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Picander Picander was the pseudonym of Christian Friedrich Henrici (January 14, 1700 - May 10, 1764), a German poet and librettist for many of Johann Sebastian Bach's Leipzig cantatas. Henrici studied law at Wittenberg and Leipzig and most likely practiced or taught law while writing poetry on the side.
Picard group In mathematics, the Picard group of a ringed space X is the group of isomorphism classes of invertible sheaves on X, with the group operation being tensor product. This construction is a global version of the construction of the divisor class group, or ideal class group, and is much used in algebraic geometry, and the theory of complex manifolds.
Picard horn A Picard horn is a theoretical model for the universe closely resembling a funnel or a Gabriel's Horn. The model was created in an attempt to describe the microwave background radiation apparent in the universe.
Picard Island Picard Island (also known as West Island) is an island in the Seychelles. It is the third largest island of the Aldabra Atoll in the Aldabra Group of islands, 1000 kilometres southwest of the country's capital, Victoria.
Picard language Picard is a language closely related to French, and as such is one of the larger group of Romance languages. It is spoken in two regions in the far north of France â€“ Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie â€“ and in parts of the Belgian region Wallonia (but is clearly distinct from the Walloon language).
Picard River The Picard River is a river in Dominica. It rises on the northern slopes of Morne Diablotins, flowing northwest to reach the Caribbean Sea at Prince Rupert Bay on the country's northwestern coast, close to the town of Portsmouth.
Picardâ€“LindelĂ¶f theorem In mathematics, the Picardâ€“LindelĂ¶f theorem or Picard's existence theorem on existence and uniqueness of solutions of differential equations (Picard 1890, LindelĂ¶f 1894) states that an initial value problem
Picaresque novel The picaresque novel (Spanish: "picaresca", from "pĂcaro", for "rogue" or "rascal") is a popular subgenre of prose fiction which is usually satirical and depicts in realistic and often humorous detail the adventures of a roguish hero of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society. This style of novel originated in Spain and flourished in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries and continues to influence modern literature.
Picaresqueities Picaresqueities is a five-track EP released by the band The Decemberists as a companion disc to the double-vinyl edition of their LP Picaresque. It contains previously unreleased material from the Picaresque recording sessions.
Picasa Picasa, Inc is a Pasadena, California based digital photography company that produces an automated digital photo organizer application of the same name. In July 2004, Google acquired Picasa from Idealab and began offering Picasa for free download.
Picasso At The Lapin Agile Picasso At The Lapin Agile was the first full-length play written by popular actor/comedian Steve Martin. The first reading of the play took place in Beverly Hills at Steve Martin's home with Tom Hanks reading the role of Pablo Picasso and Chris Sarandon reading the role of Albert Einstein.
Picasso triggerfish The Picasso triggerfish, Rhinecanthus aculeatus or blackbar triggerfish is a triggerfish, up to 30 cm in length, found on reefs in the Indo-Pacific region. It was named after the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso due to the remarkable colour pattern with yellow and blue stripes across the head.
Picasso's Rose Period The Rose Period signifies the time when the style of Pablo Picasso's painting used cheerful orange and pink colours in contrast to the cool, sombre tones of the previous Blue Period. It lasted from 1905 to 1907.
Picasso-kun no tantei note is a fictional character in a series of Japanese children's booksPicasso-kun no tantei note(Picasso's case file) created by author Yoshihiko Funazaki (čźĺ´Žĺ…‹ĺ˝¦ Funazaki Yoshihiko). Funazaki himself illustrated these books.
Picastro Picastro is a Canadian post-rock band from Toronto, currently consisting of vocalist Liz Hysen, cellist Nick Storring and guitarist Brandon Valdivia. Past members included Evan Clarke, Rachel McBride, Owen Pallett, Stephanie Vittas, Kurt Newman, Alex McLeod and Zak Hanna.
Picathartes The picathartes, rockfowl or bald crows are a small family of two passerine bird species found in the rain-forests of tropical west and central Africa. They have unfeathered heads, and feed on insects and molluscs picked from damp rocky areas.
Picatinny rail The Picatinny rail is a bracket used on some firearms in order to provide a standardized mounting platform for telescopic sights and other accessories such as tactical lights and laser sighting modules. The standard was first published by the Picatinny Arsenal and carries the official title MIL-STD-1913.
