PAP

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English

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Proper noun

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PAP

  1. (Singapore, politics) Initialism of People's Action Party.
  2. (Singapore, Singlish, derogatory) Pay And Pay (nickname for the People's Action Party)
  3. (PRC) Initialism of People's Armed Police.

Noun

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PAP (plural PAPs)

  1. (organic chemistry) polyfluoroalkyl phosphate ester
  2. (Networking) Initialism of Password Authentication Protocol
  3. (grammar) Abbreviation of past active participle.
  4. (grammar) Abbreviation of present active participle.
  5. (philosophy) principle of alternate possibilities
  6. (medicine) Initialism of Prostatic acid phosphatase
  7. participatory anthropic principle
  8. (medicine) Acronym of positive airway pressure. (PAP ventilation)
    1. (by extension) A positive airway pressure machine, a PAP device

Hypernyms

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(positive airway pressure):

  • NIV (non-invasive ventilation)
  • NPPV (non-invasive positive pressure ventilation)
  • NIPPV (non-invasive positive pressure ventilation)
  • PPV (positive pressure ventilation)

Hyponyms

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(positive airway pressure):

  • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)
  • BiPAP (bilevel positive airway pressure)
  • IPAP (inhalation positive airway pressure)
  • EPAP (exhalation positive airway pressure)

Derived terms

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(positive airway pressure):

  • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)
  • BiPAP (bilevel positive airway pressure)
  • IPAP (inhalation positive airway pressure)
  • EPAP (exhalation positive airway pressure)

Verb

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PAP

  1. (acronym, Internet slang, text messaging) post a picture

Alternative forms

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Anagrams

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Indonesian

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Verb

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PAP

  1. (slang) Alternative letter-case form of pap