<P> - <P> tag is specifying a paragraph and creates a new line.

<Pre> - PRE tag is specifing a preformatted text. This tag does,t let the browsers to eliminate "white spaces" in the text.

City        London        Cool
City        Paris        Awesome
City        New York    Great

City        London        Cool
City        Paris        Awesome
City        New York    Great


P2P / Peer-to-Peer / Person-to-Person - The practice of lending money to previously unrelated individuals or “peers” without the intermediation of traditional financial institutions (banks). It takes place on online lending platforms that are provided by peer-to-peer lending companies on their websites and is facilitated by credit checking tools of varying complexity.

Pacing model - Indicates how OpenX distributes impressions for a guaranteed – volume goal line item during its flight, either smooth or non-smooth. With smooth pacing, OpenX Ad Server evenly distributes impressions. With non-smooth pacing, the ad server distributes impressions based on the configuration, which by default, delivers 95 percent of the impressions by the midpoint of the line item’s flight.

Package - A bundle of targeting criteria for similar inventory segments which you can offer at a predetermined price (typically to facilitate regular sales efforts) and automatically create line items from in OpenX.

Page View - The amount of times visitors arrive on individual pages of your Website. If a user reloads a page, that action will be counted as an additional page view. If a visitor navigates to a different page and then returns to the original page, a second Page View will be recorded as well. Page views allow you to see which pages on your site are the most popular.

PageRank - Google’s proprietary page ranking system that places emphasis on inbound links as a means of determining how important a given page is. PageRank can be measured on either a ten-point or 100-point scale.

Pageview - What is displayed each time a browser requests a web page. One pageview might register as multiple hits on the server because pages can contain more than one element, such as several banners. Since pageviews do not account for browsers that are set to disable images, they are an unreliable way of gauging the success of a campaign.

Paid Traffic - This consists of visitors who come to your Website from Google AdWords ads, paid search engine keywords and other online paid ad campaigns. When investing in an online PPC or other advertising campaign, this data will show you how effective your paid online marketing program is.

Pairing - Establishing a connection between two Bluetooth devices. For example, to pair a headset with a phone, the phone is configured to "Discoverable" mode and the headset is set up to pair by pressing one or more keys for some number of seconds. The headset finds the phone and establishes a connection using an assigned passkey, which is typically 0000.

Palm® - A type of Smartphone that runs the Palm WebOS™ operating system and runs apps written for Palm.

PAN - Acronym for “primary account number” and also referred to as “account number”. Unique payment card number (typically for credit or debit cards) that identifies the issuer and the particular cardholder account.

PAN (Personal Area Networking) - An ad-hoc network formed between two or more Bluetooth®-enabled devices.

Pans - Pans are fixed, lateral movements made with the camera.

Paper-free billing - An option allowing you to stop receiving a paper bill in the mail. You will still be able to view and pay your monthly bill online in My Verizon.

Parent-Child Account Hierarchy - This is the concept of having a master account and a sub account with variable levels of permission of the master account. This concept is also a basic structure of object-oriented programming, but the concept remains the same in programming or banking reference. The parent will have full permissions and the child is associated and related to the master account, but will have modified privileges of the parent account.

Passphrase - A password or combination of words used to provide authentication to a wireless network WEP uses fixed 40 or 104 bit passphrases, while WPA and WPA2 can use arbitrary length passphrases.

Password - A sequence of characters paired with a user name that assures only the user with that password can log on with the particular user name associated with it.

Patent - Protection for some forms of intellectual property, granting the inventory exclusive right to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years. 

Paul Baran - Paul Baran was an engineer known for being one of the pioneers in the development of the modern computer network. He is best known for inventing packet-switched computer networking. He envisioned the concept of distributed networks as a fully redundant and independent system that could still function even when parts of it have been shut down or disconnected. Because of this, he is considered one of the founding fathers of the internet.

