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pica
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pica(
pay
-
kuh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (printing)
a. el cícero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One column inch in the newspaper corresponds to a width of 11 picas and a length of one inch.Una pulgada de columna en el diario corresponde a una anchura de 11 cíceros y una longitud de una pulgada.
b. la pica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By printing on the larger paper, we need to set the type area to 35 picas by 46 picas.Al imprimir en papel de mayor tamaño, hay que configurar el área de impresión a 35 picas por 46 picas.
2. (illness)
a. la pica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He suffered from pica as a child and compulsively ate dirt, chalk, and clay.Sufrió de pica de niño y comía compulsivamente tierra, tiza y arcilla.
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pica [ˈpaɪkə]
noun
(Med) (Veterinary Science) pica (f); (Tip) cícero (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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