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Pa,

symbol for the element protactiniumprotactinium
, radioactive chemical element; symbol Pa; at. no. 91; mass number of most stable isotope 231; m.p. greater than 1,600°C;; b.p. 4,026°C;; sp. gr. 15.37 (calculated); valence +4, +5. Protactinium is a malleable, shiny silver-gray radioactive metal.
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Abbrev. for position angle.

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Area (sq mi):: 46055.24 (land 44816.61; water 1238.63) Population per square mile: 277.30
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Income 2000: per capita $20,880; median household $40,106; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,695-$31,911
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%

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    Pa

    Symbol for pascal; a unit of pressure.

    PA

    On drawings, abbr. for public address system.

    pascal (Pa)

    The Standard International unit of pressure; 1 pascal is equal to 1 newton per square meter.

    pa

    , pah NZ
    1. a Maori village or settlement
    2. History a Maori defensive position and settlement on a hilltop

    pa

    (networking)
    The country code for Panama.
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    My Digital Press Agent is a social media marketing management firm based out of Florida.
    Shirley Herz, the storied Broadway press agent, died Aug.
    It is reported that the housekeeper and Marilyn's personal secretary and press agent, Pat Newcomb, were co-operating in the plan to induce suicide."
    Bruce Cohen, who heads The Bruce Cohen Group Ltd., describes himself as a "card-carrying Broadway press agent," and his motto is "get results or get fired."
    Born in Lithuania, Hoffenstein worked for the New York Sun after graduation from Lafayette, later became a press agent for a theatrical producer, and for the last fourteen years of his life worked in Hollywood as a screenwriter.
    But today the comedian's press agent and Tories in the town dismissed the speculation out of hand.
    "Clint is shooting a picture right now, unavailable to reach, he doesn't have a press agent and that's all I can tell you."
    "The minute we heard the news, it made Fallon the new go-to place to try to take one of our shows," said one press agent.
    Tonight, Jack sets up a sting using Elizabeth Nash, press agent to Senator Palmer, as bait for an assassin called Alexis.
    The best send-up of the Hollywood machine since Mamet's State And Main sees press agent Lee (Crystal) having to pull plenty of strings in order to hold the press conference for a film which the director is withholding.
    Following the trial, Mr Gardner hired a press agent to try to sell his story but there were no takers.
    And even then, 65 years ago, he had a knowledgeable take on the PR business, "New York, where even the simplest projects must be carried out with as much indirection, hocus-pocus and skullduggery as human ingenuity can devise, is the natural home of the press agent. The city undoubtedly has more press agents, if the disguises of all of them could be penetrated, than it has working newspapermen."