PS

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Symbol[edit]

PS

  1. (metrology) Symbol for petasiemens, an SI unit of electrical conductance equal to 1015 siemens.

Etymology 2[edit]

Symbol[edit]

PS

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Palestine since 1999.
    Synonym: PSE (alpha-3)

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation.

Proper noun[edit]

PS

  1. (linguistics) Initialism of a number of proto-languages' names:
    1. Proto-Slavic.
    2. Proto-Semitic.
    3. Proto-Salish, Proto-Salishan.
    4. Proto-Sahaptian.
  2. (video games) Initialism of PlayStation.
  3. (software) Initialism of Photoshop.
  4. (computing, file format) PostScript, a page description language.
Derived terms[edit]
PlayStation

Noun[edit]

PS (countable and uncountable, plural PSes or PSs)

  1. Initialism of postal service.
    Coordinate terms: PO, post, mail
    USPSUnited States Postal Service
  2. (education) Initialism of public school.
  3. (government) Initialism of public service(s).
  4. (video games) Initialism of PlayStation.
  5. (nautical) Initialism of paddle steamer.
    Coordinate terms: SS, TS
  6. Initialism of power supply.
    Coordinate terms: PU, PM, PA
  7. (law enforcement, Commonwealth) Initialism of police sergeant, a police rank used in Commonwealth countries.
  8. (organic chemistry) polystyrene
    Hyponyms: EPS, XPS
  9. (sports) Initialism of parallel slalom.
    Coordinate terms: S, GS, PGS, SG, PSG
  10. Initialism of post scriptum, postscriptum, postscript. (initialism written at the end of a text as a footnote)
    Alternative forms: P.S., p.s., ps.
    PS I love you.
    the body of a letter
Derived terms[edit]
polystyrene
power supply
postscript/post scriptum
Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

PS (not comparable)

  1. (telecommunications) Abbreviation of packet-switched.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

German PS (Pferdestärke)

Noun[edit]

PS (uncountable)

  1. metric horsepower

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English photoshop.

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

PS

  1. to photoshop

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

PS

  1. Initialism of post scriptum.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

PS m

  1. Initialism of Parti Socialiste, a socialist political party active in France, Belgium and Switzerland

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

PS

  1. Abbreviation of Pferdestärke (horsepower)
  2. Abbreviation of Postskriptum (post scriptum)

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

PS ?

  1. Abbreviation of Pesaro (Italian town in Marche)

Noun[edit]

PS

  1. Initialism of pubblica sicurezza (public security).

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Pferdestärke.

Symbol[edit]

PS(ピーエス) 

  1. horsepower

Synonyms[edit]

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

PS

  1. (literature) Initialism of post scriptum, postscriptum, postscript.
  2. (Late Latin, money) Abbreviation of pustulatum, pusulatum.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • OB (pure gold)

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛˈɛs/
  • Rhymes: -ɛɛs
  • Syllabification: P‧S

Phrase[edit]

PS

  1. post scriptum

Further reading[edit]

  • PS in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • PS in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Phrase[edit]

PS

  1. post scriptum