pica


pica
f.
1 pike (lanza).
poner una pica en Flandes (figurative) to do the impossible
2 goad, picador's spear (bullfighting).
3 ticket inspector (informal) (revisor de tren).
4 pick, pike.
5 pica, cissa, citta.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: picar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: picar.
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pica
nombre femenino
1 (lanza) pike
2 (de picador) goad
3 (de la baraja) spade
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FRASEOLOGÍA
poner una pica en Flandes to bring off a coup
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I
SF (Orn) magpie
II
SF (Mil) pike; (Taur) goad; (=pene) *** prick ***
III
SF And (Agr) tapping ( of rubber trees )
IV
SF
1) And (=resentimiento) pique, resentment
2) Cono Sur (=mal humor) annoyance, irritation

sacar pica a algn — * to annoy sb

V
* SMF [de autobús] inspector
VI
SF And, CAm, Caribe (=camino) forest trail, narrow path
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femenino
1) (Arm) pike; (Taur) lance, goad; (para cavar) pick, pickax*
2) (Jueg)
a) (carta) spade
b) picas femenino plural (palo) spades
3) (CS fam) (resentimiento) resentment

sacarle pica a alguien — (Chi fam) to get on somebody's nerves

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= em, pica, pike, spade.
Nota: Uno de los palos de los juegos de cartas.
Ex. The details of particular pages would include (in addition to the dimensions of the page and the number of lines) gutter measurements, the number of ems to the measure.
Ex. In 1886 the leading type-founders of the United States agreed to use as a standard the pica of Mackellar, Smiths, and Jordan.
Ex. In Paris, the liberty cap atop the pike became an important icon aimed against the fading tyranny of the ancien regime.
Ex. If an ace of spades is turned up, the next player must turn up 4 more cards.
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femenino
1) (Arm) pike; (Taur) lance, goad; (para cavar) pick, pickax*
2) (Jueg)
a) (carta) spade
b) picas femenino plural (palo) spades
3) (CS fam) (resentimiento) resentment

sacarle pica a alguien — (Chi fam) to get on somebody's nerves

* * *
= em, pica, pike, spade.
Nota: Uno de los palos de los juegos de cartas.

Ex: The details of particular pages would include (in addition to the dimensions of the page and the number of lines) gutter measurements, the number of ems to the measure.

Ex: In 1886 the leading type-founders of the United States agreed to use as a standard the pica of Mackellar, Smiths, and Jordan.
Ex: In Paris, the liberty cap atop the pike became an important icon aimed against the fading tyranny of the ancien regime.
Ex: If an ace of spades is turned up, the next player must turn up 4 more cards.

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pica
feminine
A
1 (Arm) pike
poner una pica en Flandes to bring off a coup
2 (Taur) lance, goad
3 (para cavar) pick, pickax*
echar pica y pala (Col fam); to work one's fingers to the bone (colloq)
B (Jueg)
1 (carta) spade
¿tienes alguna pica? do you have a spade o any spades?
2 picas fpl (palo) spades
C (CS fam) (resentimiento) resentment
hay mucha pica entre ellos there's a lot of resentment between them
sacarle pica a algn (Chi fam); to get on sb's nerves
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Del verbo picar: (conjugate picar)

pica es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
pica    
picar
pica sustantivo femenino
1 (Arm) pike;
(Taur) lance, goad;
(para cavar) pick, pickax(conjugate pickax)
2 (Jueg)
a) (carta) spade

b)

picas sustantivo femenino plural (palo) spades

picar (conjugate picar) verbo transitivo
1
a) [mosquito/víbora] to bite;

[abeja/avispa] to sting;
me picaon los mosquitos I got bitten by mosquitoes;

una manta picada por las polillas a moth-eaten blanket
b) [ave] ‹comidato peck at;

enemigoto peck
c)anzueloto bite

d) (fam) (comer) to eat;

solo quiero pica algo I just want a snack o a bite to eat

e)billete/boletoto punch

f) (Taur) to jab

2
a) (Coc) ‹carne› (Esp, RPl) to grind (AmE), to mince (BrE);

cebolla/perejilto chop (up)
b)hieloto crush;

paredto chip;
piedrato break up, smash
3dientes/muelasto rot, decay
verbo intransitivo
1
a) (morder el anzuelo) to bite, take the bait

b) (comer) to nibble

2
a) (ser picante) to be hot

b) (producir comezón) [lana/suéter] to itch, be itchy;

me pica la espalda my back itches o is itchy;

me pican los ojos my eyes sting
3 (AmL) [pelota] to bounce
4 (RPl arg) (irse, largarse) to split (sl);
picale (Méx fam) to get a move on (colloq)

picarse verbo pronominal
1
a) [muelas] to decay, rot;

[manguera/llanta] to perish;
[cacerola/pava] to rust;
[ropa] to get moth-eaten
b) [manzana] to go rotten;

[vino] to go sour
2 [mar] to get choppy
3 (fam) (enfadarse) to get annoyed;
(ofenderse) to take offense
picar
I verbo transitivo
1 (carne) to mince
2 (cebolla, ajo, etc) to chop up
3 (hielo) to crush
4 (una avispa, abeja) to sting: me picó un escorpión, I was stung by a scorpion
5 (una serpiente, un mosquito) to bite
6 (tarjeta, billete) to punch
7 (piedra) to chip
8 (papel) to perforate
9 (comer: las aves) to peck
(: una persona) to nibble
picar algo, to have a snack/nibble
10 fam (incitar) to incite
11 fam (molestar) to annoy
12 (curiosidad) me picó la curiosidad, it aroused my curiosity
II verbo intransitivo
1 (pez) to bite
2 (comida) to be hot
3 (escocer, irritar) to itch: este suéter pica, this sweater is very itchy
me pica la mano, my hand is itching
4 fam (sol) to burn, scorch: hoy pica el sol, the sun is scorching today
'pica' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
picar
- se
English:
garlic
- itch
- itchy
- prickly
- spade
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pica nf
1. [lanza] pike;
Comp
poner una pica en Flandes to do the impossible
2. Taurom goad, picador's spear
3. [naipe] spade
4.
picas [palo] spades
5. Imprenta [medida] pica
6. Fam [revisor] ticket inspector
7. RP Fam [tensión] resentment;
hay pica entre los hinchas de estos dos cuadros there's a lot of needle o ill-feeling between the fans of these two teams
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pica
f
1 TAUR goad
2 palo de la baraja spade
3
:
poner una pica en Flandes fig pull off a coup
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pica nf
1) : pike, lance
2) : goad (in bullfighting)
3) : spade (in playing cards)

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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