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PC

abbr.
1. Past Commander
2. personal computer
3. police constable
4. politically correct
5. post commander
6. Prince Consort
7. Privy Council

pc

abbreviation for
1. per cent
2. postcard
3. (Pharmacology) obsolete (in prescriptions) post cibum
4. (Astronomy) parsec
[(sense 3) Latin: after meals]

PC

abbreviation for
1. (Computer Science) personal computer
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Parish Council(lor)
3. (Military) Past Commander
4. (Law) (in Britain and Canada) Police Constable
5. politically correct
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Prince Consort
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain and Canada) Privy Council(lor)
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada) Progressive Conservative

PC

or P.C.,

1. Peace Corps.
2.
pl. PCs or PC's or P.C.'s.
a. a personal computer.
b. a personal computer, usu. running a Windows operating system, having an Intel or Intel-compatible processor.
3. Brit. Police Constable.
4. political correctness.
5. politically correct.
6. printed circuit.
7. professional corporation.

pc.

1.
pl. pcs. piece.
2. prices.

P/C

or p/c,

1. petty cash.
2. price current.

p.c.

1. percent.
2. (in prescriptions) after meals.
[< Latin post cibōs]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PC - a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a timePC - a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
desktop computer - a personal computer small enough to fit conveniently in an individual workspace
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
microprocessor - integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system; "a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer"; "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
portable computer - a personal computer that can easily be carried by hand
Translations
جِهَازُ الْكُمْبْيُوتَرْ الْشَخْصِيِّحاسوب شَخْصيصَحيح سِياسِيّاًضابِط شُرْطَه
osobní počítačpolicejní strážníkpoliticky správně
pcpolitibetjent
mikrotietokone / PC
PC
PC
PC
asmeninis kompiuterispolicijos konsteblispolitiškai teisinga
personalais datorspolicijas konsteblspolitiski korekts/pareizs
osobný počítač
osebni računalnikpolicijski stražnik
PC
เครื่องคอมพิวเตอร์ส่วนตัว
kişisel bilgisayarPCpolis memurupolitik olarak doğru
máy tính cá nhân

PC

A. N ABBR
1. =personal computerPC m, OP m
2. (Brit) =police constablepolicía mf
3. (Brit) =Privy Councillor
B. ADJ ABBR =politically correct

PC

[ˌpiːˈsiː]
n abbr
(=personal computer) → PC m
She typed the report on her PC → Elle a tapé le rapport sur son PC.
(British) (=police constable) → agent m de police
(British) (=Privy Councillor)
modif (COMPUTING) [industry, market] → du PC; [maker, sales] → de PC; [software] → pour PC
adj abbr (=politically correct) → politiquement correct(e)

PC

(Brit)
abbr of Police Constable; PC Plod (inf)Streifenpolizist(in) m(f)
abbr of personal computerPC m

pc

[ˌpiːˈsiː] abbr
a. =postcardCP =cartolina postale
b. =per cent

PC

(ˌpiː ˈsiː) abbreviation
1. personal computer.
2. police constable.
3. politically correct.

PC

جِهَازُ الْكُمْبْيُوتَرْ الْشَخْصِيِّ osobní počítač pc PC Η/Υ PC mikrotietokone / PC PC PC PC PC PC pc PC pecet PC персональный компьютер PC เครื่องคอมพิวเตอร์ส่วนตัว PC máy tính cá nhân 个人计算机
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