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pi a number equal to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. The value of pi is approximately 3.1416 or 22/7.
pianist a person who plays the piano.
piano1 a musical instrument with a keyboard and many wire strings. A piano is played by pressing keys that cause small hammers to strike the strings.
piccolo a small flute with a pitch that is an octave higher than that of the standard flute.
pick1 to choose from a group. [9 definitions]
pick2 a sharp, pointed tool used for digging or breaking up rocks or other hard substances.
pickax a pick that has one pointed end and a blade that is shaped liked a chisel on the other end.
pickerel a fish that is related to pike. Pickerel are used for food or sport.
picket a pointed post fixed into the ground, used to make a fence or hold something in place. [3 definitions]
pickle a cucumber or another vegetable or fruit that has been preserved in salt water, vinegar, and seasonings. [2 definitions]
pick on (informal) to treat someone in a mean way, either with words or in a physical way.
pick out to choose.
pickpocket a person who steals from pockets or purses in crowded or public places.
pickup the act of taking something onto or into a vehicle. [2 definitions]
pick up to lift up by hand. [3 definitions]
pick up the tab to pay the bill at a bar or restaurant.
picnic a social gathering at which food is eaten outdoors. [3 definitions]
picnic table a rectangular table designed for outdoor eating, typically made of wood and having benches attached.
picture a painting, drawing, or photograph. [7 definitions]
picturesque as pleasing or interesting to look at as a picture or painting.
pie1 a pastry shell filled with fruit, meat, or other filling, and baked.