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7 definitions found
 for PD
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pd \Pd\ prop. n.
     The chemical symbol for palladium, an element of the
     platinum group, of atomic number 46.
  
     Syn: palladium.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Pd
      n 1: a silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that
           resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores;
           does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used
           (alloyed with gold) in jewelry [syn: palladium, Pd,
           atomic number 46]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  PD
         Packetization Delay
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  PD
         Public Domain
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  PD
         Plug & Display [standard] (LCD, VESA), "P&D"
         

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  PD
   /P?D/, adj.
  
      [common] Abbreviation for ?public domain?, applied to software distributed
      over Usenet and from Internet archive sites. Much of this software is not
      in fact public domain in the legal sense but travels under various
      copyrights granting reproduction and use rights to anyone who can snarf a
      copy. See copyleft.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  public domain
  PD
  public domain software
  
     (PD) The total absence of copyright protection.  If
     something is "in the public domain" then anyone can copy it or
     use it in any way they wish.  The author has none of the
     exclusive rights which apply to a copyright work.
  
     The phrase "public domain" is often used incorrectly to refer
     to freeware or shareware (software which is copyrighted
     but is distributed without (advance) payment).  Public domain
     means no copyright -- no exclusive rights.  In fact the phrase
     "public domain" has no legal status at all in the UK.
  
     See also archive site, careware, charityware,
     copyleft, crippleware, guiltware, postcardware and
     -ware.  Compare payware.
  

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