HP

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: hp and H&P
U+33CB, ㏋
SQUARE HP

[U+33CA]
CJK Compatibility
[U+33CC]

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sense "home page" is a borrowing from Japanese HP (home page), from English home + page.

Proper noun[edit]

HP

  1. (India) Abbreviation of Himachal Pradesh, a state of India
  2. The Hewlett-Packard Company
  3. Harry Potter
    • 2009 July 16, Steve Boxer, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, in Guardian[1], Technology news & features, page 2:
      Overall, this is the first HP game to even get near to living up to the quality of JK Rowling's books and the accompanying films.
  4. (Japan) Initialism of home page.

Noun[edit]

HP (countable and uncountable, plural HPs)

  1. hire purchase
    • 1976, Angela Carter, ‘What the Hell – It’s Home!’, in Shaking a Leg, Vintage 2013, p. 205:
      Everything is practical, sensible, reasonably priced and available on HP.
  2. horse power
  3. (video games, mostly role-playing games) hit points, health points.
  4. handphone
  5. higher power
  6. Houses of Parliament
  7. Heliobacteria pylori
  8. Abbreviation of hydrogen peroxide.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • (hydrogen peroxide): LHP (liquid hydrogen peroxide), HPGP (hydrogen peroxide gas plasma), HPV (hydrogen peroxide vapor), VHP (vaporous hydrogen peroxide), AHP (alkaline hydrogen peroxide)

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English HP.

Noun[edit]

HP

  1. (gaming) hit point(s)

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

HP

  1. (apartment listing) Abbreviation of Hochparterre.

Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

HP(ホームページ) (hōmupēji

  1. Initialism of ホームページ (home page).

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

HP n (indeclinable)

  1. The Hewlett-Packard Company
    Mam notebooka z HP. — I've got an HP notebook.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

HP m or f (uncountable)

  1. Acronym of hijoputa.

Synonyms[edit]