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1. Latin per os (by mouth)
2. personnel officer
3. petty officer
4. postal order
5. post office
A river of northern Italy flowing about 650 km (405 mi) generally eastward to the Adriatic Sea. The Po Valley is a major industrial and agricultural area.
The symbol for polonium.
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n, pl pos
Brit an informal word for chamberpot
[C19: from pot1]
the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) polonium
(Placename) 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
1. Post Office
2. Post Office
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Personnel Officer
4. (Military) petty officer
5. (Military) Pilot Officer
6. (Banking & Finance) Also: p.o. postal order
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a river in Italy, flowing E from the Alps in the NW to the Adriatic. 418 mi. (669 km) long. Ancient, Padus.
1. petty officer.
2. postal (money) order.
3. post office.
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The symbol for polonium.
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|Noun||1.||Po - a radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor|
|2.||PO - a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army|
master-at-arms - the senior petty officer; responsible for discipline aboard ship
enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer - a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel
|3.||Po - a European river; flows into the Adriatic Sea|
|4.||PO - an independent agency of the federal government responsible for mail delivery (and sometimes telecommunications) between individuals and businesses in the United States|
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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po[pəʊ] N (Brit) → orinal m
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