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Piquet
a score of 30 points made by a player from a combination of cards held before play begins and from play while his opponent's score is nil
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piqué

[pē′kā]
(textiles)
A cotton, polyester and cotton, rayon, or silk fabric with ribs running lengthwise, sometimes forming a waffle weave.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Piqueras said: "In 2013, we have signed 2 agreements for around 4.2 million Euros.
With respect to the psychometric properties of the scale, Olivares, Piqueras, and Sanchez-Garcia (2004) found a two factor structure: Social Anxiety (corresponding to items from the Avoidance and Distress subscales) and Interference, whose values of internal consistency were high (Social Anxiety = .89 and Interference = .88).
Prince Khaled is on a three-day official visit to Spain in response to an invitation extended by Piqueras. He met with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and discussed issues of mutual concern.
Delegations led by Turkish Industry & Trade Minister Zafer Caglayan and Spanish Industry, Tourism & Commerce Minister Miguel Sebastian, Turkish Interior Minister Besir Atalay and his Spanish counterpart Alfredo Perez Rubalcana, Turkish Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim and Spanish Development Minister Magdalena Alvarez Arza, Turkish National Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul and his Spanish counterpart Carme Chacon Piqueras, Turkish State Minister & Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis and Spanish Secretary of State for EU Affairs Diego Lopez Garrido held talks on relevant issues.
Providing a recent historiography of modern Spanish labor movements with a focus on organization, resistance, and political culture, editors Piqueras and Sanz-Rozalen (both: history, U.
The Canadian writer-producer Guy Fournier presides over the seven-strong jury which also includes: French theater director Caroline Huppert; Britain's indie consultant Andy Allan; Italian director Cinzia Torrini; Dieter Kosslick, president of Germany's NRW (Nord Rhein Westfalen) film foundation; Hisanori Isomura, president of the Japanese cultural center in Paris, UNESCO advisor and ex-director of NHK; and Spanish journalist and news director-presenter Pedro Piqueras.