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Pico (pē´kō) [Port.,=peak], island (1991 pop. 15,129), 167 sq mi (433 sq km), Horta dist., in the N Atlantic, one of the central Azores. It takes its name from the volcanic mountain, Pico Alto [high peak], which rises to 7,711 ft (2,350 m).

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pico- From the Spanish pico meaning ‘beak’, or ‘peak’ (i.e. a point), a prefix (symbol p) used with SI units to denote the unit × 10−12.

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pico- The Spanish pico, meaning ‘beak’ or ‘peak’ (i.e. a point), used as a prefix (symbol p) with SI units to denote the unit ×10−12.

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pico- (symbol: p) A prefix to a unit, indicating a submultiple of a millionth of a millionth, 10–12, of that unit, as in picosecond.

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pico- Symbol p. A prefix used in the metric system to denote 10–12. For example, 10–12 farad = 1 picofarad (pF).

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pico- • comb. form (used in units of measurement) denoting a factor of 10−12: picosecond.

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pico Prefix for units of measurement, one million‐millionth part (i.e. 10−12); symbol p.

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