pe

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noun

: the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet see Alphabet Table

PE

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abbreviation (1)

1
physical education
2
Prince Edward Island
3
printer's error
4
probable error
5
professional engineer
6
pulmonary embolism

P/E

3 of 3

abbreviation (2)

price/earnings

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Hebrew

First Known Use

Noun

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pe was in 1823

Dictionary Entries Near pe

Cite this Entry

“Pe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pe. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

PE

abbreviation
1
physical examination
2
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