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

  • abbreviation Past Commander
  • abbreviation personal computer
  • abbreviation police constable
  • abbreviation politically correct
  • abbreviation post commander
  • abbreviation Prince Consort
  • abbreviation Privy Council

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Past Chief Patriarch.
  • noun An abbreviation of piece, in the dry-goods trade.
  • noun An abbreviation of Principal Clerk of Session.
  • noun An abbreviation of pound-centigrade-unit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Computers), Initialism A personal computer; a computer{2} designed for use by one person at a time; -- contrasted with shared-time computers such as mainframes and minicomputers, which may be accessed by multiple users each operating from a different input device (in the 1990's, usually a terminal). A personal computer typically uses a microprocessor for its CPU.
  • noun Initialism Acronym for politically correct.

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

  • noun metrology Symbol for the petacoulomb, an SI unit of electric charge equal to 1015 coulombs.
  • adjective Initialism of partially continuous.
  • adjective Initialism of politically correct.
  • adjective Initialism of pro-choice.
  • adjective Canada, politics, dated Initialism of Progressive Conservative.
  • noun Initialism of parsec.
  • noun Initialism of personal computer.
  • noun Initialism of photocopy.
  • noun Initialism of player character.
  • noun UK, Canada Initialism of police constable.
  • noun Initialism of political correctness.
  • noun organic chemistry Initialism of polycarbonate.
  • noun Initialism of posterior commissure.
  • noun Initialism of privy council.
  • noun Initialism of privy councillor.
  • noun US Initialism of probable cause.
  • noun Initialism of Probate Court.
  • noun TV Initialism of production code.
  • noun Initialism of Professional Corporation.
  • noun computing Initialism of program counter.
  • noun Initialism of progressive contextualization.
  • noun Canada, politics, dated Initialism of Progressive Conservative.
  • noun Initialism of protective custody.
  • noun Initialism of private chat.
  • noun Initialism of pubococcygeus muscle.
  • proper noun Initialism of Proto-Celtic.
  • proper noun Initialism of Penn Central.
  • proper noun US, navy Initialism of Coastal Patrol.
  • proper noun Initialism of Phrozen Crew.
  • proper noun UK, politics Initialism of Plaid Cymru.
  • proper noun US Initialism of Presbyterian Church.
  • proper noun Canada, politics Initialism of Progressive Canadian Party.
  • proper noun Canada, politics, dated Initialism of Progressive Conservative Party.
  • verb To make politically correct.

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

  • noun a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time


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