pix

pix

1 [piks]
noun
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pix

2 [piks]
noun, plural pix for 2.
1.
a plural of pic1.
2.
pic2.

pic

1 [pik]
noun, plural pix [piks] , pics. Slang.
1.
a movie.
2.
a photograph.
Also, pix.


Origin:
1880–85; by shortening from picture

pic

2 [peek] ,
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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pic (pɪk)
 
n , pl pics, pix
informal a photograph, picture, or illustration
 
[C20: shortened from picture]

pix1 (pɪks)
 
pl n
informal photographs; prints

pix2 (pɪks)
 
n
a less common spelling of pyx

pyx or (less commonly) pix (pɪks)
 
n
1.  Also called: pyx chest the chest in which coins from the British mint are placed to be tested for weight, etc
2.  Christianity any receptacle in which the Eucharistic Host is kept
 
[C14: from Latin pyxis small box, from Greek, from puxos box tree]
 
pix or (less commonly) pix
 
n
 
[C14: from Latin pyxis small box, from Greek, from puxos box tree]

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pix definition

[pɪks]
  1. n.
    pictures; photographs. : Hold still and let me get your pix taken. Then you can jump around.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
pic
[motion] picture
PIC
  1. Pictor (constellation)

  2. pressurized ion chamber

  3. Public Information Center

pix
pictures
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