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The three-letter abbreviation PCI may refer to: The TLA (three-letter acronym or three-letter abbreviation) is a TLA and is the most popular type of abbreviation in technical terminology, and is also very common in general language. ...

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Non-Profit/Humanitarian

  • Project Concern International A Humanitarian Organization

Project Concern International, (Project Concern), (PCI), is a non-profit, humanitarian, NGO, based out of San Diego, CA United States with global bases of operation in eleven countries and five continents. ...

Science & technology

  • Peripheral Component Interconnect — standard specifies a computer bus for attaching peripheral devices to a computer motherboard.
  • Panel Call Indicator — obsolete Panel switch telephone signaling system
  • Pavement Condition Index
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention — cardiologic procedure
  • Phenol/Chloroform/Isoamylalcohol extraction, a laboratory procedure to purify DNA by extracting protein contaminants
  • Protocol-control information, Protocol information exchanged between layers

64-bit PCI expansion slots inside a Power Macintosh G4 The Peripheral Component Interconnect, or PCI Standard (in practice almost always shortened to PCI) specifies a computer bus for attaching peripheral devices to a computer motherboard. ... The Panel telephone switch was an early type of automatic telephone exchange, first put into service in the 1920s. ... The Pavement Condition Index is a numerical index between 0 and 100 and is used to indicate the condition of a roadway. ... Percutaneous coronary intervention is an invasive cardiologic therapeutic procedure to treat narrowed coronary arteries (artery stenosis). ... The structure of part of a DNA double helix Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions for the development and function of living organisms. ... A representation of the 3D structure of myoglobin, showing coloured alpha helices. ... In telecommunication, the term protocol-control information has the following meanings: 1. ...

Business

Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... American Express (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as AmEx or Amex, is a diversified global financial services company, headquartered in New York City. ... Japan Credit Bureau, usually abbreviated as JCB, is a credit card company based in Tokyo, Japan. ... MasterCard Worldwide (NYSE: MA) is a membership organization owned by the 25,000+ financial institutions that issue its card. ... Visa is a brand of credit card and debit card operated by the Visa International Service Association of San Francisco, California, USA, an economic joint venture of 21,000 financial institutions that issue and market Visa products. ... // PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... A column inch is a measurement of the amount of content in published works that use multiple columns per page. ... Population Communications International (PCI - Telling Stories, Saving Lives) is dedicated to the promotion of education and health, including reproductive health and informed choice; sensitivity to national and local cultures; and the principles put forth in broadly accepted United Nations covenants and resolutions. ...

Magazines

  • Profitable Circulation Initiative

Medicine

Percutaneous coronary intervention is an invasive cardiologic therapeutic procedure to treat narrowed coronary arteries (artery stenosis). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Politics

The Partito Comunista Italiano (PCI) or Italian Communist Party emerged as Partito Comunista dItalia or Communist Party of Italy from a secession by the Leninist comunisti puri tendency from the Italian Socialist Party (PSI) during that bodys congress on 21 January 1921 at Livorno. ... In modern usage, the term communist party is generally used to identify any political party which has adopted communist ideology. ... The Party of Italian Communists (Italian: Partito dei Comunisti Italiani, also translated into English as Italian Communists Party) is a political party in Italy. ... In modern usage, the term communist party is generally used to identify any political party which has adopted communist ideology. ... The Internationalist Communist Party (French: Parti Communiste Internationaliste, PCI) was the name of the French Section of the Fourth International from 1944 until the late 1960s. ... Political parties Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A political party is a political organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ...

Religion

Modern logo of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland The Presbyterian Church in Ireland (or PCI) has a membership of 300,000 people in 650 congregations across both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, though the bulk of the membership is in Northern Ireland. ...

Regional

  • The [PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA], a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by the Parliament of India.

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Peripheral Component Interconnect: Information from Answers.com (1636 words)
PCI 1.0, which was merely a component-level specification, was released on June 22, 1992.
PCI 2.0, which was the first to establish standards for the connector and motherboard slot, was released on April 30, 1993.
PCI devices are required to have level-triggered interrupts so they can share interrupt lines, which means the limited number of interrupt lines does not limit the number of PCI devices in the system (as was a common problem with ISA).
PCI Bus Overview by Quatech (2051 words)
First released in 1992, the Peripheral Component Interface (PCI) has rapidly evolved into a viable replacement for the ISA bus, and is the most commonly used method for adding boards to a PC.
PCI provides a new way of connecting peripherals to both the system memory and the CPU, with the goal of alleviating many problems encountered when installing new cards in an ISA based system (IRQ conflicts, address conflicts, etc.).
PCI's burst mode facilitates this operation as it allows a single address cycle to be followed by multiple data cycles.
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