from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. melting point
  • abbr. mezzo piano

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  • abbr. mezzo piano (quite soft)
  • abbr. market price – written on menus instead of a price to mean the price charged depends on the price of supplies, which may vary.

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  • n. a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
  • n. a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To quote one of the comments from "mp" "The Lib Dem MP in Withy is never seen around".

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  • But I think the real culprit behind the "LJ Hates Primp" tip is an innate revulsion I have towards "- mp" words.


  • It offers users a free ". mp" domain name, allowing users to get a free web site that includes Open ID, social network profiles, an activity stream, a blog, photo albums and other tools to import content and contacts from Twitter, Flickr, Gmail or Yahoo, and any site with RSS or Atom feeds. chi. mp also includes a contact management system called the 'Ultimate Black Book', a tiered privacy tool called


  • My personal quirk aside, "mp" is right -- street renaming should begin with the affected community.


  • Are more 'mp' necessarily better in a camera phone?

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  • - Maximum MP for model (same as old "mp" command).

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  • ". mp" (from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, USA) and that domain is customized to enable Chi. mp's system to aggregate and republish your various online activities.

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  • {mp} - Maximum MP for model (same as old "mp" command).

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  • "mp" wrote in message news: 6380840@discussion. ... in class with refs m_acadDoc and m_acadApp (hopefully those are selfexplanatory enough variable names) is this the right way to clean up?

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  • "mp" wrote in message news: 6379965@discussion. ...

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  • P as in Mariana!

    October 20, 2009

  • This is the official postal abbreviation for the Northern Mariana islands, because obviously, "Mariana" is spelled with a silent P.

    October 20, 2009