HyperDic: pa

English > 5 senses of the word pa / Pa / PA:
NOUNperson pa, dad, dada, daddy, papa, pappa, popan informal term for a father
substancePa, protactinium, protoactinium, atomic number 91a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
quantityPa, pascala unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
locationPA, Pennsylvania, Keystone State, Pa.a Mid-Atlantic state
artifactPA, public address system, P.A. system, PA system, P.A.an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
pa / Pa / PA > pronunciation
Rhymeschutzpah ... spa: 4 rhymes with paa...
English > pa: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.
Synonymsdad, dada, daddy, papa, pappa, pop
Broaderfather, male parent, begetterA male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
Spanishpa, papaíto, papá, papa, papi, papito, pop
Catalanpa, papà, papa, papi, pare, pop
English > Pa: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead.
Synonymsprotactinium, protoactinium, atomic number 91
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Spanishnúmero atómico 91, protactinio, protoactinio, protoactinium
Catalanprotactini, protactinio, protoactini, protoactinium
English > Pa: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter.
Broaderpressure unitA unit measuring force per unit area
Spanishpa, pascal
Catalanpa, pascal
English > PA: 5 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.
SynonymsPennsylvania, Keystone State, Pa.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Part ofMid-Atlantic statesA region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsAlleghenies, Allegheny MountainsThe western part of the Appalachian Mountains
Allegheny, Allegheny RiverA river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
AllentownA city in eastern Pennsylvania
AltoonaA town in central Pennsylvania
BethlehemA town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia
Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue RidgeA range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
ChesterA city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river (an industrial suburb of Philadelphia)
ErieA port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
GettysburgA small town in southern Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, capital of PennsylvaniaCapital of Pennsylvania
Lehigh RiverA river in eastern Pennsylvania that flows southeast into the Delaware River
Monongahela, Monongahela RiverA river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
Philadelphia, City of Brotherly LoveThe largest city in Pennsylvania
PittsburghA city in southwestern Pennsylvania where the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River forms the Ohio River
Susquehanna, Susquehanna RiverA river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PennA university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Region ofGettysburg, Battle of GettysburgA battle of the American Civil War (1863)
SpanishEstado Piedra Angular, PA, Pennsylvania, Pensilvania
CatalanPennsilvània, Pennsylvania
English > PA: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas.
Synonymspublic address system, P.A. system, PA system, P.A.
Partsamplifierelectronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
loudspeaker, speaker, speaker unit, loudspeaker system, speaker systemelectro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
tannoyA loudspeaker
Broadercommunication systemA system for communicating

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