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pix1

[piks] /pɪks/
noun
1.
pyx.

pix2

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

pic1

[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

pic2

[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 pix

pix1

/pɪks/
plural noun
1.
(informal) photographs; prints

pix2

/pɪks/
noun
1.
a less common spelling of pyx

pyx

/pɪks/
noun
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
Word Origin
C14: from Latin pyxis small box, from Greek, from puxos box tree

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 pix
n.

variant of pics, 1930 (see pic).

pic

n.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for pix

pix

modifier

: pix credit

noun
  1. Movies; the movies; the FLICKS: You ought to be in pix
  2. Photographs, esp the artwork of a newspaper, magazine, book, etc; graphics (1932+)

pic

noun

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


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Related Abbreviations for pix

pix

pictures

pic

[motion] picture

PIC

  1. Pictor (constellation)
  2. pressurized ion chamber
  3. Public Information Center
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