Picatrix The Picatrix (or GhĂ˘yat al-HakĂ®m fi'l-sihr; also known as The Aim of the Sage) is a grimoire of uncertain origins, probably written circa 1200 CE. Offering talismanic and astrological guidance, the text clearly comes from a non-European and non-Rosicrucian ethos.
Picayune Strand State Forest Picayune Strand State Forest in Florida is primarily comprised of two major tracts of land, the South Golden Gate Estates Tract and the Belle Meade Tract. The South Golden Gate Estates Tract comprises the majority of the forest.
Picc-Vic tunnel "Picc-Vic" was the name given to a proposal to connect two major mainline railway terminals in central Manchester, England, in the early 1970s. The name PiccVic was a contraction of the two station names, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria.
Piccadilly (supermarket chain) Piccadilly (ĐźĐ¸ĐşĐ°Đ´Đ¸Đ»Đ¸) is a Bulgarian supermarket chain based in Varna. Founded as a 51% foreign-owned company in 1994, it opened its first supermarket in Varna in 1994 and became 100% Bulgarian-owned in 2003.
Piccadilly Circus (band) Piccadilly Circus is the name of a Japanese band on the Sony Music label. Members of the band include Masamichi Sugi (Japanese: ćť‰ çśźç†) (guitar), Kiyonori Matsuo (ćťľĺ°ľ ć¸…ć†˛) (guitar), Hiroyuki Izuta (äĽŠč±†ç”° ć´‹äą‹) (keyboard), Masatoshi Ueda (ä¸Šç”° é›…ĺ©) (drums), Azuma Kazamatsuri (é˘¨çĄ ćť±) (bass) and Tetsu Hashimoto (ć©‹ćś¬ ĺ“˛) (guitar).
Piccadilly Line The Piccadilly Line is a line of the London Underground, coloured blue on the Tube map. It is mainly a deep-level line running from the north-east to the west of London, with significant surface running sections in its outer parts.
Piccadilly Line Cockfosters extension The Piccadilly Line Cockfosters extension added eight new stations to the northern end of London Underground's Piccadilly Line. The extension through north London from Finsbury Park to Cockfosters was opened in three stages between 19 September 1932 and 31 July 1933.
Piccadilly Records Pye Records formed Piccadilly Records in the early 1960s as an outlet for new acts, including Joe Brown & the Bruvvers, Clinton Ford, The Rockin' Berries, Sounds Orchestral and, later on, the Ivy League who metamorphosed into the memorable Flower Pot Men, famous for their Summer of Love anthem "Let's Go to San Francisco". Piccadilly Records is also known for being the host label to one of the most cutting-edge bands of the 60's, that being The Sorrows.
Piccalilli Piccalilli is a pickle of chopped vegetables and hot spices, generally mustard. Ingredients may include green tomatoes, cabbage, gherkins, cauliflower and onions, but virtually any type of vegetable can be used.
Piccaninny crater Piccaninny "crater" refers to an impact structure (or astrobleme), the eroded remnant of a former impact crater, situated in northern Western Australia. In was named after Piccaninny Creek and lies within the Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park.
Piccardo The Piccardo family is an ancient italian family, from Liguria, of Northern French origin. In the 19th century a family branch relocated from Voltri, in the Kingdom of Sardinia, to Monte San Giovanni Campano, in the Papal States.
Piccirilli Brothers The Piccirilli Brothers were a family of renowned marble carvers who carved a large number of the most significant marble sculptures in the United States, including Daniel Chester Frenchâ€™s colossal Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Piccola lirica (La Piccola Lirica (The Shortened Opera or The Liric-pocket Size) is an original formula of reduction, created for the Teatro Flaiano (Rome-Italy), by Rossana Siclari, Gianna Volpi, Gabriella Callea in 1999, which without mutilating the opera of their arias and essential music, offers an agile and innovative reading of the most celebrated masterpieces of lyrical repertory.
Piccolo clarinet The piccolo clarinets are members of the clarinet family, smaller and higher pitched than the more familiar soprano clarinets in Eâ™ and D. None is common, but the most often used piccolo clarinet is the Aâ™ clarinet, playing nearly an octave higher than the familiar Bâ™ clarinet.
