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picture tube the cathode-ray tube in a television receiver, with a screen at one end on which televised images appear.
picture window a large window, often found in a living room, that is intended to offer a broad, framed view of the outside.
picture writing writing that consists of pictures, figures, and pictorial symbols. [2 definitions]
piddle to squander or waste, esp. on trifles (usu. fol. by away). [3 definitions]
piddling having no or very little significance; negligible; trivial.
pidgin a simplified language based on a combination of two languages, used by those who need to communicate but who do not speak each other's language.
pidgin English (sometimes cap.) a pidgin language based on English that is used, often in commerce, in Papua New Guinea, parts of eastern Asia, Melanesia, and West Africa. [2 definitions]
pie1 a pastry crust filled with meat, cheese, fruit, or other filling, sometimes covered with a layer of crust, and baked in a shallow pan.
pie2 the magpie.
piebald having black and white spots or patches. [2 definitions]
piece a section or part separated from the whole. [10 definitions]
pièce de résistance (French) the main course or dish of a meal. [2 definitions]
piece goods goods, esp. fabrics, made in a standard width and sold by linear measure; yard goods.
piecemeal by adding or doing one piece at a time; gradually. [2 definitions]
piece of eight a former silver coin and monetary unit of Spain and Spanish America worth eight reals.
piecework work for which a set rate of pay is established per unit produced. (Cf. timework).
pie chart a circular graph sectioned into pielike areas that are proportional to the quantities indicated.
pied having variously colored spots; piebald.
pied-à-terre (French) an apartment or other dwelling kept permanently but used only occasionally as needed.
piedmont a region at or near the base of a mountain or mountain range. [2 definitions]
pieplant the rhubarb plant.