Pay Per Click (PPC) - An online advertising model wherein advertisers pay only when a prospect clicks on an advertisement and is directed to the advertiser’s website. Google’s Ad-Words platform is an example of pay-per-click promotion.

Payment Accounts - Debit/credit card or checking account information that has been saved and can be used to make a payment.

 Payment Capture - A method used to receive payment. This method is determined by the merchant's bank and/or payment processor.

 Payment Gateway - A combination of software and hardware that provides an interface to the bank card processing network.

Payment History - Information about bill payments made over the past 12 months, including dates, methods and amounts.

 Payment Methods - a means for accepting payment. The most common are credit card, electronic check, phone charge, corporate account, and invoice.

 Payment Processor - A financial institution distinct from the bank that processes data from credit card transactions. Providing pre-authorization, post-authorization, and refund services to businesses accepting credit cards. They are responsible for the distribution of funds between consumers and businesses. Sometimes also referred to as a Transaction Processor. 

Payments - The transfer of money from one party (such as a person or company) to another, usually made in exchange for the provision of goods, services or both, or to fulfill a legal obligation.

PayPal - Founded in 1998, PayPal is a leading, worldwide payment processing company. The service can process payments for merchants. 

PC Card - A wireless modem that you can use in a laptop or other wireless computing device to connect to the Internet.

PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) - PCI is a hardware bus designed by Intel and used in both PCs and Macs. Most add-on cards such as SCSI, Firewire, and USB controllers use a PCI connection. Virtually all new computers come equipped with PCI slots on the motherboard.

PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association)  -  The “credit card” peripherals (modem, network card) that fit into the slots in a laptop computer are PCMCIA devices.The PCMCIA slots come in three sizes, so please be certain of which version of the PCMCIA slot your laptop is equipped with prior to purchasing a peripheral.

PDA (Personal Data Assistant) - The Palm Pilot and the Sony Clié are examples of PDA’s. These are usually small computer-like devices that fit easily into the palm of the hand.

PDF (Portable Document Format) - A type of file that displays two-dimensional documents in a fixed-layout document format.

PDF file - Abbreviation for Portable Document Format, a file format developed by Adobe Systems, that is used to capture almost any kind of document with the formatting in the original. Viewing a PDF file requires Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded free from Adobe.

Peak - Hours generally associated with weekday mornings to early evenings. See also Anytime Minutes.

Peel - An app that helps you keep up with your favorite TV shows and discover new ones. It takes your personal preferences and suggests shows for you based on what you watch and like.

Pending Order - A change to your account that’s in progress or future dated. You can initiate a pending order when you add or upgrade a device, change your features or plan, change a Device ID, suspend or reconnect a device and more. If you have a pending order on your account, you may not be able to make other changes on your account until the pending order is completed.

Per-MB Rate - The cost to send or receive one megabyte (1,024 kilobytes) of data to or from your mobile device.

Per-Minute Rate - The cost of a minute of time spent in a call.

Per-Order Fee - When a manufacturer or distributor drop ships an order directly to a customer on a retailers behave that manufacturer or distributor may change a per-order fee for processing.

PFclean - PFClean is a Restoration and Remastering package from The Pixel Farm. Incorporating a suite of unique focussed tools to deal with those tasks posing the greatest challenges associated with restoring and remastering archive material, PFClean is able to tackle restoration projects such as archive content showing signs of decay or severe physical damage, and accurate optical-flow-based re-synthesis of unrecoverable image data.

PFdepth - PFDepth is the leading off-the-shelf dimensionalization toolset because it allows artists to work faster, while producing better looking, more accurate results. It marks an exciting evolution of 3D filmmaking, giving you all the tools you need to convert 2D scenes to stereoscopic 3D in minutes - not hours or days.

PFtrack - Tracking professionals throughout the VFX industry regard PFTrack as the most innovative product of its kind. With unparalleled flexibility, functionality and precision, it is the go to matchmoving and layout software for a reason: It does what the competition can’t.