Piccolo Coro dell' Antoniano The Piccolo Coro dell'Antoniano (English: Little Choir of Antoniano) is an Italian children's choir of Bologna created by Mariele Ventre in 1963 in Antoniano Institute to sing together with little kids at the Zecchino d'Oro festival, opened only five years earlier. In 1995, after Ventre's death the choir was taken by Sabrina Simoni and changed its name to Piccolo Coro "Mariele Ventre" dell' Antoniano.
Piccolo heckelphone The piccolo heckelphone is a very rare woodwind instrument invented in 1904 by the firm of Wilhelm Heckel GmbH in Wiesbaden-Biebrich (Germany). A variant of the heckelphone, the piccolo heckelphone was intended to redress a point of weakness in the romantic orchestra: namely, an insufficient number of truly powerful woodwind instruments with very high tessituras.
Piccolo oboe The piccolo oboe is the smallest and highest pitched member of the oboe family. Pitched in E-flat or F above the regular oboe (which is a C instrument), the piccolo oboe is a sopranino version of the oboe, comparable to the E-flat clarinet.
Piccolo Ragazzo (album) This italian album of Dalida, sharing some songs with the previous 1966's Pensiamoci Ogni Sera contains two of her #1 hits : "Bang Bang" and "Mama", and her lover Luigi Tenco's "Ciao amore, ciao".
Piccolomini Piccolomini is the name of an Italian noble family, which was prominent in Siena from the beginning of the 13th century onwards. In 1220, Engelberto d'Ugo Piccolomin received the fief of Montertari in Val d'Orcia from the emperor Frederick II as a reward for services rendered.
Piceid Piceid is a stilbene glucoside and is a major resveratrol derivative in grape juices.Romero-Perez AI, Ibern-Gomez M, Lamuela-Raventos RM, de La Torre-Boronat MC, Piceid, the major resveratrol derivative in grape juices.
Piciformes Six families of largely arboreal birds make up the order Piciformes, the best-known of them being the Picidae, which includes the woodpeckers and close relatives. There are about 67 genera in the six families and a little over 400 species.
Picigin Picigin (pronounced "pitsighin") is a popular game played on beaches in Croatia. It involves several players passing around a small ball and keeping it in the air and out of the water for as long as possible.
Pick and pop In basketball, the pick and pop is an offensive play that is a derivative of the classic pick and roll. Instead of "rolling" toward the basket, however, the player setting the pick rolls to an open area of the court to receive a pass from the ballhandler and "pops" a jump shot.
Pick and Pack Pick and Pack is a part of a complete supply chain management focused on the needs of small retailers, entails processing small to large quantities of product, often truck or train loads and disassembling them, picking the relevant product for each destination and re-packaging with shipping label affixed, invoice included. Usual service includes obtaining a fair rate of shipping from common as well as expediting truck carriers.
Pick and roll The "pick and roll" (also called "screen and roll" or shortened to "screen-roll") in basketball, is an offensive play in which a player sets a screen (pick) for a teammate handling the ball and then slips behind the defender (rolls) to accept a pass.
Pick A Star Pick A Star is a 1937 musical comedy film starring Rosina Lawrence, Jack Haley, Patsy Kelly and Mischa Auer, directed by Edward Sedgwick and produced by Hal Roach. It is mostly remembered now for two short scenes featuring Laurel and Hardy.
Pick gliss A pick gliss is a guitar technique that is performed by holding the edge of the pick against the strings (usually the B, G, and D strings, simultaneously) and sliding the pick down the strings, while rapidly moving the pick up and down. Pick glisses are used quite often by Angus Young (AC/DC).
Pick It Up (song) Pick It Up, also known as Skit is the third and final single on Redman's album Muddy Waters. It is produced by Erick Sermon who samples "Gimme What You Got" by Le Pamplemouse to create a slow and somber beat.
Pick of the Pops Pick of the Pops was a BBC radio programme based on the Top 20 UK singles chart and first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1955, transferring to BBC Radio 1 (but simulcast on BBC Radio 2) when the latter launched in 1967. Its last edition in its original form was broadcast on 24 September 1972.
Pick operating system The Pick operating system (often called just "the Pick system" or simply "Pick") is a demand-paged, multiuser, virtual memory, time-sharing operating system based around a unique "multivalued" database. It is used primarily for business data processing.
