- (computing_theory) An abstraction whereby a certain textual pattern is replaced according to a defined set of rules.
- (complang) A specific textual replacement pattern taken in the context of a specific set of replacement rules; a macro name and associated macro body.
- (complang) The name and formal argument list which comprises a pattern; a macro name.
- (complang) An occurrence of text matching a macro name in the target of a macro expansion.
- (computing) Any substitution of a collection of actions for a single action.
- very large in scope or scale
- A large, powerful computer able to manage very many simultaneous tasks and communicate with very many connected terminals; used by large, complex organizations (such as banks and supermarkets) where continuously sustained operation is vital
- Manitoba (Canadian province)
- Bachelor of Medicine (degree) (Latin Medicinae Baccalaureus)
- Moneyboy (a Chinese slang)
- (computing) Mebibyte (1024 kilobytes, computing slang)
- (context, SI) Megabyte (1000 kilobytes or 1000000 bytes, http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/binary.html "physics standard")
- (computing) motherboard, Motherboard
- One million bytes. SI Symbol: MB
- (context, computing) 1,048,576 bytes; a mebibyte. Frequently abbreviated MB.
- 2003, Michael Meyers, Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, page 933
- : One is 1,048,576 bytes. One megahertz, however is a million Hertz.
- 2004, Kerry Cox & Christopher Gerg, Managing Security with Snort and IDS Tools, page 92
- : Defaults to 2 megabytes (2,097,152 bytes).
- 2006, Eriq Oliver Neale, Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Unleashed, page 290
- : By default, each log file ... is exactly 5 megabytes (5,242,880 bytes) in size.
- The details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare.
- A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
- A list from which the user may select an operation to be performed, often done with a mouse or other pointing device under a graphical user interface, but usually also controllable from the keyboard.
verb (messages, messaging, messaged)
- A concept conveyed by symbology.
- (rfd-redundant) communications: Information which is sent from a source to a receiver.
- (rfd-redundant) An official communication, delivered by a messenger.
- (rfv-sense) (Ireland, colloquial, always plural) groceries
- (obsolete) To bear as a message.
- (communication) To transmit a message, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
- The runaway computer program was messaging non-stop.
- (computing) the entire CPU of a computer on a single integrated circuit (chip).
- Musical Instrument Digital Interface
- MIDI channel no.10 is reserved for percussions.
proper noun Mini ®
- An Austin Mini ® motor car
- Its replacement launched in 2001
- (computing) A computer smaller than a mainframe, but larger than a microcomputer.
- Anything (especially something in verbal form) used to help remember something.
- Of or related to mnemonics.
- A person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing.
verb (model, l, ed)
- The beautiful had her face on the cover of almost every fashion magazine imaginable.
- A miniature representation of.
- The boy played with a of a World War II fighter plane.
- A simplify, simplified representation (usually mathematical) used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.
- The computer weather did not correctly predict the path of the hurricane.
- A style, type, or design.
- He decided to buy the turbo engine of the sports car.
- The structural design of a complex system.
- The team developed a sound business .
- A praiseworthy example to be copied, with or without modifications
- British parliamentary democracy was seen as a for other countries to follow
- To display an object for others to see, especially in regard to wearing clothing while performing the role of a fashion model.
- She modelled the shoes for her friends to see.
- To use as an object in the creation of a forecast or model.
- They modelled the data with a computer to analyze the experiment"s results.
- To make a miniature model of.
- He takes great pride in his skill at modeling airplanes.
- To create from a substance such as clay.
- The sculptor modelled the clay into the form of a dolphin.
- To be a model.
- The actress used to before being discovered by Hollywood.
- Serving as an example of something.
- The couple inspected the home with a real estate agent.
- Worthy of being a model; exemplary.
- He was a student.
- Being a small copy of something.
- A airplane.
- The art of sculpting models from clay etc. to create a representation of something.
- The representation of depth in a two-dimensional image.
- The profession of someone who models clothes.
- (mathematics) The construction and use of a computer model of a physical system.
- The learning of a new skill by copying other people.
- (present participle of, model)
- A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line.
- A set of modules that allow flexibility in the way that they are combined
- (computing) The smooth transformation of one image into another using digital tweening.
- (computing) the primary circuit board of a personal computer, containing the circuitry for the central processing unit, keyboard, mouse and monitor, together with slots for other devices
verb (mouses, mousing, moused, moused)
- Any small rodent of the genus Mus
- (informal) One of the many small rodent and marsupial species that resemble .
- A quiet or shy person.
- (computing) (plural mice or, rarely, mouses) An input device that is moved over a pad or other flat surface, its movement being converted into a corresponding movement of a pointer on a graphical display.
- (intransitive) To move cautiously or furtively, in the manner of a mouse (the rodent) (frequently used in the phrasal verb to mouse around).
- (intransitive) To hunt or catch mice (the rodents).
- (context, transitive, nautical) To close the mouth of a hook by a careful binding of marline or wire.
- Captain Higgins moused the hook with a bit of marline to prevent the block beckets from falling out under slack.