- (uncountable) The expression of an understanding — see http://www.ourcivilisation.com/undrstnd.htm "Language is Understanding"
- (countable) A system of communication using the spoken word or using symbols that represent words or sounds.
- the English
- (uncountable) The ability to communicate using words.
- the gift of
- (context, countable, or, uncountable) A nonverbal system of communication.
- (context, computing, countable) A computer language.
- (uncountable) The vocabulary used in a particular specialist field.
- (uncountable) The particular words used in speech or a passage of text.
- The he used to talk to me was obscene.
- The used in the law does not permit any other interpretation.
- (computing) a laptop computer
noun (latenc, ies)
- A delay, a period between the initiation of something and the occurrence.
verb (learns, learning, learned or learnt)
- To acquire, or attempt to acquire knowledge or an ability to do something.
- To attend a course or other educational activity.
- 1719: w:Daniel Defoe, Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe, Robinson Crusoe
- : For, as he took delight to introduce me, I took delight to learn.
- To make use of a bad experience.
- To improve, maybe used in an order.
- Learn how to do it better!
- To be studying to take a driving test etc, or to do a driving test etc.
- To come to know; to become informed of; to find out.
- He just learned that he will be sacked.
- Good enough to be sent as a letter, a term used to describe the niceness of a printed text. Now somewhat obsolete due to advances in printer technology, a legacy of a time many printers offered a choice of faster draft-quality and a better appearing letter-quality.
- An institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by certain people. It is usual, but not a defining feature of a library, for it to be housed in rooms of a building, to lend items of its collection to members either with or without payment, and to provide various other services for its community of users.
- A collection of books or other forms of stored information. An individual may refer to his collection of books and other items as his library.
- record library
- (computer science) A collection of subprograms used to develop software.
- (computing) A computer language named for the term LISt Programming language.
- A strip of fabric, especially from the edge of a piece of cloth.
- Material used for cloth selvage.
- 1893: The charwomen are in the habit of taking off their boots at the commissionaire's office, and putting on slippers. " Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Naval Treaty" (Norton 2005, p.681)
- (in plural) The palisades or barriers used to fence off a space for tilting or jousting tournaments.
- 1819: William de Wyvil, and Stephen de Martival, ... armed at all points, rode up and down the lists to enforce and preserve good order among the spectators. " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
- To create or recite a list.
- A particular place in physical space.
- The trunk of a dead tree.
- They walked across the stream on a fallen .
- A logbook, or journal; a record.
verb (log, g, ing)
- 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
- : The captain sat down to his , and here is the beginning of the entry:...
- (surfing slang) longboard.
- I know he hadn"t surfed on a much in his childhood — Neal Miyake 1999 http://www.iav.com/~sponge/sesh/new2/sesh213.htm
- A rolled cake with filling. A Swiss roll.
- To cut down trees.
- To make an entry in a log.
- (uncountable) A method of human thought that involves thinking in a linear, step-by-step manner about how a problem can be solved. Logic is the basis of many principles including the scientific method.
- Logic is the art of the necessary consequence, and, as such, is very dependent on initial conditions. --Richard L Kempe
- (uncountable) (mathematics) The mathematical study of relationships between rigorously defined concepts and of proof of statements.
- (countable) (mathematics) A formal or informal language together with a deductive system or a model theory, model-theoretic semantics.
- (uncountable) Any system of thought, whether rigorous and productive or not, especially one associated with a particular person.
- politician, Politicians and philosophers tend to use a flawed , with the premise that whatever they want to prove is true.
- It's hard to work out his system of .
- (uncountable) The part of an electronic system that performs the boolean logic operations, short for logic gates or logic circuit.
- Fred is designing the for the new controller.
proper noun (wikipedia, Logo programming language)
- (computing) a programming language that uses turtle graphics to teach children the elements of programming
- A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
- A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
- An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
- A complete circuit for an electric current.
- (computing) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
- (graph theory) A pair of repeated nodes of an oriented graph represented as an arrow with coinciding endpoints.
- A loop-shaped intrauterine device
- a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane