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Term: pi

(pI') n.

a mathematical constant that relates the measurements of a circle. Pi is the ratio of the circumference to the diameter and is approximately 3.14159265.

SAS word: PIB

Format. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Binary Fields. SLRD:Formats.

Informat. Ref: PSPPR:Informats:Numeric Informats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Binary Fields. SLRD:Informats.

SAS word: PIBR

Format. Ref: PSPPR:Formats:Numeric Formats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Binary Fields. SLRD:Formats.

Informat. Ref: PSPPR:Informats:Numeric Informats. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Binary Fields. SLRD:Informats.

Term: picture

(pik' shur) n.

1. a visual representation of something; image.

2. the code string that sets forth the formatting for a range in the definition of a picture format.

Term: picture format

n.

a format that formats numeric values by combining their digits with other characters according to a defined pattern, or that formats SAS date, SAS datetime, or SAS time values by substituting their calendar and clock elements in a text string. Picture formats are created in the PICTURE statement of the FORMAT procedure.

Term: picture option

n.

an option associated with a specific range and picture in the definition of a picture format.

Term: picture processor

n.

the routine that applies the rules of a picture to a numeric value to produce a formatted value for a picture format.

SAS word: PIE

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate function.

Term: pie chart

(pI' cha^rt') n.

a chart that shows the relative magnitude of values by radial divisions (called slices) of the area of a circle.

SAS word: PIECNTR

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate function.

SAS word: PIEXY

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate function.

SAS word: PINK

Color.

Alias, P.

Term: pipe

(pIp') n.

1. an object, used like a file, that transfers data between two programs running at the same time.

2. Slang. vertical bar.

Term: pixel

(piks' ul) [picture element] n.

one of the indivisible units of a digital picture, having a fixed shape, usually square, and capable of containing only one color at a time.


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