[pik-uh-tee] /ˌpɪk əˈti/
a variety of carnation, tulip, etc., having an outer margin of another color.
a type of carnation having pale petals edged with a darker colour, usually red
like a picotee; with darker edges
noun 1. a stitch that produces picots, or loops, of thread that extend beneath a row of connecting or finishing stitches.
[pee-kuh-weyv, pahy-] /ˈpi kəˌweɪv, ˈpaɪ-/ verb (used with object), picowaved, picowaving. 1. to irradiate (food) with gamma rays in order to retard spoilage.
[pi-kram-ik] /pɪˈkræm ɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a red, crystalline substance, C 6 H 5 N 3 O 5 , soluble in alcohol, used chiefly in the manufacture of azo dyes.
[pik-reyt] /ˈpɪk reɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of . /ˈpɪkreɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of picric acid, such as sodium picrate 2. a charge-transfer complex formed by picric acid picrate pic·rate (pĭk’rāt’) n. A salt or an ester of picric acid.