PM

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PM or pm (also written P.M. or p.m.) is an abbreviation for Latin post meridiem, meaning "after noon" in the 12-hour clock.

PM or Pm may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Music[edit]

  • P.M. Dawn, American hip-hop act
  • 2PM, a six-member boy band from South Korea
  • 4 P.M., an American male R&B group
  • Palm mute, a playing technique for the guitar or bass guitar
  • Penn Masala, a Hindi a cappella group from the University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Pipe major, the director of bagpipe music in a Scottish or Irish pipe band
  • Power Metal, a subgenre of heavy metal music
  • Phil Manansala, lead guitarist of American metalcore band Of Mice & Men

News media[edit]

Other media[edit]

  • PM (newspaper), an American newspaper (1940–1948)
  • 3pm, a former New Zealand children's TV programme
  • Pac-Man, a character, video game, and TV series
  • Paper Mario, a series of role-playing video games
  • Pocket Monsters (Pokémon), a Japanese video game and animation franchise
  • Popular Mechanics, a long-running magazine now owned by the Hearst Corporation
  • Project M (video game), a 2011 modification for the 2008 Wii video game, Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Business and economics[edit]

Businesses[edit]

Terminology[edit]

Government and military[edit]

Job titles[edit]

People[edit]

Science, technology, and mathematics[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Chemistry and materials science[edit]

  • PM3 (chemistry), or Parameterized Model number 3, a modelling method in computational chemistry
  • Particulate matter, fine dust and soot suspended in the air
    • PM10, particulates, smaller than 10 μm, that can cause health problems
  • Picomolar (pM), a measure of the concentration of molecules of a chemical substance
  • Powder metallurgy, a method of fabricating metals
  • Promethium, chemical element number 61 (Pm)

Computing[edit]

  • .pm, the country code top level domain (ccTLD) for Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Particle Mesh, an algorithm for calculating the potential of a system (used in computational physics)
  • Perl module, a discrete component of software for the Perl programming language (file extension .pm)
  • Perl mongers, groups of local Perl enthusiasts
  • Personal message or private message, a closed conversation between two or more people
  • Power management, the ability of some electronic devices to reduce energy consumption

Units of measurement[edit]

  • Petameter, a length unit (1015 m) (Pm)
  • Picometre, a length unit (10−12 m) (pm)
  • Picomolar (pM), a measure of the concentration of molecules of a chemical substance

Vehicles[edit]

Weapons[edit]

Guns and mortars[edit]

Mines[edit]

Other uses in science, technology, and mathematics[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]