Definitions for "PICA "
A typesetting unit of measurement commonly used for measuring lines of type. One pica equals 12 points. There are 6 picas to an inch. Also used to describe a typewriter type that prints 10 characters per inch (cpi).
Typographic unit of measurement in the Anglo-American point system traditionally equal to just over 1/6 inch. In most personal-computer-based typesetting systems, a pica is exactly 1/6 inch. 1 pica equals 12 points.
A computer pica is equal to 12 points, one-sixth of an inch. 12 points = 1 pica, 6 picas = 1 inch, and 72 points = 1 inch.
The genus that includes the magpies.
A vitiated appetite that craves what is unfit for food, as chalk, ashes, coal, etc.; chthonophagia.
The essential feature is the eating of one or more nonnutritive substances on a persistent basis for a period of at least 1 month. The typical substances ingested tend to vary with age. Infants and younger children typically eat paint, plaster, string, hair, or cloth. Older children may eat animal droppings, sand, insects, leaves, or pebbles.
Pica is the library automation centre in the Netherlands. It develops systems and services for libraries and other information providing institutions. Its objective is to improve the efficiency of information supply by promoting co-operation between the participating institutions.
A library cooperative in the Netherlands, serving that country as well as portions of Belgium, France, and Germany. PICA was originally founded with half a million seed records from OCLC's catalog in 1979. In 1999, OCLC acquired a 35% portion of PICA, increasing that share to 60% in 2000. Subsequently, the January 1st, 2002 the new organisation OCLC PICA was launched.
Keywords:  pifia, diff, ssh, perl, everything
The Perl Installation and Configuration Agent is a program designed to assist administrators manage their servers. It features file installation , diff, removing, and PIFIA, the PICA Framework for Intelligent Alarms. Everything is Perl- and SSH-based.
Keywords:  corvidae, asia, genus, tails, birds
Pica is the genus of three species of birds in the family Corvidae in both the New World and the old. They have long tails and have predominantly black and white markings. One species ranges widely from Europe through Asia, one occurs all over North America and the third is restricted to California.
Probabilistic Independent Component Analysis
a disorder caused by nutrient deficiencies, particularly low levels of zinc, iron, magnesium, and calcium
Keywords:  pie, book, service, see
A service-book. See Pie.
Keywords:  premature, pre, birth, term
Premature/pre-term birth
Primary Inventory Control Activity
Keywords:  english, larger, smaller, size, small
A size of type next larger than small pica, and smaller than English.
Keywords:  text
1.5pc This text is 1.5picas