pt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pt” in the English Dictionary

"pt" in British English

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ptnoun [C]

pt noun [C] (PART)

written abbreviation forpart, when referring to a ​part of a ​document: See pt 3 for ​furtherdetails.

pt noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)

written abbreviation for pint : Add 1 pt of ​water and ​bring to the ​boil.

pt noun [C] (POINT)

written abbreviation for point noun : He ​needs a good high ​jump to ​score more than 9,000 pts.

pt noun [C] (PLACE)

written abbreviation for point noun : Spurn Pt

PTnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpiːˈtiː/ specialized
abbreviation forposterior tibial: at the back of the ​tibia (= the ​largebone at the ​front of the ​lowerleg)
(Definition of pt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pt." in American English

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pt.noun [C]

(plural pt.)
abbreviation for pint
(Definition of pt. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"PT" in Business English

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PTadjective, adverb

uk   us   (also P/T)
HR, WORKPLACE written abbreviation for part-time : F/T & P/T Sales Assistants needed.
(Definition of PT from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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