pp

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Translingual[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pp

  1. pianissimo
  2. per procurationem - Latin for by agency or by proxy - used on a letter to indicate that has been signed on somebody else's behalf.

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (pages): pp.
  • (percentage point): %p (non standard)

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pp pl (plural only)

  1. plural of p; abbreviation of pages

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

pp (countable and uncountable, plural pps)

  1. (countable) Initialism of percentage point.
  2. (uncountable, physics) proton and proton (used attributively to describe a collision or other interaction of these two particles)
    • 2015, Christine O. Rasmussen, Torbjörn Sjöstrand, “Hard Diffraction with Dynamic Gap Survival”, in arXiv[1]:
      Comparisons with ppbar and pp data reveal improvement in the description of single diffractive events..

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