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Definition of P

  • the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phœnician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Etymologically P is most closely related to bf, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. See B F, and M.
  • the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms

How to use p in a sentence. P pronunciation.

The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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On inquiry, Mr. P. found that the clocks had been purchased on credit, and all sold for watches or money; that Cotton owed sixty dollars toward his horse, and had borrowed of the brother with whom he boarded, horse-blanket, whip, and mittens.
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He said he could not write himself; and requested the landlord to write for him, saying he took them on a poor debt for Mr. P., in one of the towns below!
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Suddenly, about 8 p. m., one of the torpedo cruisers came tearing down the bay under full steam, and we heard the message sounded through the megaphone: "Return to port.
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The landing was completed and the detachment organized at 3 p. m., having rations, forage, and ammunition complete.
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Following this repulse of the enemy, which occurred about 4:30 p. m., there was a lull in the firing.
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This capture occurred at 1:23-1/2 p. m.
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The battle continued with varying intensity during most of the day and until the place was carried by assault about 4:30 p. m.
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The 2d and 10th Infantry, Col. E. P. Pearson commanding, moved forward in good order on the left of the division, passed over a green knoll, and drove the enemy back toward his trenches.
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Sir,-I have the honor to reply to your communication of to-day, written at 8:30 a. m. and received at 1 p. m., demanding the surrender of this city, or, in the contrary case, announcing to me that you will bombard this city, and that I advise the foreigners, women and children, that they must leave the city before 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.
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At 2 p. m. on this date, the 11th, the surrender of the city was again demanded.
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The battery opened with three guns simultaneously at ranges of 600 to 800 yards at 1:15 p. m.
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This was about the hour of 5 p. m., and the fire became warmer at that moment.
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Perhaps. the worst of all is that the general regard and reverence for law are impaired, a consequence the mischief of which can scarcely be estimated (p. 247).
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Ethnology for 1882-'83, p. 230; also "A Study of Siouan Cults," in Eleventh Ann.
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This may be the "self-bow" mentioned in the American Naturalist for July, 1886, p. 675.
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We had a pig named Aubrey Percival, but now we call him _Pork_. CHARLIE P.
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For directions for preserving insects, see answer to Katie R. P., Post-office Box, No. 27.
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To obey more upon the account of understanding than of subjection, is to corrupt the office of command -[Taken from Aulus Gellius, i. 13.]-; insomuch that P. Crassus, the same whom the Romans reputed five times happy, at the time when he was consul in Asia, having sent to a Greek engineer to cause the greater of two masts of ships that he had taken notice of at Athens to be brought to him, to be employed about some engine of battery he had a design to make; the other, presuming upon his own science and sufficiency in those affairs, thought fit to do otherwise than directed, and to bring the less, which, according to the rules of art, was really more proper for the use to which it was designed; but Crassus, though he gave ear to his reasons with great patience, would not, however, take them, how sound or convincing soever, for current pay, but caused him to be well whipped for his pains, valuing the interest of discipline much more than that of the work in hand.
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See Louandre, La Sorcellerie, 1853, p. 73.
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Examples of P

Example #1
Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
Example #2
It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.
Example #3
Now it seemed sure that he was a rogue, but what could be done?
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The fourth went by, and we began to think he had absconded.
Example #5
He started off at two o'clock at night, on horseback, with an old pair of saddle-bags and a horse blanket, on a saddle with one stirrup and no crupper, on one of the coldest nights of that or any other year.
Example #6
He returned home with the letter, and started for L-; went there the same day, some forty miles; found sleigh and harness safe, with no encumbrance.