[pee-koh ri-vair-uh, -veer-uh] /ˈpi koʊ rɪˈvɛər ə, -ˈvɪər ə/
a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
[pee-koh] /ˈpi koʊ/ noun 1. one of a number of ornamental loops in embroidery, or along the edge of lace, ribbon, etc. /ˈpiːkəʊ/ noun 1. any of a pattern of small loops, as on lace
[pik-uh-tee] /ˌpɪk əˈti/ noun 1. a variety of carnation, tulip, etc., having an outer margin of another color. /ˌpɪkəˈtiː/ noun 1. a type of carnation having pale petals edged with a darker colour, usually red adjective 2. 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.