide­spread, although not unani­mous, approval for the way it handled its recall prob­lems. - Go

  • My prob is my main kit. my main system doesn't have XP fans: to the Sanyo Denki fans (116cfm, 39db, 2600rpm, 6. 3mmH20 pressure).

    News Tom's Hardware US

  • Hi i really like this game but cannot play it as i own an omnia is there any possible way to make it work on the omnia becoz as soon i start it i get an error message to send an error report or it loads a black and just crashes the prob is the screen resolution. try an app that changes the resolution to 240X320

    MoDaCo WinMo News

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