pic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pic a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    • n pic a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement "they went to a movie every Saturday night","the film was shot on location"
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: This may have been true on an older $5 bill, but I just scanned in one of the new ones and took a real close look and found nothing. If anyone finds it on an old one, please send in a pic or let me know.
    • n Pic A Turkish cloth measure, varying from 18 to 28 inches.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pic A Middle English form of pike.
    • n pic A measure of length, varying from 18 to 28 inches, common throughout Moslem nations, and used especially for measuring textile fabrics.
    • n pic A peak.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. pic,

Usage

In literature:

We are to have a pic-nic party upon one of those little islands up the river by Kew.
"Jacob Faithful" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Twice during five years in a professional capacity (though several times on pic-nics) had the Rev.
"A Child of the Glens" by Edward Newenham Hoare
Some girl's description of a pic-nic er somethin'.
"A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland
Perhaps you and I might wait for her in some pleasant spot and prepare the pic-nic while she and her maid go to the bathing-place.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
We frequently visited this part, making pic-nic excursions to all the places of note in our little dominion.
"The Desert Home" by Mayne Reid
His very mind is not English in its attainments: it is a mere pic-nic of foreign contributions.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
But Pic was quite mistaken as to the power of his glance, for Honey-Bee continued to sleep with folded hands.
"Honey-Bee" by Anatole France
THE PIC-NIC PAPERS by Various Hands.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Starting early, we took our guns and the requisites for a pic-nic.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
By tea-time Guy and Ruth were as if nothing unpleasant had happened, but there was no allusion made to the pic-nic.
"'Our guy'" by Mrs. E. E. Boyd
***

In news:

Will bring indie pics to US theaters including 'Face to Face'.
U said that there is a pic of Kenny Chesny house under water when i called u.
Check out some cool pics.
This week's Footworks pic goes by the name of Nora by ZigiNY exclusively from my favorite shoe boutique, Footworks located in Chicago.
New Orleans party pic photographer extraordinaire Steven Forster shares his images in this new video, "Faces".
Is reviving Jim Henson series ' Fraggle Rock' as a live-action musical pic.
The two spent the afternoon paddle boarding in the ocean near their Malibu, California home, and RadarOnline.com has the pics for you.
Pics will be released in the UK next year.
Mira Nair pic opened the Venice Film Festival, screened at Toronto.
She already posted a pic of herself and her bandmates at a Singapore street festival.
And for Valentine's Day, Taylor tweeted two pics of herself and the band in geisha gear.
Best ways to snap great food pics.
Many stereoscopic pics planned but few in production.
Thesp to costar with Timberlake, Affleck in pic.
Do baby animal pics boost productivity.
***

In science:

Let us take a projective integral scheme X over B and a C ∞ -hermitian Q-line bundle L on X such that X is the generic fiber of X → B and L is equal to LK in Pic(X ) ⊗ Q.
A note on polarizations of finitely generated fields
In addition, since Pic(Xt) is torsion free by (A.13), Wt/n is unique in Pic(Xt ).
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
The preimage Pico (S ) of Pico(Cp ) in Pic(S ) is a root lattice of type E6 and so Hom(Pico (S ), Pico (Cp )) is an adjoint E6 -torus.
Compactifications defined by arrangements I: the ball quotient case
The structure of the derived Picard group of A is DPic(A) = Z × Pic(A).
Dualizing Complexes and Tilting Complexes over Simple Rings
Recall that the (noncommutative) Picard group Pic(A) of A is the group of isomorphism classes of invertible bimodules.
Dualizing Complexes and Tilting Complexes over Simple Rings
***