- Ps, ps1) N-VAR P is the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet.2) p is an abbreviation for or penny.
They cost 5p each.
...to increase income tax by 1p.Syn:pence, penny3) You write p. before a number as an abbreviation for `page'. The plural form is `pp.'.
See p. 246 for Thom Bean's response.
...examined in Chapter 4 (pp. 109-13).4) P or p is used as an abbreviation for words beginning with p, such as `per' or `parking'.5) In a piece of music, p is a written abbreviation for piano and indicates that the piece should be played quietly.
English dictionary. 2008.