PCA or PCa may refer to:




  • Pasig Christian Academy, a school located in Caniogan, Pasig City, Philippines
  • Peoples Christian Academy, a private Christian school in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Pensacola Christian Academy, a private Christian school in Pensacola, Florida
  • Pittsburgh Classical Academy Middle School, has an academic program that focuses on classical history
  • Prestonwood Christian Academy, a private Christian PreK-12 school in Plano, Texas
  • Plano Christian Academy, an Evangelical, non-denominational, private, Classical Christian school supporting grades K-12
  • Providence Christian Academy (disambiguation), for multiple schools


  • Peanut Corporation of America, a peanut-processor forced out of business after being found to be the source of a massive salmonella outbreak in the United States

Television and film






Science and technology

Medicine, biology, and psychotherapy


  • Panda Cloud Antivirus, free cloud-based version of Panda's security software
  • pcAnywhere, remote control software by Symantec
  • Program Compatibility Assistant, a feature in Windows Vista and Windows 7 that allows programs to run that were designed for earlier versions of Windows
  • Prioritized Contention Access, a mechanism for mediating access to a common channel, see Access contention
  • Physical configuration audit, in configuration management
  • Polymorphous Computer Architectures, see Josep Torrellas

Television, film, and music

  • Pacific Coast Academy, the fictional school in which the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101 is set
  • Police Camera Action!, a police video programme made by Optomen Television for ITV and broadcast on the ITV Network and ITV4


  • Put and Call Option Agreement, see puts and calls
  • Protected concerted activity, employees acting together to protest terms and conditions of employment (USA)
  • Prompt Corrective Action, a law which requires penalties for banks which don't meet their capital requirements

Law and courts

Military and government

  • Permanent Change of Assignment, describes the reassignment of active duty military personnel to a new unit within the same post
  • Personal Capability Assessment, see Employment and Support Allowance (UK)
  • Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EU)


  • Pre-Conditioned Air, airport facility for ground-based aircraft climatisation with APU (Auxiliary power unit) turned off

Other uses

  • Personal carbon allowance, a ration of allowed carbon emissions for individuals, designed to help address human-caused global warming

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  • PCA — ist die Abkürzung für: Arteria cerebri posterior, „hintere Gehirnschlagader“ PC Action, deutsches Computerspiele Magazin PC Assistent, Ausbildungsberuf para Chloramphetamin, eine psychoaktive Forschungschemikalie Patch Check Advanced, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PCA — PCA,   Abkürzung für Professional Chess Association, Kasparow …   Universal-Lexikon

  • PCA — (no periods), 1. Production Code Administration. 2. Progressive Citizens of America …   Useful english dictionary

  • PCA — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • PCA — principal component analysis (PCA) A mathematical tool used to reduce the number of variables while retaining the original variability of the data The first principal component accounts for as much of the variability in the data as possible, and… …   Financial and business terms

  • PCA — Las siglas PCA pueden referirse a: Partido Comunista de Andalucía Partido Comunista Argelino, antiguo partido fundado en 1920, que fue prohibido y disuelto en 1964. Partido Comunista de Aragón Partido Comunista de la Argentina Partido Comunista… …   Wikipedia Español

  • PCA — ევროკავშირსა და საქართველოს შორის ორმხრივი ვაჭრობის მარეგულირებელ ჩარჩო დოკუმენტს წარმოადგენს პარტნიორობისა და თანამშრომლობის შესახებ შეთანხმება (PCA), რომელიც 1999 წლის 1 ივლისს შევიდა ძალაში. Source: ევროკავშირის სამეზობლო პოლიტიკა და… …   Georgian encyclopedia

  • PCA — Abbreviation for passive cutaneous anaphylaxis; patient controlled analgesia; patient controlled anesthesia. * * * pancreatic carcinoma; para chlor amphetamine; parietal cell antibody; passive cutaneous anaphylaxis; patient care assistant/aide;… …   Medical dictionary

  • pCa — A way of reporting calcium ion levels; equal to the negative decadic logarithm of the calcium ion concentration. * * * pancreatic carcinoma; para chlor amphetamine; parietal cell antibody; passive cutaneous anaphylaxis; patient care… …   Medical dictionary

  • PCA — Principal Component Analysis (Academic & Science » Mathematics) ** Patient Controlled Analgesia (Medical » Physiology) * Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (Business » General) * Personal Care Attendant (Business » Positions) * Police… …   Abbreviations dictionary

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