spica
noun (plural spicae or spicas) Etymology: Latin, ear of grain — more at spine Date: circa 1731 a bandage that is applied in successive V-shaped crossings and is used to immobilize a limb especially at a joint

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  • špica — špȉca ž <G mn špȋcā> DEFINICIJA reg. 1. vrh, vršak, šiljak 2. glavni naslov s popisom glumaca i ostalih suradnika na početku filma [najavna špica] 3. vrhunac čega [špica sezone] 4. vrijeme najintenzivnijeg gradskog prometa kad se ide na… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • SPICA — S.p.A. (Società Pompe Iniezione Cassani Affini) was an Italian manufacturer of fuel injection systems. The company was founded by Francesco Cassaniin 1932.Cite web|url=http://www.cefriel.it/en/gazette/archive/2006 02/passionForTractors.html|title …   Wikipedia

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  • Spica — Spi ca, n.; pl. {Spic[ae]}. [L., an ear, as of corn.] 1. (Med.) A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk; so called from its resemblance to a spike of a barley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A star… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spica — (lat.), 1) Ähre (s.d.); 2) Art der Pflanzengattung [539] Lavandula; 3) (Chir.), Binde, s. Kornähre 2); 4) Stern zweiter Größe vom Sternbild der Jungfrau (s.d. 3) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spica — Spica,   der Stern Spika …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Spica — 1728, bright star in constellation Virgo, from L., lit. ear of grain, corresponding to Gk. stakhys (see SPIKE (Cf. spike) (n.1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • spica — [spī′kə] n. [L, ear of grain, orig., a point: see SPIKE2 ] 1. spicae [spī′sē] Bot. a spike, as of a flower 2. Med. a kind of bandage wrapped back and forth with spiral overlapping around parts of a joint 3. [S ] a binary star, the brightest star… …   English World dictionary

  • Spica — Starbox begin name = Alpha Virginis A/BStarbox observe epoch = J2000 constell = Virgo ra = 13h 25m 11.6s dec = −11° 09 41 appmag v = +1.04Starbox character class = B1III IV/B2V b v = −0.13 Fact|date=July 2008 u b = −0.93 variable = β Cep,… …   Wikipedia

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