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Pi
Pi "Pi" (p[imac]), n. [Gr. pi^.] 1. A Greek letter ([Pi], [pi]) corresponding to the Roman letter . 2. Specif.: (Math.) The letter [Pi], [pi], as used to denote the number More…
Pi
Pi "Pi", n. [See , magpie, service-book.] (Print.) A mass of type confusedly mixed or unsorted. [Written also .]
Pi
Pi "Pi", v. t. [imp. & p. p. ; p. pr. & vb. n. .] (Print.) To put into a mixed and disordered condition, as type; to mix and disarrange the type of; as, to pi a form. More…
Pi'edouche
Pi'edouche "Pi['e]`douche"", n. [F., fr. It. peduccio console, corbel.] A pedestal of small size, used to support small objects, as busts, vases, and the like.
Pia mater
Pia mater "Pi"a ma"ter" [NL., fr. L. pia (fem. of pius tender, kind) + mater mother.] (Anat.) The delicate and highly vascular membrane immediately investing the brain More…
Piacaba
Piacaba "Pi*a[,c]"a*ba", n. See .
piacaba
Piassava "Pi*as"sa*va", n. [Pg. piasaba.] A fibrous product of two Brazilian palm trees ( and ), - used in making brooms, and for More…
Piacle
Piacle "Pi"a*cle", n. [L. piaculum a propitiatory sacrifice, that which requires expiation, a wicked action, fr. piare to appease, to expiate, pius pious.] A heinous offense More…
Piacular
Piacular "Pi*ac"u*lar", a. [L. piacularis: cf. F. piaculaire.] 1. Expiatory; atoning. -Sir G. C. Lewis. 2. Requiring expiation; criminal; atrociously bad. ``Piacular More…
Piacularity
Piacularity "Pi*ac`u*lar"i*ty", n. The quality or state of being piacular; criminality; wickedness. -De Quincey.
Piaculous
Piaculous "Pi*ac"u*lous", a. Same as .
Pial
Pial "Pi"al", a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the pia mater.
pian
Yaws "Yaws", n. [African yaw a raspberry.] (Med.) A disease, occurring in the Antilles and in Africa, characterized by yellowish or reddish tumors, of a contagious character, More…
Pian
Pian "Pian", n. [Pg. pian, epian, or. Sp. pian; from the native name in South America: cf. F. pian.] (Med.) The yaws. See .
pianate
Pianet "Pi"a*net`", n. [Cf. magpie.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The magpie. [Written also , and .] (b) The lesser woodpecker. [Obs.] -Bailey.
Pianet
Pianet "Pi"a*net`", n. [Cf. magpie.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The magpie. [Written also , and .] (b) The lesser woodpecker. [Obs.] -Bailey.
Pianette
Pianette "Pi*a*nette"", n. [Dim. of piano.] (Mus.) A small piano; a pianino.
Pianino
Pianino "Pi`a*ni"no", n. [It., dim. of piano, adj. See .] (Mus.) A pianette, or small piano.
Pianissimo
Pianissimo "Pi`a*nis"si*mo", a.[It., superl. of piano.] (Mus.) Very soft; - a direction to execute a passage as softly as possible. (Abbrev. pp.)
Pianist
Pianist "Pi*an"ist", n. [Cf. F. pianiste, It. pianista.] A performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano.
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