Pick slide A pick slide or pick scrape is a guitar technique most often performed in the rock or metal music genres. The technique is executed by holding the edge of the pick against the any of the three or four wound strings and moving it along the string.
Pick tapping Pick tapping is a fast guitar playing technique wherein the pick (or plectrum) is used to sharply fret notes on the instrument's fretboard. In some ways it is similar to regular 'one-handed' tapping, except that the sharp edge of the pick is specifically used to sound the notes rather than the tip of the finger.
Pick Withers Pick Withers (born April 4, 1948) was the original drummer for the rock band Dire Straits and played on their first four albums, which included hit singles such as "Sultans of Swing," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Skateaway." Before that, in the mid-1970s he was a house drummer at Rockfield Studios.
Pick Your Brain Pick Your Brain was a Saturday Morning syndicated kid's game show created, executive produced & hosted by Double Dare's own Marc Summers. It also featured a robot named 2-XL, the talking robot with a mind of it own (voiced by Greg Berg).
Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program The Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, formerly called the Missouri River Basin Project, was initially authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944, which approved the general comprehensive plan for the conservation, control, and use of water resources in the entire Missouri River Basin.
Pick-up (film) A pick-up is a term used in filmmaking to refer to small, relatively minor shots filmed or recorded after the fact to augment footage already shot. When entire scenes are redone, it is referred to as a re-shoot.
Pick-up (gaming) Pick-up is a slang term that is commonly used in a gaming context. Pick-up can generally be used to describe anything that you collect whilst engaged in the gaming experience, ranging from extra lives, to more menial collectibles such as coins (Mario) and bananas (Donkey Kong).
Pick-up sticks [sticks (or pick-a-stick) is a game of physical and mental skill in which sticks have to be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining ones. One root of the name "pick-up sticks" may be the line of a children's nursery rhyme], "...
Pickaway Plains Pickaway Plains is a wide area of rolling hills beginning about 3 miles south of Circleville, Ohio, and extending several miles to the north and south. This geological area was formed sand and gravel deposited by melting water from the last glacier to retreat from the region during the Ice Age.
Pickburn and Brodsworth railway station Pickburn and Brodsworth railway station was a small station situated on the South Yorkshire Junction Railway 's line between Wrangbrook Junction and Denaby and Conisbrough. It was situated 4 1/2 miles south of Wrangbrook Junction, just inside what became the South Yorkshire boundary and was intended to serve the hamlet of Pickburn, which was close by, and Brodsworth, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, a short distance away.
Pickelhaube The Pickelhaube (plural Pickelhauben; from the German Pickel = "point" or "pickaxe", and Haube = "bonnet", a general word for headgear) was a Prussian spiked helmet worn in the 19th century by the German military, firefighters, and police.
Pickens County Courthouse The Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama (, right) is a courthouse in west Alabama famous for a ghostly image that can be seen in one of its windows. The image is said to be the face of Henry Wells, who, as legend has it, was falsely accused of burning down the town's previous courthouse, and lynched on a stormy night in 1878.
Pickering (GO Station) The Pickering GO Station is a train and bus station in the GO Transit network located in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. It is a stop on the Lakeshore East line train service, and is the eastern terminus of the Highway 407 bus services via York University.
Pickering (lunar crater) Pickering is a small lunar impact crater located to the northeast of the worn Hipparchus walled-plain in the central region of the Moon. It lies to the northeast of Horrocks crater, which lies within Hipparchus.
Pickering Airport Pickering Airport is a proposed international airport for Pickering, Ontario, Canada, east of Toronto. The original plans for the airport were developed during the 1970s; the current draft plan from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) calls for construction in a different location on the property to begin in 2010, subject to Canadian federal government approval.
Pickering Beach, Ontario Pickering Beach is a community in the City of Pickering, Ontario located on Lake Ontario approximately 30 minutes from Toronto. It was once an important cottage destination for the upper class that was established by the prominent Toronto lawyer James Tuckett, in the 1920s.
Pickering House The Pickering House (circa 1651) is a remarkable Colonial house, owned and occupied by ten successive generations of the Pickering family including Colonel Timothy Pickering. This house is believed to be the oldest house in the United States continuously occupied by one family.
Pickering Nuclear Generating Station Pickering Nuclear Generating Station is a Canadian nuclear power station located on the north shore of Lake Ontario in Pickering, Ontario. The facility derives its name from the City (originally Township) of Pickering in which it is located.
