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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Definition for pis (2 of 2)
noun, plural pies.
verb (used with object), pied, pi·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for pis
Those who have ever lived where such temperatures prevail will note the immense advantage gained by the Pis walls.Cottage Building in Cob, Pis, Chalk and Clay|Clough Williams-Ellis
This I suppose the pis aller of their affairs, while their probable event is a peaceable settlement of them.
The young gentleman had recourse as a pis aller to his mamma.Love Me Little, Love Me Long|Charles Reade
Orthodox Socialism is still a case of the "lesser evil," what the French call a pis aller.The New Society|Walther Rathenau
He endeavored to soothe him, but in vain; and as a pis aller, told the man of sole to 'go to the devil!'