(in the U.S. postal system) the main post office of a city, county, etc., that also has branch post offices.
Abbreviation: G.P.O., GPO.
(in Britain until 1969) the department of the central Government that provided postal and telephone services
the main post office in a locality
noun 1. .
noun 1. a medical practitioner whose practice is not limited to any specific branch of medicine or class of diseases. Abbreviation: G.P. noun 1. a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses Informal name family doctor, GP general practitioner n. Abbr. G.P., GP […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the precession that results from both lunisolar precession and planetary precession; precession of the equinoxes.
- General protection failure
(GPF, or General Protection Fault) An addressing error, caught by the processor’s memory protection hardware, that cannot be attributed to any expected condition such as a page fault. (1995-03-28)