Pickering Panthers The Pickering Panthers are a Tier II Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League.
Pickering, North Yorkshire Pickering is an ancient market town and a parish in the Ryedale district of the county of North Yorkshire, England,on the borders of the North York Moors National Park. It is one of the oldest market towns in England, having been reputedly founded by the legendary king Peredurus around 270BC.
Pickeringâ€”Scarborough East Pickeringâ€”Scarborough East is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It will elect a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the next provincial election.
Picket fencing Picket Fencing is slang for the chopping effect sometimes heard by cell phone users at the edge of a cell's coverage area, or (more likely) by the landline user the to which cellphone is connected. "Picket fencing" refers to the way portions of speech are stripped from the conversation, as if the listener was walking by a picket fence, and hearing a conversation on the other side that changes autibility depending on the position of the pickets relative to the listener.
Picketing Picketing is a form of protest in which people congregate outside a place of work or location where an event is taking place. Often, this is done in an attempt to dissuade others from going in ("crossing the picket line"), but it can also be done to draw public attention to a cause.
Picketing (punishment) Picketing was a military physical punishment for which the culprit was strung up to a hook by one wrist with the opposite bare heel supporting the whole body weight, only 'resting' upon a stake or picket, rounded at the point somewhat so as not to pierce the skin. The agonizing overstretching of the muscles and pressure on the footsole could seldom be endured longer than a quarter of an hour.
Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood is a 1997 biography of actress Mary Pickford (1892-1979) written by Eileen Whitfield. The acclaimed biography took ten years to complete and was published by Macfarlane Walter & Ross in Canada and by the University Press of Kentucky in the United States.
Pickfords Pickfords is a moving company based in England, part of the international firm Sirva. It was founded in the 17th century as a road construction haulier, moving rocks for the repair of turnpikes and other roads.
Pickguard A pickguard (also known as scratchplate, golpeadore in Flamenco music, and uncommonly, a finger rest) is a piece of plastic or other laminated material that is placed under the strings on the body of a guitar, mandolin or similar plucked string instrument. The main purpose of the pickguard is to protect the guitar's finish from being scratched by the pick, hence the name "pickguard".
Picking Up the Pieces Picking Up the Pieces is a 2000 film directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Woody Allen, who plays Tex, a butcher who kills his unfaithful wife, Candy played by Sharon Stone. After cutting up the body, Tex conceals the parts in the desert in New Mexico.
Pickle liquor Pickle liquor is an acid solution used to descale or clean steel in various steelmaking processes. Typically, the acids employed in the pickling of steel are hydrochloric, nitric, sulfuric and hydrofluoric acids or combinations thereof.
Pickle Lake, Ontario Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada is the most northerly Ontario community that has year-round access by road, located 530 kilometers north of Thunder Bay. This access is provided by Highway 599, the only access road to the town from the south.
Pickleball Pickleball is a game described as "a combination of Ping-Pong, tennis, and badminton", played in schools, parks and recreation centers, correctional facilities, camps, and retirement communities mostly in North America. It uses a simplified combination of tennis rules and strategies.
Picklecombe Fort Fort Picklecombe stands on the extreme south eastern coast of the county of Cornwall, a couple of miles west of the city of Plymouth in south west England. The fort has been a residential complex since the early 1970s but has a history dating back 150 years.
Pickled beet eggs Pickled beet eggs are hardboiled eggs that are peeled and put in a container with whole beets, all soaking in a mixture of vinegar and sugar. Typically, they are left to sit in a cool place or a fridge for two days to a week for desired pickling flavor, and served cold.
Pickled dragon In December 2003, David Hart claimed to have found a pickled dragon or, more precisely, what appeared to be the foetus of a winged reptile-type creature preserved in a large jar of formaldehyde in his garage in Oxfordshire, England. It was later revealed that he and his friend Allistair Mitchell had perpetrated the hoax in order to promote a novel written by Mitchell.
Pickled Egg Records Pickled Egg Records is a pioneering UK independent record label founded in Leicester in 1998 by Nigel Turner. It has dedicated itself to redressing the worldâ€™s musical balance in favour of quirky genius, bent tunefulness, noisy playfulness, jazz turmoil and inventive retro-futurism.
