Definition of pm

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 phase modulation
2 premium

Definition of Pm (Entry 2 of 3)

promethium

Definition of PM (Entry 3 of 3)

1 paymaster
2 permanent magnet
3 postmaster
4 or p.m. or British pm post meridiem often not cap and often punctuated
5 postmortem
6 prime minister
7 provost marshal

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“Pm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pm. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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p.m., P.M.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of p.m.

afternoon
Hint: The abbreviation p.m. is short for Latin post meridiem, which means “after noon.”

Medical Definition of pm

 (Entry 1 of 3)

premolar

Medical Definition of Pm (Entry 2 of 3)

promethium

Medical Definition of PM (Entry 3 of 3)

1 [Latin post meridiem] after noon
2 postmortem

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