Phablet - A device that is smaller than a tablet but larger than a smartphone, and has many of the same functions of each. Some phablets also include a stylus to use with the touchscreen (e.g., Samsung Galaxy Note® devices). See also Tablet.

Phishing - A way to to steal information by posing as a legitimate company. Criminals attempt to con or mislead individuals into providing personal information in many ways, including by email, text message and scam phone calls that appear to be from a legitimate business. Personal information that may be requested includes credit card information, account passwords, account information and other valuable information.

Photo Editor - An app on some Samsung Galaxy Tab™ devices that provides basic editing functions for photos that you take on your device. Along with basic image tuning, like brightness, contrast and color, it also provides a wide variety of effects that can be used for editing photos.

Photobucket® - A website and app for managing and viewing photos. Upload camera phone media to your Photobucket account, browse and search media, and view and browse your online albums.

PHP - PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers. PHP, originally derived from Personal Home Page Tools, now stands for PHP: Hypertext Pre processor, which the PHP FAQ describes as a "recursive acronym."


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array_pad() array_merge() array_multisort() array_product() array_push() array_rand() array_reduce()
array_shift() array_values() array_walk() asort() compact() count() current()
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rsort() shuffle() sizeof() sort() uasort() cal_days_in_month() cal_from_jd()
easter_days() frenchtojd() gregoriantojd() jddayofweek() jdmonthname() jdtofrench() checkdate()
date_diff() date_format() date_get_last_errors() date_interval_format() date_modify() date_sunrise() date_sunset()
gettimeofday() gmdate() localtime() microtime() mktime() strftime() strptime()
opendir() readdir() rewinddir() scandir() debug_backtrace() debug_print_backtrace() error_get_last()
restore_exception_handle() set_error_handle() set_exception_handle() trigger_error() user_error() basename() chgrp()
delete() diname() disk_free_space() disk_total_space() diskfreespace() fclose() feof()
fflush() fgetc() fgetcsv() fgets() fgetss() file() file_exists()
filemtime() fileowner() fileperms() filesize() filetype() flock() fnmatch()
fopen() fpassthru() fputcsv fputs() fread() fscanf() fseek()
is_file() is_executable() is_readable() is_writable() is_link() is_upload_file() link()
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array_reverse() array_search() prev() range() reset() each() end()
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filter_id() filetr_input() fwrite() glob() is_dir() filectime() filegroup()
fileinode() fstat() ftell() ftruncate() date() getdate() date_sub()
file_get_contents() file_put_contents() fileatime() chmod() chown() copy() error_log()
error_reporting restore_error_handle() closedir() dir() getcwd() chdir() time()
chroot() date_sub() date() getdate()

Phrase Match – Keyword setting that allows ads to show only when someone’s search includes the exact phrase of your keyword or close variations of the specific keyword phrase.

Picture Profile - Picture Profile refers to the four dimensions of in-camera picture settings: sharpness, contrast, saturation, and color tone. You can create a custom picture style, or use an already established picture style, like one of the six Canon presets, or download one from a third party, such as Cinestyle from Technicolor, or Cine from Marvel.

Picture-in-Picture Video - A video feature on some devices that lets you multitask while playing a video. It lets you shrink the video down so it only requires a portion of your screen. You can then drag the video window and position it anywhere, so you can use the rest of your screen for other things, like browsing the web.

Piggyback beacon - A named code snippet returned to the browser when a user triggers another beacon it is associated with.

PIN (Personal Identification Number) - A numeric code used to protect your device and account from unauthorized users. Also, an optional four- to eight-digit security code used to lock a SIM card in order to prevent unauthorized usage or access.

Ping - To check if a server is running. From the sound that a sonar system when they are searching for a submarine.

PIX - A Verizon Wireless coined term for picture messages or pics.

Pixel - A contraction of picture element, a pixel refers to a single point in a graphic. Ad units are typically measured in pixels, for example the default 468×60-sized banner.