Pickled onion Pickled onions are a popular pickled food consisting of small onions pickled in a solution of vinegar and salt, often with other preservatives and flavourings. In Britain they are often eaten alongside fish and chips or as part of a Ploughman's lunch.
Pickled pepper A pickled pepper is a pepper that has been preserved by the process of pickling. For peppers, the pickling process usually involves submersion in a brine of vinegar and salt water with herbs and spices, including peppercorns, coriander, dill, and bay leaf.
Pickled punks Pickled punks is the carny term for human fetuses preserved in jars of formaldehyde and used as sideshow attractions. Most pickled punks display some sort of anatomical abnormality, such as conjoined twins or polycephaly.
Pickleweed Creek Pickleweed Creek is a perennial stream in Marin County, California that discharges to Richardson Bay, an arm of San Francisco Bay. The Pickleweed Creek estuary located at the western portion of Richardson Bay contains mudflat areas used by various avafauna.
Pickling Pickling, or corning, is the process of preparing a food by soaking and storing it in a brine containing salt and/or acid (usually vinegar), a process which can preserve perishable foods for months. The resulting food is called a pickle.
Pickoff A pickoff is an act by a pitcher, throwing a live ball to a fielder so that the fielder would tag out a baserunner who is either leading off or about to begin stealing the next base. A pickoff attempt occurs when this throw is made in an attempt to make such an out or, more commonly, to "keep the runner close" by making it clear that the pitcher is aware and concerned with the runner's actions.
Pickover stalk Pickover stalks are certain kinds of details to be found empirically in the Mandelbrot set, in the study of fractal geometry. They are so named after the researcher Clifford Pickover, whose epsilon cross method was instrumental in their discovery.
Pickpocket/Danger Came Smiling Pickpocket/Danger Came Smiling is a 2002 CD reissue of two records by Manchester post-punk band Ludus, cassette Pickpocket (1981) and LP Danger Came Smiling (1982), with original artwork by Linder Sterling and extensive sleevenotes. The compilation is available from the label Les Temps Modernes.
Pickpocketing Picking pockets is a crime, a form of larceny which involves the stealing of money and valuables from the person of a victim without their noticing the theft at the time. It requires considerable dexterity and a knack for misdirection.
Pickup (music) A pickup device acts as a transducer that captures mechanical vibrations (usually from suitably equipped stringed instruments such as the electric guitar, electric bass guitar or electric violin) and converts them to an electronic signal which can be amplified and recorded.
Pickupcat PickUpCat is a ship concept developed and invented in Norway during the 1990's by the Norwegian marine engineer Dag Aavitsland. The main idea is that the engine module and the cargo modules of a ship can be separated and thus save a significant amount of time while loading and unloading.
PickUp 101 PickUp 101 is a San Francisco-based company that trains men in becoming more attractive to women. The company sells workshops, coaching services, and multimedia products that are designed to demonstrate and model attractive traits that women respond to.
Pickwick Records Pickwick Records is an American record company, most notable for its releases of sound-alike recordings, bargain bin reissues and repackages, and children's records. It was at its most active during the 1970s when it obtained the rights to reissue recordings by Elvis Presley.
Picloram Picloram (C6H3Cl3N2O2)(Tordon), a picolenic acid herbicide, is the type of herbicide a chemical company loves to sell and those concerned only with killing vegetation love to buy: it is persistent and can be used to kill a large variety of woody plants and annual and perennial broadleaved weeds.
Picnic In contemporary usage, picnic can be defined simply as a pleasure excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors, ideally, taking place in a beautiful landscape. Picnics are often family-oriented but can also be an intimate occasion between two people, a romantic picnic, or a large get together, company picnics and church picnics.
Picnic (film) Picnic is a 1955 Cinemascope film in Technicolor which tells the story of an ex-college football star turned drifter who arrives in a small Kansas town on Labor Day and is drawn to a girl who's already spoken for. The plot covers a twenty-four hour period, and was considered daring at the time it was produced.
Picnic Bay, Queensland Picnic Bay () refers to both a bay in the south of Magnetic Island (offshore from Townsville in Queensland, Australia) and the island's main town. Until recently, the bay was the landing site for ferry services from the mainland, but ferries now arrive at a new terminal at nearby Nelly Bay.