[pes-toh] /ˈpɛs toʊ/
noun, Italian Cookery.
a sauce typically made with basil, pine nuts, olive oil, and grated Parmesan blended together and served hot or cold over pasta, fish, or meat.
a sauce for pasta, consisting of basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, oil, and Parmesan cheese, all crushed together
olive oil-based pasta sauce, 1937, from Italian pesto, contracted form of pestato, past participle of pestare “to pound, to crush,” in reference to the crushed herbs and garlic in it, from Latin root of pestle.
- Pes varus
pes varus pes var·us (vâr’əs) n. See talipes varus.
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[pet-uh-bahyt] /ˈpɛt əˌbaɪt/ noun 1. 2 50 , or 1,024 . 2. (loosely) 10 15 or a million billion bytes. Symbol: PB. /ˈpɛtəˌbaɪt/ noun 1. (computing) 1015 or 250 bytes petabyte (pět’ə-bīt) unit 2^50 = 1,125,899,906,842,624 bytes = 1024 terabytes or roughly 10^15 bytes. 1024 petabytes is one exabyte. Google is estimated (http://www.cio.com/article/135700/Seven_Wonders_of_the_IT_World/3) to store […]