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Pécs

 (pāch)
A city of southwest Hungary near the Croatian border south-southwest of Budapest. It was a Celtic settlement and later the capital of a Roman province.

Pécs

(Hungarian peːtʃ)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)

pecs

(pɛks)

n.pl. Informal.
pectoral muscles.
[1965–70; by shortening]

Pécs

(peɪtʃ)

n.
a city in SW Hungary. 182,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pécs - either of two large muscles of the chestpecs - either of two large muscles of the chest
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
greater pectoral muscle, musculus pectoralis major, pectoralis major - a skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
musculus pectoralis minor, pectoralis minor, smaller pectoral muscle - a skeletal muscle that draws down the scapula or raises the ribs
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
Translations

pecs

[peks] NPL ABBR =pectoralspectorales mpl

pecs

[ˈpɛks] npl (= pectorals) → pectoraux mpl

pecs

pl (inf) abbr of pectorals → Brustmuskeln pl
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During this Phase I prescreening, substances whose PEC is deemed too low to be of concern to environmental health are ruled out for further assessment.
Clients using the PECS system will be able to view descriptive information about relevant Non-Government standards and then choose to access a full-text version of the required document.
Robinson further stated that "It has been the company's (Proxity) business goal to fund new technology companies and spin those companies out to the public market as it (Proxity) has done with Cyber Defense - the next venture is PECS and Barry is a key ingredient in the planned roll out.
Upon completion, the PECS database will also carry information on 7 million unique U.
Rice, Chief Operating Officer of PEC Solutions, commented, "PEC is pleased to help the VBA provide better service to our nation's disabled veterans.
Nortel has been advised by American Stock Transfer Company, the depositary for the tender offer, that as of 12 midnight eastern time on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, stockholders of PEC Solutions had tendered into the offer a total of approximately 26,693,725 shares of PEC Solutions common stock (including approximately 505,653 shares tendered by notice of guaranteed delivery).