noun, plural pis.
- the letter π, used as the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
- the ratio itself: 3.141592+.
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noun, plural pies.
verb (used with object), pied, pi·ing.
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It would be time enough to give in, and make the best of a pis aller , when he was forced to do so.The Kellys and the O'Kellys|Anthony Trollope
If the facts showed them irreconcilable, tant pis pour les faits.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
"So much the worse both for you and your son;" tant pis pour vous et pour votre fils, said Rousseau.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton
The weakest point in pis construction is of course the framing around openings.Casa Grande Ruin|Cosmos Mindeleff
Pis′ciform, in shape like a fish: having the form of a fish; Pis′cine, pertaining to fishes; Pisciv′orous, feeding on fishes.