PS

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Etymology 1[edit]

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PS

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

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PS

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

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation.

Proper noun[edit]

PS

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

Noun[edit]

PS (countable and uncountable, plural PSes)

  1. postal service
    USPS = United States Postal Service
  2. Initialism of public school.
  3. public service(s)
  4. (video games) PlayStation
  5. (telecommunications) packet-switched
  6. paddle steamer
  7. power supply
  8. (organic chemistry) polystyrene
  9. Initialism of parallel slalom.
  10. Initialism of post scriptum, postscriptum, postscript. (initialism written at the end of a text as a footnote)
    [the body of a letter]
    PS I love you.
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Etymology 2[edit]

German PS (Pferdestärke)

Noun[edit]

PS (uncountable)

  1. metric horsepower

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English photoshop.

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Verb[edit]

PS

  1. to photoshop

Dutch[edit]

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  • (file)

Noun[edit]

PS

  1. Initialism of post scriptum.

French[edit]

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PS m

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

German[edit]

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PS

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

Italian[edit]

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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

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P(ピー)S(エス) (pīesu

  1. horsepower

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Polish[edit]

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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]

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PS

  1. post scriptum