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[pik] /pɪk/
noun, plural pix
[piks] /pɪks/ (Show IPA),
pics. Slang.
1.
a movie.
2.
a photograph.
Also, pix.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; by shortening from picture

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[peek] /pik/
noun, Piquet.
1.
the scoring of 30 points in the declaration of hands and in the play before one's opponent scores a point.
2.
the bonus of 30 points won for so scoring.
Also, pique.
Compare repic.
Origin
< French: literally, prick
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British Dictionary definitions for pic

pic

/pɪk/
noun (pl) pics, pix
1.
(informal) a photograph, picture, or illustration
Word Origin
C20: shortened from picture
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Word Origin and History for pic
n.

1884 as a shortening of picture (n.). Short for motion picture from 1936. Colloquial piccy is recorded from 1889.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for pic

pic

noun

A picture, and later esp a movie; flick: Raft's next pic (1884+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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pic in Technology

1. programmable interrupt controller.
2. A graphics language by Brian Kernighan, for textually describing pictures with troff.
[Featured in "More Programming Pearls", Jon Bentley].
["PIC - A Language for Typesetting Graphics", B.W. Kernighan, Soft Prac & Exp 12(1):1-21 (Jan 1982)].
["PIC - A Graphics Language for Typesetting, Revised User Manual", Bell Labs TR 116, Dec 1984].
(1994-10-28)
3. personal intelligent communicator.
(2001-04-30)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for pic

pic

[motion] picture

PIC

  1. Pictor (constellation)
  2. pressurized ion chamber
  3. Public Information Center
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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