PTO

PTO
abbr. please turn over.

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noun
a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)
Syn: ↑power takeoff
Hypernyms: ↑device

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I. abbreviation
please turn over
II. abbreviation
1. parent-teacher organization
2. power take-off

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1. Patent and Trademark Office.
2. Mach. See power takeoff.

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abbrev
1. Please turn over
2. Public Telecommunications Operator

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PTO UK [ˌpiː tiː ˈəʊ] US [ˌpi ti ˈoʊ] abbreviation
please turn over: used at the bottom of a page when there is more writing on the other side
Thesaurus: abbreviations in letters and correspondencehyponym

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p.t.o. or P.T.O.,
Especially British. please turn over (a page).
PTO (no periods),
power take-off: »

The PTO drives the moving parts of mowing machines, hay balers, combines, potato diggers, and spray pumps (A. D. Longhouse).

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abbr.
please turn over (written at the foot of a page to indicate that the text continues on the reverse)
(also pto) (in a tractor or other vehicle) power takeoff
Parent-Teacher Organization

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abbr
1 US Parent-Teacher Organization

The PTO is raising money for a new playground.

a PTO meeting

2 chiefly Brit please turn over
PTO is written on the bottom of a page to tell the reader to continue reading on the back of that page.

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PTO [PTO] [ˌpiː tiː ˈəʊ] [ˈoʊ] abbreviation (BrE)
please turn over (written at the bottom of a page to show that there is more on the other side)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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