Definitions

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  • initialism personal protective equipment
  • initialism Philosophy, Politics and Economics (a degree course at Oxford University)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bob - I am not convinced the PPE is up to the risk at hand.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Dangerous word length experiment. Stand back.

  • It wasnt till somebody pointed out that PPE is a legal requirement that it was finally handed over.

    And for my next trick……. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Rotello's research team, with colleagues at the Georgia Institute of Technology, designed the new detection system by combining three gold nanoparticles that have special affinity for the surface of chemically abnormal cells, plus a polymer known as PPE, or para-phenyleneethynylene.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • The college was mainly celebrated for its program in Politics, Philosophy and Economics ( "PPE") that attracted many who subsequently went into government and politics.

    Baruch S. Blumberg - Autobiography

  • Another of the 'golden rules', which are prominently displayed at the company's premises, says staff must wear 'PPE', or personal protective equipment.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Another of the 'golden rules', which are prominently displayed at the company's premises, says staff must wear 'PPE', or personal protective equipment.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The Bank reported a pre-provision ( "PPE") operating profit of $833 thousand for the 2nd quarter versus a PPE operating profit of $205 thousand in the 1st quarter, and a PPE loss of

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The Bank reported a pre-provision expense ( "PPE") operating profit of $203 thousand for the quarter versus a PPE operating loss of $139 thousand for the same period last year; a significant improvement.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • TRID currently has huge cash reserves, and it is trading at a price that is close to the company's net cash value (placing no value on other assets such as PPE, inventory, etc.)

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  • What Sony didn't know is that IBM repurposed part of the Cell design (the general-purpose processor core, or "PPE" unit) for Microsoft's Xbox 360 CPU, the Xenon.

    Ars Technica

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  • Seen often lately for Personal Protective Equipment such as masks, gloves, gowns, etc, particularly medical ones.

    March 23, 2020

  • Also in non-apocalyptic times, often refers to gear required for job safety in construction and engineering: hi-vis vests and jackets in fluorescent colors, hard hats, safety glasses, boots, gloves, pads, hearing protection devices, etc.

    March 24, 2020