[pir-oo-et] /ˌpɪr uˈɛt/
a whirling about on one foot or on the points of the toes, as in ballet dancing.
Dressage. a complete turn in which the horse uses its hind legs as a pivot.
verb (used without object), pirouetted, pirouetting.
to perform a pirouette; whirl, as on the toes.
a body spin, esp in dancing, on the toes or the ball of the foot
(intransitive) to perform a pirouette
1706, from French pirouette “spinning top; pirouette in dancing,” from Middle French pirouet “spinning top” (15c.), from Gallo-Romance root *pir- “peg, plug” (cf. Italian piruolo “peg top”) + diminutive suffix -ette.
1822, from pirouette (n.) and also from French pirouetter. Related: Pirouetted; pirouetting.
[pahy-rok-si-kam] /paɪˈrɒk sɪˌkæm/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white crystalline solid substance, C 1 5 H 1 3 N 3 O 4 S, used in the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders.
- Piroxicam olamine
piroxicam olamine pi·rox·i·cam o·la·mine (pĭ-rŏk’sĭ-kām’ ô’lə-mēn’) n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic actions.
/pɪˈrɒʃkɪ/ plural noun (sing) pirozhok (ˈpɪrəˌʒɒk) 1. small triangular pastries filled with meat, vegetables, etc
[pahy] /paɪ/ noun, plural pis. 1. the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet (II, π). 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. 3. Mathematics. [pahy] /paɪ/ noun, plural pies. 1. printing types mixed together indiscriminately. 2. any confused mixture; jumble. verb (used with object), pied, piing. 3. to reduce (printing types) to a state […]