Pixel Aspect Ratio - Pixel Aspect Ratio your video image is made up of thousands of little squares called pixels. The width of each pixel relative to its height is know as the pixel aspect ratio. For uploading to Vimeo set your pixel aspect ratio (PAR) to 1:1 or 1.00.

Pixelbender - Adobe Pixel Bender, previously codenamed Hydra, is a programming language created by Adobe Systems for the description of image processing algorithms. The syntax is based on GLSL, and a Pixel Bender program is analogous to an OpenGL fragment shader, and is intended to be a loosely typed version of C++.

Placement - Where the ad is on the page, such as above the fold (ATF) or below the fold (BTF). This is also referred to as “screen location” or “position.”

Placement Exclusions – Similar to a negative keyword, exclusions prevent your ads from appearing on individual websites or categories of websites. These are designed to help increase relevancy and control of ad placement on the Display Network.

Plan - A package of services (including voice, messaging and/or data allowances) offered at a set monthly access fee.

Plasma - Plasma screens are comprised of hundreds of thousands of tiny gas-filled cells sandwiched between two sheets of glass. When an electric charge is applied to one of these gas-filled cells, it emits light, making up one of the thousands of pixels on-screen.

Plug-in - A (usually small) piece of software that adds features to a larger piece of software. Common examples are plug-ins for the Netscape® browser and web server. Adobe Photoshop® also uses plug-ins. Macromedia Flash player would be an example of a browser plug-in.

Point of Sale (POS) - The time and place a sale takes place. POS also refers to the devices used to transmit the transaction such as card readers connected to smartphone apps.

Point-to-Point Encryption - This is the security functionality of encrypting card data from a single point to another point. Unlike end-to-end encryption, point-to-point encryption may not fully encrypt card or other secure data throughout the entire transaction of a merchant system, but instead from a point of acceptance to a specific device layer within a merchant network.

Polaris Office - An app that allows you to open, create or edit documents on your device. It’s compatible with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Polarizing Filter - Polarizing Filter is a piece of glass that fits over the front end of a lens to change the way that your camera sees and treats light, while ultimately cutting down on glare.

POP (Point of Presence) - A Point of Presence usually means a city or location where a network can be connected to, often with dial up phone lines. So if an Internet company says they will soon have a POP in Belgrade, it means that they will soon have a local phone number in Belgrade and/or a place where leased lines can connect to their network.

POP (Post Office Protocol) - An Internet protocol used to download messages from an email server to an email client through software on a computer or mobile device. Once emails are delivered to a device, they’re removed from the server. This allows you to access emails faster than with IMAP, but prevents your ability to access the same emails from multiple devices.

Popup -  A new browser window that appears unrequested (by you) on your screen. A gratuitous, easily-programmed visual effect exploited by many web sites often to the consternation of the hapless user. Commonly used for advertisements. Particularly annoying are those termed exit popups: browser windows that spring to life when you leave a site or when you close a browser window. (Scripting languages call these “onUnload” and “onClose” events.)

Popup blocker - A program that helps to prevent unsolicited windows from appearing on your screen; these windows usually contain advertisements.

Port - The process of transferring an existing phone number from one carrier to another carrier. The ability to port a number might be limited based on geography, service area coverage and technology.

Portal - Usually used as a marketing term to described a Web site that is or is intended to be the first place people see when using the Web. Typically a “Portal site” has a catalog of web sites, a search engine, or both. A Portal site may also offer email and other service to entice people to use that site as their main “point of entry” (hence “portal”) to the Web.

Portrait Mode - The vertical view or orientation on devices whose screens can be viewed both vertically and horizontally.

Poser - Poser is a 3D computer graphics program optimized for 3D modeling of human figures. The program has gained popularity due to allowing beginners to produce basic animations and digital images, and the extensive availability of third-party digital models.

Position - Where the ad is on the page, such as above the fold (ATF) or below the fold (BTF). This is also referred to as “screen location” or “placement.”

