PCA

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English Pecora Escarpment

Proper noun[edit]

PCA

  1. (planetology, geology) Abbreviation of Pecora Escarpment.

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

PCA

  1. (linguistics) Abbreviation of Proto-Central Algonquian.
  2. (US, law) Abbreviation of Posse Comitatus Act. The U.S. law called "Posse Comitatus Act", 20 Stat. 152 aka 18 U.S.C. § 1385

Noun[edit]

PCA (plural PCAs)

  1. (aviation) Abbreviation of propulsion controlled aircraft (system/unit), an aircraft with a control system with two or more engines arrayed abreast, allowing descent, ascent, turns by adjusting the throttle control to the engines (sometimes used attributively).
  2. (statistics) Abbreviation of principal components analysis.
  3. (medicine) Abbreviation of patient-controlled analgesia; palliator.
  4. (anatomy) Initialism of posterior cerebral artery.

See also[edit]

  • (aviation): PIO (pilot-induced oscillation)

References[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From P compuestas amarillas.

Proper noun[edit]

PCA

  1. (botany) DYC; "damn yellow composite"