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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pica(0.01305 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Pica.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing [syn: em, pica em
2: magpies [syn: genus Pica]
3: eating earth or clay or chalk; occurs in some primitive
tribes or sometimes in cases of nutritional deficiency
[syn: geophagy, geophagia]
English → English (gcide)
Pica \Pi"ca\, n. [L. pica a pie, magpie; in sense 3 prob. named
from some resemblance to the colors of the magpie. Cf. Pie
1. (Zo["o]l.) The genus that includes the magpies.
2. (Med.) A vitiated appetite that craves what is unfit for
food, as chalk, ashes, coal, etc.; chthonophagia.
3. (R. C. Ch.) A service-book. See Pie. [Obs.]
4. (Print.) A size of type next larger than small pica, and
smaller than English.
Note: This line is printed in pica
Note: Pica is twice the size of nonpareil, and is used as a
standard of measurement in casting leads, cutting
rules, etc., and also as a standard by which to
designate several larger kinds of type, as double pica,
two-line pica, four-line pica, and the like.
Small pica (Print.), a size of type next larger than long
primer, and smaller than pica.
Note: This line is printed in small pica