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aspirate in phonetics, to pronounce (a speech sound) with an audible release or rush of air, as the "h" in "helium" or the "p" in "pickle". [2/5 definitions]
bilabial pronounced with the lips close together, as the consonants "p" and "m". [1/3 definitions]
bioflavonoid any of a group of yellow hydrocarbon pigments found in many flowers and fruits, once thought to be important as a vitamin in humans; vitamin P.
Brythonic of or belonging to the P-Celtic group of languages. [2 definitions]
dogwatch either of two two-hour watches aboard ship that occur between four and eight P.M.
P- in the U.S. military, a pursuit plane, such as a P-38 or P-40.
p having the shape of a P. [1/3 definitions]
P-Celtic a branch of the Celtic languages that includes Welsh, Cornish, and Breton, in which a "p" sound replaced the Proto-Indo-European "kw" sound.
phosphorus a chemical element that has fifteen protons in each nucleus, that is found naturally only in compounds, esp. biologically essential compounds such as calcium phosphates and nucleotide phosphates, and that can be isolated in various allotropic forms, one of which is a poisonous whitish yellow solid that is luminous at room temperature because of slow oxidation. (symbol: P) [1/2 definitions]
plosive in phonetics, produced by the complete stoppage, then sudden forceful release of the breath, such as the sounds of the consonants "p," "b," and "t". [1/2 definitions]
post meridiem see P.M..
price-earnings ratio the ratio of the price of a share of a company's stock to the company's per-share annual earnings, usu. expressed as a single number; P/E ratio.