POST (Power-On Self Test) -  When a computer boots up, it starts by executing hard-wired instructions stored in the BIOS. These instructions do a check of the various essential machine functions, and then turn control of the system over to the boot loader routine stored on the hard drive. The series of instructions the BIOS does are called the Power-On Self Test, abbreviated POST.

Posting - A message entered into a network communications system.

POTS - Plain Old Telephone System. A non-enhanced telephone line may be referred to as a POTS line.

POV (point of view) shot - A POV (point of view) shot is a shooting technique that shows the perspective of a scene literally from a character or object's position in the setting.

PPP (Point to Point Protocol) - The most common protocol used to connect home computers to the Internet over regular phone lines.
Most well known as a protocol that allows a computer to use a regular telephone line and a modem to make TCP/IP connections and thus be really and truly on the Internet.

PPPOE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) – it is a specification for connecting multiple computer users on an Ethernet local area network to a remote site through common customer premises equipment (ie: modem). PPPoE combines the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), commonly used in dialup connections, with the Ethernet protocol, which supports multiple users in a local area network. The PPP protocol information is encapsulated within an Ethernet frame.

 Practical - A Practical refers to any light source that is part of the scene itself and does not need to be hidden from the camera.

Premium Messaging (PSMS) - The option to purchase or subscribe to paid messaging programs offered by third-party content providers. These programs offer one-time purchases and/or monthly subscriptions, which you pay for in addition to the standard charges that are included in your messaging plan. You typically participate by sending a text message to a special four, five or six-digit number, known as a Short Code. Examples of these programs include interactive voting during TV shows, trivia or horoscope subscriptions, weather alerts, wallpaper or ringtones that you can download and more.

Premium Retailer - A store that exclusively carries Verizon Wireless devices and equipment, but that's not owned by Verizon Wireless. These stores look very similar to an official Verizon Wireless store, but they can usually be identified by the words "Premium Retailer" on the sign. You can complete many account management options at one of these stores, like changing your plan. However, not all actions can be done at a Premium Retailer, including recycling a device. See also Authorized Retailer and Verizon Wireless Store.

Prepaid Card - For prepaid users, a card that is purchased to add more money to a prepaid account.

Prepaid Mobile Broadband - A plan that provides high-speed Internet service for your data-only devices without signing a long term contract or being charged an activation fee. When you reach your data allowance or expiration date you can just purchase more data and begin using it immediately.

Prepaid Plan - Wireless service that is paid for before use and requires no long-term commitment or credit check.

Pre-shared Key - A pre-shared key (PSK) is a passphrase that is shared ahead of need. PSKs are typically used in WEP, WPA, and WPA2 protected networks, where each client that wishes to join the network has the same PSK.

 Press kit - A Press kit provides background information on your film for members of the press for promotional purposes. It can include an in-depth synopsis, cast and crew bios, interesting anecdotes or a Q&A with the director, reviews of the film, and production stills.

Pricing control - A tool for the creation and management of floors.

Pricing model - The method for assigning a value to a line item, such as cost per mille (CPM) or cost per click (CPC).

Primary Merchant Contact Role - WSU Departmental employee who has fiscal and administrative responsibility for the assigned WSU Merchant Account. eCommerce and General Accounting-Revenue will look to this person to address any related fiscal issues with regard to the merchant account. This individual may authorize credit card refunds.

Prime lens - A Prime lens is a lens with a fixed focal length. Although less versatile than a zoom, prime lenses often provide superior optical quality and wider apertures (often down to 1.2 or 1.4), and are lighter weight and less bulky.

Privacy Settings - You have choices about how we use customer information for certain purposes. See our Privacy Settings page for more information about your privacy options.

Private Key Encryption - An encryption system that uses two private keys for encrypting and decrypting messages. Both parties must have a secret key to decrypt a message encrypted by the other. The drawback with this method of encryption is in the difficulty of distributing the private keys. 

 Processor - The primary hardware on a device that tells the device what to do and when to do it. The faster the processor, the quicker the device is able to accept and produce information.

Product Listing Ads (PLA) – Search ads that include rich product information, such as images, pricing, and business names, without requiring additional keywords or ad text. Ads of this nature appear under the Google Shopping results automatically for consumer queries relating to one of your product offerings.

Profit Margin - The difference between what a retailer pays for a product and what the retailer’s customer pays for the product. Margin calculations may consider only the cost of the goods sold or may take into account overhead and other variable costs.

Progressive Video - Progressive video is a form of video compression. It makes use of horizontal lines to make up the image. This form of video displays consecutive video frames. Thus, progressive videos results in better, smoother, fast sequences, providing fluidity and sharpness to the video. 

Promotions - This is a marketing term leveraged when a merchant is looking to upsell a current product or solution. In some cases, this is used as a contrast to an offer, discount or coupon, where a merchant is not providing a financial incentive to buy a single good, but instead advertising a specific product at market price or in a bundled price to create additional value. Restaurants may call this a feature of the menu.

Proof of Purchase - A portion of product packaging, defined by the manufacturer, that's used to verify that you bought the product. You'll be required to provide proof of purchase in order to receive a rebate. Most commonly, the proof of purchase is defined as the UPC symbol on the package. See also UPC.

Proration - An adjustment that's made to your bill when you make a change to your account in the middle of a bill cycle.

Protocol - On the Internet “protocol” usually refers to a set of rules that define an exact format for communication between systems. For example the HTTP protocol defines the format for communication between web browsers and web servers, the IMAP protocol defines the format for communication between IMAP email servers and clients, and the SSL protocol defines a format for encrypted communications over the Internet.

Proxy Server - A Proxy Server sits in between a Client and the “real” Server that a Client is trying to use. Clients are sometimes configured to use a Proxy Server, usually an HTTP server. The clients makes all of it’s requests from the Proxy Server, which then makes requests from the “real” server and passes the result back to the Client. Sometimes the Proxy server will store the results and give a stored result instead of making a new one (to reduce use of a Network). Proxy servers are commonly established on Local Area Networks

PSMS (Premium Short Message Service) - This offers the ability to purchase or subscribe to premium messaging programs, provided by third-party content providers through text messaging.

PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) - The regular old-fashioned telephone system.

PTGUI - PTGui is a panorama photo stitching program for Windows and Mac OS Xdeveloped by New House Internet Services BV. PTGui was created as a GUIfrontend to Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools. It features its own stitching and blending engine along with compatibility to Panorama Tools.

Public Computer - A computer that numerous people can access, like those in a library, school or collaborative work environment. Accessing your personal accounts, like My Verizon, on a public computer is not recommended because it's less secure than using a personal computer, like one in your home. If you must use a public computer, take precautions to keep your User ID and Password for My Verizon private. Never save this information on the computer, and clear the computer’s browser history and cookies if possible when you’re done. Also, always sign out of your account before you leave.

 Public-Key Encryption - An encryption system that uses two keys, a public key for encrypting messages and a private key for decrypting messages, to enable users to verify each other's messages without exchanging secret keys. ecBuilder uses Public Key tecnlogy.

Publisher - In OpenX, an account type that represents a business with ad space to sell.

Pull - To request data from another program or computer. The World Wide Web is based on a pull technology where the client browser must request a Web page before it is sent.

Purchase - The act of providing a payment in exchange for a product or service. 

Push to Talk (PTT) - A two-way communication service that enables your device to work like a walkie-talkie. When you’re pressing the PTT button on your device, listeners can hear only you speaking. Listeners respond by pressing the PTT button on their devices. It also includes group calling, allowing you to speak to an entire group at once.

Push to Talk (PTT) Only Plan - A plan that allows PTT devices to use the PTT 2-way radio-type service.

Push - In client/server applications, to send data to a client without the client requesting it.

Pycharm - PyCharm is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used for programming in Python. It provides code analysis, a graphical debugger, an integrated unit tester, integration with version control systems (VCSes), and supports web development with Django