po

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌpiːˈəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'PO': (pēō); 'po', 'Po': (pō)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
po  (pō),USA pronunciation n., pl.  pos. [Australia and New Zealand.]
  1. British Termsa chamber pot.
  • French pot (de chambre) chamber pot
  • probably 1875–80

Po  (pō),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Chemistry, Place Namesa river in Italy, flowing E from the Alps in the NW to the Adriatic. 418 mi. (669 km) long. Ancient,  Padus. 

Po, [Symbol, Chem.]
  1. polonium.

po., [Baseball.]
  1. Sportput-out;
    put-outs.

P.O., 
  1. parole officer.
  2. petty officer.
  3. postal (money) order.
  4. Stampspost office.

p.o., 
  • Drugs(in prescriptions) by mouth.
    • Latin per ōs

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    po /pəʊ/ n ( pl pos)
    1. Brit
      an informal word for chamber pot
    Etymology: 19th Century: from pot1
    WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
    P.O.,  an abbreviation of:
    1. postal (money) order.
    2. post office.

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    PO abbreviation for
    1. Post Office
    2. Personnel Officer
    3. petty officer
    4. Pilot Officer
    5. Also: p.o. postal order
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Po the chemical symbol for
    1. polonium
    Po /pəʊ/ n
    1. a river in N Italy, rising in the Cottian Alps and flowing northeast to Turin, then east to the Adriatic: the longest river in Italy. Length: 652 km (405 miles)
      Latin name: Padus
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