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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 [新聞] 照片;電影

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pix n. & v. See Pyx.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pyx n.  [Written also pix.]
 1. R. C. Ch. The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved.
 2. A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint.
 3. Naut. The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle. --Weale.
 4. Anat. Same as Pyxis.
 Pyx cloth R. C. Ch., a veil of silk or lace covering the pyx.
 Trial of the pyx, the annual testing, in the English mint, of the standard of gold and silver coins.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
           [syn: pyx, pyx chest, pix chest]
      2: any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
         [syn: pyx]