TranslingualEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SymbolEdit

PE

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Peru.
    Synonym: PER (alpha-3)

Etymology 2Edit

SymbolEdit

PE

  1. The ISO 1043-1 code for polyethylene

Derived termsEdit

(polyethylene):


EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

PE (usually uncountable, plural PEs)

  1. (geography) Initialism of Prince Edward Island. (A Canadian province)
    Coordinate terms: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, QC, SK, YT
  2. (software) Initialism of Portable Edition (usually used for a software version).
  3. (software) Initialism of Preinstallation Environment.
  4. (software) Initialism of Portable Executable (executable file format used by modern versions of Microsoft Windows).
    • 2016, Ryan "elfmaster" O'Neill, Learning Linux Binary Analysis (page 97)
      In ELF executables, there aren't a whole lot of code caves (such as in the PE format), so you are not likely to be able to shove more than just a meager amount of shellcode into existing code slots []
  5. (geography) Abbreviation of Pernambuco. (a state of Brazil).

NounEdit

PE (countable and uncountable, plural PEs)

  1. (business) Initialism of Professional Engineer.
  2. (education) Initialism of physical education.
  3. (education) Initialism of Preliminary Examination.
  4. (electronics) Initialism of protective earthing.
  5. (organic chemistry) Initialism of polyethylene.
  6. (organic chemistry) Initialism of polyether.
  7. (pathology) Initialism of pulmonary embolism.
  8. (medicine) Initialism of premature ejaculation.
  9. (finance) Initialism of private equity.
    • 2019 October 3, “Everything Is Private Equity Now”, in Bloomberg Businessweek[1]:
      The PE industry, which runs funds that can invest outside public markets, has trillions of dollars in assets under management.

Derived termsEdit

polyethylene
polyether

Related termsEdit

polyethylene

Coordinate termsEdit

(Portable Executable):

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

PE m (uncountable)

  1. PE (polyethylene); Abbreviation of polyéthylène.

Derived termsEdit

(polyéthylène):


ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

PE ?

  1. Abbreviation of Pescara. (city in Abruzzo)

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

PE m

  1. Abbreviation of Pernambuco. (Brazilian state)